The honorable gentleman from Arkansas, Sen. Tom Cotton is one of but a handful serving in the US Congress who have served in uniform. And the milquetoast from New York, Sen. Chuckles Schumer has just found out how patently stupid it is to piss off a war vet. Continue reading Senator Tom Cotton delivers epic smack down to lil’ Chuckie Schumer
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Jeff Session is facing what Ken Blackwell, the former mayor of Cincinnati, the former State Treasurer of Ohio, and former Secretary of State of the Buckeye State, has stated is nothing short of character assassination at the hands of both the Senate Democrats and the mainstream press. Continue reading For the record: How Jeff Sessions voted on Obama’s nominees
“Cut military pensions instead of cutting welfare for illegal immigrants…”
Reporter Elizabeth Harrington of The Washington Free Beacon is dropping a bombshell report on Dec. 17, 2013, citing obtained government documentation illustrating that the architects of the Ryan-Murray Budget deal will not only specifically target only retirees from the Uniformed Services (vice including civilian federal workers) with 20+ years service, but those from the military who were medically retired for wounds received would also face huge cuts to their financially important annual COLA (Cost Of Living Allowance) increases.
The Washington Free Beacon isn’t the only news organ reporting that disabled vets also face cost of living cuts.
In a dizzying legislative dance, the US Senate completed the vote to conduct a vote later on what the House has already voted on, as reported by CBS News on Dec. 17, 2013.
With a vote of 67-33 in favor of cloture, the Senate has elected to stop all debate on the $63 billion budget increase deal that will largely be financed on the backs of those retired from the Uniformed Services to include the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps) and the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHS).