2012 Jerald Washington Memorial Founders' Award

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    President Obama, First Lady Honored for Leadership to End Veteran Homelessness - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

     
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    That's well and good BD, but three years into that "five year plan", too many of my veteran brothers and sisters are homeless and forgotten on the street, and just last month a disabled vet I know, with a wife and three young children, lost their home to foreclosure (they have yet to receive the first dollar of help from the promised programs). Now, I'm certainly glad the president cares, and I know GEN Shinseki does, but until and unless that caring is followed up with money and action, I'm afraid all the pretty words don't help much. Speaking of which, where are the rest of our fellow Americans on this? We veterans wonder.
     
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    It matters to me. It's a start. Nobody had to, but somebody did, and he is at least attempting to do something about it.

    I knew they were working on it. That's one somebody who didn't know there was anything to work on, before. I know there's a Coalition for Homeless Veterans - I didn't know that before, either.
     
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    Is there really a "national coalition for homeless veterans"? It must be an oxymoron. National coalitions require lots of money to function so why do homeless veterans exist? My guess is that it's another democrat sponsored political scheme. Anybody think Barry and Michelle care about current or former members of the US Military? Like almost all the other democrats in congress Barry undermined the Military mission during the Bush administration and democrats actually get away with saying that the mission is fraudulent and illegal. So ....duh...democrats had a total majority for two years with an ultra left wing inexperienced president who would have signed anything they put in front of him. Why didn't they end the mission? Why does the administration waste time prosecuting members of the Military for trivial issues while US Troops slug it out in Afghanistan with virtually no support or encouragement from the political hacks who are in charge?
     

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