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#1 This person in the Oval Office is beginning to make me physically nauseous.
Posted by Bill Clinton 2012-06-30 00:32||
#2 A tactic to prompt soldiers to leave the service and to discourage future enlistments.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-06-30 01:26||
#3 as ex air force officer, I would ask how much more they want the military to put up. I reckon a E6 and above could come up with a morsel of a few bucks if only for the co-pay. I don't know if there is even one with tricare. It was really nice having free health care, back in the day, with children, if you could get through being on hold on the phone forever back in the 80's
Posted by texhooey 2012-06-30 01:35||
#4 Covering the medical costs of the less than one percent of the most physically fit Americans who volunteer to serve their country should not have a huge financial impact. However, opening the door for the enlistment of alternative lifestyles and HIV high risk groups has long term consequences.
Obama, who has never pulled on a pair of boots, is well aware that his popularity among military member is not strong, particularly those who have made the military their career. This is yet another disincentive or penalty tax for those not fully on board the Obama Train. He "knows who they are and he will not forget."
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-30 02:45||
#5 Well, somebody have to fund free contraceptives for Julia.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-06-30 07:41||
#6 Do you suppose this is a run up to screwing up the overseas military voting again?
What an utter and complete ass. Hells bells, even my name sake who at times seemed to loathe the military would have never proposed such a thing.
Even Hildabeast, when she and Ira Magaziner were writing their healthcare monster did not consider this. AND back then Ms. Hillary had no love at all for the military.
I just want this nightmare to end. I want to wake up in the morning and realize it is all a very bad dream.
We were warned. The evidence of who he was and what he was, was there all the time. The independents and the centrists who were not true believers of either side of the aisle, could have tipped a different direction.
Could John McCain have straightened out the economy, I don't know, I do know the president is violating every common sense rule of monetary policy and is driving our economy into the ground.
I do know, under McCain, we would not have Obamacare (duh) nor would we have had those nauseating bailouts of the auto unions. I also have no doubt we would be drilling for oil, hell bent for election everywhere right now and maybe the economy would be up in a nursing unit instead of on life support down in the economic ICU.
Posted by Bill Clinton 2012-06-30 12:40||
#7 This is just a part of a systematic process in taking down the military by the O admin.
The borders and illegals are part of the plan to dismantle the country piece by piece.
We have an enemy more dangerous than al Q and co.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2012-06-30 15:12||
#8 Absolutely, Alaska Paul. These are very bad guys. And the bad guys have taken over the high ground in the United States of America and they are going to use every effort, criminal and dirty to keep the high ground.
Posted by Lemuel Glinemble7700 2012-06-30 16:21||
#9 Do civilian government employees have to pay more? If not, why not?
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-06-30 21:32||
#10 Do civilian government employees have to pay more? If not, why not?
Civil service employees pick from an array of medical and dental plans, with varying co-pays and 'benefits'. They pay for the plans themselves out of pocket; the government doesn't kick in anything.
TriCare is a bit different in that the DoD is the primary payer; members/dependents co-pay.
TriCare Prime is the retiree health plan.
Posted by Pappy 2012-06-30 23:26||