Friday, May 23, 2014

Why is the VA scandal not a national emergency, as opposed to business as usual.

Posted by CotoBlogzz

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - Last week Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for San Diego County, which freed up special resources and funding for the firefight, and state fire officials were creating a central command center for the blazes.

Some 20 military helicopters were available even without the declaration

Earlier this month, President Barack Obama travelled to Arkansas on Wednesday Amaya 7, to view damage from the tornadoes that hit central Arkansas Sunday May 3rd. and meet with affected families, first responders and recovery workers, according to the White House.

There is a clear pattern when lives are at risk: a state of emergency is declared and state and federal resources are mobilizes to either mitigate the risk or help with rebuilding.

Should the Veteran Affairs scandal not be considered a national emergency?  After all, this is a matter of life or death.

But, what  does Obama do when he, in his own words, finds out from news accounts and not his cabinet, about the VA scandal? Declare it a national emergency?

No! He calls for an investigation!  In other words, business as usual.

Absolutely, positively unacceptable!  Desperate times call for desperate measures, such as setting up a national triage center to attend all those veterans in desperate need of care.

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