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You know, the gov’t doing its’ usual “screwing around” with us has become, like it or not, the “norm” anymore, as Edward Snowden reminds us. Doing it to OUR HEROES, however, TAKES ON A TOTALLY NEW DIMENSION OF BETRAYAL!!

You know, the gov’t doing its’ usual “screwing around” with us has become, like it or not, the “norm” anymore, as Edward Snowden reminds us.   Doing it to OUR HEROES, however, TAKES ON A TOTALLY NEW DIMENSION OF BETRAYAL!!

“House probes veteran bias, whistle-blower retaliation at Department of Energy agency”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/08/01/house-committee-to-examine-whistleblower-retaliation-vet-discrimination-at/#ixzz2ajw0Xgnu

“The Committee…is holding…hearing regarding allegations of illegal personnel practices at the Bonneville Power Administration…

Bonneville officials…engaged in “prohibited personnel practices” in 65%…95 of 146…of its…recruitments…from November 2010 through June 2012.

“…practices…modifying the best qualified…after…applications were received…resulted in the…exclusion of veterans and other applicants…”… “…after…inappropriate practices were disclosed…and confirmed…Bonneville did not take required action to notify…affected applicants…disadvantaged and…address the impact of…inappropriate hiring…”

…Bonneville officials have “…proposed or recently executed”…personnel actions against…employees who cooperated with the…review.

“The chilling effect of the adverse actions against Bonneville staff is clear, jeopardizing efforts to get at the truth in these matters,” according to the report.

Bonneville Power Administration…earns more than $3.3 billion…annually…and maintains…three-fourths of the high-voltage transmission in…parts of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming.”

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By Doug

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