Washington Math

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  1. patentesq

    patentesq Parent 5-Year Member

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    pennak 5-Year Member

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    This is easy. This is not about saving money. I can't imagine that civilian employees are that less costly than members of the military (their civilian salaries are probably, if anything, higher). This is about reducing the size of the military so that the money can be spent on other government programs. It is a redistribution of the cost --a political agenda. Whether that is good or bad is a matter of opinion.
     
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    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006 5-Year Member

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    Having had my first taste of a paycheck that didn't involve..... I don't know, maybe $20,000 of untaxed "allowances" I can't imagine federal employees are that much more expensive than members of the military.

    To me, this is a "give me your vote, I'll cut you, but hey I'm hiring you" move. Having been a recent unemployed vet.... I would believe it when I see it...but I never saw this lovey-dovey investment in veterans by the fed. I certainly didn't see it for 5-point vets, and I can only guess how many 10-point vets will be flooding the market.
     
  4. AF6872

    AF6872 10-Year Member

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    Another "RIF" to save money? We will pay for it in the end!
     

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