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Pat Oliphant

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Phoenix wasn’t the best. A friend of my son’s had problems with an ex-wife and the idiots let her attorney’s get his service dog taken.


    Much to my surprise and chagrin, Sheriff Arpaio, yes, that nut, actually stepped up, took the dog, and got it back to him! So even the craziest may do some things right?


    But still, I’ve been satisfied that far more in VA than the Pentagon are on the side of our troops.

  2. Noreen Klose

    Noreen Klose said, about 1 year ago

    @dtroutma

    Perhaps you could consider that MOST people are at heart decent human beings?

    Left or Right have no “lock” on good, or evil.

    Just b/c the Sheriff is conservative, does NOT mean he isn’t a decent human being.

    We are all capable of doing good, or bad…politics should never trump decency.

  3. Lynne Truesdale

    Lynne Truesdale GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    The Secretary of VA is a veteran himself without a leg he lost in Viet Nam…no one want to serve the veterans more…it is the SES (Senior Executive Service) people who did not serve that are the problem.

  4. Frank Ragsdale

    Frank Ragsdale GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    The problem is the budget. The VA is constantly trying to cut corners. I have been trying to get an appointment in cardiology and urology departments for almost a year. No luck so far.

  5. Katniss Everdeen

    Katniss Everdeen said, about 1 year ago

    @Noreen Klose

    well said

  6. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, about 1 year ago

    For those who want to read about a VA medical disaster, here’s Fred’s story.

  7. Kitsapian

    Kitsapian said, about 1 year ago

    Errr, the VA has not been the Veterans Administration since 1988 . . . .

  8. SpicyNacho

    SpicyNacho GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Frank Ragsdale

    We’ll all be dealing with that soon enough with Obamacare.

  9. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 1 year ago

    Although I dislike the term “death panel”, the euphemism, “resource allocation board”, is not any better. My normal pragmatism sort of breaks down in this area. I abhor the probable necessity of such groups to exist, be it VA or PPACA or other areas.Oh well, c’est la vie, que sara sara, etc. There’s not much you can do when resources are not unlimited.

  10. Kip W

    Kip W said, about 1 year ago

    @Noreen Klose

    Have you followed the Sheriff’s career? He’s not just conservative. He apparently believes himself to be an instrument of vengeance.

  11. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 1 year ago

    I’m trying to envision an ex-wife, no matter how disgruntled or how much she loved the dog, who would have the turpitude to take a service dog from someone who needed it.

  12. echoraven

    echoraven said, about 1 year ago

    @Noreen Klose

    beautiful post. Simply beautiful.

  13. Jerry

    Jerry said, about 1 year ago

    Simple solution, fire all the featherbed merchants and hire only those who have served.

  14. zekedog55

    zekedog55 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    No Punk?

  15. Enoki

    Enoki said, about 1 year ago

    And yet, guys like Oliphant see nothing wrong with universal government run health care…

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