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VA health centers on lock down in West Haven, Newington (Connecticut)
New Haven Register ^ | May 20, 2014 | unattributed

Posted on 05/20/2014 9:59:59 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care campuses in West Haven and Newington were limiting access and were on lockdown status Tuesday morning because of a “potential threat,” to the West Haven campus.

The VA confirmed the lockdown status in a press release Tuesday morning, saying the threat was made by an individual.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: lockdown; threat; va; vahospitals
Very curious ...
1 posted on 05/20/2014 10:00:00 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: BillyBonebrake

page not found...is it me or is the link wrong?


2 posted on 05/20/2014 10:03:15 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: BillyBonebrake

Not really. they will push and push until someone snaps. then declare Martial Law and rule forever.


3 posted on 05/20/2014 10:04:57 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: BillyBonebrake

What will the future Obamacare look like?

Maybe the old Federally run VA Hospital Program might offer us some clues - - - ?


4 posted on 05/20/2014 10:05:23 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: ColdOne

http://www.nhregister.com/general-news/20140520/va-health-centers-on-lock-down-in-west-haven-newington


5 posted on 05/20/2014 10:06:32 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: BillyBonebrake

This may be happening so that few people will see the massive paper-shredding going on. /s


6 posted on 05/20/2014 10:09:26 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: DBrow

We have a winner! Unfortunately, a disabled vet will probably have to be killed to cover their tracks.


7 posted on 05/20/2014 10:11:14 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee please come home we miss you! ~ Þ)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Once again I think you’re right on Norm. Quite possibly this whole thing was engineered from the top to, as you say, push and push until someone snaps.


8 posted on 05/20/2014 10:11:26 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: BillyBonebrake

This guy again?

9 posted on 05/20/2014 10:12:33 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: BillyBonebrake

Bookmark


10 posted on 05/20/2014 10:16:02 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: BillyBonebrake

Those who never served, never lifted a finger for the defense of this country receive much better healthcare then those who gave up years of their lives to serve this country.

Is anyone surprised the level of anger eventually detonates?

This is a clear and obvious breakdown of government starting at the highest levels.


11 posted on 05/20/2014 10:21:32 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: BillyBonebrake

There are only two possible reasons why we would need a special medical system for vets. One would be to give better health care to vets, and one would be to give worse health care.


12 posted on 05/20/2014 10:24:50 AM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: dragnet2

“This is a clear and obvious breakdown of government starting at the highest levels.”

And ALL by design.


13 posted on 05/20/2014 10:25:52 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

They seem determined to attack America from every possible angle. Cloward Piven 101: Push a given system into overload/collapse.

They have hit every emotional string there is to hit. And veterans are still one of the top concerns for most Americans that give a damn about their country. They started with the over the top social engineering in the military, moved to insane ROEs, cut benefits, Purged, and now are literally killing veterans in the cruelest way possible. Their country (govt) is abandoning them.

There is not a doubt in my mind that this is designed to make someone snap.


14 posted on 05/20/2014 10:27:10 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: BykrBayb

The Connecticut State Police have already demonstrated that they are on board with whatever the Feds are going to do. The Sandy Hook illusion is proof of that fact.


15 posted on 05/20/2014 10:28:36 AM PDT by TsonicTsunami08 (SEND BITCOIN 1CYfujvffxKKPHKvrQvLP3CDb3Z5Lu7LwM)
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To: DBrow

Thread winner. It’s to give them time to back up the trucks with watergate class shredding machines inside.


16 posted on 05/20/2014 10:28:37 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: BillyBonebrake

This is a distraction from the crimes the VA is committing against vets every day. I suspect their guilt has something to do with their overreaction in this situation.


17 posted on 05/20/2014 10:32:21 AM PDT by GOPJ (If dems will "death panel" our vets they'll damn sure death panel the rest of us...)
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To: dragnet2
"Those who never served, never lifted a finger for the defense of this country are here illegally receive much better healthcare then those who gave up years of their lives to serve this country."

There, fixed it!

18 posted on 05/20/2014 10:38:42 AM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: BillyBonebrake

Yeah...the “threat” was that a veteran might actually need to see a doctor.....


19 posted on 05/20/2014 10:40:06 AM PDT by clintonh8r (#Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: rockinqsranch

Absolutely...

The US government spends many billions more for feeding, medicating, healthcare, education, legal support and incarceration for illegal aliens, than they do for AMERICAN MILITARY VETERANS...

And this has been happening for decades now.


20 posted on 05/20/2014 10:42:02 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

See 20....Those who are not boiling with outraged are either stupid, or in on the con-game.


21 posted on 05/20/2014 10:43:56 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

“The US government spends many billions more for feeding, medicating, healthcare, education, legal support and incarceration for illegal aliens, than they do for AMERICAN MILITARY VETERANS...

And this has been happening for decades now.”

One of my female cousin’s father was a WWI and WWII vet and in his final years in his late 70’s, he got miserable treatment.

My cousin was unable to rectify the shabby treatment, and lucky for her and her Dad, her state elected a Republican Senator. She had help campaign for his election. She had a picture of her with the new senator.

I suggested that she send a letter with that picture to the rat in charge of the VA where her dad was being miss treated and couldn’t get an appointment with a specialist assigned to the hospital with a copy of the picture with her and the new senator, urging the director to get on the ball. She copied her new senator without the picture.

Before the new senator was sworn in, her dad got the appointment with the specialist. She went with her dad and carried a picture of the new Senator and her. Her dad never had a problem after that.


22 posted on 05/20/2014 11:02:16 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama will not divert resources from his war on Americans to help Veterans!)
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To: DBrow

Or certain whistle-blowers, I mean “criminals” can’t access their files.


23 posted on 05/20/2014 11:03:03 AM PDT by gr8eman (There's no "R" in Warshington!)
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To: Grampa Dave

The next time a clown car filled with a dozen illegals rolls over 20 times in CA, Arizona or Texas, they’ll rush to their aid and tie up several hospital trauma centers and treat them for years...Just as they do with hundreds of thousands of other illegals all over the country.

All this while our military veterans down at the VA centers sit in hallways for days, weeks or longer waiting for badly needed treatment..

This should be enough to make America recoil...


24 posted on 05/20/2014 11:41:01 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Is anyone going to call for a Special Prosecutor ?
25 posted on 05/20/2014 11:54:29 AM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Is anyone going to call for a Special Prosecutor ?
26 posted on 05/20/2014 11:54:30 AM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: BillyBonebrake

Not that there probably wasn’t a threat of some type, but this seems to be standard procedure every time federal negligence or corruption is dragged out into the light. The agency involved nearly always tries to deflect criticism by casting itself as a victim. And the media, of course, obediently leap to action to fill the airwaves with hand-wringing about the “threat” in order to push the actual problem (neglecting veterans in this case) out of the spotlight. Nothing new unfortunately.


27 posted on 05/20/2014 11:58:33 AM PDT by noiseman (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: dragnet2

“The next time a clown car filled with a dozen illegals rolls over 20 times in CA, Arizona or Texas, they’ll rush to their aid and tie up several hospital trauma centers and treat them for years...Just as they do with hundreds of thousands of other illegals all over the country.

“While our military veterans down at the VA centers sit in hallways for days, weeks or longer waiting for badly needed treatment..”

My wife and I have wondered why we see so many ads will Biden’s wife and the Wookie yakking about honoring our vets and the Follywood weirdos talking about “We got your 6, Vets”.

Now, we know, they have been short changing our vets while running the tv PR BS Ads to appear that they are backing our vets.

Probably spend more on illegals every week in this country than we do yearly for our vets.


28 posted on 05/20/2014 12:16:39 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama will not divert resources from his war on Americans to help Veterans!)
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To: BillyBonebrake

I knew the MARXIST administration hated the military but do they have to go this far?


29 posted on 05/20/2014 12:39:20 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: babygene

“There are only two possible reasons why we would need a special medical system for vets. One would be to give better health care to vets, and one would be to give worse health care.”

I guarantee it wasn’t designed for the latter. When it works out that way, just remember that it’s a government run program with all of the frailties of every other government run program. I know plenty of people who work very hard within the VA system to make it work for veterans, and who are absolutely committed to veterans. When they are prevented from doing so by bureaucratic complexity and incompetence they are very upset, and very frustrated.

I’m not saying that the VA cannot and hasn’t suffered from politicians who aren’t fans of the military, but it definitely wasn’t designed with that in mind.


30 posted on 05/20/2014 12:49:20 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: dragnet2

Agree. I think America IS recoiling, over this.

Hannity played a soundbite of Candidate 0, in ‘08, complaining about what a sad state our VA hospitals were in and how he was going to fix all that. LIAR! It’s only gotten worse. He’s purposely ignored our brave heroes’ medical needs.


31 posted on 05/20/2014 12:54:19 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Norm Lenhart

....Or until revolt takes place, which I predict will happen.


32 posted on 05/20/2014 2:33:55 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

“I guarantee it wasn’t designed for the latter.”

Let me say that I’ve been treated good by the VA. It is hard to get an appointment and it’s inconvenient to go there though. The level of coverage you get is based on your net worth, and as a senior on medicare, medicare pays first anyway. I also have retirement insurance as well. Their coverage is crap, but that’s not part of this discussion. I happen to have a high net worth, (90+ percentile) So the VA doesn’t pay much for me...

You can also get the best of care in a hospital if you have the right coverage. Why not just issue a card to vets, and just let them use regular hospitals instead of having to wait so long?

The opposite is true... I got a letter from the VA the other day that stated that unless it was life threatening, they would not pay if you went to a Non-VA hospital. This makes no sense if there are waiting lists at the VA. That equates to substandard coverage.


33 posted on 05/20/2014 4:21:32 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

I know plenty of people who work very hard within the VA system to make it work for veterans, and who are absolutely committed to veterans. When they are prevented from doing so by bureaucratic complexity and incompetence they are very upset, and very frustrated.


Yup. The doctors and nurses for the most part are good. But almost everyone in here is dumping on them for the screwups of the bureaucrats.


34 posted on 05/20/2014 8:38:10 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: TsonicTsunami08

“The Connecticut State Police have already demonstrated that they are on board with whatever the Feds are going to do. The Sandy Hook illusion is proof of that fact.”

when the casinos in Connecticut first opened in the 80’s, the main roads leading to the casinos were lined with staties.
i’m sure that the first inclination was to gouge on detail ot, but in addition, even when I had occasion to ask questions when not even in a motor vehicle violation, they were some of the nastiest, wiseasses you could ever meet.


35 posted on 05/20/2014 11:34:34 PM PDT by willywill
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To: BillyBonebrake

Closed *very clearly in reaction to the anti-Islam video*


36 posted on 05/21/2014 1:14:03 AM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: babygene

“Why not just issue a card to vets, and just let them use regular hospitals instead of having to wait so long?”

I absolutely agree, and have since the first time I set foot in a VA.

I wrote on a related thread the other day that I rotated through several VA hospitals during training, and back then some of the VA hospitals I was at provided absolutely substandard care (in some instances, it was criminal). It was a combination of the attitudes of ‘guaranteed a job for life’ government employees (receptionists, technicians, nurses, you name it), the ridiculous bureaucratic hurdles involved in ordering tests etc., and that some VA hospitals had their own residency physicians who were almost all foreign medical grads - some of whom were less than committed to the long hours required as a resident back then (many were committed, and good, so I don’t want to paint with too broad a brush).

I have since seen VA hospitals that are run generally very well, with very committed staff, and so find it almost ironic that when VA hospitals were at their worst they were getting a pass, and now that they’ve improved, they’re finally getting the scrutiny they should have gotten long ago.

That said, it is my firm belief that government-run medicine is always going to be less than the US private system, by far. Unfortunately, the private system is now headed in the same direction, thanks to the same government involvement.


37 posted on 05/21/2014 3:27:36 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: BillyBonebrake
because of a “potential threat,” to the West Haven campus.

Uh, that would be the Inspector General's staff, I reckon.

38 posted on 05/21/2014 5:59:48 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: BillyBonebrake

“I think that this incident emphasizes that safety and security have to be a priority,” Blumenthal said.

Well, when you secretly put people on a death list and
intentionally let them die to save a buck and then they
find out about it, yea you better make security your
first priority. Especially when there is nothing or
no one to go to to fix it legally.
It’s not a good idea to tell an armed society that they
are or eventually will be on a death list whether they like
it or not.


39 posted on 05/21/2014 6:44:58 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

VA hospitals are like any other hospitals: some are quite good, others pretty bad. They all have hospital directors that may prioritize veterans needs above all and others whose priority is redecorating their office and otherwise feathering their own nest. Some employees are poor, while I’ve seen others buy coats for vets out of their own money.


40 posted on 05/21/2014 6:49:24 AM PDT by Help!
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To: dragnet2

“The next time a clown car filled with a dozen illegals rolls over 20 times in CA, Arizona or Texas,....”

That’s nothing, wait till the general population of American
citizens are getting the “VA death panel treatment” and
the wetbacks are getting better treatment than anyone else.


41 posted on 05/21/2014 6:54:55 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: BillyBonebrake

What to contain the growing records destruction scandal?


42 posted on 05/21/2014 7:23:34 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: dragnet2

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

Hubby is Ret. SCPO, 73, Tricare Life/Medicare
DOD MANDATED 4/14/2014 that we NO longer use family Pharmacies or private ones. Except for a 1 time script, occasional fill script, or an antibiotic. Means Tested out of VA use.

We are to use Military Base Dispensary, where you are a number in a long line in a room not designed for handicapped seniors. Usually hours to get a script filled or a leave it come back the next day, reorder is out of Pensacola, FL. You are NOT guaranteed, a Dispense As Written Name Brand like the small window Synthroid, which has a generic will be a DAW when you reorder. or you can use the NEXT SCANDAL waiting to drop if some one dug into it better than I can. Both ways are CUMBERSOME.

AND YOUR MEDS are just STUFFED in your mail box by the USPS. NO ID SIGN for, available access for neighborhood kids, meth makers or drug thieves.

EXPRESS SCRIPTS. Meet them. Rumor mill has it Medicare and Medicaid will be using them. It will ruin many family owned pharmacies. But then that is 0’s great plan for single provider. We are now totally under government control of our medical, except for hospitals and doctors.

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


43 posted on 05/21/2014 7:35:20 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: Slambat

I don’t care what type of system the VA is. It’s my position our military veterans should be receiving at least the same level of medical care as the filthy rich receive, who never served one single day for this country.

Just watch all the thousands of illegal aliens getting tax paid medical care, while American veterans die waiting for care.

The level of contempt I have for those in government continues to increase.


44 posted on 05/21/2014 9:30:05 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: BillyBonebrake

MERS? Is this what we are seeing this story is about now?


45 posted on 05/21/2014 11:45:36 PM PDT by BeadCounter
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To: BillyBonebrake

Probably the cover for a document scrub...


46 posted on 05/22/2014 12:24:59 AM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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