Skip to comments.Democrats Shafting the Military Again: A Financial Sneak Attack by Obama and the Democrats
Posted on 04/09/2012 11:57:21 AM PDT by Starman417
Democrats always attack, decimate, reduce, belittle, disarm, and de-fund the military.
Here is some more of the Democrat party putting down the military and making them pay taking their pay.
The United States military forces were greatly reduced by the Democrats after World War I in the years before the December 07, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. At that time our military had been reduced to a very dangerously low level. We had to pay dearly for that foolishness.
Such are the Democrats and their complete denial and ignorance of history.
The Democrats have always despised the American military, who maintains the freedom of the United States, so much so that they continuously attack the American military in any way they can, especially financially.
In the sixties the Air Force was paid twice a month, on the fifteenth and the thirtieth. Most military families lived payday to payday because the pay was so poor. They were forced to plan on two week budgets. Then their payday was changed to once a month, to being paid on the last business day of the month. The pay they planned on and needed on the fifteenth of the month did not happen. The total pay for the month was the same but families who planed on their pay every two weeks had to go an extra two weeks to receive that pay. This was extremely hard on those who had to live from payday to payday. For what it maybe worth, most of these families could have qualified for food stamps. In the military you could not even apply for food stamps.
But the government got a two week cash flow benefit.
So our payday became the last business day of the month, we survived and we adjusted.
Another outrage was promotion freezes; I went through several of these during my twenty plus years in the USAF.
Then there were the years of the pay freezes, no Cost Of Living Allowances (COLA, which was supposed to keep up with inflation).
There were years of reductions in forces, material, weapons, R&D, bases being closed, medical care (promised but not delivered).
There are many more.
Then the payday was changed again to the first business day of the month instead of the last business day of the month. Only a day or two change, but that had an effect on the governments cash flow. Ours as well but we did not count, again we adjusted.
Here is the latest rip off (no other words apply).
(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...
The military general opinion of the Cretin-in-Chief is roughly the same as a home owner’s opinion of backed up sewage.
And it’s not going to get better.
What sneak attack they do it fairly openly..
The “Harry, Barry and Ginsberg Law Group” are the treasonous trifecta..
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