Monday, May 31, 2010

Memorial Day

Found this at Theo Spark, who probably found it here:
'Bout sums it up, doesn't it.


Anonymous said...

Here's how Texas treats its veterans:

Friday, May 28, 2010
Soldier in Iraq Loses Home Over $800 Debt | Mother Jones

Michael Clauer is a captain in the Army Reserve who commanded over 100 soldiers in Iraq. But while he was fighting for his country, a different kind of battle was brewing on the home front. Last September, Michael returned to Frisco, Texas, to find that his homeowners' association had foreclosed on his $300,000 house—and sold it for $3,500.
Here's another one of those "isolated examples.

Billll said...

I saw that story, and it looks more like how the HOA treats veterans, although my experience with HOAs suggests they tend to be equal-opportunity assholes rather than specializing in any one group.

Still if they get properly pilloried for this, it will be a step in the right direction.