At a party the other night, I met someone who worked at the State Department who asked me, "Why should I go to Iraq when the military hasn't done its ...
Alex Horton's blog, "Army of Dude," represents some of the very best writing on the internet by an Iraq veteran.
It doesn't matter how many charitable groups are out there trying to house homeless veterans, because we'll just be dealing with the result rather than the root cause: PTSD.
Despite the President talking a lot about what we owe veterans on Saturday, today, with his veto pen he told veterans, "We don't owe you [BLEEP]."
It's somewhat entertaining to watch the media fall all over themselves to express "shock" at this story, when all they had to do was talk to those of us who served, who have known this for a while.
The burden of the current conflicts is borne by a very select minority, and very few people actually know someone who served.