The VA Scandal is Just the Tip of the Iceberg
The president is right to be upset over the mistreatment of US military veterans, especially those who return home with so many physical and mental injuries. Veterans should not be abused when they seek the treatment promised them when they enlisted. But his outrage over military abuse is selective. He ignores the most egregious abuse of the US armed forces: sending them off to fight, become maimed, and die in endless conflicts overseas that have no connection to US national security.
And now more troops have been sent to Nigeria due to Boko Haram, after Obama's bombing of Libya plunged that country into chaos, resulted in a proliferation of weapons getting into the hands of " al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Boko Haram...” which was warned about in an earlier UN report.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950