Ah, Republicans- the party of patriotism, if by patriotism you mean blocking a bill to fund veterans' benefits. Once again, Republicans have totally screwed over the very people they love to use as props in photo ops, something the do with appalling regularity.
It's amazing how hypocritical the Republicans are, quick to accuse political opponents of being a fifth column, but quicker to shaft the men and women who have served in the armed forces. It's going to be an interesting mid-term election, and I can't see this cowardly, greedy stance helping the Republican cause in November.
As always, Senator Bernie Sanders seems to be the one guy who is fighting hardest to actually help a constituency composed of actual human beings: