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VA Says No Deaths Because Of Wait Times

The Inspector General for the Department of Veterans Affairs is releasing a report saying there were no deaths because of wait times at their Phoenix facility. Employees at VA centers in Wyoming, Texas and North Carolina alleged that there was a concerted effort to hide long wait times. In May, the inspector general said it was […]

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:Chris Christie Faces New […]

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 […]

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:Burger-gate: Conservatives Are Going Bonkers Because […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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