is this how we support the troops?

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by zimv20, Jul 24, 2003.

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    zimv20

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    according to this piece, the Army Times says the GOP-controlled Congress has:
     
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    How about slashing veterans benefits the same week they launched the iraq war?
     
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    The reason that the bill was killed was because the republicans want to get rid of all tax for military personel, and the democrats would not allow it to pass.

    This piece is a major distortion of the facts.
     
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    i hadn't heard that. have you a link?
     
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    You can search for the bill. The republicans have been trying to get that passed for years.
     
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    I didn't find it. Care to post it?
    I read the actual editorial in the Army Times and it was pretty clear on what's going on. Add to that what's happening to Veteran's benefits right now and there's a lot of pissed off servicemen who are going to think twice before voting for George aWol Bush.
     

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