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Veterans’ Benefits

More Iraq combat veterans who don’t understand the stakes:

As John McCain well knows, if we pass the Webb-Hagel bill and enhance veterans benefits, then this might encourage some combat veterans to actually leave the service at some point instead of signing up for the fourth and fifth and sixth tours of duty that make a policy of open-ended occupation viable. Under the circumstances, stinginess toward the troops is the only responsible alternative to dhimmitude.

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