George W. Bush

'Honoring Service, Ignoring Veterans'

Today's inaugural theme: "Celebrating Freedom, Honoring Service". Mr. Bush has cut veterans benefits and left thousands of troops without the armor and equipment they need. Meanwhile, Mr. Bush has done nothing to honor the service of these men:

Approximately 33% of homeless men are veterans, although veterans comprise only 23% of the general adult male population. The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans estimates that on any given night, 299,321 veterans are homeless (National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 2003).

Yet millions of dollars are being spent on this "War President's" party today. National Coalition for the Homeless.