As they've done over and over for decades, especially this present one plus. As they continue under funding, through obstruction and or seeking cuts while the continued want to privatize grows, the Veterans Administrations Budget. Thus causing many of the problems that arise within the peoples responsibility for that agency which cost much more to correct in time and capital, not a thought as to disabled veterans, soldiers and families of no matter where found in the world today now. As well as once again greatly damaging that once moral authority of this Country around the World, in this case as to the disabled of!
WASHINGTON — December 4, 2012 - Former Senator Bob Dole of Kansas sat slightly slumped in his wheelchair on the Senate floor on Tuesday, staring intently as Senator John Kerry gave his most impassioned speech all year, in defense of a United Nations treaty that would ban discrimination against people with disabilities.
Senator Harry Reid: “It is a sad day when we cannot pass a treaty that simply brings the world up to the American standard for protecting people with disabilities because the Republican Party is in thrall to extremists and ideologues,” he said in a statement. read more>>>
When ever I hear talk or arguments about tax cuts,especially on the National scale but also as to States for they too have Veterans Agencies, my first thoughts are the decades long underfunded responsibility of the people, the Veterans Administrations, and even more so when Congresses are quickly okaying full funding, open checks and all borrowed, for our wars of choice. Or even for the photo op invasions, think Grenada and Panama to name but a couple, as a show of the strength of the civilian and military leaders and the countries military might.
That's how I tie the Disabilities Treaty to but one group of the Disabled, the Military and Veterans of as well as their family members who to may be, and found Worldwide!
As requested in replies by Montco PA Dem, adding this: