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megimoo
09-26-2009, 07:49 AM
Pension money for Alaska WW II-era Guard cut from spending bill

"What a bunch of bastards .How much money can these poor old men be getting and the Golden Child and friends cut it .What a POS !"
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WASHINGTON -- In a strongly worded message to Congress outlining its priorities for a military spending bill, the Obama administration today said it disapproved of including money for pensions for 26 elderly members of the World War II-era Alaska Territorial Guard.

The Guardsmen are among those assigned to protect Alaska from the Japanese during World War II. The Army decided this year to no longer count service in the Guard

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/251/story/76088.html
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I wonder how much this saves. I bet that it doesn't cover the cost of using Air Force One for an Obama family vacation.
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Gosh, how much could that possibly cost? A trillion dollars? /s/ Apparently there's no issue that O can't weigh in on. Imagine that, 26 elderly WW-II-era people are less important than date nights and jetsetting cooks and European vacations.
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'state service.' ?
Men died, Ships sank, Aircraft shot down, Air Fields bombed, America was attacked and occupied by Japanese Imperial Forces!

A book Men of the Tundra: Alaska Eskimos at War was written by a man who lived, part of living in ALASKA is about survivability.

In 2000 all ATG members were granted US veteran status by law, finally acknowledging the contribution of these American heroes. Senator Stevens helped deliver this Bill.

This Administration has no problems breaking 'Contracts'!

The 26 men have enough other military service to reach the 20-year minimum for retirement pay but would lose it if the Territorial Guard service doesn't count.

Ok a reduction of pay in January 2010. January 2010 will see COLA freeze for Social Security Benefits.

Our last COLA will be in January s check but $ $ $ parts A & B will go up about 22 - 28 dollars a month, this is how a 'silent' TAX works; medicare - medicaid goes up.
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Old people and the military are going to take the budget hit for Obam's wealth redistribution schemes.Saving a few bucks on these old folks is absurd in the face of the billions this clown is blowing on other rathole liberal projects.
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Of course Obama won't support these men:

They're not negroes.
They wore military uniforms.
They protected the hated USA.
They're old and outside the cost/benefit curve.
They're from the very den of She-Who-Scares-Him.
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