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Concerned Veterans for America

When It Comes To Veterans Care, Clinton, Sanders and Maddow Get It

Jon Soltz | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Veterans realize the VA has its issues - but they also realize that these issues are fixable, and understand that privatizing the VA only makes things worse.

What Veterans Want, And Why The GOP Avoids It

Jon Soltz | Posted 11.11.2016 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Social media pictures and platitudes don't make one pro-veteran. Listening, and heeding the call of veterans, makes someone pro-veteran.

Jeb Bush's Call for Privatization of Veterans Care, and the Opportunity for Hillary Clinton

Jon Soltz | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
Jon Soltz

With all of this talk of privatization ramping up, now is the time for Hillary Clinton and other Democrats to knock the idea down. Veterans will be watching.

Where Do Vets Stand on Shinseki?

Jon Soltz | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Jon Soltz

What happened at the Phoenix VA is a real tragedy, and it deserves an investigation and a response. Without polling, I can tell you pretty much all of America's veterans believe that. But, what veterans don't seem to be saying yet, at least in the survey of our supporters, is that Eric Shinseki should resign.

American Legion Calls for Shinseki to Quit, But Should He?

Jon Soltz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Yes, Secretary Shinseki does owe us an explanation. But he owes it after a thorough investigation of these serious allegations is able to determine exactly what happened. Shinseki has stated that if the investigation substantiates allegations of employee misconduct, swift and appropriate action will be taken.

Where Do Vets Stand on Pensions -- One Group Needs to Figure It Out

Jon Soltz | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Jon Soltz

If Concerned Veterans for America wants to protect pensions, vets will be right there with them. But when the coda to that argument is the complete opposite -- "And let's privatize your pension" -- that's where you lose many troops who are depending on a stable retirement.