Tuesday, August 17, 2010

While Congress is in recess

It is very important that you contact your Congressional Representatives and US Senators to let them know you are unhappy with the delays in moving the Agent Orange Equity Act of 2009 [HR 2254, S.1939].

It is important to make direct contact with your Rep or Senator to get this message across. It is an election year. They will want to look strong on Veterans. Tell them this is a chance for them to do just that!

Use the phone. Or better yet, go to their closest office and talk to someone to get your message posted to your Rep or Senator.

There is no time for letters.

There is no time for letters.

And one more time...

There is no time for letters.

You must take action to make direct contact, and you must do it now. If there is a campaign rally near you, go to it and make contact there. Wear your Legion, or VFW cap, and your medals. Make sure you are easily identified as a Veteran, and let them know clearly and politely what they must do to get your vote, and the votes of everyone you know.

Good luck, and good hunting!

VNVets

”It is a stain on this nation's honor that the Department of Veterans Affairs has become a deadlier and more difficult adversary to the American veteran than any they have ever faced on a battlefield."-- VNVets

"The concept that Agent Orange, and its effects, stopped dead in its tracks at the shoreline is simply too illogical, and too ludicrous to accept. What does that say about the Obama Administration and his Department of Veterans Affairs?"--VNVets

"With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan--to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations." --President Abraham Lincoln

"It follows then as certain as that night succeeds the day, that without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive, and with it, everything honorable and glorious."--President George Washington

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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous22:49

    People should remember also that, just because a senator or rep has signed up as a co-sponsor, they are unde NO legal obligation to actually vote YES when and if the bill comes up for a vote. There are MANY in congress who have a reputation for doing this. In the case of HR2254, many co-sponsored betting on the bill never getting out of committee....very good chance they will be right. You have to let them know that being a co-sponsor is nice but you'd like to see some evidence that they made an effort to move the bill along also....ask this question specifically when they say that they 'support' the bill.

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