Showing posts with label VA hospitals. Show all posts
Showing posts with label VA hospitals. Show all posts

A Dispiriting Final Speech From An Out Of Touch President

A Washington Examiner editorial.        What makes for a credible public voice? A key ingredient is truth. The crucial difference between Winston Churchill and Baghdad Bob was not their nations' respective fortunes in war. It was that Churchill was open with the British public about the difficulties his nation faced. He could have tried      ... MORE

Rick Moran: In The Past Four Years, More Than 500 Vets Have Died In VA Hospitals Because Of Mistakes Or Delays

A hollow commitment to our nation's warriors. Veterans Affairs records obtained by the Washington Free Beacon reveal the startling fact that more than 500 vets have died in VA hospitals due to mistakes since 2010. Delayed treatment for cancer patients due to a failure to diagnose the disease and a failure to screen properly for suicide are      ... MORE

Christopher Chantrill: Trust In Government Is Pathological

Need we run down the evidence?     This last weekend the Sunday shows had a “trust in government” theme. Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" asked Obama advisor Dan Pfeiffer why the government of the email-losing IRS, of no strategy on ISIS, of border mayhem could be trusted on Ebola. On Fox News Sunday Chris Wallace threw a   ... MORE

Is Crony-Hiring At The Core Of The VA Scandal?

by Michael Volpe.       Bad hiring practices have led to a culture of cronyism that is as at the center of a burgeoning number of scandals at the Overton-Brooks Veteran Administration (VA) Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. Shea Wilkes, who blew the whistle on the secret waiting list in the mental health department, told The Daily    ... MORE

Is The President Incompetent Or Lawless?

by Andrew Napolitano.       It has been well established under the Constitution and throughout our history that the president's job as the chief federal law enforcement officer permits him to put his ideological stamp on the nature of the work done by the executive branch. The courts have characterized this stamp as "discretion."        ... MORE

It's Good To Be a Terrorist, Not So Good To Be a Veteran

by Steve Forbes.      Government's healthcare priorities. The roughly 150 jihadists at Gitmo have approximately 100 doctors, nurses and health care personnel assigned to them to handle their post-traumatic stress or anything else that ails them, with zero wait time. If Thomas Francis Breen, a 71-year-old Navy veteran who died of bladder cancer     ... MORE

VIDEO: Remy - God Bless The USA (VA Scandal Edition)

Can President Obama Faithfully Enforce the Laws?

by Andrew Napolitano.     On the same weekend that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs resigned amidst the scandal of veterans dying before the government's doctors could treat them in government hospitals, on the heels of another revelation of NSA unconstitutional spying in which federal agents have been seizing the digital images of our      ... MORE

John W. Whitehead: A War on America’s Military Veterans

Waged with SWAT teams, surveillance and neglect.       Just in time for Memorial Day, we’re once again being treated to a generous serving of praise and grandstanding by politicians and corporations eager to go on record as being supportive of our veterans. Patriotic platitudes aside, however, America has done a deplorable job of caring      ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Random Thoughts On The Passing Scene

Exquisite observations from a national treasure. Will the Veterans Administration scandal wake up those people who have been blithely saying that what we need is a "single payer" system for medical care? Delays in getting to see a doctor have been a common denominator in government-run medical systems in England, Canada and     ... MORE

Ed Krayewski: The Anatomy Of An Obama Scandal

In six easy steps.     The Obama administration is riddled with scandals, from guns going missing in Mexico under Operation Fast & Furious to the revelations about the cover up of long wait times at Veterans Administration hospitals. In fact, these scandals have become such a regular occurence that we can now glean a pattern in how  ... MORE