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Memphis VA Retaliating Against Daily Caller Whistle-Blowers

U.S. President Barack Obama walks across Lafayette Park back to the White House after announcing his choice of former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Bob McDonald (R), an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs at the VA in Washington June 30, 2014. If confirmed by the Senate, McDonald would be tasked with repairing the Veterans Administration after widespread evidence of delays in military veterans getting healthcare at VA facilities. 
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Memphis VA Medical Center management has retaliated against two whistle-blowers responsible for a series of exposés in The Daily Caller --- despite assurances from the new VA secretary that whistle-blowers are protected against reprisal.

Whistle-Blower: ‘The VA System Is A Perfect Example Of Cronyism’

11:43 PM 08/18/2014

Bad hiring practices have led to a culture of cronyism that is as at the center of a burgeoning number of scandals at the Overton-Brooks Veteran Administration (VA) Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Korean, Vietnam War Vet Inside VA System Held Against His Will

10:57 PM 08/01/2014

A war veteran is being held against his will in assisted living with the endorsement of the Memphis VA Medical Center.

TheDC Uncovers Another VA Backlog: Months Of Neglected Medical Records

10:33 PM 07/10/2014

The Memphis VA Medical Center has yet another medical records backlog, The Daily Caller has learned -- this one estimated at three to five months long.

Whistleblower Fights Back Against VA Hospital Over Secret Waiting Lists

11:34 AM 07/03/2014

Despite denials by the Department of Veteran Affairs, a whistleblower is standing by his claim that a Louisiana VA hospital maintained a secret waiting list for patient care.

Mississippi Veteran’s Administration Office Promotes Interns Over Veterans

11:14 PM 06/24/2014

A Veterans Administration (VA) office in Mississippi has created a culture that routinely promotes interns over veterans, The Daily Caller has learned.

TheDC Uncovers Hundreds Of Unprocessed Medical Records; 3 – 5 Month Backlog

5:34 PM 06/23/2014

A failure to scan outsourced medical records has caused an approximate three- to five-month backlog at the Memphis Veteran Administration Medical Center, The Daily Caller has learned.

VA Hospital Axed Veteran Programs While Approving $1 Million In Bonuses

9:29 PM 06/02/2014

The Memphis Veteran Administration (VA) Medical Center approved over $1 million in bonuses months before closing a therapeutic aquatic pool citing a lack of funds.

After Meeting DHS Chief, Father Of Man Slain By Illegal Fears New Obama Policy

2:36 PM 05/16/2014

The Department of Homeland Security is preparing to release a revised deportation policy, and the father of a man who was killed by an illegal immigrant fears that people like his son's killer could be set free.

Death and corruption at the Veterans Administration

10:59 PM 04/14/2014

The Veteran Administration maintains a culture of corruption that allows managers to grievously violate rules and laws with little or no punishment.

Florida Veterans Affairs hospital threw out state inspectors

10:26 PM 04/07/2014

Two Florida health-care officials were escorted out and had their on-site review abruptly ended at a Florida Veterans Administration (VA) hospital last week.

Agency tasked with investigating discrimination accused of discrimination

12:03 AM 04/03/2014

The federal agency tasked with investigating allegations of discrimination in consumer financial transactions was accused of discriminatory treatment of its own employees in a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Wednesday.

Drugs, corruption go unpunished in Mississippi VA center

7:29 PM 03/19/2014

A number of top level managers at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Veterans Administration Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. remain employed in their positions or in other positions within the Veterans Administration despite an Office of Special Counsel report from 2013 that implicated each in criminal wrongdoing, The Daily Caller has learned.

Lawsuit: Obama admin failing to address rampant sexual abuse in Forest Service

9:47 PM 02/28/2014

A group of female firefighters in California is preparing to sue the Obama administration for failing to curb -- and even covering up -- allegedly rampant sexual abuse and harassment within the U.S. Forest Service.

Subcontractor working on Obamacare site under investigation

10:33 PM 11/22/2013

One of the subcontractors working on the Obamacare website is being investigated in a probe by state and federal authorities that led earlier this year to the cancelation of one of the company's state contracts as well as the resignation of a state health secretary and former vice president at the company.

Kansas lawmaker pushes background checks for Obamacare navigators

9:22 PM 10/17/2013

A Kansas lawmaker is introducing legislation into the state legislature to require background checks for Obamacare "navigators" in the state.

Obamacare ‘navigator’ in Kansas has outstanding arrest warrant (UPDATED)

12:25 AM 10/14/2013

A woman with an outstanding warrant for her arrest is currently serving as an Obamacare "navigator" in Lawrence, Kansas.

Obama’s hometown government proposes dumping 400 part-timers from health plan

1:07 AM 10/08/2013

Part-time government employees working for Cook County, Illinois --- President Obama's home county --- may soon lose their employer-funded health insurance and instead have to move onto Obamacare's healthcare exchanges.

Former Pennsylvania psychologist says he reported child molestation, lost license

12:03 AM 07/30/2012

Jim Singer, formerly a psychologist working in Pennsylvania, said that he reported a case of child molestation in 1986 to Pennsylvania's Child Protective Services agency, and not only was his report ignored, but soon after, in retaliation, the Pennsylvania Psychology Board prosecuted Singer and eventually removed his license to practice psychology.