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Obama: Taking care of our veterans and
their families is a ´sacred obligation´

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm (transcript)

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Posted By:SurferLad, 5/24/2014 9:18:13 AM

President Obama's weekly remarks Hi, everybody. It’s Memorial Day weekend — a chance for Americans to get together with family and friends, break out the grill, and kick off the unofficial start of summer. More importantly, it’s a time to remember the heroes whose sacrifices made these moments possible — our men and women in uniform who gave their lives to keep our nation safe and free.
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Reply 1 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 5/24/2014 9:23:22 AM     (No. 9860305)

"...and I didn´t really mean it when I said they should pay for their own medical care..."



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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/24/2014 9:28:20 AM     (No. 9860312)

Why does he bother saying anything? Nobody believes a word of it!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 5/24/2014 9:33:49 AM     (No. 9860320)

It has become glaringly apparent that Our president just reads whatever is on the teleprompter. His insincerity is off the charts...even for a politician! Nothing he says comes from his heart. (Sigh)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 5/24/2014 9:36:45 AM     (No. 9860321)

Still doing the old soft shoe, twirling his cane.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bobn.t, 5/24/2014 10:05:11 AM     (No. 9860347)

Headline corrected: Obama: Taking care of our veterans and their families is a ´SCARED obligation´

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bobn.t, 5/24/2014 10:07:56 AM     (No. 9860350)

Headline corrected: Obama: Taking care of our veterans and their families is a ´SCARRED obligation´

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Coy860, 5/24/2014 10:07:59 AM     (No. 9860351)

"Hi, everybody"?? Coming from a President?
Has he ever said Good Morning, my fellow Americans?


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Tucker, 5/24/2014 10:10:03 AM     (No. 9860352)

Hi, everybody. Really. From the president of the United States. I expected him to follow with, "how are all you folks doin´."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: farmwife, 5/24/2014 10:12:50 AM     (No. 9860359)

Blah, blah, blah.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 5/24/2014 10:13:15 AM     (No. 9860362)

You are correct #1. He said a few years ago that the veterans should pay for their care. Now, the VA had problems for a long time and he was briefed about it during transition. So, my question is: why is this coming to front and center now? Is it to change the front page and the news or something else? I won´t pass that if this administration tries to "fix it", they would try to move all the VA patients to obamanocare. Anybody has a take on this?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 5/24/2014 10:32:02 AM     (No. 9860385)

What a crock!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 5/24/2014 10:35:45 AM     (No. 9860390)

There the lazy idiot president made a statement it´s fixed and problem solved....FORE!!!


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Reply 13 - Posted by: antidem, 5/24/2014 10:48:43 AM     (No. 9860405)

There is a poetic justice in this scandal coming out in time for Memorial Day.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: CEP, 5/24/2014 10:52:03 AM     (No. 9860414)

"Hi, everybody. It’s Memorial Day weekend — a chance for Americans to get together with family and friends, break out the grill, and kick off the unofficial start of summer. More importantly, it’s a time to remember the heroes whose sacrifices made these moments possible ........."


Happy Memorial Day, everybody.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 5/24/2014 11:09:47 AM     (No. 9860436)

he is such a liar and so irrelevant. i hope someday the low-fo´s get it.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lil dotty, 5/24/2014 11:20:05 AM     (No. 9860446)

#4 Just as soon he´d take that cane and stick it. blah blah black sheep

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Reply 17 - Posted by: jimK1, 5/24/2014 11:38:00 AM     (No. 9860463)

That has to be the most inane, insipid, moronic speech ever given by any President, ever.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: DebraAnn, 5/24/2014 12:02:32 PM     (No. 9860481)

#17,

Because it was delivered (read) by the most inane, inspid moron ever!!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: DaddyO, 5/24/2014 12:29:43 PM     (No. 9860506)

Why do I get the image of the movie "Mars Attacks!" where the aliens shoot people as they play a recording saying "Don´t run, we are your friends.. don´t run, we are your friends.."

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 5/24/2014 12:47:34 PM     (No. 9860521)

Yes, it is, but he doesn´t bother fulfilling it . He is all talk, all "investigations", and no action. In my opinion.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 5/24/2014 12:51:46 PM     (No. 9860527)

There´s your confirmation, Obama´s running for a 3rd term.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: lana720, 5/24/2014 2:10:23 PM     (No. 9860600)

Sadly, we are neither safe nor free anymore.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 5/24/2014 2:59:56 PM     (No. 9860638)

So his failure to see that this is done is therefore a sacrilege.



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