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Obama: US Must Do More
to Care for Veterans

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 5/24/2014 2:04:31 PM

President Barack Obama says the U.S. must work harder to make sure veterans get the opportunities and benefits they have earned. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama is drawing a connection between Memorial Day and the scandal over allegations of misconduct at Veterans Affairs hospitals. Obama says recent weeks have shown how much more the U.S. must do to ensure veterans get the care they deserve. He says it´s a sacred obligation and one of the causes of his presidency. Obama faces growing pressure over allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals. In the Republican

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nigella, 5/24/2014 2:14:52 PM     (No. 9860601)

There are no words... Being a Christian I can´t say what I really think about this man...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dante, 5/24/2014 2:15:26 PM     (No. 9860602)

You can´t rail against the status quo when you are now responsible for it, nitwit.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/24/2014 2:19:17 PM     (No. 9860605)

Like all narcissistic liberals, Obama thinks other people must work harder to save his rear. It´s not the money, it´s the policies, Mr. Obama, and yours are all wrong.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 5/24/2014 2:20:09 PM     (No. 9860606)

His self-serving mendacity knows no bounds.

This unAmerican president has no concept of what the American people feel about their military veterans. We are appalled at his aloof public dismissal of that, as though what is happening to our sick and wounded veterans is our fault. The mistake was in turning their care over to an agency that the president could ignore with ignominy.

It is his fault and the fault of those who voted for him, and of the pathetic weakling toadies like Shinseki and Hagel whom he has chosen to administer our veterans´ care.

They should be ashamed.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hazymac, 5/24/2014 2:36:20 PM     (No. 9860613)

Oh, puke. Well, if it´s any consolation, we already have the absolute worst possible person, the scrapings from the bottom of the outhouse pit, in the presidency. Even if the DNC, looking for a "worthy" successor, raided Lenin´s Tomb, propped up the corpse, and reanimated it with the dual personae of Paul Krugman and Michael Moore, it couldn´t get any worse. As bad, maybe, but definitely not any worse.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: farmwife, 5/24/2014 2:40:44 PM     (No. 9860617)

And he says that with a straight face, as if this is the first month of his presidency not the 5th year.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Freeloader, 5/24/2014 2:48:15 PM     (No. 9860624)

"Must do more to care for veterans"?...In the immortal words of Republican Congressman Addison Graves "Joe" Wilson, Sr., from South Carolina´s 2nd District---"YOU LIE!"

"Obama Cuts Military Health Care Benefits, Leaves Unionized Civilians Untouched."
Human Events
February 28, 2010

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Globalwarmer, 5/24/2014 5:12:46 PM     (No. 9860699)

The Limbaugh Theorem marches on unabated.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: planetgeo, 5/24/2014 5:27:18 PM     (No. 9860708)

Yes, and if he ever becomes President, he´ll show everyone how...

Oh, wait...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Blue hen1, 5/24/2014 6:06:46 PM     (No. 9860723)

Blah, blah , blah

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone, 5/24/2014 6:17:21 PM     (No. 9860727)

The US must do more to care for veterans, boy Obama is certainly amazing figuring that out!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 5/24/2014 6:42:24 PM     (No. 9860741)

Obama is not the problem. The world is full of Barack Obamas. They are a dime a dozen. Many work in sales and do well.

The problem is the people who put this man in the presidency twice - and who still support him. They control the universities, the public education system, the news media, the entertainment industry and much of the Federal bureaucracy.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Puffy1, 5/24/2014 6:48:03 PM     (No. 9860745)

Isn´t he the man who said our military was all voluntary and should pay for their own health care?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chance_232, 5/24/2014 7:09:14 PM     (No. 9860755)

When will Obama actually be sworn in as president?? Just asking, because every day that goes by, its as if he hasn´t been the president. He always seems to be surprised at events and always demanding that SOMEONE do something.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: MeiDei, 5/24/2014 7:19:58 PM     (No. 9860761)

The key word #6 is "deserve" -all of us would have used the word NEED. Think BJC´s definition of is.

IIRC #13 re: our volunteers should get their own insurance...... he had a smirky smile on his face when he said that. Very off-putting!



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Reply 16 - Posted by: bpl40, 5/24/2014 7:21:31 PM     (No. 9860762)

This is like Himmler arguing for better resettlement of Jews! Hypocrisy personified!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: judy, 5/24/2014 7:26:37 PM     (No. 9860765)

The vets are only requesting equal treatment , the same as the treatment of welfare & illegal immigrants, that´s all. Sounds fair to me.

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