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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Veterans can't wait, Mr. President
Veterans can't wait, Mr. President

I have been an avid supporter of Barack Obama even before he declared his candidacy on that cold February morning in 2007, a day of hope and expectation. Now it is another cold day in America, when our hope has turned to dust. ("At least for now, Obama stands by VA Secretary Eric Shinseki," May 21) What a bitter irony that President Obama has worked so hard to provide healthcare for millions of previously uninsured Americans and yet has left our veterans to flounder in a ruinous system. The president must act now by executive order to provide immediate medical care in the private sector for those veterans who are still awaiting services. They must not be put on hold any...

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