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    WakeUpNeo, MPociask

    of a military family? The sacrifices we make?  Spouses with an education can't get jobs because of the constant transfers.  Which means we lose half or more than half od the income the family could have enjoyed--and it means we have far less in social security. Military pay isn't high for the jobs they do--and that's without consdiering separations that are a year or more longer.

    When YOU can say civilians make those sacrifices, I'll agree. But they don't--and unless they're cops,. they don't usually get shot at, either.  FYI, retirees pay for Tricare  and they have co-pays.

    The last time we mixed religion and politics people got burned at the stake.

    by irishwitch on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 05:24:46 PM PDT

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