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What's The Dumbest Thing You Could Say To A Congresswoman Who Lost Her Legs In Battle? Um, THIS.


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, military, usa )

Beverly
- 479 days ago - upworthy.com
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Beverly M. (85)
Monday July 1, 2013, 5:14 pm
An IRS contractor named Braulio Castillo hurt his foot playing football in military prep school. He never served in the actual military. Then one day, decades later, he used it to get preferred treatment in government contracts. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), who lost both her legs and still could lose her arm from combat injuries, felt that this might just be a touch inappropriate. It gets amazing around 4:30.
 

Debbie G. (314)
Monday July 1, 2013, 5:17 pm
Some people are absolutely nuts. Thanks Beverly.
 

Beverly M. (85)
Monday July 1, 2013, 5:50 pm
and stupid too Debbie ~ boy did she shame him! Salute!
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Monday July 1, 2013, 8:59 pm
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), ripped a new hole into Mr. Castillo body, head...

Duckworth is awesome.

Ty, Beverly.
.
 

Judy C. (108)
Monday July 1, 2013, 11:26 pm
Duckworth skewered this faker. Thanks, Beverly.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (446)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 9:26 am
Great stuff-thanks Beverly.
 

Shawna S. (42)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 6:52 am
Poo...the video is gone.
Thanks anyways Beverly :")
 

Jason R. (61)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 9:29 am
ty
 

Lauren Berrizbeitia (68)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 12:51 pm
I hope, but doubt, that he is thoroughly ashamed.
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 1:18 pm
I don't know which is more despicable - this jerk, or the loophole in the law that made his application legal.

Shawna - Try again, it seems to be there now, but if it doesn't work, try http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPOKm20wP4s
 

James Maynard (68)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 1:48 pm
Got the impression that Mr. Castillo was not feeling
the least bit shamed by Ms. Duckworth - though he
certainly should be.
 

Jim Phillips (3209)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 2:06 pm
Try this on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPOKm20wP4s&feature=player_embedded

Rep. Duckworth Deplores Witness for Claiming Veterans Disability.

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Dianna M. (15)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 2:10 pm
Tammy kicks ass! I saw this on MSNBC last week, I'm still snickering. That reminds me, I need to make another contribution to her campaign.

Why can't we get anyone this awesome to run in Nebraska? Never mind, after the last senatorial race, it's pretty clear they'd be passed over in favor of another TeaBagger.

*sigh*
 

Sharon W. (4)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 5:39 pm
Urgh...
 

Jeremy S. (3)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 7:06 pm
First off, Mr. Castillo was indeed receiving aid at a level he didn't deserve. although he had the right to some. Conversely, Ms, Duckworth should have received far more than she did! It's no wonder she sounded irritated...
 

Dandelion G. (380)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 7:41 pm
I'd like to have seen his face when this was being said to him. I also agree with Jeremy, Ms Duckworth should receive more compensation than she did. Only 20% for her arm that may still need to be removed.
 

Judith Hand (59)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 8:52 pm
Noted. Oh yeah, she is goooooooooooooooooooooooooooood!!! Thanks, Beverly.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 11:06 pm
WTF
 

John Gregoire (258)
Thursday July 4, 2013, 4:47 am
Tammy did a wonderful dress down on this sleezoid. Thanks Beverly for airing this here on a site that has become so radicalized. The lesson is don't muck around with a vet and yes Sheryl, she deserves much more but welcome to the wonderful world of retired vets! Reality sucks doesn't it.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday July 4, 2013, 11:40 am
Well said, Tammy. She was right. Shame on him.
 

Brad Kraus (6)
Thursday July 4, 2013, 12:01 pm
Thanks for posting!
 

Syd Henley (0)
Thursday July 4, 2013, 12:05 pm
That video brought tears to my eyes. through laughing so much.
My heart felt sympathy goes to Tammy Duckworth for the pain and suffering she has endured through serving her country. She is a truely courageous lady.
She also as my congratulations for tearing the piece of cowardly excrement Braulio Castillo to shreds.
My personal thought is that Castillo should be taken out and shot, because he is a traitor to the nation and by his fraudulent actions, he is darkening the name and character of all the brave men and women who have ever served and in many cases given their health and even their lives for their country.
 

Charlie Rush (56)
Saturday July 6, 2013, 4:40 pm
Could someone explain to me, why ANYONE, would have to enlist in our armed services.
Protecting our country, comes in second, at best, after protecting the wealthy, who benefit the most from armed conflict.

When we see and hear about our soldiers who are not treated with the greatest respect upon returning home, it makes me sick at my stomach.

 
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