Veteran Affairs – West Los Angeles VA misusing donated land intended for veteran rehabilitation. VA OIG report.

VA’s Management of Land Use Under the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016   In March 1888, Senator John P. Jones and Arcadia B. DeBaker donated, by deed, approximately 300 acres of land in Los Angeles, California, to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers to establish a home for disabled veterans. Two additional …

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Quote – Incomplete state of knowledge

It is a strange fact, characteristic of the incomplete state of our present knowledge, that totally opposing conclusions are drawn about prehistoric conditions on our planet, depending on whether the problem is approached from the biological or the geophysical viewpoint. — Alfred L. Wegener In The Origins of Continents and Oceans (4th ed. 1929), trans. …

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VA article ‘I knew something was not right’: Mass cancellations of diagnostic test orders at VA hospitals draw scrutiny. USA Today.

Link to the news article “To have a patient show up for a scan and not have an order – you’re like, ‘What the heck is going on?’ ” he [Radiology technologist Jeff Dettbarn] told USA TODAY in an interview. Dettbarn started collecting cancellation notices for diagnostic procedures such as CT scans, MRIs and ultrasounds. …

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