Posted on Aug 7, 2015
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Some of you may not like Jon Stewart, but after you read this, you may have more respect for him.

During his 16-plus-year run at the desk of "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart trafficked in the same military-themed segments as many of his television brethren: He did pushups for charity, he went on a USO tour with a magician and a noted mailman, and he ... did more pushups for charity.

Tests of upper-body strength aside, one of Stewart's unique, lasting contributions to military matters may be his frequent, frustration-filled salvos at the Veterans Affairs Department. He's cranked out several "Daily Show" segments over the years that have have helped spotlight VA problems for a broader audience — an effort that's not gone unappreciate

http://www.armytimes.com/story/entertainment/2015/08/06/jon-stewart-vs-va-how-tv-host-raged-against-red-tape/31207623/
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I love Jon Stewart! I will miss him immensely. I did not agree with all that he said, but I loved that he called bullshit on those that required it.

He launched a VA diatribe every chance that he got waving the bullshit flag on them and their ludicrous backlog and red tape.

He also took shots at Arby's every moment he could. And Donald Trump... And Lindsey Graham... And Dick Cheney... And Bill O'Reilly... And DiBlasio... And........ ((l miss him already..le sigh))
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CMSgt (Join to see), CPT (Join to see), Damn, Can you two agree on something?
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SGT (Join to see) - Of course. I like to think of CMSgt (Join to see) as my partner here on RallyPoint. But I don't know if the feeling is mutual. I hope so. :)
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CPT (Join to see), I guess you'd have to ask CMSgt (Join to see), about that. (-:
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Absolutelyyyyy, Sir! I am honored and psyched!!! :)
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I love Jon Stewart. I hate to see him leave. He has trashed the VA many times. At least he can bring attention to the issue.
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His nearly daily presence, incisive wit and willingness to take on power, even face to face, in a hilarious way, will be missed.
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Capt Richard P., He will be missed. He understood our Constitution and used it in his behalf for other Americans, who were just average everyday Joe's.
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