Monday, May 26, 2008

Supporting Our Troops The John McCain Way

My thought on this Memorial Day. Most politicians must be terrible at comedy and/or music. They have very bad timing.

McCain and Bush are basically telling our troops that they deserve to be in Iraq and Afghanistan forever, and that they shouldn’t expect any thanks for the endless tours of duty they have served.

From McCain defends opposition to GI Bill:

Sen. John McCain on Monday defended his opposition to a Democratic bill that would expand education benefits for veterans, saying it would hurt the military that he hopes to lead.

The new GI Bill being debated in Congress would expand education benefits for veterans who served at least three years in the military after the September 11, 2001, attacks.

The bill's main sponsor, Sen. Jim Webb, is a Virginia Democrat and, like McCain, a Vietnam War veteran. The Senate passed Webb's bill 75-22 last week. McCain was not in Washington for the vote.
Read the rest here.

And there is more here.

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