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Paul Wortman
Paul Wortman

As a veteran who had to, suddenly, partake of VA benefits let me first thank those of you who seem to think we veterans are something special or unique. We are not. We are some of you, but you just lacked the opportunity; we are your fathers, mothers, aunts, uncles, grandfathers, granmothers and so many others who only saw a duty and answered that need. Secondly, I referred to my sudden need to enter the VA healthcare system, what an emotionally traumatic eperience to go from one who takes...

As a veteran who had to, suddenly, partake of VA benefits let me first thank those of you who seem to think we veterans are something special or unique. We are not. We are some of you, but you just lacked the opportunity; we are your fathers, mothers, aunts, uncles, grandfathers, granmothers and so many others who only saw a duty and answered that need. Secondly, I referred to my sudden need to enter the VA healthcare system, what an emotionally traumatic eperience to go from one who takes care of himself and others, to one who now has to rely on others just to tie his shoes! Then to be victimized by those you had to entrust yourself to.. There is NO adequate excuse such as faulty computer systems, or lack of oversight! They just didn't CARE! It was been said there are many rooms in the heavenly mansion. I only hope there are special rooms reserved for schmucks like these...in hell!
Better yet, if there is true karma, maybe they'll return to earth as "bad guy" targets in SEAL Team 6's Shooting house so they can learn what it's like to try dodging bullets!

Gary Goetz Sr
Gary Goetz Sr
  • Paul Wortman

You're not alone. Same thing happened to me, and what seems like nearly all Vets I talk t, which is a large number, by the way. OH! If your wish comes true maybe we'll be sent back as Team 6 Seals! God IS a caring God,a nd a vengeful one from thime to time! (HA! Good one!)

Donna Simpson
Donna Simpson
  • Paul Wortman

I support the 2 of you so much and God is good.. I hope he is listening .

Donna Simpson
Donna Simpson
  • Paul Wortman

and thank you both for your service....

Debby Kirikalo
Debby Kirikalo

My Husband is a VET! I am 100% behind him and I wish more folks were! the VA down here sux honestly..i am constantly doing battle with them...

Traci Hambrock
Traci Hambrock
  • Debby Kirikalo

Well in Ryan's budget he is going to CUT veterans benefits! So remember this if it happens they win( which they won't) because I will remind you,I told you so:)

Ed Augustine
Ed Augustine

Very disgusting, to hear about this. Stealing from the health care of Veterans. I'm pissed. Need to put more checks in place and catch this stuff, sooner. Hard enough for vets to get the proper care needed. All our veterans need the best care available. I use the VA, but not very often. Appointments and waiting lists are huge. Come on VA, better get your act together (please). All us veterans need the respectable care we deserve.

Donnie Scarberry
Donnie Scarberry
  • Ed Augustine

Hate to hear this. But the VA in Dayton Ohio has been great! The longest I have waited without an appt is an hour. Have no problem getn in. Guess I'm the lucky one

Carolyn Olson
Carolyn Olson

You want me to trust Social Security? The Government keeps taking money from Social Security to pay for their own"benefits" and never put back what they take. It wasn't their money to take in the first place so make the Government quit robbing us first and put back our money we paid in. Then make so they can never steal it again. Then I would sign a petition like this! I would start with stop giving benefits to illegals and give all that money to vetrens!

Gary Goetz Sr
Gary Goetz Sr
  • Carolyn Olson

I read your comments and my first thought was, this person gets it! The Social Security program is the ONLY mandated, taxed, program thegovernment EVER made a profit. And, as you astutely surmised, they used the profits as a "slush fund" until they bled it dry! There's much more, but not room here for all of it! Your wisdom betrays your chronological years, Carolyn! You and others who are young are showing alot of patriotism and seem to be better versed than I NOW there public...

I read your comments and my first thought was, this person gets it! The Social Security program is the ONLY mandated, taxed, program thegovernment EVER made a profit. And, as you astutely surmised, they used the profits as a "slush fund" until they bled it dry! There's much more, but not room here for all of it! Your wisdom betrays your chronological years, Carolyn! You and others who are young are showing alot of patriotism and seem to be better versed than I NOW there public education has taught them. "ATTA girl! And to your generation!

Lynne Fessenden
Lynne Fessenden

Forget the illegal aliens for now, Jerome. What's important right now is that we protect our American veterans from being scammed. Try to focus your attention for THEM. Work on others when you make up a petition for them. Focus, focus, focus on the issue at hand. These thiives and cons should be sent to Guantanamo..

Gary Goetz Sr
Gary Goetz Sr
  • Lynne Fessenden

I really found your response highly relevant and great advice to follow. Thank you for your feedback, also, Lynne. You certainly are a Patriot!

Mark Whitacre
Mark Whitacre

How do I sign it?

Kevin Whitacre
Kevin Whitacre
  • Mark Whitacre

Click on green block "Petition".

Kathy Calihan Cone
Kathy Calihan Cone

Our Veterans deserve alot more. So everybody stick together on this and fight!

Donna Simpson
Donna Simpson
  • Kathy Calihan Cone

amen

Starla Allred
Starla Allred

My father is a proud vetran from the Vietnam war. Do to his exposure to Agent orange, He is a double amputee, has a heart condition, severe diabetes, and end stage glaucoma. He is my hero, because he has yet to quit! Please take care of our vets. They make our way of life possible. Without them, ther would be no freedom!

Tamara Clute
Tamara Clute
  • Starla Allred

same thing happened to my Father. I never really knew him, but have respect and admiration for what he did for our country. He also had cancer and heart issues which he died from last year. May God Bless his newer family and may he rest in peace.

Fred Tagtmeier
Fred Tagtmeier

I support our Veterans and they need our support. How about you?

Donna Simpson
Donna Simpson
  • Fred Tagtmeier

always and forever.. I know what a mess this is!

Juanita Anderson Young
Juanita Anderson Young

Put the theifs out of office.

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