Budget cut woes leave military, families uncertain
The guided-missile destroyer USS Barry headed for what was supposed to be a six-month deployment in Europe on Thursday as part of a NATO plan to provide a ballistic-missile shield for the continent.
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#1 Feb 8, 2013
Welcome to the REAL world.
Cut backs, re-organizations, more work for the same pay.
Ordinary citizens have been being dumped on by corporations for YEARS!!
“Headed toward the cliff”
Since: Nov 07
Tawas City, Michigan
#2 Feb 8, 2013
So of course the plan is to hit the active duty servicmembers who are actually protecting our country.
How about we cut out 400,000 of the 800,000 cushy civilian DOD deskjobs, which average $70k per year?
That would save $25 BILLION each year just in salary costs.
And it would STILL leave us with 1 civilian DOD employee for every 4 active duty military members.
What the hell do we need with that many civilians working for the DOD? It's not like they're out in the fields reloading ammo magazines for the troops, or gassing up the tanks.
#6 Feb 8, 2013
and yet, our emporer is giving free tanks and jets, to our enemy ....... i bet if the emporer cut back on his jet-setting it would save a few jobs for servicemen and keep that food in their babies mouths.... i wonder if hes gonna insist that the assault jets/tanks hes giving away to terrorist supporters will be limited to 6 bullets and six missiles...? if i had a defense weapon it would be......
#7 Feb 8, 2013
whats it matter now?..... as they still cant talk about anything without saying "bush"..... these are the scariest times in my 51 yrs..... mom said the same to me today, but shes only 85, what has she lived thru?... i hope i dont hear any complaints form those who voted for this ship of fools...again .... and thanx aholes for sinking my ship too........ strange how o has commented more on treyvon and professor gates incidents, nfl etc than he has about 4 americans left out to die ..... this foolishness cant be all by accident ....... god help us
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