Monday, February 11, 2008

We must renew our commitment to our veterans...

We must renew our commitment to our veterans.
Even as our overseas commitments stretch our military to its limits, many who claim that Democrats don’t “support our troops” are consistently failing to support our veterans. President Bush has sent budgets to Congress that actually contain cuts to veterans’ health care. Republicans in Congress tried last year to cut in half research into traumatic brain injury – the signature wound of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. We have to do better for the men and women who have worn the uniform of the United States into battle.

~Al Franken

Read more about Al Franken's stand on the issues, and his proposals for bringing about much needed change on

He's running for US Senate here in Minnesota, and I am positively inspired by his sincerity. He always shown he's willing to openly discuss the elephant in the proverbial livingroom, and that's just what we need more of right now. He loves our country, and loves our troops, and loves his home state of Minnesota. And more to the point, he has the cojones to get the job done.

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