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More Worthy of Health Care: Disabled War Vets or Illegal Aliens?

March 17, 2009
John W. Lillpop
3/16/2009

 

illegal-aliensPresident Obama continues to provide a “shock and awe” assault on everyday common sense with his seemingly endless stream of proposals that advance incredibly arrogant, illogical and foolish ideas.

The latest shock concerns the proposal to force private insurance companies to pay for treating disabled veterans.

As reported, in part, at Yahoonews:

“The leader of the nation’s largest veterans organization says he is ‘deeply disappointed and concerned’ after a meeting with President Obama today to discuss a proposal to force private insurance companies to pay for the treatment of military veterans who have suffered service-connected disabilities and injuries. The Obama administration recently revealed a plan to require private insurance carriers to reimburse the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in such cases.

‘It became apparent during our discussion today that the President intends to move forward with this unreasonable plan,’said Commander David K. Rehbein of The American Legion. ‘He says he is looking to generate $540-million by this method, but refused to hear arguments about the moral and government-avowed obligations that would be compromised by it.’ ”

The story continues …..

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