GOP Congress gives military brass whopping pay raise

  1. The rest of the troops, the ones who are making next to nothing, the ones whose families back in the US just barely get by, the ones who are actually risking their lives for us in Iraq - they're getting only a 2.2% raise, that would be around one-quarter of the raise the big boys are getting.

    check out what soldiers are saying about this...

    http://www.military.com/opinion/0,15...=reservists.nl
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  3. by   indigo girl
    Quote from VeryPlainJane
    The rest of the troops, the ones who are making next to nothing, the ones whose families back in the US just barely get by, the ones who are actually risking their lives for us in Iraq - they're getting only a 2.2% raise, that would be around one-quarter of the raise the big boys are getting.

    check out what soldiers are saying about this...

    http://www.military.com/opinion/0,15...=reservists.nl
    What happened to "support the troops"? This is the message that they are sending to these people before the elections?

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