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Senate passes $607B Defense bill
The Hill, by Jeremy Herb and Ramsey Cox

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Posted By:mikkins2, 12/21/2013 8:33:53 AM

The Senate on Thursday evening passed the $607 billion Defense authorization bill that will reform the way the military handles sexual assault cases and loosen the restrictions on transferring Guantánamo Bay detainees to foreign countries.{SNIP}The bill also allows the annual raise for service members to be lowered to 1 percent in 2014, by not taking a position on it. The House-passed bill had included a 1.8 percent raise. Congress blocked a number of cost-cutting proposals the Pentagon had requested, including a new round of base closures or increases to TRICARE, the military’s health program. The Defense bill also prevents the

And here is the payoff folks. The Establishment made sure military contractors get all the money they can carry and in turn, the Military gets its pay raise cut in 2014 and ignores the Pentagons request for more funds for TRICARE. Another late night vote by cowards hoping to skip out of town before anyone notices.

Anyone starting to see a pattern here?

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