Truth to Power

Yet again, you support the troops HOW?

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon has reneged on its offer to pay a $15,000 bonus to members of the National Guard and Army Reserve who agree to extend their enlistments by six years, according to Sen. Patty Murray (D-Seattle). The bonuses were offered in January to Active Guard and Reserve and military technician soldiers who were serving overseas. In April, the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs ordered the bonuses stopped, Murray said.

“This is outrageous,” the senator said in a telephone interview. “It makes me angry that this administration has broken another promise to our troops.”</i>

Key word here? ANOTHER. Read more here. I’m no general or president, but it doesn’t seem prudent to me to keep pissing off the guys you armed and then trained how to kill. I’m just sayin’…


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