The VA Health Scandal Is about Government Incompetence, not Inadequate Funding

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I’ve never been susceptible to the claim that you solve problems with taxpayer money.

Indeed, this amusing poster is a pretty good summary of my views on the effectiveness of government spending.

But what about the horrific stories about veterans dying because of secret waiting lists and bureaucratic skullduggery at the Veterans Administration?

I want to take care of former soldiers who need treatment because of their service, and national defense is one of the few legitimate functions of the federal government. So is this one of the rare cases where a budget needs to increase? That’s certainly the mentality in some quarters on Capitol Hill.

Here are some excerpts from Byron York’s column in the Washington Examiner.

Sanders and his fellow Democrats want to give the VA billions more. …What is striking about Sanders’ bill is not just its price tag but how irrelevant it is to the…

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5 thoughts on “The VA Health Scandal Is about Government Incompetence, not Inadequate Funding

    • That would be good for me. As it is, I have a 1 hour drive to the closest clinic and almost 3 hour drive to closest hospital. A lot of other vets have the same problem.

      But the libs and the unions have a hissy fit every time vouchers are mentioned as a solution.

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