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Response to James48 (Original post)

Fri Jul 11, 2014, 08:42 AM

3. If he wasn't a veteran, then too bad?

What difference does being a 'veteran' have to being rendered potentially homeless by medical issues and divorce?

Besides, what does being a Korean-era 'veteran' mean? Was he a clerk? Was he in Korea? For most folks, being in the military is/was just a job -- it doesn't necessarily mean 'hero' or having been in a war zone, etc.

'Veterans' are people just like the rest of us and I just don't see why there should be any different treatment. It seems like these days all you have to do to activate the liberal-guilt response is attach the word 'veteran' to anything and people go all gushy (to be fair this tactic is being used on America at-large, too -- like the insurance and mortgage TV ads I've seen just for veterans).

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