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Veterans Of Foreign Wars
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The Obama campaign committee is conducting political warfare against the military voters in Ohio ("Romney: Obama lawsuit targeting military voting law an 'outrage,' " Web Sept. 4). The Veterans of Foreign Wars, of which I am a member, all other veterans and active-duty organizations, along with active and retired members of the armed forces and their families and supporters, are outraged that the Obama campaign is suing Ohio to block a lawfully passed measure of the state legislature, extending early voting by a few days.
Busy, tech-savvy and often miles from their peers, thousands of new veterans are going online to find camaraderie or get their questions answered _ forcing big changes in long-established veterans groups and inspiring entrepreneurs to launch new ones.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is moving away from his preferred issue — the economy — and into military and foreign policy, a realm usually viewed as the home turf of the incumbent.
Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney accused the White House of leaking classified information to the press for political gain and called for a special counsel to carry out a "full and prompt investigation" into who is responsible for dishing out the national security goods.
At the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Reno, Nev., on Monday, President Obama heaped praise on his foreign policy record. "Because we're leading around the world, people have a new attitude toward America," he said. "There's more confidence in our leadership. We see it everywhere we go." This raises the question: Where exactly has he been going?
Speaking to an audience of veterans, President Obama on Monday accused Republican lawmakers of "playing politics with our military" in the administration's budget standoff with the GOP over looming cuts for defense and other programs.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: My husband was in a car wreck approximately two weeks before he was scheduled to retire from the Navy in 1982 (?). In this accident, he crushed both ankles and smashed his head, receiving frontal lobe damage.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I have read and heard a lot of media coverage of President Obama's speech at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Memorial Day, however, I wanted the public to know how much his appearance ruined the day for thousands of Vietnam veterans in Washington to honor their fallen comrades, but were denied the opportunity to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
I have just seen Barack Obama's latest spike-the-football political ad over the death of Osama bin Laden. What a joke.