Flashback: Obama Wanted to Charge Wounded Veterans for Treatment
But somehow this VA thing is all Bush’s fault……
Check it out:
Obama pushed for soldiers to have to pay for TRICARE. Obama wanted to get rid of it. We had it at RushLimbaugh.com on March 17, 2009. But the original story came from Military.com: “Senators Slam Plan for Wounded Vets to Use Private Insurance.”
The Dateline here is CNN, March 12, 2009. So this is not during the campaign. This is while Obama has… It is around the time of the stimulus, actually. “Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki confirmed Tuesday that the Obama [Regime] is considering a controversial plan to make veterans pay for treatment of service-related injuries with private insurance.”
Now, I just have to interject here that if I forgot that, I expect that most everybody else did — except the veterans who remembered hearing it or were affected by it or thought they might be affected by it. But it’s impossible to keep track. You can’t remember every assault on the traditions and institutions of this country that this Regime has made. That’s why RushLimbaugh.com is so valuable.
I mean it. It is. RushLimbaugh.com, our website, is a veritable encyclopedia chronicling the seminal events in this country, combined with expert analysis and commentary by me. It’s a gold mine. It’s a subscriber-based website, obviously, but we also have a free side at RushLimbaugh.com, which features a lot of information itself. But this is, once again, is a reminder, if I don’t mind saying so.
I mean, folks, if I don’t, who will say how worthwhile and valuable chronicling what happens every day on this program has been? That’s what RushLimbaugh.com is. It was a CNN story, March 12, 2009: “Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki confirmed Tuesday that the Obama administration is considering a controversial plan to make veterans pay for treatment of service-related injuries with private insurance,” meaning their own.
“Lawmakers say they’d reject a proposal to make veterans pay for treatment of war wounds with private insurance. … Asked about the proposal, Shinseki said it was under ‘consideration.’ ‘A final decision hasn’t been made yet,’ he said.” We, in fact, did talk about this. The headline at RushLimbaugh.com is, “Outrage: Obama Plans to Charge Wounded Veterans for Treatment.”