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Dems Begin to Call for Shinseki to Go: ‘We Don’t Have Time!’
NRO ^ | Wednesday, May 21, 2014 | Andrew Johnson

Posted on 05/21/2014 4:52:31 PM PDT by kristinn

Two Democratic congressmen became the first members of their party to call for Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation shortly after President Obama’s meeting with the embattled department head. While speaking on the House floor about a bill he co-sponsored to make it easier to fire VA officials, Representative David Scott of Georgia offered a passionate plea to address the problem and called for Shinseki’s ouster.

SNIP

Meanwhile, Scott’s fellow Georgian John Barrow also said Shinseki should no longer hold his position since he and the rest of the administration have “fallen short in providing the kind of care our veterans have earned.”

Via The Blaze

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: 113th; davidscott; ericshinseki; shinseki; veterans

1 posted on 05/21/2014 4:52:31 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

I agree.


2 posted on 05/21/2014 4:57:01 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: kristinn

He’s a Japanese guy, isn’t he?

Obvious racism.


3 posted on 05/21/2014 5:02:34 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: All

WHY is it the Demoncrats are the first to act? WTH is wrong with the Repubs??


4 posted on 05/21/2014 5:07:07 PM PDT by jackibutterfly (In this world when the body can be taken at any moment, it would be wise to reconnect with your soul)
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To: kristinn

Will the donks ask Zero to step down to save the party?


5 posted on 05/21/2014 5:07:11 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: kristinn

This Congressman David Scott, a black Democrat from Georgia, was a very passionate and effective speaker today. He sound as though he either was a Baptist Reverend or was trained by one. No ebonics either. None. Maybe Ted Cruz can convince him to ‘see the light on the right’. This public slamming by democrats may be Obama’s way of convincing the man in question to resign, without Obama directly ordering him to get the hell out of the office.


6 posted on 05/21/2014 5:08:25 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: jackibutterfly
WHY is it the Demoncrats are the first to act? WTH is wrong with the Repubs??

Because Dems are master political strategists and know that this scandal hits home even among the LIV crowd. And that Republicans have the vas deferens of fruit flies.

7 posted on 05/21/2014 5:09:02 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (100% pure organic, free-range conservative)
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To: kristinn

When will they realize that Obama is the real problem? Never, I’m afraid.


8 posted on 05/21/2014 5:09:12 PM PDT by kalee
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To: lee martell

““Recently there’s been a very rapid race to move records, boxes, change labels, whatever it may be, they’re putting them in rooms that nobody would look in….and there’s multiple times that I have seen in the past week or so them moving boxes….so apparently they’re hiding their tracks somewhere,” stated the VA employee, adding that the activity preceded an inspection of the facility, suggesting it was part of an effort to conceal evidence in the aftermath of the secret waiting list scandal.

Even more chilling was a warning sent out to VA employees at the facility which, according to the whistleblower, was meant to get across the message, “Do you see what happens to the people that try to get things straight around here, they’re not here anymore,” a tone the whistleblower described as “pretty telling.”

The employee also revealed the shocking attitude of one supervisor at the hospital towards older veterans, who asserted that older vets “should be taken outside and shot in the head because they’re worthless.” The individual still works at the hospital and was not disciplined for his comments.

“How can you stop the corruption and the insanity if you have a supervisor who is a non-veteran saying these things to veterans, scaring them about their jobs and telling them because they’re an older veteran ‘you ought to be taken outside and shot in the head’,” asked the employee.

The whistleblower also related how he knew veterans that had been denied health care at the hospital. However, since the VA scandal broke in the news, the whistleblower states there has been a huge influx of patients into his facility, a move he describes as “a dog and pony show.”

Explaining that the scandal went way beyond patient care, the whistleblower said that corruption within the VA was “overwhelming,” and that working doctors were being replaced by students and residential doctors on weekends to save money.”

Source: infowars from 5/21


9 posted on 05/21/2014 5:10:14 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: kristinn

Afraid of backlash Election should be very interesting. Tie all Ds into Obama

Keep reminding folks that the Obamacare and VA medical are out of the same mold.

List are nothing more than the death panels Palin warned them about


10 posted on 05/21/2014 5:13:36 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: kristinn; All

Blame it on Shinseki!

This is nothing more than death panels. The VA has been doing it for years. Here’s how it works. If you’re old, you’re irrelevent. If you’re young with a serious illness, you’re irrelevent. All others, if you’re career is not critical, you’re irrelevent.

But, if you’re a Mexican farm laborer, you ARE relevent because you’re needed to work the fields to feed all the others who are relevent.


11 posted on 05/21/2014 5:16:13 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: kalee

Ask any liberal voter and they’ll say “How do you know obama didn’t try to do something about it?”


12 posted on 05/21/2014 5:17:37 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: combat_boots

The company policy of lies, obfuscation, a veiling of the truth, or deliberate neglect are coming out strongly. I get the feeling this has been building for sometime. Same as with public education, where you can’t fire teachers that everyone knows to be dumb, dangerous or derelict in their jobs.


13 posted on 05/21/2014 5:22:04 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: combat_boots

I’ve been saying the questions to ask are:

“Who made the decision to let people die and when was that decision made?

and

“How was this policy communicated to all the VA employees who would be needed to make the policy work and who are those employees?”

Thousands of VA employees HAVE to know about this for it to have gone on for so long.


14 posted on 05/21/2014 5:23:02 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: jackibutterfly

Several Republicans have already called on Shinseki to resign. The Dems are playing catch-up.


15 posted on 05/21/2014 5:27:53 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: lee martell

I believe there has been a similar policy initiative of neglect and forceful anti-gun policies enacted at the management level of school districts across the country, since BHOII came on the scene. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn from a whistleblower at some point in the future that the whole scheme was cooked up to drown schooling in crap subjects at the same time that even the tiniest gun reference is treated with physical arrest. Also applies to parents at school board meetings when expressing their concern of Common Core. It’s like there’s a vocal hush campaign in apply across multiple agencies.

Go after the vets
Go after the conservatives
Go after the pro-gun people
Get them young.

On any front possible


16 posted on 05/21/2014 5:35:23 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: kristinn

Shinseki should be fired immediately...with criminal charges to follow!!! But......this problem will never be addressed by POTUS Obama. Obama needs to forced to resign from office or, be impeached by his own Democrat Party!!! Democrats....wake up....you’re going down with Obama.....if you do not get rid of him!!! November, 2014 is coming up very quickly!!!


17 posted on 05/21/2014 6:37:36 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: kristinn

You think Shinseki’s getting payback for the World War II Relocation Camps?


18 posted on 05/21/2014 6:59:57 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Ob)
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To: jackibutterfly

Repubs have already been speaking about this for days.


19 posted on 05/21/2014 7:29:40 PM PDT by what's up (sun)
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To: kristinn; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; ...

VA ping.


20 posted on 05/21/2014 7:31:49 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: kalee

-— When will they realize that Obama is the real problem? Never, I’m afraid. -—

will the Republicans denounce the VA as typical of government-provided healthcare?

I’m not holding my breath.


21 posted on 05/22/2014 3:05:58 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

I don’t expect that to happen either.


22 posted on 05/22/2014 4:17:18 AM PDT by kalee
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To: VerySadAmerican
Ask any liberal voter and they’ll say “How do you know obama didn’t try to do something about it?”

Obama likes this scandal. It can't be intimately tied to malfeasance by Obama, and it gets Benghazi, the IRS, and all the other stuff off the front page.

23 posted on 05/22/2014 4:45:32 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: kristinn

As accusations across the country pour in, all evidence will become ever more obvious Shinseki/zippy not only allowed it, but ignored it also.


24 posted on 05/22/2014 5:29:00 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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