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Rep. Paul Broun: VA Scandal Shows Obama's 'Disdain' for Military
Newsmax ^ | 5/16/14 | staff

Posted on 05/16/2014 4:34:52 PM PDT by Nachum

The mushrooming Veterans Affairs scandal is indicative of the Obama administration's "disdain" for the military, U.S. Rep. Paul Broun of Georgia believes.

"This administration seems to have a disdain, maybe even a hatred for the military, as well as our veterans," Broun told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newmax TV.

"Just from the military perspective, I was talking … to a three-star Army general. He didn't have enough rounds of ammunition for his troops to go out to the rifle range and just requalify with their rifles."

"I've talked to pilots who don't have enough fuel for their helicopters, their jet aircraft, and their transport aircraft to stay current. This is totally unacceptable, and the American people need to rise up and say no to this administration."

Doctors working at VA facilities in Phoenix say managers ordered them to place chronically ill patients on a secret waiting list.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: broun; military; paulbroun; scandal; va

1 posted on 05/16/2014 4:34:52 PM PDT by Nachum
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2 posted on 05/16/2014 4:35:10 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Broun is great. I hope he primaries Johnny Isaakson if he doesnt make the runoff.

He told Jack Kingston to condemn the Chamber.


3 posted on 05/16/2014 4:36:08 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Nachum

2/3rds of the deaths came during his administration as he has restricted the military’s response to the enemy. He now wants to use the VA as a test bed to kill off Americans. obamacare is obama’s terrorist friend William Ayers dream come true to kill 25 million Americans so they - the socialists, can take power.


4 posted on 05/16/2014 4:39:20 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
Fed up veterans and citizens in this country, it's time to rise up and let this ahole in OUR White House know he won't get away with his hatred for our military. obozo was the one who wouldn't let the WWII vets in to see the WWII Memorial during sequester..he was the one to turn them away and put up barriers. To hell with him and his middle finger salute to We the People. Military organizations of active and retired vets, moms and dads of active military and those being medically cared for in VA facilities, citizens in this country, it's time to get together and
and tell this pResident POS that he must support our military and its veterans and their medical needs NOW.
5 posted on 05/16/2014 4:42:50 PM PDT by itssme
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To: Nachum

Looks to me that Obama Teflon seems to be wearing thin here lately. Maybe his new name should be Velcro Vito.


6 posted on 05/16/2014 4:43:27 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: minnesota_bound

We’d better take out this enemy b/4 they take us out. We need the help OF the military to do it.


7 posted on 05/16/2014 4:44:13 PM PDT by itssme
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To: Nachum

The left despises our heroes. They block their votes, they sell their grave plots in Arlington. They spit on them after wars. They use them to divert our attention and they take our brave service men and women’s credit.

They don’t support our troops or their missions.


8 posted on 05/16/2014 4:45:17 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: lee martell
Velcro Vito

I like it.

Maybe Velcro Vinnie?

9 posted on 05/16/2014 4:52:15 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Broun is correct, this administration doesn’t care about the military and the vets.


10 posted on 05/16/2014 4:53:00 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: ExCTCitizen

“Broun is correct, this administration doesn’t care about the military and the vets.”

You may find this file interesting...

Obama vs. The U.S. Military

http://nachumlist.com/Obamavmilitary.htm


11 posted on 05/16/2014 4:54:31 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum
A personal VA horror story. My Ex Father in Law a real great Guy, WW2 Vet, Ex Pow AAF, 100% DISABLED, needed a heart valve.

He hasn't a pot to piss in and relies on the VA for medical care he was, at the time 85 years old. The VA turned him down and tried to yank his disability.

My dear Ex, curses be up on her, raised holy hell, I think being Lithuanian helps, he got the operation and we celebrated his 90th last year. If he takes after his Father a WW1 and Russo-Japanese War Vet he will hit a 100.

A blessing for his GGrandkids.

12 posted on 05/16/2014 4:58:06 PM PDT by Little Bill (EVICT Queen Jean)
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13 posted on 05/16/2014 4:58:12 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

I’m with you. We are voting for Dr. Broun in the primary but likely will have to vote for Handel in a runoff to keep Perdue from becoming Saxby’s 3rd term.

A lot of people don’t know that Paul Broun is active in the reserves and was over in Afghanistan last year treating wounded soldiers. He is the real meal deal.


14 posted on 05/16/2014 5:00:31 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Little Bill

Great story, thanks for sharing. It also proves that you need family to advocate for you in any hospital.


15 posted on 05/16/2014 5:02:10 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

Obummer, domestic terrorist #1.

Obummer, Public Enemy # 1

Obummer , Hillary et alii, Sponsors of world & domestic terrorists


16 posted on 05/16/2014 5:02:33 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: Nachum
"...This is totally unacceptable, and the American people need to rise up and say no to this administration."

Don't look for Congress.

17 posted on 05/16/2014 5:08:09 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Nachum

This screams IMPEACHMENT to the highest rafters if only somebody had the cajones to put it in motion. Even if it didn’t result in a conviction it would certainly be a spot on Obama’s blue dress.


18 posted on 05/16/2014 5:08:43 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Nachum

True, but we had the VFW, AMVETS, Legion, and DAV working with us also. The yelling starts at the family level but you have to network, I hate that term, there is help available if you want use it.


19 posted on 05/16/2014 5:20:48 PM PDT by Little Bill (EVICT Queen Jean)
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To: Nachum
I've been in the VA system through several administrations and the care has been top notch regardless of the occupant in the WH.

I understand there are many here with a visceral hatred of this administration which is deserved, however attacking the VA is simply wrong in my opinion.

I have zero confidence that any politician can make this fine system any better but I am 100% sure that if it becomes yet another political football it will become much worse.

Vets need to stand up for Vets, there is a problem in some facilities, and it needs to be fixed.

But I don't fall for the rhetoric of the idiot politician, they don't have the best interests of the Veteran in mind. It is about them and their reelection and I don't give a sh*t who anyone on this board supports because the fact is, the politicians whether Dim, GOPe or Tea Party are going to sell the Vets out.

20 posted on 05/16/2014 5:23:42 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: montanajoe
I am in the VA system myself. I want to know why my physicals have been cut down to one a year, eighteen months ago, from two a year. I also want to know why they started to scan my Medicare Card when I fall under full reimbursement.
21 posted on 05/16/2014 5:32:06 PM PDT by Little Bill (EVICT Queen Jean)
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To: Nachum

My wife and I voted early and Paul was our choice. There was NO OTHER for this USAF vet!!!


22 posted on 05/16/2014 5:35:32 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Little Bill

Valid questions that need answers.

Expecting your favorite politicians to give you those answers id pure fantasy.

The Liberals Dims and the Libertarians in the GOP want to destroy the military, and thus the country. Making the VA just another political hit piece of the week accomplishes that goal.

As say the Veterans need to stand against the fools that both parties have put in office. I honestly can’t think of one that will support the military and the Vets when push comes to shove.


23 posted on 05/16/2014 6:20:52 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: montanajoe

Dental story with VA.
Care has been excellent. Equipment state-of-the art. But..

I paid for my implant. Then decided to have VA do the crown.

First visit to VA dentist was August 30, 2013. They imaged/x-rayed my teeth.

Next appointment with VA dentist was November 26, 2013. Complete dental exam.

Next appointment with VA dentist was February 11, 2014. They measured implant and did a root canal on adjacent tooth. Installed temporary crowns.

Next VA appointment was May 14, 2014. They measured and made molds for permanent crowns. Installed new temporaries.

Next appointment with VA dentist is in September. Hopefully I’ll get crowns.

This money saving adventure will have taken over a year. My regular dentist told me he would take two weeks.

The problem appears to be not enough doctors. Doctors cost money. Blame Obama and Congress.


24 posted on 05/16/2014 7:10:30 PM PDT by satan (The tree of liberty is dying in the drought.)
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To: minnesota_bound

If the older ObamaVAcare is crumbling, then how long will it take for this new and improved Obamacare to crumble?

If these two Federal Medical Programs were to be combined, say on Christmas Eve this year, would the surviving name be : “OBAMA VERY AWFUL CARE?”


25 posted on 05/16/2014 8:06:43 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I voted for Broun, too. I’m hoping he will prevail in light of him being ignored by all of the moneyed candidates.


26 posted on 05/17/2014 3:55:49 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Nachum

Just tell Obama the veterans who died while on the secret waiting lists were gay or black and watch him move


27 posted on 05/17/2014 5:41:42 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: ballplayer

“tell Obama the veterans who died while on the secret waiting lists were gay or black and watch him move”

Or Muslim may make him move even faster.


28 posted on 05/17/2014 10:37:05 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Nachum

ALL Veterans need to march to Washington, if they can, and bring pitchforks, and rope.


29 posted on 05/17/2014 10:16:29 PM PDT by matthew fuller (No, I don't miss GWB- I miss Dick Cheney and Don Rumsfeld.)
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To: itssme

Military Waste and Fraud Continue In the Middle of the Government Shutdown HERE IS YOUR PROBLEM : PALM GREASING lots of links
Washington’s Blog
http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/10/wasted-military.html

Mugging our Troops
http://www.reuters.com/investigates/pentagon/#article/part1

0bama to Force Military Families Away From Tricare ...By Tripling Their Fees. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.”

Military Pay Chart: http://www.militaryfactory.com/military_pay_scale.asp

CBO: The military is getting squeezed for domestic spending cash
http://www.humanevents.com/2014/02/26/cbo-the-military-is-getting-squeezed-for-domestic-spending-cash/

VA Scandal: Testing and Care Rationed “Because of Dollars and Cents”
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2014/05/13/va-scandal-testing-and-care-rationed-because-of-dollars-and-cents-n1837092?utm_source=thdailypm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nl_pm

MEET THE NEW PRESCRIPTION PROVIDER FOR RETIRED MILITARY OVER 65 TRICARE LIFE

Express Scripts Extortion Scheme Widens
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2009/09/express_scripts_breach.html

Express Scripts complaints
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/rx/express_scripts.html

ES Customer Service ranking
http://www.customerservicescoreboard.com/Express+Scripts

Express Scripts RIP OFF
https://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/directory/express-scripts

ES buys out Medco
29 Billion
http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20120402/NEWS/304029961

IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won’t keep them to Citizens! Military make up 1-2% of the US population.

New form of AMNESTY is Military service, good place to hide his muzzie friends and illegal!

I am the wife of a 73 yr old Ret. US Navy SCPO.


30 posted on 05/18/2014 8:08:09 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: Little Bill

They are scanning Military ID at our inland Navy Base, BUPERS in Millington, TN. Even at Commissary they are swiping when you buy groceries. Exchange has not gone this route yet.

Private Hospitals and doctors have not gone this route yet, but will under 0’care. Why we still have paper SS and Medicare cards with NO PHOTO ID OR SECURITY IS STUPID.

VA is another issue more electronic surveillance and data MINING.


31 posted on 05/18/2014 8:16:07 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: satan

And how much gas money will you end up spending, plus your TIME?

We were INCOME accessed, with 2 SS checks and 1 Navy Pension, WE make to much for hubby who is Ret. SCPO to receive VA healthcare. He has applied for disability but it is going on a year now. Flight deck hearing loss, and Retinitis due to cleaning chems has caused holes in his retinas. 60-80 were his Service years. Was on the Midway when they pulled the Amb out of Nam, off the coast of Cuba for the Missile crisis, retired off the USS INCHON.


32 posted on 05/18/2014 8:22:38 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: Nachum

TN State Rep Joe Carr is running against BREAK YOUR PROMISE of 2 terms RINO lamar alexander 73. Lived off gov't most of his career. Draws several state pensions to boot.

33 posted on 05/18/2014 8:32:11 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: GailA

Joe Carr
http://www.carrfortn.com/


34 posted on 05/18/2014 8:32:37 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: GailA

There are 11 Pubbies (RINO’s) who need to have de-nutted and banned to the outer mongolia teeth nashing existance.


35 posted on 05/18/2014 8:42:25 AM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: GailA
Thanks for the links. I'll check them out. Aside from palm greasing, obozo was the one who barred our WWII vets from seeing their Memorial. That was just a display of the ugly streak of hate within obozo for the military, and how he picks on the less defensive, to show them “who's boss.” Unlike Putin, the Russian Bear, who, with one paw, can slap obozo down and make a fool of him. Big, tough oboma, if only in HIS mind.

My thanks to your husband for his service to this country. My late husband was also a veteran. My prayer is that the military will be with us when We the People take down the big, strong, not so brave obozo from his throne in our White House.

36 posted on 05/18/2014 12:35:13 PM PDT by itssme
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