March 27th, 2007 by Peter Slutsky
A loyal DoubleSpeak reader emailed me this morning with a great idea. Since the Bush Administration and the GOP can’t seem to get it right at Walter Reed Medical Center, why don’t we, the American people send in the experts to fix up the aging veterans hospital. We’ll call the show: Extreme Makeover Hospital Edition.
No, I’m not talking about another lazy government contractor. I’m talking about…
I have a good friend who is a producer for the show. I am going to email her this idea stat.
March 21st, 2007 by Peter Slutsky
Rep. “Mean” Jean Schmidt (R-OH) is one of the most horrible politicians in America. Based on this statement, it doesn’t seem that she respects our brave troops and our veterans at all. She needs to be defeated in 2008!
Check out her latest tirade on the scandal at Walter Reed Medical Scandal. Sick.
From Political Wire:
“I found the situation at Walter Reed to be overblown by both politicians and the media.”
– Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-OH), quoted by the Cincinnati Enquirer, on the living conditions at one of the nation’s main facilities for treating veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.
March 12th, 2007 by Peter Slutsky
it’s the Army surgeon general Lt. Gen. Kevin Kiley who has been ousted from power because of the Walter Reed Medical Center scandal. Acting Army Secretary Pete Geren asked for Kiley’s resignation and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates approved the action. However, in its official announcement, the Army said Kiley had requested retirement. Liars.
March 6th, 2007 by Peter Slutsky
has just named former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala and former United States Senate Majority Leader Senator Bob Dole (R-KS) to lead a commission to investigate the problems at Walter Reed Medical Center.
March 2nd, 2007 by Peter Slutsky
Francis J. Harvey has just resigned his post in the wake of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center scandal, according to CNN.