Making those injured use PRIVATE insurance is cowardice. Barack, you're setting yourself up as a hate monger. You're gonna get noticed for this...hold onto your podium, the carpet will be ripped from under you.
McClatchy-Tribune News Service -- Veterans object to administration's insurance plan: "The Obama administration is considering making veterans use private insurance to pay for treatment of combat and service-related injuries. The plan would be an about-face on what veterans believe is a longstanding pledge by the government to pay for health care costs that result from their military service. But in a White House meeting Monday, veterans groups apparently failed to persuade President Barack Obama to take the plan off the table. ... 'It became apparent during our discussion today that the president intends to move forward with this unreasonable plan,' said Commander David K. Rehbein of The American Legion. 'He says he is looking to generate $540 million by this method, but refused to hear arguments about the moral and government-avowed obligations that would be compromised by it.' "