Tuesday, March 1, 2011

From the "It Just Isn't Fair" File - Homeless Vets

It Just Isn't Fair File

This morning I read this piece on homeless veterans:

http://wnymedia.net/ccharvella/2011/03/my-first-evening-with-the-homeless-vets-and-an-interview-with-will/#comment-144942

About ten minutes later, this came across my screen:

Budget cuts may hit homeless vets

"The DCCC will continue going district by district to hold House Republicans accountable for forcing homeless veterans to sleep in the streets," said Jesse Ferguson of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

http://money.cnn.com/2011/03/01/news/economy/homeless_veterans_housing_cuts/
How can we, in good conscience, ask our young people to volunteer and then discard them when they return and need us the most?

Chris' article is one of hope. Something that seems to be in short supply.