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VA Scandal Compounds
Democrats’ Obamacare Problem

Mediaite, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:StormCnter, 5/20/2014 4:46:04 AM

The sprawling Department of Veterans Affairs’ unwieldy and problematic nature is no great secret in Washington. The need for sweeping reform of that bureaucracy has been apparent since President Ronald Reagan elevated the position of Veterans Affairs secretary to the Cabinet in his second term. Nor is the disturbing charge that VA administrators engaged in the concealment of the excessive waiting times vets faced a new allegation. A report in the Washington Times on Monday revealed that President’s George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and their staffs were aware of the debacle. Indeed, as CNN’s investigative reporter Drew Griffin observed, “it’s hard

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/20/2014 5:53:56 AM     (No. 9854992)

Euthanasia for vets under the VA.
Euthanasia for citizens under ACA.

No demonrat should ever be elected again.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 5/20/2014 6:50:12 AM     (No. 9855026)

Like all large bureaucracies the DVA exists primarily to perpetuate and grow itself

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jinx, 5/20/2014 7:50:11 AM     (No. 9855072)

This is what happens when the government takes over. Look at the Post Office, IRS, public schools, EPA, NSA, etc. All failures in one way or the other. Do we really want the government to take over our healthcare? NO!

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