Wednesday, December 08, 2004

Support the troops send calling cards here

I am re-posting this because one of the most popular search terms I get is about sending calling cards to the guys in hospital. And I like this post because it sends you right to the source. So back by popular demand
"The number ONE request at Walter Reed hospital is phone cards. Because the priority of our government is to continue tax cuts for the likes of Paris Hilton, the government doesn’t pay LD phone charges and these guys, many of them amputees, are rationing their calls home.
Many will be there throughout the holidays.

Remember that most are from poor families. It is disgusting that they cannot keep in touch with family after what they have been asked to sacrifice for BushCo; especially this time of year.

Support the troops—cuz BushCo doesn’t. Send phone cards of any amount to:
Medical Family Assistance Center
Walter Reed Medical Center
6900 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20307-5001

They say they need an “endless” supply of these—any amount even $5 is greatly appreciated. "


Blogger TFWnews said...

"Washington, DC, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. veterans from the war in Iraq are beginning to show up at homeless shelters around the country, and advocates fear they are the leading edge of a new generation of homeless vets not seen since the Vietnam era."

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Blogger TFWnews said...

"BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq (news - web sites) may modify plans for its first free election to give people more time to vote next month, officials said Wednesday as suicide bombers and gunmen again struck Sunni Muslim towns north and west of the capital."

5:45 PM  
Blogger TFWnews said...

"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Wednesday resumed direct assistance to the Palestinian Authority as part of a renewed push for peace following the death of long-time leader Yasser Arafat."

5:45 PM  
Blogger TFWnews said...

"TORONTO -- A former United States marine told a refugee hearing for an American war dodger Tuesday that trigger-happy U.S. soldiers in Iraq routinely killed unarmed women and children, and murdered other Iraqis in violation of international law."

5:46 PM  

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