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Obama: Any misconduct at VA will be punished
Yahoo News/AP ^ | 5/20/14 | Matthew Daly & Julie Pace

Posted on 05/21/2014 8:49:36 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue

"I will not stand for it — not as commander in chief but also not as an American," Obama said following an Oval Office meeting with embattled VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoveterans; obama; obamalies; shinseki; va; vascandal; veterans
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I am convinced this idiot is pathological. He is now starting to believe his own lies.

Hey, asshat, can we get a status report on the other items you "Weren't going to stand for - and hold people accountable?" Such as....

Fast & Furious Benghazi IRS NSA Obamacare Rollout

The encouraging thing is that all the comments are ripping him. Every one. Does that mean folks like us are dominating the comments? His constiutents don't own a PC? Or is America finally waking up?

1 posted on 05/21/2014 8:49:36 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list


2 posted on 05/21/2014 8:51:29 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

More BS from the liar and thief.


3 posted on 05/21/2014 8:52:29 AM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

I suggest flagellation.


4 posted on 05/21/2014 8:52:41 AM PDT by fulltlt
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To: Nachum

Union will only allow promotions until retirement. Just ask f @ f folks


5 posted on 05/21/2014 8:53:01 AM PDT by edcoil (Not a single republican was ever a slave owner. They were all democrats.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Obama: Any misconduct at VA will be punished


6 posted on 05/21/2014 8:53:39 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: TangledUpInBlue

did his speech come with a laugh track?

Obama is a complete joke.

This statement is laughable.


7 posted on 05/21/2014 8:54:00 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Give us an example moose ears . . . and resign for your own misconduct, otherwise shut up!


8 posted on 05/21/2014 8:55:13 AM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Obama said one thing that's correct. He's the Commander in Chief. It was and is his job to personally know about the conditions for troops and veterans. The issues about VA care have been known for much more than five years, with the numbers of veterans who could not get timely care committing suicide.

With the time he spends away from his headquarters (WH) someone else should be in charge of having a clue when it comes to the military.

9 posted on 05/21/2014 8:55:14 AM PDT by grania
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To: TangledUpInBlue

He drew another Red Syrian Lyin.


10 posted on 05/21/2014 8:55:43 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

So when does Eric Shinseki get HIS raise?


11 posted on 05/21/2014 8:56:39 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

“punishment” for FedGov drones = paid leave of absence


12 posted on 05/21/2014 8:56:48 AM PDT by clintonh8r (#Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Lol, start with yourself, Barry Girl, and while you’re at it, shut your lying mouth, no one is listening to you.


13 posted on 05/21/2014 8:57:02 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Whats the stays of that FBI investigation on Benghazi that a “very angry” Obama promised would bring those responsible to justice?

As the Obama Administration is so fond of informing us, “Benghazi was a long time ago” , and still noting has been done


14 posted on 05/21/2014 8:57:46 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: TangledUpInBlue
No ping list please.

So Obama is this a “red line” like in Syria? Like in making sure those who killed our Ambassador at Benghazi would be punished? Making sure that those who invaded the Ukraine will be made to pay?

Not sure anyone believes you on what you said.

Congressman Joe Wilson was right when he said “You lie.”

15 posted on 05/21/2014 8:58:32 AM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

I’m afraid to parse what he really means....

It’s never what he actually says...

Probably wind up punishing the vets because they got sick under his adminstration and not Bush’s.....


16 posted on 05/21/2014 8:59:31 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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17 posted on 05/21/2014 8:59:59 AM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

>Yawn< Oh, and I bet he’s looking for someone’s butt to be kicked as well.


18 posted on 05/21/2014 9:00:32 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
"I will not stand for it — not as commander in chief but also not as an American,"

Stood for it for 6 years. Only has to tap dance for a couple more.

19 posted on 05/21/2014 9:01:55 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Popman

The Lyin King doing what he doos, lyin!


20 posted on 05/21/2014 9:02:06 AM PDT by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Our VETS getting stabbed in the back again ..... there is the possibility that there is enough patriotic rage and regard for our military that this will stick to Obama, as it should. If it does, our heroes ironically and tragically will have come to America’s aid once again and some will have given their lives for their country as a result.


21 posted on 05/21/2014 9:03:11 AM PDT by Qiviut (Obama: A Caesar at home & a Chamberlain abroad, dividing the country & uniting the world against us.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

“The encouraging thing is that all the comments are ripping him. Every one. Does that mean folks like us are dominating the comments? His constiutents don’t own a PC? Or is America finally waking up? “

Let’s hope so! It’s long past time when “being Black” can still be used to cover your own a$$! I mean after more than 5 years, people should start looking around and say to themselves, “things are not better.”
With respect to the VA, the vets who have been denied care should start the equivalent of “Swift Boat Vets” and start holding press conferences. The lady whose vet husband died and “she’s pissed” sends a very powerful message that can probably be repeated thousands of times.


22 posted on 05/21/2014 9:05:20 AM PDT by vette6387 (n)
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To: Tennessee Nana
"Any misconduct at __________ will be punished"

Pick one:
IRS
DOJ
EPA
VA
ACA
Secret Service
White House

23 posted on 05/21/2014 9:05:29 AM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

24 posted on 05/21/2014 9:05:55 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Yeah sure, right after you catch those Benghazi terrorists.

Pray America wakes up


25 posted on 05/21/2014 9:06:26 AM PDT by bray (Palin 2016)
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To: Baynative

“Any misconduct at __________ will be punished”

The political ads write themselves!


26 posted on 05/21/2014 9:06:47 AM PDT by vette6387 (n)
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To: defconw

Yes, they need to find the individual who made the video that no doubt caused the dysfunction at the VA and bring him to justice immediately.


27 posted on 05/21/2014 9:07:27 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Qiviut

We need a million vets from all generations to march on the District of Chaos and occupy it until this mess is cleaned up. Such a dramatic demonstration might even have the added benefit of ultimately bringing down this rotten administration.


28 posted on 05/21/2014 9:07:52 AM PDT by clintonh8r (#Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Woman Refused Medication Because Obamacare Says She’s a Man...

A report that aired on Asheville, NC ABC affiliate WLOS on Tuesday detailed the plight of college student Shelby Higdon, who under ObamaCare was refused medicine because of a gender mix-up within the ObamaCare provider’s system, which according to Higdon could not be fixed due to bureaucratic red tape.

“When it was time to get my medicine, they told me that they couldn’t give it to me because on my insurance I was registered as a man,” Higdon said.

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2014/05/21/SC-Woman-Refused%20Medicine-Because-ObamaCare-Says-She-Is-a-Man


29 posted on 05/21/2014 9:07:53 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Popman

Close to what I’m thinking...

Define “misconduct” and the person(s) accused or guilty of said “misconduct”.

In this case, I believe the “misconduct” being referred to here is the reporting of the abuse and neglect...it makes Dear Leader look bad...whistleblowers can’t and won’t be tolerated.

Expect a bunch of retaliation in some very creative ways...


30 posted on 05/21/2014 9:09:00 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt
Now garnering strange look from person passing through my lobby! Very funny!
31 posted on 05/21/2014 9:09:36 AM PDT by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

...and so? “What difference does it make?”...
The VA has willfully murdered vets through denial of service and mistreatment for at least 40 years. Its not “a few facilities” at the present time as Obama claims, its the whole damned system everywhere.

So why now? What would be the motivation for a politician, known to despise the American military and its veterans, to suddenly care, to suddenly have a great awakening to VA misconduct and why has the mainstream media suddenly become so patriotic in getting behind this issue?

I see a couple of posters calling for the VA to be shut down. Obamas comments in his address today seemed to carefully insinuate that very suggestion at times. Why? Is the entire point to in fact shut down the VA to get all of those vets forced into Obamacare? Remember, this mess was originally Hillarycare. Are the same insurance companies, that were behind her and likely behind Obama, expecting some type of monetary gain in this big public/private cooperative fascist wet dream?

Is the VA not the problem Obama is trying to fix at all? Is the problem actually that too many know how the VA has operated. Has this malfeasance become so emblematic that it is one of the primary reasons people wont enroll in Obamacare? By feigning committed devotion to this VA issue is he protecting his legacy and protecting his benefactors investments?

So a “few” vets died recently and “few” more have recently been mistreated, really, “what difference does it make?” The fact is that the VA has operated as it was intended to for a long time or it wouldn’t have been allowed to abuse veterans for decades...so why now?


32 posted on 05/21/2014 9:10:03 AM PDT by gnarledmaw (Obama: Evincing a Design since 2009)
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To: TangledUpInBlue; nathanbedford; cripplecreek; Diogenes; MeshugeMikey; trooprally; All

Will “the punishment” extend all the way to the top of the Chain of Command?

Or will “the punishment” be deflected downward to those who are at the bottom of this?

If past performance stays true, there will be NO punishment, only another tongue-lashing by Obama for those at the bottom who made bone-headed decisions, and new permanent Federal Regulations “to make sure that this never happens again.”


33 posted on 05/21/2014 9:10:41 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Graewoulf

His speech sure sounded like more of the same.


34 posted on 05/21/2014 9:11:55 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

The gullible may listen, but they never hear - - - .


35 posted on 05/21/2014 9:13:23 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Oh, okay.

Will VA Secretary Eric Shinseki soon be pleading the fifth?


36 posted on 05/21/2014 9:14:01 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Baynative
"Any misconduct at __________ will be punished" Pick one: IRS DOJ EPA VA ACA Secret Service White House

I seem to remember being lectured by Michael Dukakis that "the fish rots from the head down." I suppose that doesn't apply now.

37 posted on 05/21/2014 9:17:13 AM PDT by CommerceComet (Ignore the GOP-e. Cruz to victory in 2016.)
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To: SkyDancer
Oh, and I bet he’s looking for someone’s butt to be kicked licked as well.

There. Fixed it.
38 posted on 05/21/2014 9:18:16 AM PDT by jrg
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Wrong answer

What a dipstick

You need to fix the problems not make threats like some North Korean loony tune


39 posted on 05/21/2014 9:21:02 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Hey, he really punished those Benghazi guys didn’t he?


40 posted on 05/21/2014 9:22:20 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

ya! Obama is mad!


41 posted on 05/21/2014 9:33:33 AM PDT by malia
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To: TangledUpInBlue

This brings to mind a famous scene from the movie “Blazing Saddles”, which I will refrain from quoting for fear of being branded “racis”.


42 posted on 05/21/2014 9:37:40 AM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: TangledUpInBlue

< Sound effect> RIMSHOT! < /Sound effect>


43 posted on 05/21/2014 9:38:26 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: TangledUpInBlue

He is so f’ing full of $hit!

And his coddling media is simply sickening.


44 posted on 05/21/2014 9:41:19 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: TangledUpInBlue

A commentator on FNC said he pretty much dished out a bunch of platitudes.


45 posted on 05/21/2014 9:43:13 AM PDT by Retired Chemist
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To: TangledUpInBlue
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46 posted on 05/21/2014 9:45:21 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: clintonh8r

I’m good with that idea ... might even join them and have plenty of friends/relatives/acquaintances who would as well. I do seriously think that this issue, especially after the speechifying & circling the wagons around Shinseki today, has the potential to take Obama down like none of the other ‘scandals’. You would think the 4 dead in Benghazi would have done it, but maybe it’s going to take the realization that there are hundreds if not thousands of dead Vets to get the job done this time. Words totally fail me as to what opinion I hold of Obama.


47 posted on 05/21/2014 9:46:31 AM PDT by Qiviut (Obama: A Caesar at home & a Chamberlain abroad, dividing the country & uniting the world against us.)
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To: Graewoulf

only time will tell

Im not making any bets on this!


48 posted on 05/21/2014 9:47:47 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
"I will not stand for it — . . .

But you already are standing for it, and have been doing so for 5½ years now.

49 posted on 05/21/2014 9:49:13 AM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

You people really, really, really make me sick. Of course Obama is going to punish people. How many five-yard penalties, free throws, and assessed golf strokes is it going to take for you all to be satisfied?


50 posted on 05/21/2014 9:50:11 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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