Skip to comments.VA Fast-Tracks Sex Change for Manning While Vets Die on Waiting Lists
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 Americas 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.
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We can’t stand for this. Seriously.
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).
Manning should wait ,his Dr could be a Veterinarian
Of course, that description fits the entire soebarkah administration.
The little islamist could stop this in a second.
But he won’t.
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!
Universal Suffrage will prove to be the end of us.
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.
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.
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.
Truly, this is a symptom of our societal disease, illustrated in living color.
And if anybody had any doubts about what a tool Hagel is.....
Cheaper just to hang / shoot the son-of-a-bitch.
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!
>> 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.
The headline is intentionally misleading. The article does not indicate how or when Manning was ever under the authority of the VA.
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