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How Veterans Are Losing the War at Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: troops, veterans, ethics, crime, healthcare, caring for veterans, privatizing care for veterans, corporate greed, usa, politics )

Cal
- 29 days ago - truth-out.org
New schemes are seeking to use veterans for corporate interests and dismantle the VA system in the name of privatized profits.
Trump Escalates Feud With the Khans as McCain Delivers Scathing Rebuke
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, politics, Trump, election 2016, usa, candidates )

Cal
- 55 days ago - yahoo.com
The feud between Donald Trump and the family of a slain Muslim American soldier entered its fourth full day Monday
TAKE ACTION: Give Military Families The Benefits They Earned And Cover Autism Therapy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, AutisticChildren, autism, Military Families )

Dogan
- 281 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
With the world's largest, best-equipped, and best-financed military, such practices are unacceptable. An effective military starts with the people. Let's give military families the benefits they have earned.
Drone Pilots Have Bank Accounts and Credit Cards Frozen By Feds for Exposing US Murder
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drones, veterans, Jesselyn Radack, Michael Haas, Brandon Bryant, Cian Westmoreland, Stephen Lewis, human rights )

Dandelion
- 292 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
For having the courage to come forward and expose the drone program for the indiscriminate murder that it is, 4 vets are under attack from the government they once served according to human rights attorney Jesselyn Radack.
A Tale of Two Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Veterans, Refugees, Congress, Oklahoma, Steve Russell, Ivano Rodriguez, Iraq, Afghanistan, PTSD, marijuana, citizenship, petition )

Joanne
- 310 days ago - politicsplus.org
This is a story of two very different veterans, both of whom have something to contribute to the discussion about who gets in, and who stays in, the US.
Happy Veteran's Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Holiday, Veterans )

Lynn
- 320 days ago - politicsplus.org
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Creedence Clearwater Revival - Run Through The Jungle   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, military, vietnam, veterans )

MmAway
- 324 days ago - youtu.be
Veterans Day! For those that served in a war that gave you nothing in return.
Tell Congress CEOs Got a Raise Seniors and Veterans Deserve One Too - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Veterans, Seniors, disabled, one time emergency raise, executive bonuses, business expense, close tax loophole )

Dandelion
- 324 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
This is an Elizabeth Warren petition. The Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act is an emergency one time 3.9% payment in 2016. Paid by closing the tax loophole that allows corporations to write off obscene executive bonuses as business expense.
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
- 445 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
- 446 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
- 460 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...
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
- 495 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
- 673 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
- 674 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.
 

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