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OUTRAGEOUS AND DESPICABLE! George W. Bush Charged Wounded Vets Group $100k for Speech
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, bush, bushadministration, corruption, veterans, snubbing his nose at vets, usa, war, ethics )

Cal
- 51 days ago - cnn.com
Former President George W. Bush is under fire for charging $100,000 to speak to a group of veterans wounded in a pair of wars he started when he was in office, just the latest front in a political battle over speaking fees that has hit both sides of the a
George W. Bush: Shameless-in-Chief
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: George, W, Bush, charged, fee, to appear, fund, raiser, veterans, Iraq, Afghanistan, severely, wounded )

Sam
- 51 days ago - news.yahoo.com
George W. Bush charged $100,000 to speak at a charity fundraiser for U.S. military veterans severely wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Laura Bush collected $50,000 a year earlier.
The VA's Broken Promise To Thousands Of Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: VA, veterans, mustard gas experiments, broken promises, health consequences )

Judy
- 65 days ago - npr.org
In secret chemical weapons experiments conducted during World War II, the U.S. military exposed thousands of American troops to mustard gas. When those experiments were formally declassified in the 1990s, the Dept. of Veterans Affairs made two promises...
Tell Congress: No Cuts to Food Stamp Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Food Stamp benefits, socialsecurity, children, seniors, disabled persons, jobless adults, veterans, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Progra, politics )

Sabine
- 66 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Forty-nine million people live in food-insecure households in America. Each year, food stamps - or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - supports millions of children, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, jobless adults seeking work,...
Take Action | Tell Congress: Pass Legislation Granting Veterans Free Access to Our National Parks.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, petition, veterans, National Parks )

Kathryn
- 100 days ago - action.votevets.org
US Zip Code needed. Veterans swore an oath to make the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the lands we love. They shouldn't have to pay again at the front gate.
Veterans Say Loyola Recovery Foundation Closure Is Vital Loss
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, troops, critical services, Cuts, VA Healthcare Network, Healthcare, Veterans, americans, disease, illness, prevention, treatment, sadness )

Dee
- 278 days ago - albany.twcnews.com
On Tuesday, employees were notified the 25 bed facility, would be closing. The VA in a statement, "VA Healthcare Network (VISN 2) which covers most of New York State, has had a long relationship with Loyola Recovery Foundation
Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, soldiers, military, Republicans, bills )

Freya
- 279 days ago - businessinsider.com
Veterans organizations are not happy with U.S. Senate Republicans today, after a bill to expand health care and education programs for veterans failed to gain enough support to move forward, Reuters reports.
Tell the Senate to Support the Mental Health of Veterans !PLEASE SIGN !!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, veterans, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 315 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Twenty-two veterans die every day by suicide, and this isn't going to end unless we take action.
Tell Senator Burr: Apologize for Your Disgusting Remarks ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tea Party, Richard Burr, veterans, VSO, VA, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, politics, government )

Carrie
- 457 days ago - action.votevets.org
Tea Party darling Senator Richard Burr used Memorial Day to launch an attack at Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) who are refusing to call for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation. Senator Burr smeared them as not caring about the veterans...
Seven Things Veterans Need More Than a Holiday
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, troops, military, human rights, ethics, government, healthcare, housing, politics, war )

Beverly
- 655 days ago - truth-out.org
If the United States were really committed to its troops after they complete their tours of duty, why are veterans facing so many hardships back at home?
Alan Alda and Joe Mantegna to Host Telethon for Veterans Read More: Http://Www.Looktothestars.Org/ News/10851-Alan-Alda-and-Joe-
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: celebrity, americans, veterans, ethics, culture, sadness, society, safety, women, violence, news, interesting, government, dishonesty, treatment, protection, war, troops )

Robert
- 662 days ago - looktothestars.org
On Sunday, November 10th, 2013, Alan Alda and Joe Mantegna will host HOMEWARD BOUND, a live four-hour national telethon to support American veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
How Republicans Show Respect
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hate, GOP Lies, Racism', veterans, videos )

TomCat
- 682 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
One Vet Gets It Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP Hypocrites, GOP lies, veterans, video )

TomCat
- 682 days ago - politicsplus.org
Sere 1st comment
Contact Congress & Support Veterans Who Receive Food Assistance - ACTION - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, veterans, military, SNAP, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 704 days ago - action.votevets.org
Use our "Contact Congress Tool" to tell your Senators to oppose any legislation that cuts food assistance programs that support veterans and military families.
 

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