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Appeal on behalf of the Iowa Veterans Home

June 9, 2013
Richard Schrad, Marshalltown , Times-Republican

The stubbornness and double standard shown by Governor Branstad in supporting the bullying and inappropriate behavior of the IVH commandant is unbelievable! With the tributes of Memorial Day behind us, the veterans at the IVH return to the status of being pawns in the hands of a commandant and governor whose decisions regarding their fate defy rhyme and reason. Faced with numerous and credible firsthand accounts of bullying and abusive/inappropriate behavior toward veterans and staff by Commandant Worley, does the governor suspend him with pay pending the outcome of an independent investigation? No. Our self-declared anti-bullying governor immediately digs in, fires from the hip and declares his undying support for this bullying commandant.



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