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Things that are more important to democrats than the health care of veterans
Flopping Aces ^ | 05-24-14 | DrJohn

Posted on 05/24/2014 2:55:14 PM PDT by Starman417

VA-Scandal

US veterans are dying at the hands of left wing bureaucrats and democrats have made clear they do not regard the issue as serious. There are many things that are more important than the health of veterans. Among them:

- Health care of Gitmo terrorists

Here’s another secret the White House doesn’t want you to know about the VA. Al Qaeda detainees get better medical treatment than our veterans.

Say what?

Yes, it’s true. I know because I served as a Pentagon spokesman from 2005-2009 and visited Guantanamo Bay Naval Base over 30 times during those years.

Despite the fact that Al Qaeda terrorists carried out the Sept. 11 terror attacks, killing 3,000 people in America, the admitted co-conspirators and their roughly 150 fellow jihadists at Gitmo have approximately 100 doctors, nurses and health care personnel assigned to them.

Doctors and medical personnel are at their beck and call. Got a cold, a fever, a toothache, a tumor, chest or back pain, mental health issues, PTSD? No problem, come right on in. Military doctors are waiting to see you.

The VA and Gitmo eligible patient-to-health care provider ratios speak volumes.

While the Gitmo ratio is 1.5 to 1, for America’s 9 million veterans receiving VA health care and 267,930 VA employees, the ratio is 35 to 1.

- Bonuses for administrative officials who let vets die on waiting lists:

$8.8 million in all.

Sharon Helman, the director of the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System, “got an $8,500 bonus last month while there was an open [inspector general] investigation into Phoenix,” Chairman Miller told CNN’s Jake Tapper in an interview Wednesday.

It had been previously reported that Helman received more than $9,000 in bonus pay in 2013 on top of her annual salary of $169,900. The VA office of inspector general began investigating the Phoenix VA for wrongdoing in December 2013, months before Helman received the additional $8,500 bonus.

- Bradley Manning's sex change operation

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has formally approved the request of Pvt. Bradley Manning, convicted for leaking classified documents to Wikileaks, to be temporarily transferred out of military custody in order to undergo expensive hormone therapy and surgery to become a woman.

Manning, whose taxpayer-funded request to change his name from Bradley to Chelsea was approved last month by a Kansas court, has been able to obtain repeated diagnoses from military doctors that he suffers from “gender dysphobia”; a condition of someone ‘discontented’ with the sex they were ‘assigned with’ at birth. It was first listed as a medical condition in 2007 by the authoritative Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Two Pentagon officials quoted by WUSA-TV, the CBS News affiliate in Washington, D.C., claim the transfer orders were submitted because neither the Defense nor Veterans Department authorize such medical services, while the US Bureau of Prisons does. Pentagon Spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby denies the claim, saying no decision has been made to transfer Manning to a civilian facility.

As the medical needs of Manning, convicted in 2013 and sentenced to 35 years in prison for stealing 750,000 classified defense department documents in order to disseminate them to Wikileaks, were being assiduously attended to by America’s defense establishment, untold hundreds of American servicemen and women suffering from genuine life-threatening and acute medical conditions have allegedly been left to die on at least seven waiting lists managed by the US Veterans Administration.

At least 19 veterans “served” by VA facilities in South Carolina and Georgia died apparently avoidable deaths from colon and bowel cancers after they were put on phony waiting lists designed to prevent from obtaining the necessary diagnostic tests.

Phoenix VA doctor Dr. Sam Foote was the first to publicly expose the scandal when he claimed that up to 40 people in his jurisdiction alone had died preventable deaths while on VA waiting lists.

Sex change treatments can last several years and, in Manning's case, will cost taxpayers up to $40,000. The 2014 published Medicaid reimbursement for a colonoscopy is $479.39.

- Changing the Redskins' name

In a letter Thursday, 49 senators mentioned the NBA's quick action recently to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life after he was heard on an audio recording making offensive comments about blacks. They said Goodell should formally push to rename the Redskins.

"We urge you and the National Football League to send the same clear message as the NBA did: that racism and bigotry have no place in professional sports," read the letter, which did not use the word "Redskins."

Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida wrote his own letter saying he doesn't believe that retaining the Redskin name "is appropriate in this day and age."

- Protecting unions:

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: obama; veterans

1 posted on 05/24/2014 2:55:14 PM PDT by Starman417
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2 posted on 05/24/2014 2:57:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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Gitmo prisoners are getting better care than our military veterans, because the prisoners are Islamists. Obama caters to Islamists.


3 posted on 05/24/2014 3:21:29 PM PDT by abclily
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Gitmo prisoners, Illegal Immigrants, Convicts in general all get better care than our Vets!!

It's disgusting.

4 posted on 05/24/2014 3:25:52 PM PDT by Carbonsteel
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To: abclily

How anyone can still support obama is beyond me. And so are they. I refuse to speak to any of them. I live a pretty stress free life.


5 posted on 05/24/2014 3:26:36 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Starman417
let's see... welfare, faggots, goathumpers, illegal aliens, welfare, drugs, queer marriage, voter fraud, quotas, abortion, 0bamacare, oh yeah did i mention welfare yet?
6 posted on 05/24/2014 5:03:42 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Chode
This poster never, EVER answers any of the comments on the excerpted threads he posts.

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/by:starman417/index?tab=comments;brevity=full;options=no-change

7 posted on 05/24/2014 5:13:34 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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Sorry. I forgot to ping you to comment #7, to which you will not respond.


8 posted on 05/24/2014 5:15:00 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi
odd isn't it
9 posted on 05/24/2014 7:01:22 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Chode

Almost like he was just pimpin’ or something.


10 posted on 05/24/2014 7:02:26 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi
pretty much
11 posted on 05/24/2014 7:12:33 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Starman417

1- Barack
2- Hussein
3- Obama

The three most important things to democrats!!!


12 posted on 05/24/2014 8:57:12 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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