By Kevin “Coach” Collins
The Democrat habit of appointing “good Democrats” to positions without regard for the required administrative skills it calls for is hurting almost 900,000 disabled veterans.
The incompetence of Barack Obama’s Veterans Affairs Department has created a bureaucratic nightmare in which more than 65% of its disability claims sit on someone’s desk for more than 125 days. More than this 16% of the cases that are brought to resolution are done so in error according to veterans’ advocate groups’ testimony to the House Veterans Affairs Committee last week.
The V.A is totally underprepared for the predictable increase in disability claims stepped up fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan has caused. The current projections of a 1.2 million case backlog and an extra 50,000 cases a year present a sobering scenario in light of the so far failed administration of V.A. Secretary Eric Shinseki a Hawaiian Democrat and retired Army … Continue Reading:Obama’s underfunded Veterans Affairs Dept. has a backlog of almost 900,000 disability claims