Skip to comments.Military pay would stop with a government shutdown
Posted on 03/14/2011 8:56:22 PM PDT by ScubieNuc
According to draft guidance circulating around the Defense Department, military personnel would be required to work without pay if the government shuts down, reports the Air Force Times.
That differs from the 1995 shutdown when U.S. troops reported to work and were paid, the article states. But the 13-page contingency plan, in which DOD highlighted which parts of the military would continue to operate if the government shuts down, states that this time the military would miss a payday if a shutdown continued through April 1.
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....but you illegals you will get your section 8, food stamps and free healthcare. You druggies will get your free methadone and yeah, you welfare mom’s not to worry, you will get your cable, free cell phones
But you military idiots that put your life on the line for liberty-————SCREW YOU!
He’s now going to pizz off the military; he has no idea how ridiculously lucky he is that the US Military never acts as a political force in it’s own right.
If anybody but Obama were president, I would have thought this to simply be an April Fool's Joke.
Isn’t that how the Soviets started to lose Eastern Europe? I thought I remembered seeing unpaid Soviet soldiers leaving their post and returning to the USSR.
More hyperboyle from the left.
just open Fort Knox and distribute evenly :)
They simply wont take order from the Golfer in Chief. My cousin serves in Sokor and 90% of everyone he serves with hates Odumbo’s guts.
This is so stupid, it has to be a preemptive strike against the concept of selective shut down. Lord forbid we shut down part of the government (everyone can pick their favorite) and then - gasp- get used to doing for ourselves.
spent 20 years in the army and remember the last shutdown. This is ridiculous.
I don’t think so. The only things that will discountiue will be discretionary. The military spending and even social security spending will continue.
So, my son, who is about to deplay to Afghanistan, leaving his pregnant wife and twin sons behind, will not be receiving any pay so that his family can buy food and pay bills? Why would anyone want to follow orders in our military with these clowns running things?
Let me get this straight:
Social Security checks go out on schedule
Lawmaker’s checks go out on schedule
Disability Checks go out on schedule.
Pretty much everybody gets paid, even in a “shutdown”... except for the one group in our government that are serving to protect us - even with their own lives.
How come the military are among the FIRST to lose their pay? They should be among the VERY LAST to miss a paycheck.
I’ll bet Congress still gets paid.
Wow. Thanks for your son’s service. Don’t know what to say except sorry for the fact that so many of my fellow Americans are such turd-balls to do such a thing to him and your daughter in law.
They may be serving a “president” born in Kenya
Consider the distinction between the 1995 shutdown and what is now threatened, together with the way the DOD dismissed P.J. and is treating suspect Private Manning - which one day could be any of us.
It seems safe to conclude the DOD, as with many top government departments, has any number of anti-American political operatives directing policy.
Now we see how they got it fixed to put the Military against us.
OK, lets have at it.
We have a winner! It's nothing but a scare tactic.
Total and complete BS promulgated by the White House.
LIES LIES LIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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