Screw The Military

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    No surprise here.

    The new Sec. Of Defense had proposed a new policy on military pensions.

    Changing it from a 20 year retirement to a 401k type program that you can't collect till you reach retirement age. 65 years old is retirment age for 401k programs, is it not?

    Strange how similar this sounds to the Bush Social Security Reform plan the Dems rejected several years ago.

    Guess they don't care as much about the military as they claim.

    Why doesn't the same risk exist for the military as for seniors?

    This is a real head scratcher.

    Wasn't the main argument against it stock-market volatility?

    Correct me if I'm wrong here.

    Besides, soldiers won't be able to collect their pensions for another 25 plus years with this plan.

    Am I missing something here?

    Why do Democrats always propose screwing the military first and foremost?
     
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    Interesting, I made a comment on this a few weeks ago (before it got picked up) and was accused of 'fear mongering'. Funny how things work out. I guess my "secret sources" were right. Can't tell you how unsurprising that is.
     
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    I wish they would also stop fucking with the deployed Military Vote too, while we are on the subject.
     
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    As long as every single position in government, including the President, gets the same deal first.
     
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    They do.
     
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    Yes that, but so much more.
     
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    They were actually talking about this when I was still in back in 2007.
     
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    I never heard about this for the military.

    Figure the odds on keeping anyone in till their 20.

    Manditory retirement is 55.

    By that time soldiers will be so busted up they won't be able to work.
     
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    The guys that are putting this together are only thinking about trying to save a few bucks and could care less about the Military, I truly believe if the Military burns to the ground we will all follow it.
     
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    The primary function of the Fed government is National Defense.

    The Dems think it's spreading the wealth.
     
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