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Misappropriated
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Sunday, April 06, 2008
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It was reported that some of the 2.6 billion dollars allocated for Veterans was instead spent by employees for their own use and entertainment. Such a shame ...


It would be nice if all the monies
allocated for Veterans were spent
on Veterans.  Most of it was, but some
was spent on movies, hotels, Las Vegas
casinos or shopping sprees for employees
instead of Veterans who could have benefitted
from all of it instead of just a portion.  Those who
have served our nation deserve nothing but the best ...

(c) 2008, Karla Dorman (4/6)

 

 

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Reviewed by Jon Willey 4/9/2008
Some individuals have no apprecition for the gallantry of every single soldier that has served in the United States military. Failing to realize that without their sacrifices, we would not be living in the land of the free. Pity, how small things occupy small minds when matters of greatness elude them. Thanks for brining this to the den. I saw the article in the news but did not think to do more with it on the den. Jon Michael Willey
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 4/8/2008
Karla,
How those who make the ultimate decisions about this money sleep is beyond me. Very informative! Love and Hugs:)
Sheila
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/8/2008
What a shame!!!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Cryssa C 4/7/2008
Oh... Oh... Oh.... that is just sickening!
Cryssa
Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 4/7/2008
True
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 4/7/2008
That prolly equates to 1 million each... some naughty people out there..
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 4/7/2008
I agree one hundred per cent. To know a veteran personally makes one realize just how much these poor men have given, and more importantly, how much they deserve. What they must suffer and bear with their disabilities makes them heroes far greater than just the act of going into battle. I know a young man who is slowly dying because of Agent Orange and my heart cries for him.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 4/7/2008
Amen Karla they deserve the best that can be offered and yes it is a shame that the money is spent on unnessary things. Thank you for sharing Karla.

Newfie Hugs are on the way, Rose
Reviewed by Bonnie May 4/7/2008
Yes they do...I sure hope we soon learn. Great write Karla, Love, Bonnie
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/7/2008
They surely do, and they never seem to receive it. I often wonder what went wrong, in our once great nation, where we once honored our heroes.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/7/2008
Corruption abounds throughout the land on all levels . . . While Nero fiddles . . .
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/7/2008
Agreed and those responsible should be charged and prosecuted to full extent of law...good sentence would be to send them to Iraq and have them permanently on point.

Fee
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 4/7/2008
Perhaps we should move our Vietnam Black Wall to the front of the Congress Building and force all those ninny senators to go around it everyday and get they complacent asses in gear once and for all.
The arrogance of our politicians has become a literally spit on our faces.

Georg
Reviewed by Paul Berube 4/7/2008
Karla,

Bless Your Dear Heart My Friend. So sad to see such needed funds handled this way but it isn't only the Veterans who suffer. There have been many worthwhile commissions establish for the needy of disasters in this country and other countries of the world whose funds have been misappropriated. A more stringent control has to be established and overseen by honest caring people. So sad when it comes down to, "what's in it for me attitudes." Peace, Love and Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Paul Berube 4/7/2008
The misuse of funds within our government is nothing new unfortunately. A sad state of affairs indeed for a government by the people (?) for the people.
Reviewed by John Leko 4/7/2008
...such a sad state Karla...one that we all live in.
strong and powerful thought you pen here...
John
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed 4/6/2008
clearly stated with affection, concern and love of your country and its veterans. funds are misappropriated everywhere in the world but veterans´funds and those monies that go to child welfare should be spent wisely.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 4/6/2008
Well said
Reviewed by Charlie 4/6/2008
Not really a poem, but a powerful thought/wish/vent/rant (with which I happen to agree...) --Charlie
Reviewed by R Beeman 4/6/2008
well said my friend well said indeed.

randy
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/6/2008
So true Karla! The sad fact is that no one can be trusted anymore. It has become a huge problem knowing whom to believe in our present
culture. it's as if people think if everyone cheats why not me.! The bible forecasts these times of mistrust and confusion.so we'd best be prepared.Excellent write!...ET
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/6/2008
It is sad, and those who do this ought to be thrown in jail with the key thrown away!! Nothing but the best for our veterans; they definitely deserve better treatment than this!! Such a shame!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :( >tears! <

Let's give our veterans what they deserve: care, honor, and RESPECT!! Thank YOU for YOUR service! I am very proud of you; always will be! :)
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 4/6/2008
Such a sad state our country is in...It is a shame.
Peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/6/2008
sadly true i am afraid
Reviewed by Katie Gabrielle 4/6/2008
I didn't know this...yes these funds were misappropriated!! The very men and women that risk their lives for our freedom are getting the shaft! Thanks for reminding us all that all veterans deserve to be treated with respect and get their fair share !!



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