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  •  And where is the revenue for (10+ / 0-)
    where private insurance plans can be purchased with tax-paid subsidies
    Going to come from in the shell game being played?

    The states had long ago drastically cut funding to their Veterans programs even before the economy collapsed and while these two present wars were ongoing. As they were already in financial state treasury trouble, yet to be restored.

    Switch it to the feds so they can scream about the rising deficits at that level while not taking care of their own directly who they represent.

    "If military action is worth our troops' blood, it should be worth our treasure, too; not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. 2013

    by jimstaro on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 06:56:17 AM PDT

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