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  •  WE are turds, too -- letting this play out the (6+ / 0-)

    usual way, sacrifice the dude who told the truth too many times, and applauding the Only POresident We Got for doing what, again?

    A little aside: I'm a disabled vet, and a nurse. I get VA and Medicare medical care and treatment. Both have problems, the Medicare from greed and special interest warpage, the VA from overlodaing and underfunding and a bureaucracy that includes a lot of Reagan and Bush-attracted and selected employees, just like a lot of other Big Federal Agencies, that all being a part of the Reagan Revolution to cripple, though not reduce, Big Government. Guess what? Thousands of people with private health insurance, and Medicaid, and Medipass, and even Medicare and Tricare and stuff, DIE WHILE WAITING FOR APPOINTMENTS TOO. Anybody taken a look at equivalent statistics for the general public? A person in the last stages of CHF or cancer may die "waiting for an appointment" and stuff like that. What a surprise that it happens to VA patients too...

    What the VA hospital admins did is sick and wrong, but it's part and parcel of the hypocrisy that we all swim in every day.

    Maybe we could concentrate on NOT MAKING ANY MORE WOUNDED WARRIORS, since "we" are finally leaving Notagainistan via a "Vietnamization" scenario that can in no way prop up the Kabul regime, in no way create a self-sustaining national police and army, and once again do a Big Huge War, $4 or $6 trillion, find out that trying imperial land wars in Asia is a losing proposition, and now Obama is making noises about pulling in our Imperial horns a little bit, but not until enough damaged troops have been made and enough of the nation's wealth has been transferred to the War Machine and corruption in far off places.

    "Is that all there is?" Peggy Lee.

    by jm214 on Fri May 30, 2014 at 09:06:03 AM PDT

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