This is a discussion on Feds say Vietnam vet not U.S. citizen within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by barstoolguru it just goes to show you how vets are treated in this country. It is how everyone who doesn't quite fit ...
to compare it to immigration. That's why all the simple answers people post are ridiculous.
Fact is we live in a complex society of 310 million people and special situations crop up for everything. These get
lots of publicity and make government look bad, but the real issue is that the law generally just doesn't allow
for accommodation to special circumstances without a judge getting involved, and even then often not.
If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
The only thing that fits is the response to the Germans at the Battle of the Bulge...........
"One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation."
--Thomas B. Reed, American Attorney
Second Amendment -- Established December 15, 1791 and slowly eroded ever since What happened to "..... shall not be infringed."