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Disgrace: Barack Obama Broke
Promise to Honor Cold
War Veterans

Breitbart Big Government, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/11/2012 10:40:21 AM

President Barack Obama once promised, as a U.S. Senator, to honor veterans of the Cold War, who have never received official recognition and are therefore prevented from full participation in many Veterans Day celebrations. But he never fulfilled that promise--neither in the Senate nor the White House--leaving Cold War veterans in the cold. This weekend, the Wall Street Journal documented the promise, made in 2006 to Frank Almquist, an Illinois constituent who had served in the Army in the 1980s. A medal for Cold War veterans seemed "appropriate," Obama wrote, and wrote that he hoped "this impasse

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/11/2012 11:10:39 AM     (No. 9007067)

This is what you voted for America. Live with it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/11/2012 11:23:48 AM     (No. 9007088)

If you are waiting for Barak Obama to keep his promises - you must be stupid enough to vote for him.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/11/2012 11:30:41 AM     (No. 9007102)

An oral promise is legally good for a year, if you can prove it, and if you relied on it, which no one would since it came from a politician. The premise is weak, and to publish that Obama is a liar, is not new and is well known and understood.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: melanie, 11/11/2012 11:31:16 AM     (No. 9007103)

Throw it on the stack with the other broken promises.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 11/11/2012 11:34:56 AM     (No. 9007111)

I doubt that a promise of recognition from him would be very valued by most cold war veterans.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fljack, 11/11/2012 11:40:39 AM     (No. 9007125)

Shocked!! 50% of America voted for the liar in chief...Deal with it.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 11/11/2012 11:42:59 AM     (No. 9007131)

Nah! A politician broke a promise after being elected! Say it ain´t so!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: CEP, 11/11/2012 12:33:25 PM     (No. 9007236)

Did you hear his empty words at Arlington? He wants to do so much for veterans and active duty, he cares so much, he and Michelle and Dr. Biden (exactly what is she a doctor of?) yet Obama wants to cut a trillion dollars from defense. Where do you think that trillion dollars will come from?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/11/2012 12:54:44 PM     (No. 9007288)

Back about ten years ago, I read about a web site where I could get my cold war medal. It had been authorized by the government, but when I went to the web site, it had been taken down.
(I wanted the medal just to see what it looked like, I was not trying to pull a Jon Cary.)

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Pinchem, 11/11/2012 2:24:14 PM     (No. 9007412)

I cannot believe the number of people whose parents served in the military, or those, themselves, who served in the military and spit on their own uniforms and on the graves of our dead to vote for this guy.

He hates America and he hates our Military. He condones them when it´s a photo op. Otherwise he ignores them.

I thought military people were smarter than that. Since they want to spit on the graves, uniform and Constitution perhaps we should return the favor and spit on the traitors. Extra points for using chewing tobacco.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/11/2012 3:07:57 PM     (No. 9007489)

Obviously the Obama crew made a political calculation regarding this issue, and determined that there would be no political advantage that Obama could garner by spending time and energy honoring veterans of the so-called Cold War, as the plurality of those veterans were probably going to vote against Obama anyway. If the cold War veterans were a recognized Obama constituency group like say Hispanic voters or illegal aliens are, it would probably be a different story.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Grambo, 11/11/2012 4:37:13 PM     (No. 9007660)

Don´t blame Obama. We all know what he is. Blame the Americans who voted for him and the Americans who would have voted against him be didn´t bother to vote at all.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: M Stuart, 11/11/2012 4:49:36 PM     (No. 9007686)

Why can´t anybody do anything about the military votes that were filed on time but delivered late?



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Reply 14 - Posted by: readaholic, 11/11/2012 9:16:40 PM     (No. 9008066)

He meant he was going to honor those who fought AGAINST us in the Cold War.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hamrman, 11/11/2012 10:36:11 PM     (No. 9008136)

His mouth was moving?

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