Outrage over death benefits frozen for families of fallen troops

October 09, 2013 / Written By The Five staff

• Outrage over death benefits frozen for families of fallen troops. Vote scheduled a bill to restore funding today. [LINK]

• Great emotional sound of Ollie North on “The Kelly File” last night: “This isn’t about the government shutdown, it’s about whether the Commander-In-Chief gives a damn about the morale of our troops…. It does not take an act of congress to authorize this travel by the dependents of our families of our dead or wounded. All it takes is a commander-in-chief with a conscience.” [LINK]

• Another shutdown consequence… Report: Armed rangers forced senior-citizen tourists to stay inside their hotel during Yellowstone visit because of shutdown. [LINK]

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