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The nation's largest grassroots membership organization of Progressive Veterans. #VetsForDemocracy #VetsForClimate
Sep 1, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
Under Trump and his new hand-picked VA Secretary, instead of fixing the @DeptVetAffairs, they’re bleeding it dry.

The number of unfilled jobs has gone up by 12,000 since last report.

They sabotage the VA, so service suffers. Then they say “Service sucks! Privatize!” A few greedy billionaires in Mar-a-Lago are trying to destroy the VA so they can profit off us.

But what’s happening with veterans isn’t isolated. It’s happpening in public education, where @BetsyDeVos undermines our public schools, then uses the sabotage as a pretext for cuts.
Jun 14, 2018 11 tweets 4 min read
Fun Fact: one of the disbursements Trump made in an Iowa was to a supposed “Veteran Service dog” charity, which has only ever given a dog to Sarah Palin, and which is run by a GOP political operative with a felony conviction for charity fraud.… Following #VetsVsHate holding a protest outside of Trump Tower in May 2016, calling out @realDonaldTrump for using Veterans as props for racism and bigotry while lying about having donated to Veteran charities, Trump was forced to donate the missing money. /2
May 13, 2018 15 tweets 3 min read
Let’s talk about the Iran Deal, and why it’s viewed so differently than the negotiations with North Korea. 1/ Let’s start with some facts: the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the JCPOA, was the gold standard for arms control. There were basically no experts who thought the USA should break the deal, and not a single other country in the world who joined us in doing so. 2/
May 3, 2018 11 tweets 3 min read
New from @ProPublica, some of the most violent and extreme white supremacist hate groups include active duty military troops, and actively recruit veterans. /1… Reminder, when @MilitaryTimes did a scientific poll of troops, 1-in-4 said they know a white nationalist serving alongside them in uniform, and 1-in-20 openly responded to the poll with white supremacist statements. 2/
Dec 17, 2017 13 tweets 3 min read
THREAD: It’s clear that Trump doesn’t actually care about having an effective military, or keeping us safe, his priority is white nationalist purges. #VetsVsHate Yesterday, the White House shared a video of President Trump once again using the military community as props to advance his bigoted and un-American agenda.
Nov 9, 2017 14 tweets 5 min read
As Veterans Day approaches, we're proud to join with frontline LGBT membership and legal organizations to #HonorTransTroops Over the next hour, we'll be hosting a nonpartisan twitter chat to answer questions about the #TransBan and the work of our organizations.
Oct 23, 2017 18 tweets 6 min read
BREAKING: @MilitaryTimes has just released a scientific poll of U.S. military troops. The things it found are game-changing. 1/ A majority of troops say White Nationalism is a national security threat. They say it's more dangerous than Iraq, Syria, or Afghanistan. 2/
Oct 17, 2017 12 tweets 3 min read
THREAD: It's shocking that Trump still hasn't contacted the families of the 4 troops killed in #Niger, but that's just half the story. 1/ Calling the families of fallen troops is, after all, the absolutely lowest bar. Trump fails even that, which tells us something important 2/