How curious is it that in the middle of a health care revolution in this country, those wounded, maimed, disfigured, incapacitated and in any way harmed by putting themselves in harm’s way should be be so discourteously treated by their — our — nation?
We are asked to show compassion for those who have no health benefits. We are told that our respect for humanity should embrace those sick and needy who live in our country with “no documentation.” These are urgent priorities, according to our leaders.
But for those without limbs, or in pain, or in peril of death, who have, in the words of Lincoln, showing “their last true measure of devotion” — we have only excuses, pettifoggery, blame-shifting and neglect.
Of course, there are many reasons for this.
Yeah. Primarily that vets vote more GOP than Democrat.
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