Tag Archives: Sen. Jim DeMint

CARTER: Wicker, Cochran turn backs on veterans in time of dire need

October 26, 2012

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  Forgive Mississippi’s veterans if they don’t return the insincere salutes rendered this Veterans Day by senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran. Veterans returning from a decade of conflict face unemployment in numbers at least 10 percent higher than the rest of us. They need help. The $1 billion Veterans Jobs Corps Act was designed […]

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CARTER: S.C.’s DeMint tells veterans they don’t deserve job help

November 11, 2011

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Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina needs to get out more often. He doesn’t think the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces do anything special that sets them apart from the rest of us.  He reasons that signaling them out for extra help getting jobs after their service wouldn’t be fair to […]

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