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Awful. Dozens of Veterans’ Bodies Never Buried – Discovered at Morgue
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/ ^ | May 25, 2014 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 05/25/2014 8:01:43 PM PDT by Whenifhow

The bodies of at least 28 veterans were found this past week at the LA Coroner’s office. The bodies had never been buried.

CBS Local reported:

The bodies of 28 veterans at the L.A. County Morgue were finally moved Friday for burial to the Riverside National Cemetery.

CBS2/KCAL9 pressed the L.A. County Coroner’s Office Thursday to find out why the bodies had not yet received a proper burial after a source indicated there may have been as many as 60 veterans at the morgue for the past year and a half.

The morgue says the bodies were unclaimed and they don’t know how long the veterans were there.

The law states veterans are supposed to receive a proper burial.

The Veterans Administration says they were never notified the bodies were processed and ready to be buried.

More than two dozen bodies were transported to the Riverside National Cemetery Friday afternoon and more could be moved as they are identified.

On Friday evening, KCAL9′s Stacey Butler reported the LA County Morgue and the Veteran’s Administration were blaming each other for the mistake.

Butler reported from the National Ceremony where the bodies are scheduled for burial.

She spoke to citizens who were outraged at how the deceased vets were treated.


TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: bhoveterans; losangeles; morgue; scandal; veterans
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1 posted on 05/25/2014 8:01:43 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Jet Jaguar

FYI


2 posted on 05/25/2014 8:02:11 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Whenifhow

It never ends.


3 posted on 05/25/2014 8:02:36 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Whenifhow

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse...


4 posted on 05/25/2014 8:04:02 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Whenifhow

Oh dear God.
What’s next?
This is beyond shameful and unconscionable.
I’m absolutely horrified and shaken to my very bones.


5 posted on 05/25/2014 8:04:08 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Whenifhow

Fuming.


6 posted on 05/25/2014 8:04:24 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: cloudmountain

This makes me so figgin mad ... mad beyond words.


7 posted on 05/25/2014 8:04:44 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: Whenifhow

Yet another VA scandal


8 posted on 05/25/2014 8:05:45 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: cloudmountain
What ain't EXplodin' is IMplodin'

Did I just wake up in Bizarro World?

My kingdom for a magic wand ... You gott'a go ... ZAP ... an' you ... ZAP ... and you an' you ... ZAP ... Oh, and you too .. ZAP ...

9 posted on 05/25/2014 8:06:29 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Whenifhow

just when I thought I couldn’t get angrier

sacrificed and forgotten

I detest everything the left does and they try to destroy anything related to America


10 posted on 05/25/2014 8:10:50 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: knarf

Let’s just call it what it is. Demorats hate the military and they hate our veterans. They disenfranchise them when it comes to voting, they cut their funding and they act like our soldiers are murderers.

After all this time it is safe to say Kerry wansnt the exception, Kerry was the rule.


11 posted on 05/25/2014 8:12:17 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: Whenifhow

This is where socialized med goes. Hubby’s uncle in the UK (WW2 Vet) died and they had to wait 2 months to bury him because of the system. He was a POW in the Pacific.


12 posted on 05/25/2014 8:15:48 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Whenifhow


13 posted on 05/25/2014 8:15:50 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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To: Whenifhow

Why am I not surprised?


14 posted on 05/25/2014 8:16:11 PM PDT by gigster (Cogito, Ergo, Ronaldus Magnus Conservatus)
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To: Whenifhow; Lady Jag; All

Anti-US Military, Commander in Chief of the US Military, B. Hussein Obama has another item now to add to his Resume’ of Dereliction of Duty towards the Military Personnel that he commands.

This is a matter for a Courts Marshal by the Joint Chiefs of Staff in June, 2014, followed by Impeachment Proceedings by the US House of Representatives, in July, 2014.


15 posted on 05/25/2014 8:23:17 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Whenifhow
'On Friday evening, KCAL9′s Stacey Butler reported the LA County Morgue and the Veteran’s Administration were blaming each other for the mistake.

I don't give a tinker's damn who is responsible at the moment! Just make is right and point fingers later! I just thank the Lord that my father was given good, private health care in his failing years and was accorded full honors when he was interred at the state veteran's cemetery. I'm beginning to wonder how and when this government is going to find a way to eff that up, too. What a disgrace.

16 posted on 05/25/2014 8:24:38 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Liberals - destroyers of both men and civilizations. The Fourth Turning Cometh.)
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To: Whenifhow

Disgraceful but unfortunately not surprising. Where were these peoples families however - who would put up with this?


17 posted on 05/25/2014 8:25:43 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Whenifhow

what fool would let a body languish in a morgue for over a year? There are no excuses acceptable. The buck stops at Moonbeam.


18 posted on 05/25/2014 8:28:28 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

what fool would let a body languish in a morgue for over a year?

****
It may be possibly against the law ?? for them to hold the bodies for a long time?


19 posted on 05/25/2014 8:31:00 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: gigster

More scandals to come! To the Progs—the wrong side won the Cold War. They pine for the good old days of Stalin, Mao, and Fidel. They hate our men in uniform (baby killers like Gengis Khan), our history(Slavery-Gay bashing and Anti-womanism) and our way of life (Anti- PC, Anti-Communist). The Progs love to stick it to the man! As in supporting Shria Law even though it hates all the things they love (women’s rights, Gays, etc...) If the islamists ever win—the Progs will be the first decapitated. They, like the Marxists they come from—dream of a world that has never and will never exist-—True Communism must be enforced with the sword—degrades all but a few—and destroys all it touches. It is worse than fascism (Fascists are pro military at least).


20 posted on 05/25/2014 8:31:27 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: knarf
What ain't EXplodin' is IMplodin' Did I just wake up in Bizarro World? My kingdom for a magic wand ... You gott'a go ... ZAP ... an' you ... ZAP ... and you an' you ... ZAP ... Oh, and you too .. ZAP ...

BRIBERY is what will get our Marine back home.

THAT IS THE SYSTEM DOWN THERE!!!

DINERO!!!

21 posted on 05/25/2014 8:31:37 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: sten
just when I thought I couldn’t get angrier

Is there a word that goes about 10 steps beyond angry? I think that is where most of us are.

22 posted on 05/25/2014 8:32:00 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: doc1019
This makes me so figgin mad ... mad beyond words.

It is HORRIFIC!!

Shame, shame, SHAME!!!

23 posted on 05/25/2014 8:33:00 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: capydick
Disgraceful but unfortunately not surprising. Where were these peoples families however - who would put up with this?

I'm guessing that a lot of these vets where homeless or had lost contact with their relatives if they had any.

24 posted on 05/25/2014 8:43:29 PM PDT by oldbrowser (This looks like a make it or break it point for America.)
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To: Whenifhow

Worse than during the Carter years.


25 posted on 05/25/2014 8:47:01 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: onyx

And yet the VA will move Heaven and Earth so that Bradley Manning can have his member removed and be call a “she.”


26 posted on 05/25/2014 8:48:17 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

Is that the VA providing that monster-creep with the gender transformation?


27 posted on 05/25/2014 8:52:09 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Whenifhow

Wait until Obama reads about this! He’s going to be mad, he’ll tell ya too.


28 posted on 05/25/2014 8:52:48 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: onyx

I don’t recall if it is an Army medical facility or the VA.


29 posted on 05/25/2014 8:53:11 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

I have 12 years of my life divested into the US military.
It is 1984-1996.

What has happened to it is remarkable. May GOD have mercy on our soul.


30 posted on 05/25/2014 8:53:37 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Whenifhow
well done, well done indeed... looks like promotions are in order all round!

spit

31 posted on 05/25/2014 8:54:40 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: Army Air Corps

Well, either one is a disgrace.
Just imprison the monster just as “it” is and throw away the key.
IT deserves to be miserable.


32 posted on 05/25/2014 8:55:47 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: eyedigress

Amen.
God bless and keep you and everyone you love and thank you for your service to our country.


33 posted on 05/25/2014 8:56:53 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Graewoulf
This is a matter for a Courts Marshal by the Joint Chiefs of Staff in June, 2014, followed by Impeachment Proceedings by the US House of Representatives, in July, 2014.

Might as well wish for unicorns farting skittles. Our system has been overthrown in a velvet coup right under our noses.

History teaches there is only one way tyrants are removed from power, and it's not via any civil means I assure you.

Nothing is going to happen but a bunch of low-levels getting blamed and made public examples of.

34 posted on 05/25/2014 9:07:47 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: INVAR

Speaker Boehner loves it when you give up so easily.

BTW, your sheep wool will look great on Boehner “The Ideal Doormat for Democrats.”


35 posted on 05/25/2014 9:12:07 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Whenifhow; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; ...

Thanks.

Active Duty/Retiree/VA ping.


36 posted on 05/25/2014 9:19:19 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Whenifhow

So... how big is this Coroner’s Office?

Storage for at least 28, possibly 60 bodies plus what comes in daily ?

Do they stack them on pallets in a freezer ?


37 posted on 05/25/2014 9:41:18 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Graewoulf

What are you talking about?

Boehner already surrendered numerous times. The GOP-e just said they are going to “restore filibuster rules” if they take the Senate so the Democrats don’t get upset that the rules they enacted to shut our Conservatives do not affect them.

I’m looking past Boehner and our so-called Representatives as any kind of check on tyranny. If you think civil means is still an avenue to achieve results with tyrants, you do not know history in conjunction with the ideology that now runs our government.

Boehner and his ilk are just Useful Idiots for those who have already demonstrated that our Constitution is null and void.

But if you want to keep on dreaming, don’t let me shake you from slumber.


38 posted on 05/25/2014 9:50:27 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I know lots of veterans who voted for and still love Obama and always will. That is very sad to me.


39 posted on 05/25/2014 11:03:06 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

ping


40 posted on 05/25/2014 11:08:56 PM PDT by lonevoice (We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality)
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To: Whenifhow

I hate to defend Obama on anything, but I think the VA has been screwed up for much longer than he has been in office.


41 posted on 05/26/2014 2:54:34 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: Army Air Corps

The VA is not involved in Traitor manning gender reassignment surgery. The VA only helps honorably discharge service men and women. It is one of the prerequisites to receive veteran benefits of any kind from the VA.


42 posted on 05/26/2014 2:57:09 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks for posting this pictures. RESIST is the word..be a freedom fighter for our time. Resist, delay, deny, obstruct, destroy the enemy in any and all ways possible.


43 posted on 05/26/2014 2:59:01 AM PDT by itssme
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To: Jet Jaguar

video on this page
Outrage: Dead Veterans’ Remains Left For Over A Year Without Proper Burial
http://therightscoop.com/outrage-dead-veterans-remains-left-for-over-a-year-without-proper-burial/


44 posted on 05/26/2014 4:07:36 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: VerySadAmerican

Tell those Obama-loving vets that antiwar liberals will diss them even in death, and show them this example.


45 posted on 05/26/2014 4:24:07 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: castlegreyskull
I hate to defend Obama on anything, but I think the VA has been screwed up for much longer than he has been in office.

That doesn't excuse the fact that he won't fire Shinseki. He has no intention of investigating this. You're right, this has been going on for many years before zip was born.

46 posted on 05/26/2014 5:03:27 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: onyx

May God bless you Onyx. You have been through a lot lately. I’ve been praying for you.


47 posted on 05/26/2014 7:32:29 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: castlegreyskull

Thanks for the clarification on that situation.


48 posted on 05/26/2014 7:38:33 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: eyedigress

I’m truly appreciative and humbly grateful and thankful for your prayers. I am actually lifted by them.
God bless and keep you and everyone you love.


49 posted on 05/26/2014 10:22:31 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: BerryDingle

You are right I think Obama really cares about the VA scandal. I wouldn’t be surprised if he found it a bit funny, knowing how evil he is.


50 posted on 05/27/2014 2:29:28 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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