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The government forgot about hiring the vet

By Michael Fumento

With unemployment up yet again, it must be reassuring to Americans that job-seeking veterans are being helped so much by the government, and by all those Web-based organizations with such names as VetJobs.com, MilitaryHire.com, RecruitMilitary.com, HireVeterans.com, and Military Job Zone.

Except that they're not. Remember the expression "Don't forget; hire the vet"? We've forgotten.

Read my Philadelphia Inquirer piece, "No Medals for Hiring Vets," and be enraged.

November 11, 2009 08:48 PM  ·  Government ~ Military