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October 18, 2010

VFW Dissolves Board Of Its Political Action Committee

Endorsing liberal Democrats over honest to God war heroes wasn't exactly a winning plan. After much outrage the National Commander of the VFW has decided to withdraw the appointments of the PAC Board of Directors.

It is now evident to most of the VFW leadership, both National and especially the departments, that the VFW has been subjected to extreme negative publicity throughout the nation, and the recent endorsement decisions have, in fact, harmed the VFW s reputation and future ability to fulfill our mission.

I cannot let this erosion of public support for our great organization continue. The apparent lack of the committee to address these concerns will lead to a proposal by me, as Commander-in-Chief, to amend the by-laws at the 112th National Convention for the purpose of dissolving the PAC. Meanwhile, under the authority granted to me as Commander-in-Chief in section 619 of the VFW National By-Laws and under section 620 of the Manual of Procedure, I am withdrawing all PAC appointments effective October 15, 2010.

One vet that the VFW took a pass on endorsing and instead endorsed the non-vet Democrat is Iraq and USMC vet Nick Popaditch.

I'm not sure how close this race is (it's a Democratic district) but this year just about no Democrat is safe, so Be the Wave.


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