Wednesday, May 31, 2017

VA Plans To Whack Old Vets

VA defends plan to cut thousands from elderly vets' benefits:

Veterans Affairs officials on Wednesday defended plans to strip tens of thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits from elderly veterans as responsible reforms to the department’s growing budget, but opponents promised to fight the idea...
A couple of points: First, SS has zero to do with either the budget or the VA. SS is something we paid for. VA disability falls into a completely different category, both morally and fiscally. Second, this would never, ever, in a billion years, be done to WW II or Korean vets, but since it is primarily Vietnam vets that would be impacted, why not continue the tradition of screwing them, especially since it is being proposed by a man whose war was avoiding STD's and using bone spurs to avoid serving his country. 

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