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Friday, January 28, 2011

Bachmann to Screw over Veterans


The picture to your left is of the cemetery in Normandy France which best sums up how Michele Bachmann (R-Minnesota) would like to see how all veterans are treated. You are better off dead and buried than wounded and needing lifetime care for your service to your country.

There are literally thousands of useless government programs that can be cut, shut down, eliminated, and torched, but the batshit loon, Michele Bachmann from Minnesota thinks that going after disabled Veterans benefits is the best way to cut government expenditures. She’s all for God and Country, defending our homeland from terrorists but when it comes time for the wounded people that need care that served in our nation’s military, she will give them the one finger salute every chance she gets. Isn’t that just so Tea Party Patriotic?

Tea party favorite Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has unveiled a plan for cutting $400 billion in federal spending that includes freezing Veterans Affairs Department health care spending and cutting veterans’ disability benefits.

Her proposed VA budget cuts would account for $4.5 billion of the savings included in the plan, posted on her official House of Representatives website.

Paul Sullivan, executive director of Veterans for Common Sense, said cutting veterans’ health care spending is an ill-advised move at a time when the number of veterans continues to grow as troops return from Iraq and Afghanistan. Sullivan said he finds it difficult to see how VA could freeze health care costs without hurting veterans. – Air Force Times

Apparently, the congresswoman thinks that her stating that veterans are a drain on the federal government is a plus to her Tea Party buddies. After all, she is only looking to cut the cost of government for the people that most need our nation’s gratitude and help when they stood in the line of fire for our freedom.

How about jumping on board Congresswoman Bachmann with Democrats to end the two wars that are causing the enrollment of new veterans that need benefits?

For a full list of all the things she wants to cut/eliminate… you can go to her congressional page. CLICK HERE! It’s a screw you to everyone including veterans, farmers, education, the environment, homeland security, job training, the elderly, and eliminating the nations entire transportation systems. It’s a total screw you package without any common sense. Typical batshit crap from the dipshit Bachmann.

And our Veterans are pissed off. This from the VFW site...

VFW Will Defeat Bachmann Plan

"No way, no how, will we let this proposal get any traction in Congress."

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2011 America's oldest and largest major combat veterans' organization announced it will do everything within its power to defeat a plan introduced by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) to cut $4.5 billion from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

"No way, no how, will we let this proposal get any traction in Congress," said Richard L. Eubank, the national commander of the 2.1 million-member Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and its Auxiliaries.

Amen to that VFW!

Papamoka

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UPDATE 2/5:
Bachman Backpedals on VA CUTS

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2 Comments:

Blogger Bruce said...

I totally agree that the woman is a loon and find it quite hard to understand how she duped the people of Minnesota to vote for her!
As for the cuts she proposes I am not sure even she knows what she is doing and how bad it would be in the long run. The sooner she is gone the better but unfortunately she is only one of dozens of anti-human right wingers in our government and it will take many years to fix all that is broken and will be broken as a result of that simple fact.
And if any sane people want to know why it is important to keep at least the White House in the Democratic camp I have two words - Supreme Court!

On a separate note - I too have a 'blogspot' blog on Google's platform and must note that when you write on a subject they mindlessly place ads in the columns of your post that supposedly relate to the subject matter. As I write this the ad that appears on your post about the idiot Bachmann is a call to sign one of her petitions supporting that which you are against!
It will be tough but you may wish to police the ads Google attaches to YOUR blog and move them down if not out.
Regards and keep up the fight!

9:33 AM  
Blogger Papamoka said...

Thanks for the heads up on the ads Bruce. I'll look into it. P'reciate it.

11:09 AM  

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