Veterans betrayed again: Obama’s $4 trillion budget slices Choice Card program

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One of the fundamental premises of the American free market is choice. However, for some reason there are those who feel choice is not part of the success of this Republic. It’s reserved for those who believe they know what’s best for everyone else.

Remember the debacle of the Veterans Administration system, the wait lists, and veterans dying while being put on these infamous wait lists? Last year, Congress passed a law signed by President Obama called the Veterans Choice Law. It allows veterans who live outside of a reasonable distance to go to a health care facility of their choosing closer to where they live – or even receive care at a facility providing responsive services – the least our nation could do, right?

Well, there’s a little problem per the recently released Obama budget. The Choice Law that Obama signed and so vociferously lauded is getting a budget cut.

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