Jan David Jubon, Buford
Will our new system create delay after delay?
I am the custodian of a veteran who is drawing medical benefits. I was recently advised by a Veterans Affairs representative that he had been referred for further testing in March (of this year) and he was calling to schedule the appointment. We were never advised further testing was being scheduled. When I commented about this delay, I was informed some had been on the waiting list since December 2009. Is this what we can expect when ObamaCare is fully implemented?
Kenneth C. Dunn, Powder Springs
Bucking administration is Price’s real problem
Tom Price represents me. That answers the question posed in the article about Price’s alleged ethics violation (“Inquiry urged for Rep. Price,” News, Sept. 1).
Price’s real violation is bucking the “ethics” of Chicago thugs. Someone once said that “all honor’s wounds are self-inflicted,” and in this light, the Obama administration walks through our nation’s capital unscathed, while hurting those representing the true interests of their constituents, like Price.
Greg Pyne, Dunwoody
Evidence of cheating appears overwhelming
When John Fremer of Caveon Testing Security concludes, “APS test analysis was fair, rigorous” (Opinion, Aug. 31), he states: “Any contention that we jeopardized our personal and professional reputations to please a client has no basis in fact whatsoever.”
Based on an in-depth review by the Taxpayer Foundation of the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement’s announcement of 256,779 wrong-to-right erasures in 58 Atlanta schools and of Kathleen Mathers’ slide presentation before the Georgia Board of Education; a careful reading of the APS Blue Ribbon Commission report; a second reading of the AJC’s cheating investigation series by Alan Judd and Heather Vogell; and attentively listening to the APS teachers, principals and administrators who have contacted the Taxpayers Foundation, I must conclude that Caveon has, in fact, jeopardized its reputation to please a client.
John S. Sherman, president, Fulton County Taxpayers Foundation