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Obama’s War on the Troops
Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/6/2013 1:04:53 PM

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will recommend to Congress that military salaries be limited to a 1 percent increase next year due to “budget uncertainties” related to sequestration, CNN reports: Panetta will recommend to Congress that military salaries be limited to a 1 percent increase in 2014. The Pentagon has calculated that the Labor Department’s 2014 Employment Cost Index is expected to be above 1 percent but wants to still cut back on pay because of “budget uncertainties,” a department official told CNN. In 2013, a 1.7 percent increase was approved, based on the index, which has been the basis

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But I thought 0bama and Mooch so loved the troops. s/o To them they are nothing more than a photo-op.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bob913, 2/6/2013 1:12:55 PM     (No. 9161988)

Plus no breakfast for the troops!


Reply 2 - Posted by: Ret.TxLeo, 2/6/2013 1:15:38 PM     (No. 9161995)

His recommendations...are worth a bucket of warm spit. He spent more taxpayer money flying back to CA every weekend..yes every weekend that he has been Sec. of Defense. Millions. He is making that recommendation to people who also waste millions, billions and now trillions of tax payer dollars on their pork projects, their automatic pay raises, their perks of the job. Next go around, if the US survives this go around...time to clean House and Senate, scrub the Executive Branch down to bare walls and clean out the support staff of the Judicial Branch. Then go back and retro actively take away all perks voted in by the past 8 years of corrupt porky pigs in the house and senate and all executive orders doing the same.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/6/2013 1:23:18 PM     (No. 9162010)

How about Panetta reimburse for his weekly expense of flights back and forth to CA so that the military salaries can be increased 1% over........instead of being reduced.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/6/2013 1:31:06 PM     (No. 9162016)

Dear Leader and Lady O love to talk about loving the troops. But actually doing anything objectively good for them, not so much. This administration has done more to fundamentally change the military, for the worse.


Reply 5 - Posted by: weirdone, 2/6/2013 1:43:03 PM     (No. 9162034)

but Biden deserves a 6400 raise???


Reply 6 - Posted by: olcap, 2/6/2013 2:14:00 PM     (No. 9162096)

Since Panetta is a fat hog, fattened up by the wealth he has acheived by sucking the government teat, he likely figures those soldiers are freeloaders.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Starlady, 2/6/2013 8:11:14 PM     (No. 9162625)

They are trying to make the sequester as painful as possible so the GOP will cave


   

 

  


 

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