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Gates Pitches Military Pay Cuts
The Wall Street Journal ^ | 2011-05-25 | Julian E. Barnes & Nathan Hodge

Posted on 06/12/2011 4:30:21 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

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To: darkside321
Well first i´m drunk today

Oh okay, no problem then.

101 posted on 06/12/2011 9:39:27 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: rabscuttle385
But only the P:OOR join the military for college.


Hypocrite asshat punks! America must Vote the RATs out on a rail.

102 posted on 06/12/2011 10:57:04 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: dragnet2

Boy howdy!


103 posted on 06/13/2011 5:14:37 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Thank you for your support of our troops, who are worth much more than the pittances that they are paid!


104 posted on 06/13/2011 3:22:40 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!!!)
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To: BwanaNdege

Conscription was certainly a way to control costs, but it also allowed a higher degree of selectivity before the deferment nonsense began. The military was full of healthy young men and there was no need to reduce standards to accomodate females, as an example.


105 posted on 06/20/2011 12:58:07 AM PDT by MSF BU (YR'S Please Support our troops: JOIN THEM!)
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To: Palter

I didn’t see a great deal of very well paid soldiers in Iraq, considering the circumstances of their employment. If you’re willing to work seven days a week, over 12 hours a day, every day then yes, you can do much better in the civil sector. This is especially true if the military pension is not considered, and in most cases it will not apply because most service members don’t stick out the 20 years.


106 posted on 06/20/2011 1:02:22 AM PDT by MSF BU (YR'S Please Support our troops: JOIN THEM!)
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