NOTE: The point has been made that this is the fallout from the debt ceiling negotiations last summer. Remember how medicare was supposed to be slashed AND defense budget cuts. Well, ok, I’ll buy that EXCEPT, there is sufficient waste within the DOD – surely the cuts could have fallen in other places – other than the laps of our enlisted service members. AND … so WHERE ARE THE MEDICARE CUTS to balance the defense budget cuts? The overall object is to at some point in the believable future to achieve a balanced budget and stop spending beyond out means!!!!!

Obama to Cut Medical Benefits for Active,
Retired Military, Not Union Workers

In a blatant act of hypocrisy the Obama Administration plans to cut health benefits for active duty and retired military personnel but leaving unionized defense workers at current levels.

Bill Gertz reported at the Washington Beacon, that…

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About geneb527

Retired, but still spending an inordinant amount of time thinking about all things big and small. I am proud to be a strong constitutional conservative. I am also proud to have been married over 56 years to my wonderful wife, Louise. I continue to be amazed that she has put up with me for such a long time, but have been happy that she decided to do so. "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not," warned Thomas Jefferson.
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