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Saturday, October 06, 2007

Right Wingers: put your fucking money where your mouth is!

Why am I using such profanity? I'm so sick of those right wingers criticizing peaceniks, San Francisco, MoveOn.org, Democrats, etc. for not supporting the troops.

WE DO SUPPORT THE TROOPS!!

However ... what do you do to support the troops?

Just read the article in today's NYTimes called "Slogging on the Home Front." It's all about how soldiers coming back have to go through so much RED tape (as in Republican RED tape) to get the kind of care they should be getting automatically. Here's an excerpt:
It’s more painfully clear that wounded soldiers who seek disability care and benefits face bureaucratic chaos worthy of an infernal ring from Dante. Seven months after news accounts detailed the appalling neglect of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, Congressional investigators have found promised repairs already lagging at the Pentagon and Department of Veterans Affairs.

To read the whole article, go here.

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