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Filipino Veterans Equity Act Celebrates 20 Years of Pretending
By Andrew Walden @ 1:43 PM :: 6050 Views :: National News, Politicians

Filipino Veterans Equity Act Celebrates 20 Years of Pretending 

For twenty years, politicians have introduced the "Filipino Veterans Equity Act" to score free campaign publicity and roust up votes in Filipino communities.  The idea is to talk about it, not to pass it.  Here is the rundown on this designed-to-fail political scam.

Wikipedia: Since 1993, versions of this bill have been introduced to congress by members of both parties....  Most versions have been introduced by congressmen with Filipino-American communities among their constituents.... All but the most recent version are dead, most died in committee before even being scheduled for debate....

  • 103rd Congress: S. 120, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 1993
  • 104th Congress: S. 55, H.R. 1136, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 1995
  • 105th Congress: S. 623, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 1997, H.R. 836, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 1995
  • 106th Congress: H.R. 491, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2001
  • 107th Congress: H.R. 677, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2003
  • 108th Congress: S. 146, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2005
  • 109th Congress: H.R. 4574, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2006
  • 110th Congress: S. 57, H.R. 760, Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2007

And now ... S690 , HR1452 Filipino Veterans Equity Act of 2013

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