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VA Fast-Tracks Sex Change for Manning While Vets Die on Waiting Lists
Breitbart ^ | 17 May 2014 | Thomas Rose

Posted on 05/17/2014 7:55:21 AM PDT by mandaladon

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.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; va; veterans
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....................We are a sick nation.
1 posted on 05/17/2014 7:55:21 AM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

WTF???????


2 posted on 05/17/2014 7:56:42 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: mandaladon

We can’t stand for this. Seriously.


3 posted on 05/17/2014 7:58:11 AM PDT by keat
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To: mandaladon

Priorities of this administration require treasonous homosexual pre-ops to get immediate attention. Those “other” vets, well they have served their purpose, besides, most of them fought on the wrong side (in the view of the Dims).


4 posted on 05/17/2014 7:59:18 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: mandaladon

Manning should wait ,his Dr could be a Veterinarian


5 posted on 05/17/2014 7:59:22 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: mandaladon

Disgusting.

Of course, that description fits the entire soebarkah administration.

The little islamist could stop this in a second.

But he won’t.


6 posted on 05/17/2014 8:01:27 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: mandaladon

Manning dumped all of America’s secrets just so he could become a little girl? Are you kidding me? The bass turd should have been taken out and shot!


7 posted on 05/17/2014 8:02:23 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: mandaladon
This is what happens when you enfranchise imbeciles.

Universal Suffrage will prove to be the end of us.

8 posted on 05/17/2014 8:02:48 AM PDT by Rome2000
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To: onedoug

Stop it?
He is promoting it!

I am sick of the republicans too.
They want to cut pension benefits for Vets who have been in a war theater for over a decade.

I can’t get a damned aspirin from the VA.


9 posted on 05/17/2014 8:05:44 AM PDT by mylife
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To: mandaladon
maybe it will have an accident while on the table, like a problem with the anesthesia or something, ooops, oh well...
10 posted on 05/17/2014 8:06:08 AM 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
You can't say that. It's hate speech. *sarc*
11 posted on 05/17/2014 8:09:35 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: mandaladon
I checked Snopes.com and this urban legend is not yet posted there.

Also checked The Onion.

Hopefully somebody will fess up and admit to spreading this farcical story. It's a clever prank and has had many of us fooled into thinking the government would actually pay for a convicted traitor to have a sex change - but I think it's gone on long enough. It's not funny anymore.

12 posted on 05/17/2014 8:10:48 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: mandaladon; JDoutrider; bigfootbob

Congressional representatives should have to use VA services exclusively. They say they are serving the public, so let them share the same benefits we do.


13 posted on 05/17/2014 8:14:28 AM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Perhaps his sex change could be obtained by being taken out and shot? Or the fear of being shot might automatically turn him into a soprano.

Truly, this is a symptom of our societal disease, illustrated in living color.

vaudine

14 posted on 05/17/2014 8:16:45 AM PDT by vaudine
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To: mandaladon

And if anybody had any doubts about what a tool Hagel is.....


15 posted on 05/17/2014 8:21:54 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: fatnotlazy
more like wishful thinking... 8^)
16 posted on 05/17/2014 8:28:28 AM 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: molson209

Cheaper just to hang / shoot the son-of-a-bitch.


17 posted on 05/17/2014 8:49:48 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
"Manning dumped all of America’s secrets just so he could become a little girl?"

0bama has ordered the VA to fastrack Manning's sex change BECAUSE he dumped all of America's secrets. 0bama is REWARDING Manning for harming America. Mission accomplished!

18 posted on 05/17/2014 8:52:36 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: SamAdams76

>> It’s a clever prank <<

Yeah, you gotta wonder about the authenticity of the story when the headline writer obviously doesn’t know that the VA has no responsibility for military prisoners.


19 posted on 05/17/2014 10:11:48 AM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: mandaladon

The headline is intentionally misleading. The article does not indicate how or when Manning was ever under the authority of the VA.


20 posted on 05/17/2014 10:19:49 AM PDT by wideminded
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To: rdcbn; mandaladon

21 posted on 05/17/2014 12:14:00 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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22 posted on 05/17/2014 12:20:49 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: mandaladon

Outrageous! Goes to show what damage is inflicted by PC and the single-issue activists who seem to run the country.


23 posted on 05/17/2014 12:43:28 PM PDT by expat2
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To: Baynative

You have that right!


24 posted on 05/17/2014 1:11:24 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: keat

I was recently wondering how much it would take for Americans to rise up and take their country back. It seems that what this administration is doing should cause such a reaction, but I think that because it’s bit by bit, nothing happens, like the frog in the gradually heating water.


25 posted on 05/17/2014 1:33:50 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: mandaladon

Sadly, so many of the American people can’t wait to pay for sex changes for anyone who “needs” one. It shows how “compassionate” the American people are.


26 posted on 05/17/2014 10:50:12 PM PDT by Theodore R. (It's inevitable: Kentuckians are incapable of saying "No" to McC!)
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To: onedoug

Veterans Affairs and Death by Bureaucracy

Posted By Arnold Ahlert On May 20, 2014 @ 12:19 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage

There may finally be a scandal engulfing the Obama administration that even Democrats and their media collaborators can’t obfuscate. What happened at the VA facility in Phoenix, AZ, where employees created two sets of waiting lists to make it seem patients were being treated in a timely manner—and as many as 40 veterans allegedly died while languishing on the secret list—is an anomaly. Six more whistleblowers from around the nation have stepped forward, alleging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities they worked at also “cooked the books.”

The despicable subterfuge, allegedly occurring in at least seven VA Medical Centers in Arizona, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, North Carolina and Illinois is as simple as it was heartless. The official waiting list is the one that ostensibly met the VA’s policy, implemented by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki in 2010. It set a 14-day time limit to provide care for a veteran making an initial application for an appointment. Yet by the agency’s own admission, only 41 percent of new VA medical patients were seen within that period in 2013, down from 90 percent in 2012.

THE REST OF THE SCANDAL
http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/arnold-ahlert/veterans-affairs-and-death-by-bureaucracy/print/

Veterans Hospitals Death Panel Scandal Is a Preview of Life Under Obamacare.

The best example of how Obamacare’s “death panels” is going to work, is the scandal of the unknown number of veteran sentenced to death for being denied or delayed medical assistance by government bureaucracies of the V.A.


27 posted on 05/20/2014 8:47:04 AM PDT by Dqban22
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