Matt Brown: Obama has no empathy for troops


UFC welterweight Matt Brown took some time out of his preparation for his fight with former interim champ Carlos Condit at UFC on Fox 9 on Dec. 14, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif. to speak with It was announced recently that the Armed Forces Network wouldn’t be showing NFL and MLB games as a result of the government shutdown; Brown was not impressed. has the story.

“I have the highest respect for our soldiers and wish all the best for them," said Brown. "Apparently, Obama thinks differently. Our soldiers should be treated with respect and should not be subject to the downfalls of the American political system. It’s very disheartening to hear that our soldiers are suffering even more than usual because our politicians can not agree on anything. The last people that should suffer is them. Again, Obama thinks differently. I wish the troops the best and hope I can make a difference in getting some entertainment back to them.”

"The president... needs a reality check. He should go serve for a year in the Middle East and see firsthand what it is like to be there. Obviously, he has no clue and no empathy for these men and women.”

The UFC has a history of holding events in cooperation with a US military base. UFC: Fight for the Troops 3 on November 6, 2013 at Fort Campbell in Fort Campbell, Kentucky will be the fourth. The shows have raised millions for military prersonnel. In 2009 White was awarded the Armed Forces Humanitarian Award.

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gr3asegun site profile image  

10/11/13 10:27 PM by gr3asegun The only way to fix it is to get the money out of politics or at least dial it back to a time when these scumbag lobbyists representing corporations did not run the world.  

Porkchop site profile image  

10/11/13 10:20 PM by Porkchop

Much like you've demonstrated that you don't watch anything but FOX News.

Mark Hunter site profile image  

10/11/13 6:44 PM by Mark Hunter

LOL. KingofBJJ, I criticized you in the Renzo thread. I think I misjudged you, amigo.

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10/11/13 6:37 PM by Mark Hunter

True . . . and the end of the thread if people had any common sense.

hendofanforlife site profile image  

10/11/13 1:50 PM by hendofanforlife

So the guy who followed up on his campaign promise and got hundreds of thousands of troops out of two quagmires we'd been in for a decade has no empathy?

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10/11/13 1:45 PM by SamboMMA

Much like you're drinking the Obama Kool-Aid.

Vizslarex site profile image  

10/11/13 12:16 PM by Vizslarex

Matt Brown is entitled to his opinion, but I think he must of been drinking the Tea Party cool aid to believe that.

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10/11/13 10:18 AM by epwar

Families of fallen troops will be assured of receiving death benefits under legislation President Barack Obama signed Thursday amid a national firestorm after the Pentagon suspended the roughly $100,000 payments during the partial government shutdown.

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10/10/13 7:45 PM by JimmersonzGlove

Obama won't even let the troops jerk off anymore.