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Mon Nov 11, 2019, 04:13 PM

 

If you think it is too expensive to take care of our veterans, don't send them to war.


If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Bernie Sanders

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Reply If you think it is too expensive to take care of our veterans, don't send them to war. (Original post)
Uncle Joe Nov 11 OP
JoeOtterbein Nov 11 #1
TheFarseer Nov 11 #2
stopdiggin Nov 11 #3
Uncle Joe Nov 11 #5
PJMcK Nov 11 #4

Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 04:32 PM

1. K n R

 

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 04:50 PM

2. Damn straight!

 

Bernie with the obvious solution
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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 04:53 PM

3. been sayin' it for years

 

and it generally falls on deaf ears. Right?

On the other hand ... WHO exactly is saying that "it's too expensive" to take care of veterans? Talk about a strawman!
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Response to stopdiggin (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 05:30 PM

5. Republicans were when Bernie made that speech

 



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Republicans felt it was out of bounds to interject such a huge sum into the negotiation at such a late stage. They were also annoyed by floor speeches by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. On June 2, Reid said Republicans had blocked a Sanders bill to help the VA meet veterans’ needs back in February because they were worried about “busting the budget.” He saididnheydidn’t worry about that when they sent hundreds of thousands of troops to Iraq on “the credit card of the taxpayers of America” and ran up a $1.5 trillion debt on that war alone. “Republicans ignore the true cost of democracy,” Reid charged. “Republicans focus on the monetary costs only, the dollar bills, because any money going to our veterans is $1 less going to billionaires, corporations and unnecessary tax cuts.”

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https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/07/how-bernie-sanders-fought-for-our-veterans-119708_Page4.html

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Mon Nov 11, 2019, 05:10 PM

4. Damn, that seems so obvious, doesn't it?

 

When American forces returned home after World War II, the country showed its appreciation in many ways.

Today, we treat our brave warriors like cannon fodder.

It's disgraceful.

Perhaps this is part of the reasons that we haven't had a declaration of war since WWII.
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