So . . . Congress is going to ‘delay’ soldier’s pay until they pass a new budget. ARE THESE FOLKS CRAZY??? You are talking about tickin’ off all the guys with the really cool guns!
That’s how military coups get started ya know – and while wonderful for defense, you don’t want the military running the show. Great guys, ya know – but they like everything laid out in orderly rows, everything shining, and everyone tows the line – no back talk to your superior, unless you wanna face a little bit o’ time in the brig feeding the rats your bread and water in hopes of getting some meat. (Won’t work: rats not allowed.)
Here’s a question – vote by raising your hand: How many of YOU think our government OFFICIALS will be taking a ‘suspension in pay’? Hands? Any? Thought so.
And even if our illustrious leaders DO take a “suspension in pay” – most of those fat cats can afford to sit on their doofuses for a few months (after all, that’s how this mess got started) – while our military folks – AND THEIR DEPENDENTS – go hungry, end up homeless due to rent or mortgages overdue, or otherwise suffer even MORE than they already have?
Tell me – is that screaming FAIR? And lets see . . . these are the guys with the guns, the missiles, the atomic BOMBS for Christ’s sake — and Congress and the White House are going to piss them off?
We need to get rid of these greedy-butt fat cats, folks. I learned as a Marine: you take care of your MEN first, then you take care of yourself. Everyone. I stood aside so my men could eat. I made sure they got in line first – and if one came in – he went before ME. Always, every time. And it makes me SO ANGRY that these greedy politicians, one of whom’s salary could keep 4 enlisted families going for a year – are doing this.
Folks, we need to stand up, get up, and MARCH ON WASHINGTON – kick some butts OUT and put some poor folks up there – folks who KNOW right from wrong.
This old Marine is mad as hell.