POLITICS
11/11/2013 02:28 pm ET

This Is What It Would Look Like If We Spent Money On Helping Veterans Instead Of Guantanamo

Monday is Veterans Day, a holiday dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of those who have helped defend their nation. Along with paying respect, there is a larger promise we are expected to keep: To heal and to help the veterans who have put their lives on the line. It's become increasingly clear that this is a complicated and difficult task that often goes unfulfilled. Below, the ACLU has calculated how President Barack Obama and Congress could boost veteran's causes by channeling their energy toward another failed promise: Closing Guantanamo Bay.

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