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!!!!!
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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