While the "Open and transparent government" propaganda goes on, the V.A. is destroying documents subjected to F.O.I.A. to cover up neglect and abuse of veterans. Also, the V.A. seems to be denying claims that it knows are valid, failing to diagnose PTSD. http://www.vawatchdog.org/10/nf10/nffeb10/nf022710-1.htm So, when does the open and transparent part start, and can we expect the V.A. to release rather than destroy ...more »
The V.A. has too many interests that conflict with veterans medical care. I have been aware of this for some time, but something at this site made me think about this again, and the serious impact it makes on our "health care". I looked at the moderators' posts and saw a redundant note to "shareholders", that this forum was for the public, not them. Now, I always thought the "shareholders" in the V.A. would be the ...more »
The V.A. can also help facilitate filling FOIA requests if they tell filling requesters for info the title of documents that may contain the info they are looking for so they can request those documents.