America’s Heroes Betrayed By Budget Deal





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Betrayal n. 1. Breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations. Often, betrayal is the act of supporting a rival group. It may be a complete break from previously decided upon or presumed norms by one party from the others.

“A Nation will be judged by the Way it treats its Veterans…” – George Washington

The collection of Democrats and their cowardly collection of lapdog, establishment Republicans compromised to create a Mickey Mouse (6) budget. One provision of the budget deal was to reduce the cost of living adjustment of military retirees by 1 percent each year. Previously, the retiree cost of living adjustment was linked to the annual adjustment in Social Security payments. A one percent cut on the average retiree will be around $4,000 a year and can easily add up to over $80,000 about the time they reach retirement age some 20 years later. Once again, the government broke its promise to military retirees. Last time, it was the loss of free medical benefits during the Clinton administration.  Establishment Republicans did nothing to help active duty soldiers or retirees and their families concerning healthcare.  The increase in Medical fees at a rate greater than inflation, as voted by Congress, will be another kick in the rear from unappreciative politicians while they protect the low information EBT card-carrying prostitutes.

Health Care
Not only have establishment Republicans done nothing to help active duty military or retirees and their families with healthcare; they actually have a history of trying to force retirees out of the Tricare program. It is only a matter of time before a Republican starts pushing a plan to require retiree and dependents into ObamaCare. They will have no choice–unlike government workers who are represented by a union or lobbyists. The recent actions of this government have caused countless career troops to reconsider serving their 20 years when both parties are working together to strip away benefits from the troops, retirees, and their families. The worst treachery is the funding of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obama Care. Not only did congressional Republicans betray retired military vets; they betrayed future generations of Americans as well. It’s past the time that patriots tell elected officials to go to hell. Who can blame them?

This past week, establishment Republicans sold their soul and principles to the Obama Administration. It just begs the question–what information did the NSA provide to Democrats on these so-called Republican leaders?

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