Tag: 2014 Budget

What Isn't Cut In The Budget

Previously, we looked at what has been cut. Now let’s look at what wasn’t. Of course, Congressional pay and benefits weren’t even discussed. Congress did grant a 1% salary increase to both Federal employees and active duty military personnel. But, with a 2% cost of living increase projected for 2014 that still translates to a... Read more »

What Does a 1% Military Pension Cut Really Mean?

The President has signed the 2014 budget with the controversial 1% cut to military pensions. Let’s take a look at what it really means in hard numbers for our retired military, and more tellingly, for those who have been medically retired due to injuries sustained in service to this country. While we’re at it, let’s... Read more »

The Dishonorable Cut the Pensions of the Honorable in 2014 Budget

Of What People By What People Our Congress, indeed our entire system of government is predicated on the principal, ‘of the people, by the people, for the people’. With an approval rating of just 6%, it’s interesting to ponder just who are ‘the people’ our elected officials in Washington are representing. The latest budget debacle... Read more »
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