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Need more Veterans to serve in Congress

10 Feb 2015 01:42 #209 by pkcuff
Replied by pkcuff on topic Need more Veterans to serve in Congress
But we don't need any more John McCains. His voting record on veteran's benefits is worse than awful. He is the most pro-war, anti-veteran Senator ever elected by any state ever. But other than him, I agree on the military service requirement for anybody that is going to vote on veteran's affairs. Wholeheartedly agree.
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07 Oct 2013 17:26 #108 by daklander
Replied by daklander on topic Need more Veterans to serve in Congress

doccote@aol.com wrote: ......

Personally, I think all elected officials should have 3-4 years of either military or public service experience before being allowed to run for any elective office.


We are in agreement on that score.

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07 Oct 2013 11:14 - 07 Oct 2013 11:15 #107 by doccote@aol.com
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We need more veterans/retirees to serve in elected office. 30-40 years ago it was over 95% that had military service. Today it is under 8 % and falling. Maybe some of our Commander-and-Chiefs wouldn't LOATH us if they had a little military experience themselves.

Personally, I think all elected officials should have 3-4 years of either military or public service experience before being allowed to run for any elective office.
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