No, every vet should not get free healthcare

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    The way it should be, if not wounded during fighting or active duty in a wartime, get your own health insurance.
    If you don't work for a company with shared ins, get on the ACA,

    oh wait Trump scrapped that. Unless you got wounded in the line of duty, no free health care for you.
     
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    Our patronizing potus' lip slips yet again into the tax budget twilight zone

    standard fare for him

    the more savvy may have translated him here>>>

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    VA healthcare is one of the benefits for any person who signs their name on the dotted line and puts on a military uniform.

    The vast majority of Americans support giving healthcare to all veterans regardless of when or where they served.

    You are spitting in the wind if you think you can change that reality. ... :cool:
     
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    I am sure CNN has ran at least 87 stories on this just today.
     
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    I thought you were for free HC for all. What's up?
     
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    ...and I have a family member who just went on ACA, in Florida. Yet, you think Trump eliminated it.
     
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    There needs to be an alternative to the VA. Bureaucracy doesn’t work.
     
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    I may be mistaken but didn't Bill Clinton add a couple extra classes (7 and 8) to the VA back in the 90's to encompass all vets and the use of VA facilities? Then George Bush came a long and took away 8. The last class was for any vet regardless where, when and without a disability.
     
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    Veterans disagree with you, N C.

    Veterans overwhelmingly prefer their healthcare from VA, along with private vendors when necessary.

    "This bipartisan poll revealed veterans from every walk of life vastly prefer to get their care at VA hospitals as opposed to private, for-profit hospitals. Eight in 10 veterans believe their health care should be paid in full, not a voucher which may not cover all costs. They believe that being forced to shop for care on the open market—instead of being treated by VA doctors and nurses—means their health care will suffer, and they will end up footing the bill for claims that are denied or only partially paid. " New Poll Uncovers What Veterans Really Think About the VA [November 13, 2015]
     
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    I don't know too many vets who would actually trust the V.A. medical system.

    We all use regular medical insurance instead.
     
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