I have been writing about the plight of our veterans since I began this site…..the US is NOT a friend to the American vet…..
Vets make great campaign props or to soothe the conscience of those that pretend they care and by saying “thank you” then they can sleep at night.
Veterans get lots of lip service but NONE of it translate into action that they desperately need…..I read this article in Truthdig from TomDispatch and it tells the real story of the American people and the veterans…..
A Vietnam vet told me about a veteran of the Iraq War who, when some civilian said, “Thank you for your service,” replied: “I didn’t serve, I was used.” It got me thinking about the many ways today’s veterans are used, conned and exploited.
Near the end of his invaluable book cataloguing the long, slow disaster of America’s War for the Greater…
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