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Terry L Garten
Terry L Garten

I served my country during the Vietnam era (1966-1972) Where did Obama serve??? He isn't even a citizen of the United States how can he hold the office on President!!!!!!!!!!

Patty Wastler
Patty Wastler
  • Terry L Garten

Amen for that Terry!!! I agree 100% about obama not being a citzen of USA & should not be "OUR" President!!! He needs to go back to his country where he came from. After hearing him say how "HE HATES AMERICANS" in the video he made with him & his muslims friends, I am so afraid of what he's going to do while in "OUR WHITE HOUSE"........GO BACK TO KENYA obama!!!!!!

Donna Glasgow
Donna Glasgow
  • Terry L Garten

omg how can he serve office if not usa citizen

Jacob Lynn Hall Sr.
Jacob Lynn Hall Sr.

what in the hell is wrong with this president????vets should alway's come first!!!

Donna Glasgow
Donna Glasgow
  • Jacob Lynn Hall Sr.

amem jacob

Eddie Wilson
Eddie Wilson
  • Jacob Lynn Hall Sr.

He was a special order from satan himself. This guy is evil thru & thru.

Shirley Ross
Shirley Ross
  • Jacob Lynn Hall Sr.

Obama is on vacation!!!!He is not concerned about these families!!!!

Wanda Munson
Wanda Munson

My brother served In Vietnam .He had many problems, & died at 57 years old of cancer .We should thank the young men who cared to protect our country. My father world war two, My husband Korean war All died too soon.It breaks my heart the way Our Country has Changed, May God Have Mercy on all of us

Jim Greene
Jim Greene

OBVIOUSLY, Mr. President, you never had to fight for your country. I am an agent orange exposed veteran with diabetes after spending 11/2 years in Vietnam and can't believe the comments you have made! Maybe you should think before you speak!

Patty Wastler
Patty Wastler
  • Jim Greene

How can he think when he usually has someone else write his que cards for him......lol!! If he's not repeating his que cards, every word that comes out of his mouth is a lie!!!! Right???

Richard Markey
Richard Markey

I served from 67 to 71 with some of the best men I have ever known. I remember what is was like to lose friends that I grew up with because I served, and what it was like when we were warned to be careful leaving base. Today, I have many friends who served in the wars from WWII up till now, who I call brothers and sisters. And I wear my cap stating that I am a Vietnam Vet with pride. May God bless all of you who have served our country, one country under God.

Samar Jit
Samar Jit
  • Richard Markey

One country under god? Now that's just irresponsible. Here's what I think about that! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QI497iAKhY

Annette Brown
Annette Brown

If anyone knows of help in the Agent Orange area, any response would be helpful. How do you get people to acknowledge abuse until the abuse has killed you? I don't want to get a 'sorry' with a burial check. Why can this Government do anything but half way acknowledge there was abuse to the Veterans by the military higher ups. What happened to the Agent Orange settlement; paid out to attorney's and those who were already dead from the exposure.... Grateful for what little they did do, it did...

If anyone knows of help in the Agent Orange area, any response would be helpful. How do you get people to acknowledge abuse until the abuse has killed you? I don't want to get a 'sorry' with a burial check. Why can this Government do anything but half way acknowledge there was abuse to the Veterans by the military higher ups. What happened to the Agent Orange settlement; paid out to attorney's and those who were already dead from the exposure.... Grateful for what little they did do, it did help a few; but what about those 'living' with the remnants of this exposure.... just suffer through it? I wish there were a Civil Court for individual soldiers then the 'with out a doubt' would be out of the conversation.... Oh yes, about those V.A. doctors? Why do they have the right to tell a veteran and their family one commentary and then turn around and write down an opposite one in their file? I will take a lie detector on that one.... truly, they/he lied. How do you expose these things?

Samar Jit
Samar Jit
  • Annette Brown

I can't pretend to know what your family has been through. I can only try and empathize like I empathize with the Vietnamese. An apology won't cut it. But it will open the gates to enquiries and debate and that will lead to information, awareness and accountability.

Samar Jit
Samar Jit

Napalm, gang rapes and destruction of Buddhist equivalent of churches that date back hundreds if not thousands of years. Burning of villages, chemical warfare that peeled the skin off Vietnamese, including children. Why is it that white lives are still considered more important than black or brown or yellow lives? It is still happening! One royal baby versus hundreds killed in drone strikes. And even at a personal level, "white power" is still an undercurrent. Why? I thought we have evolved beyond all this!

Jack Cunningham
Jack Cunningham
  • Samar Jit

What about the massacres the North Vietnamese did on the South

Jack Cunningham
Jack Cunningham

DUC DUC Refugee Village - America fought the Vietnam War to fight the spread of communism. For 6 months, I lived and served (24/7) in a Vietnamese peasant, farming village, under the Marine's Combined Action Program (CAP). Seven months after Americans left the village, the Vietnamese communists burned the village to ashes. Hundreds of innocent men, women and children were killed, wounded or went missing. http://www.CapVeterans.com

Jack Cunningham
Jack Cunningham

For 6 months, I lived and served (24/7) in a Vietnamese peasant, farming village, under the Marine's Combined Action Program (CAP). Seven months after Americans left the village, the Vietnamese communists burned the village to ashes. Hundreds of innocent men, women and children were killed, wounded or went missing

Linda Rodrigues
Linda Rodrigues

Don't mess with Vietnam vets !

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