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Tag: Veterans Administration

Defying Donald Trump’s Kleptocracy


The president-elect represents the late stage of capitalism, when corporations, no longer able to generate profits at former levels, pillage the government and society for profit. However, he will be vulnerable to impeachment if we take to the streets.

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Finding a Cure for Bernie Sanders’ and Hillary Clinton’s Health Care Plans


Physicians and Green Party activist/politicians Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers say the two leading Democratic presidential candidates have something in common: covering up the failures of the Affordable Care Act.

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VA Files









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Statue Limitations









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In VA Scandal, Accountability for All—Including Congress


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Unlike most of Congress, especially on the Republican side, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki opposed the incompetent war plans of the George W. Bush administration that left so many American service men and women grievously wounded.

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Jon Stewart Ridicules Iran Sanctions and Interviews Robert Gates

Jon Stewart takes us through the new sanctions against Iran that many in our dysfunctional Congress are considering. He also interviews former Defense Secretary Robert Gates about his new book “Duty.”

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN

Truthdigger of the Week: Ann Jones


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Jones’ new book, “They Were Soldiers,” was written to give veterans and their families alienated and estranged by war a chance to find their way back to one another.

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The Last Letter

A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran

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VA Hides Gulf War Health Issues, Congress Told


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The Department of Veterans Affairs was accused before Congress this week of numerous accounts of negligence, including hiding or obscuring research data involving Gulf War veterans and failing to treat former soldiers outright.

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VA Exaggerates Quality of Care, Study Finds


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An exhaustive study of the VA health system and its administrators has found a pattern of overstating the quality of care, arguably at the expense of veterans. If Congress is under the impression that VA medical care is top notch, it is less motivated to appropriate resources for much-needed improvements.

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