Political correctness in the extreme

December 27, 2013 

Can you believe this? The school children at the Grace Academy in Prosper, Texas, made Christmas cards to be distributed to wounded warriors at the veterans hospital in Dallas. When it came time to give cheer to these patients, they were told the hospital could not accept any cards with the mention of Christmas or any religious wishes; it was against VA policy.

Now I'm wondering if this is the same country that I fought for in Southeast Asia in the 1960s. Breaking the hearts of school children is bad enough, but those wounded personnel not being allowed to get those good wishes is absolutely disgusting. I believe that the VA should do some serious soul searching and policy changing. Those in the VA hospital did not fight for political correctness and they were denied a basic freedom.

Jim Bonnevier

Belleville

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