So we have many 'scandals' week to carry the news. Very loudly hyped by a group against any taxes, but boy do they like everything done, loudly whining, while the press from local to national follow that lead.
Sounds like the drum beats of war leading up to the Iraq invasion especially from the media.
This is the 'real' scandal, decades long and wars from but especially in this past decade plus now!
May 15, 2013 - For every one of the 866,181 soldiers officially counted injured casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan, the government is expected to spend some $2 million in long-term medical cost.
The total of $1.7 trillion is based on a widely cited March 2013 paper by Linda Bilmes at Harvard’s Kennedy School. It includes $800 billion already spent on injured veterans along with the cost of long-term care for an additional 50,000 current casualties counted by the Pentagon.
Since 2001, the VA has spent $134.3 billion to care for veterans. read more>>>