February 9, 2015

Hotline for Illegals, Not So Much for Vets

The Department of Homeland Security set up a hotline for people who believe their rights have been violated. Illegal aliens who believe so, that is. In the wake of Barack Obama’s amnesty, U.S. Customs and Border Protection advised illegals to “please tell us about your experience” if they feel they’ve been treated “contrary to the new DHS enforcement priorities.” Shawn Moran, vice president of the National Border Patrol Council, says it’s an insult: “Instead of supporting our agents, this administration has decided it is more important to find new ways to solicit complaints and invite ridicule against them.” Meanwhile, compare that “customer service” to the treatment of veterans. There are hundreds of thousands of veterans awaiting help from the Department of Veterans Affairs in a variety of ways, from home-loan assistance to disability benefits to health care. Veterans quickly became far too familiar with the incredible lack of responsiveness by the VA. It is a near impossibility to actually reach a human being at the VA by telephone, and, if you ever do, good luck getting anything useful out of them. To see such shameful treatment of our veterans while Obama’s administration is placing funds into a program designed to assist people here illegally is beyond appalling. More…

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