Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Taking the Truth to the Powers on Veterans' Issues Obstruction

"If military action is worth our troops’ blood, it should be worth our treasure, too — not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. 2013

VoteVets Targets McConnell and Burr for blocking veterans funding at a time of crisis in veterans care

Full View Burr * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Full View McConnell

VoteVets.org To Run Full Page Ads In Kentucky and North Carolina This Week Calling Out The Minority Leader And Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee For Blocking More Than $20 Billion In Much Needed Funding

WASHINGTON, DC – June 03, 2014 - A national veterans group announced today that they are targeting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Richard Burr with a new ad campaign calling out the Republicans for blocking critical funding for our nation’s veterans at time of crisis in the Veterans Affairs Department. read more>>>

“Our nation’s Veterans are heroes, not political pawns. It is time for Senate Republican leaders to stop blocking vital legislation that will provide more than $20 billion in funding to care for Veterans.” ~ Jon Soltz, Iraq war veteran and Chairman of VoteVets.org

"Why in 2009 were we still using paper?” VA Assistant Secretary Tommy Sowers “When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we’ve been operating on a six month wait for over a decade.” 27 March 2013

It isn't a VA 'scandal', it's the Country served and through their Representatives 'SCANDAL', decades long and wars from as they ignore the issues so they need not pay for! Wars over no need to wave them patriotic, Patriotism Posers, flags! Nothing more to see or need to do here, the move along very long standing Veterans issues attitude during and after the rubber stamped wars and all the costs for, still not paid for!!

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Enough Talk. Take Care of Our Veterans

"The simple truth is that with 2 million more veterans coming into the system in recent years there are many facilities within the VA that do not have the doctors, nurses and other personnel that they need to provide quality care in a timely way." - Senator Bernie Sanders read more & sign on>>>

06/02/14 - VA problems still need congressional action, Shinseki resignation notwithstanding Rachel Maddow points out that the resignation of Eric Shinseki as Secretary of Veterans Affairs did not solve the V.A.’s problems and Congress needs to take further action even as the Shinseki resignation has distracted the nation’s focus.

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