SECRET SHENSIKI BRIEFING: CIVIL WAR AT VETERANS AFFAIRS

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SHENSIKI TOLD BUSH ERA "PLANTS" SABOTAGING MEDICAL CARE AND COMPENSATION

CRIPPLING REFORMS TO KEEP VET VOTES FOR GOP

By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER

Information was leaked to VT that General Shensiki, Veterans Affairs Secretary, has been briefed on the source of the scandals plaguing his department.  Months into his tenure, late by our standards, staffers have finally revealed the depth of a Bush era plan to maintain control of the DVA and sabotage its medical and compensation programs in order to embarass the Obama administration.

Shensiki was informed that key administrators and regional directors, some long term employees and all promoted based on willingness to undermine veterans medical care and other programs have been working, not only to hold up implementation of needed reforms but to cause public scandals and embarassment.

     

The series of recent scandals where VA directors and legal staff have operated directly outside Shensiki policies have seriously undermined confidence in the VA and its current leadership.  We are told that a program to purge the VA of Bush "moles" is underway.  This is some of the activities of this "holdover" group:

  • REFUSAL TO USE ALLOCATED FUNDS TO END THE MASSIVE CLAIMS BACKLOG
  • SPREADING FALSE RUMORS OF "DEATH PANELS" AND ORGAN HARVESTING TO THE PRESS
  • REFUSAL TO IMPLEMENT QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMS IN PTSD CARE
  • SABOTAGE OF GULF WAR ILLNESS STUDIES AND IMPLEMENTATION OF TREATMENT
  • INCREASING REPRISALS AGAINST "WHISTLEBLOWERS" TRYING TO REFORM VA PRACTICES 
  • CONTINUED DENIAL OF NEW PTSD THERAPIES NOT TIED TO DRUGS NOW PROVEN DANGEROUS AND INEFFECTIVE
  • ALTERATION AND DESTRUCTION OF MEDICAL RECORDS USED IN COMPENSATION CLAIMS
  • RETENTION AND PROMOTION OF UNQUALIFIED MEDICAL SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL
  • CONTINUED OPEN RECRUITMENT OF UNQUALIFED TEMPORARY STAFF, DOCTORS AND NURSES
  • CONTINUED TRAINING AND ORIENTATION PROGRAMS STRESSING "PATIENT LAST" ETHIC
  • MISUSE OF VA FUNDING FOR COVERT SURVEILLANCE OF EMPLOYEES AND PATIENTS TAGGED AS "ACTIVIST" TROUBLEMAKERS
  • USE OF ARMED VA POLICE IN EMBARASSING CONFRONTATIONS WITH WHEEL CHAIR WW2 VETS SEEN IN NEWS MEDIA AROUND THE WORLD
  • REFUSAL TO PROCESS VA EDUATION CLAIMS OR ISSUE CHECKS IN TIMELY FASHION
  • ENGINEERING INVENTORY "SHORTAGES" AT VA PHARMACIES
  • SABOTOGING PROCESSING OF GRANTS FOR STATE VETERANS HOMES
  • REFUSING TO SPEND FUNDS EARMARKED FOR SURGE OF RECENT WAR VETS
  • MILLIONS PAID IN QUESTIONABLE BONUSES IN MIDST OF SCANDALS
  • VETS PROSECUTED BASED ON VA MISCONDUCT, RECORD ALTERATION
  • VA LAWYERS TELL JUDGES ONLY 4% OF CLAIMS NOT PROCESSED IN TIMELY WAY, LIE SEEN AND READ ACROSS THE COUNTRY
  • BILLIONS IN VETERAN LAND AT RISK, BEING "LEASED" OR GIVEN TO POLITICAL INSIDERS

Secretary Shensiki, known for his personal integrity, was targeted, we are told by reliable sources, based on the belief that a military commander would be slow to realize that top level subordinates would be involved in "treason."   To some extent, as news stories have shown, this has been correct.

Information flow within the VA and implementation of programs has been at a total standstill with the exception of the suicide hotlines which were under the direct authority of the Secretary for priority rollout.

Cleaning troublemakers out of the VA has taken too long to start and we predict that if pressure to remove these people is made, there will be reprisals against veterans, perhaps with massive record destruction or sabatoge of key programs.

Veterans Service Organizations have responded in a mixed manner.  Some organizations, the largest in particular, have either totally ignored these issues or suggested watered down solutions meant to fail in implementation.

No "mainstream" veterans group has had the courage to point out the obvious pattern of management misconduct or to approach the Secretary.  Thus, reforming Veterans Affairs will actually have to be done, not only with almost no support from veterans, but under opposition by the major service organizations.

The secretary was told that VA reform has never been a big issue with major veterans groups.  Whatever policies are implemented or funding cut, most major veterans groups operate  as part of the Republican Party, even to the extent of supporting politicians who continually lobby for cuts in veterans spending.

As Veterans Affairs has, for decades, received its agenda from these groups and now finds itself with a department embroiled in scandal and corruption as a result, VT hopes Secretary Shensiki will begin seeking advice from politically independent groups representing veterans themselves.


gduff_02Gordon Duff is a Marine combat veteran and regular contributor on political and social issues.

Gordon Duff is Senior Editor at VT.

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Gordon Duff posted articles on VT from 2008 to 2022. He is a Marine combat veteran of the Vietnam War. A disabled veteran, he worked on veterans and POW issues for decades. Gordon is an accredited diplomat and is generally accepted as one of the top global intelligence specialists. He manages the world's largest private intelligence organization and regularly consults with governments challenged by security issues. Duff has traveled extensively, is published around the world, and is a regular guest on TV and radio in more than "several" countries. He is also a trained chef, wine enthusiast, avid motorcyclist, and gunsmith specializing in historical weapons and restoration. Business experience and interests are in energy and defense technology.