ShareThis Page

Obama's VA

| Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 9:00 p.m.

Without a strong military throughout our history, another country would have conquered the United States. But look at how our president has treated our military and our veterans.

What better way to set us up for a takeover than to weaken the military, which has kept us safe? Downsize, says Obama. Ruin the trust of those Americans who served this once-great country. That will occur by lowering the pensions of those who made the military their career and by letting veterans who need care die before seeing a VA doctor.

We've opened our borders wider for millions of illegal aliens to come here, keeping our border security so busy that terrorists and drugs enter undetected. Obama released five Taliban terrorists to again wreak havoc.

How many more Americans must pay the ultimate price? It was bad enough that Obama refused to protect our people in Benghazi, but now he's sending killers back into battle. Let's pray no Americans are killed by Obama's freed terrorists.

What has happened to Congress? After people get elected to Congress, they must have surgery to remove their guts after they arrive in Washington.

Why do we pay for a Congress that refuses to rein in this tyrant who does what he wants when he wants? We give billions to other countries, but don't do enough for the American people, especially our veterans.

I am still a proud American and a disabled veteran, but my trust and faith in Obama and Congress are sinking fast. God help us because he's all we have left? Am I still allowed to say God? Ask the tyrant.

Calvin Fatchet


TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.