“This is the worst kind of example of a shady, backroom deal.” – Colonel Michael Barron, US Army (Ret.)
House Speaker and Obama lapdog Paul Ryan made quite the noise regarding his support for military veterans when he spoke at the RNC on July, 19, 2016:
“… and giving our veterans the care that they were promised and the care that they earned.”
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While the Republican Party rank and file on the grassroots level has made it clear to the party big-wigs that the seemingly endless game of the same old, same old needs to stop, many of the GOP faithful are still wondering if the honchos even bother listening. Frustration by many of the working-class Republicans saw the emergence of not only the Tea Party, but also of the House Freedom Caucus who many inside the DC Beltway credit for the resignation of Ohio Republican John Boehner from his post as Speaker of the House. Continue reading “Ryan mulls Speaker run, past history of slamming military retirees haunts him”
“This is the worst kind of example of a shady, backroom deal.” — Col. Michael Barron US Army (Ret.)
The recent proposed federal budget deal cut by the former Republican vice presidential candidate will be payed for out of the flesh of uniformed retirees, as reported by the right-of-center news portal Breitbart.com on Dec. 16, 2013.
Citing CNN Money’s Jennifer Liberto, Matthew Boyle of Breitbart News notes that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) brokered a deal with Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) that ensured a mere handful of years worth of governmental spending would come at the expense of the annual COLA (Cost of Living Allowances) increases for those retired from the Uniformed Services, to include NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps) and the PHS (Public Health Service Commissioned Corps).
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