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CNN Anchor Breaks Down as Parents of Vet Treated at Phoenix VA Facility...
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Posted on 05/30/2014 9:00:50 PM PDT by TigerClaws

Iraq War Veteran Daniel Somers survived over 400 combat missions only to return home to a “system of dehumanization, neglect, and indifference.” He ended up killing himself last year after receiving treatment from the now infamous Phoenix VA hospital.

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1 posted on 05/30/2014 9:00:50 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

The unvetted Tyrant MUST resign or be impeached.


2 posted on 05/30/2014 9:05:04 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: TigerClaws

RIP Daniel.

You have fought the good fight. You have finished your course. You have kept the faith. (2 Tim 4:7)

Your eternal reward awaits you; may your joy be full.


3 posted on 05/30/2014 9:10:46 PM PDT by Paulie (Buy local, bank local, exert your influence locally; the left will fold like a cheap suit.)
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To: TigerClaws

Brooke Baldwin’s tears were over the damage this is doing to her Dear Leader.


5 posted on 05/30/2014 9:16:08 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: Diogenesis

Unfortunately mistreatment of our vets is not an impeachable offence.


6 posted on 05/30/2014 9:17:06 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: TigerClaws

No problem mac daddy is mad as he**. He will address this problem in due time but there are other thing that are more important like golf, parties, tax payer funded vacation, giving speeches full of lies and waiting for endless findings performed by sock puppets within his corrupt administration.

In other words do not hold your breath waiting for him to do ANYTHING o you also will die.


7 posted on 05/30/2014 9:27:27 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Paulie
Just read some of the comments--they were definitely worth the read. Many from veterans themselves, but many from people who are absolutely fed up with Obama and his admin's treatment of our vets.

The video from CNN was powerful; even more so the comments!

8 posted on 05/30/2014 9:30:46 PM PDT by milagro (There is no peace in appeasement!)
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To: TigerClaws

Too said and maddening to read or view!

The federal government has just collapsed on its own weight after 60 years of bad legislation. In the case of the VA, Unions run it and until that changes NO ONE can change the status quo.


9 posted on 05/30/2014 9:43:50 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: doc1019
Unfortunately mistreatment of our vets is not an impeachable offence.

A President can be impeached for committing high crimes and misdemeanors". Its up to Congress to decide exactly what that means.

So, could a President be impeached for mistreatment of vets ??? You bet.

10 posted on 05/30/2014 10:35:40 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: TigerClaws; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; ...

V A ping.


11 posted on 05/30/2014 10:38:02 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: TigerClaws

What was McCain doing while this was going on? I would think the VA in his state would be a bigger concern than his beloved illegal aliens.


12 posted on 05/30/2014 10:45:34 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: milagro

And this SOB is now on AIR FORCE 1 heading to the beaches of Normandy for a photo op what a total POS!!!!


13 posted on 05/30/2014 10:59:56 PM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: TigerClaws

VA will never be fixed as long as the administration pukes are union. Same thing for our epic fail education system. Unions are much better for profit-making industries, but public sector unions are a terminal cancer.


14 posted on 05/30/2014 11:02:52 PM PDT by matthew fuller (Firing Shinseki won't help- it's time to outlaw government unions AGAIN.)
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To: Cen-Tejas

Thanks for your insight- I had not yet read your post when I posted #14.


15 posted on 05/30/2014 11:06:40 PM PDT by matthew fuller (Firing Shinseki won't help- it's time to outlaw government unions AGAIN.)
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To: TigerClaws

I’m glad I’m one of the (two out of three) vets that does NOT use the VA healthcare system.

America, if you want to know what socialized medicine (Obamacare) will look like, take a look at the VA.


16 posted on 05/30/2014 11:14:17 PM PDT by zipper (In Their Heart Of Hearts, Every Democrat Is A Communist.)
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To: Kit cat

There will be many American veterans in Normandy, France. I hope they have the courage to boo, or turn their backs on him....or at least boycott or ignore POTUS Obama. Protocol dictates that USA Military personnel must follow respect for their commander-in-chief when on duty or in assembly....but private American veterans on their own time have no obligation to do the same!!!


17 posted on 05/30/2014 11:31:57 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: TigerClaws

Having someone’s six somehow wasn’t meant to mean having him six feet under.


18 posted on 05/30/2014 11:46:03 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

I just CANNOT believe what an opportunistic POS this POTUS is,
let’s jump on Air Force 1 run to the beaches of Normandy and ACT
like I care about the VETS!!!! It is just NAUSEATING!!!! I will NEVER
forget the speech Reagan gave at Normandy it brought tears to my eyes
if you haven’t heard it try to find it!!!!


19 posted on 05/31/2014 12:21:57 AM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: Kit cat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBeyZAmmJNg

A pretty good compilation where someone took Reagan’s speech with historical video/ photos of WW II.


20 posted on 05/31/2014 12:25:03 AM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: 21twelve

Thank you so much for the link to this speech!!!! I hope everyone who has
not heard it takes the time to listen at the STARK DIFFERENCE at the
POS in office now and what a TRUE POTUS really is!!!!


21 posted on 05/31/2014 12:33:15 AM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: doc1019

Sure it is, numerous laws were broken.


22 posted on 05/31/2014 1:30:32 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: TigerClaws


23 posted on 05/31/2014 3:33:43 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Moonman62

McCain hates vets. He voted to stop searching for MIA troops in Vietnam. He loves WAR, but not the men who fight it! He is despicable! He never speaks of our men who are giving their all!


24 posted on 05/31/2014 4:52:59 AM PDT by stilloftyhenight (...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: Diogenesis

I got the point in the photo of our past presidents being military but NEVER EVER include odumbo and Clinton “The Clown” in the same category as ANY American Vet.


25 posted on 05/31/2014 4:57:19 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: zipper

“America, if you want to know what socialized medicine (Obamacare) will look like, take a look at the VA.”

...and that should be the constant refrain for every true conservative running for office.


26 posted on 05/31/2014 5:12:51 AM PDT by VMI70
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To: Lmo56
could a President be impeached for mistreatment of vets? You bet.

As Commander in Chief, isn't it dereliction of duty to not protect them from the abuses of the VA?

27 posted on 05/31/2014 5:19:00 AM PDT by grania
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To: matthew fuller

On Fox news this morning they had 360 pages of Union rules and guidelines for the VA. Workers are not allowed to be reassigned to other areas where needed, they have to take their breaks, start and leave on time promptly regardless of patients waiting, etc.

Now of course, Union is asking for more employees- you know so that they will reap more union dues to elect more Democrats to office.

She said the fix would be to allow Vets to go to any hospital and get the care needed; the government would pick up the costs.

But of course, Union will not allow this and will scream that they will not fund the elections for Dems if they even consider it...


28 posted on 05/31/2014 5:48:37 AM PDT by Engedi
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To: Kit cat
I just CANNOT believe what an opportunistic POS this POTUS is, let’s jump on Air Force 1 run to the beaches of Normandy and ACT like I care about the VETS!!!!

Of course the ONLY reason he's going to Normandy is because of the VA scandal. And his speech will, as usual, be all about himself. Something like: "As I stand on these beaches, I think about all the challenges I have faced..."

29 posted on 05/31/2014 5:58:48 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: matthew fuller

Thank you!

Went back and read yours. Seems we were almost saying the same thing!

“Effectively” we were!


30 posted on 05/31/2014 6:10:46 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: 21twelve

Thank you for the link. Somehow, I had never heard this great speech of President Reagan’s.


31 posted on 05/31/2014 1:52:27 PM PDT by jch10 (The Democrat mascot shouldnÂ’t be the donkey; it should be the tick.)
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To: TigerClaws
They also read some of Somers’ heartbreaking suicide note on the air. In addition to writing that his body had become “nothing but a cage, a source of pain and constant problems,”

Maybe all employees of the VA should be denied medical care for TWO days after an accident. Let the little shits learn what it feels like to 'wait' in pain for two days. Then re-question them about their criminal 'waiting' lists. Oh, and this includes 'doctors'...

32 posted on 05/31/2014 2:04:37 PM PDT by GOPJ (Obamacare - a pig in a poke...)
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