This updates what was posted yesterday, 27 Jan. 2016, here: Control, some, A Veterans Org., Get, conservative, Wealthy & Have Fun As, 'poser patriotic', Cash Flows In
As I started out that post about: And here we go again, another example of, conservative leadership, what a 'privatized' for corporate profit, off the treasury with added fee's to boost the bottom line and no regulation, Veterans Administration would look like and operate as!! read more>>>
In Part 3 of a CBS News investigation, a charity watchdog raises questions about how much money is actually being spent on veterans.
Marc Owens, a former director of tax exempt organizations at the IRS, reviewed the Wounded Warrior Project's tax documents at the request of CBS News. He was asked what was his biggest concern in the numbers.
"I couldn't tell the number of people that were assisted. I thought that was truly unusual. If the organization is asking for money and purportedly spending money to assist veterans, and talking about it, I would like to know," said Owens.
Wounded Warrior Project says 80 percent of their money is spent on programs for veterans. That's because they include some promotional items, direct response advertising, and shipping and postage costs.
Take that out, and the figures look more like what charity watchdogs say -- that only 54 to 60 percent of donations go to help wounded service members. read more>>>
It isn't just about what the CEO and top Executives of receive, it's also that they are attending these lavish events they set up and writing off, as charity events, all or most of the costs for, thus short changing the Treasury of the people served and funds that Congress should be allocating to the VA and thus adding to the lifestyles they sought, not for Veterans but themselves!!