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Hey, Remember When Obama Claimed to Support the Troops?

rmiller Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 8:22 AM
I call my congress man senator daily.I have been to washington 7 times.Donated 1000s all while my taxes are up to 7000 a year now and are going up. Here in PA it's the same all over.I am done talking giving money to anyone.Thay can go stright to hell I am tired of being lied to .And baying ammo now just call when you really want to straighten this mess up

Well he doesn't and neither does his outgoing defense secretary:

Just days before he leaves office, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is recommending military pay be limited, effectively decreasing troop salaries next year.

Panetta will recommend to Congress that military salaries be limited to a 1% increase in 2014. The Pentagon has calculated that the Labor Department's 2014 Employment Cost Index is expected to be above 1% but wants to still cut back on pay because of "budget uncertainties," a department official told CNN. In 2013, a 1.7% increase was approved, based on the index,...