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Vet Dies 500 Yards From VA Hospital ER After 30-Minute Ambulance Wait

Vet Dies 500 Yards From VA Hospital ER After 30-Minute Ambulance Wait

You want a scandal? Okay, here’s a real one. Not a phony one cooked up to make President Obama look bad. This makes every administration look bad and, unlike the phony IRS “scandal,” it’s a matter of life and death. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "b9db0d40-a824-4a99-90d6-b7e1f278c7ac"; // ]]> Now read this:Burger-gate: Conservatives Are Going [...]

Meet The New Head Of Veterans Affairs

Bob McDonald has both a military background and one in corporate America. However, Republicans will likely find something wrong with him. After all, he is now an Obama nominee. // < ![CDATA[ // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "f00d5f0f-ba24-4893-8b6c-214a2f601801"; // ]]> Now read this:Eric Shinseki Resigns (May 30, 2014) Bernie Sanders: We Have A War [...]

Poor Care At VA Hospitals Cost 1,000 Lives

It keeps getting worse as we learn more about the VA scandal. VA deaths were covered up to make the stats look better. Now we are hearing about how the severe the impact of poor care has been. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "cb2eb5ec-45b3-4529-a663-1488b125cf51"; // ]]> Now read this:VA Whistleblower Speaks (May 24, 2014) [...]

VA Deaths Covered Up To Make Stats Look Better

Records were changed to make statistics look better, so that those waiting for care wouldn’t be counted. “Deceased” notes on files were removed to make statistics look better, so veterans would not be counted as having died while waiting for care, Pauline DeWenter said. DeWenter should know. DeWenter is the actual scheduling clerk at the [...]

Senators Sanders And McCain Announce Bipartisan Bill To Improve VA

Sanders And McCain Announce Bipartisan Deal On Veterans Care Bill (via http://crooksandliars.com) By Heather June 6, 2014 5:00 am – Comments Despite all of the recent posturing we’ve seen from our members of Congress, senators Sanders and McCain have actually managed to hammer out a deal to help resolve many of the problems at the [...]

Bernie Sanders Lays Out Plan To Fix VA

Sen. Bernie Sanders Lays Out New Plan To Overhaul The VA (via http://crooksandliars.com) By Heather June 2, 2014 5:00 am – Comments Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses his Restoring Veterans’ Trust Act of 2014 with Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer. I don’t have a lot of hope that we’re going to see Republicans actually wanting [...]

Documents Reveal VA Wait List Issues Were First Known In 2002

An investigation by Mother Jones reveals that the current problems at the Veterans Administration date back to at least 1995. The underlying issues date back even further. In 1995, as part of a broader overhaul, the VA began pressing clinics to cut wait times for new patient appointments to 30 days. But there was no [...]

It’s Time To Call Out The Real Villains

When Senator Bernie Sanders proposed a bill to substantially improve the quality of life for America’s heroes, our veterans, his intentions were to vastly enhance care and education. On February 27, 2014: A massive veterans legislative package that would have expanded a host of post-military benefits was sidelined after Senate Democratic backers failed to find enough support among [...]

Remind Me: Who Is It Again That Loves Our Military So Much?

Via Being Liberal: Now read this:Iraq War Veteran Cited For Owning 14 Therapeutic Pet Ducks (Jul 20, 2014) Pastor And Church Members Torture Boy, Force Him To Dig Own Grave (Jul 8, 2014) Former PA GOP Leader Charged With ‘Indecent Assault Without Consent’ (Jul 5, 2014) With Hobby Lobby Decision, Time For Bubba Gump To [...]

Sloan Gibson To Be Interim Head Of VA

President Obama has named Sloane Gibson as interim head of the Veterans Administration as the search begins for a replacement for Eric Shinseki. A career banker, Gibson has held the No. 2 post at the department since February of this year. He came to the department after serving as president and chief executive officer of [...]

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