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Support the Troops? President Bush and the U.S. Congress says Taking Care of U.S. Military Personnel Wasteful and Unnecessary
04 Feb 2004
"The most timely, well-documented critique of the disturbing treatment of U.S. soldiers by the U.S. Government I have read since the War on Iraq began. I expected it from the Iraqi Resistance, but not from the Bush Administration and both sides of the aisle in Congress. Hulet is at it again- taking no prisoners and disdaining all loyalties except to the truth and his own sense of integrity. It's no wonder so many have attempted to marginalize him on so many fronts"
- Les Blough, Editor, Axis of Logic
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U.S. MILITARY

Support the Troops?
President Bush and the U.S. Congress say
Taking Care of U.S. Military Personnel Wasteful and Unnecessary

By Craig B Hulet? Feb 4, 2004, 06:09

[A] modest proposal to increase the benefit from $6,000 to $12,000 to families of soldiers who die on active duty was not approved.

[In] the most outrageous statement to date George W. Bush Jr., who did not show up when called to duty during the Vietnam war, called a proposed increase in the sum given to families of soldiers who die on active duty "wasteful and unnecessary"!

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A look from Sept. 2003 thru January 2004

"I've got my own 'Most Wanted' list," a sergeant at the 2nd Battle Combat Team Headquarters referring to the Administration deck of most wanted Iraqis, told ABC News' "The aces in my deck are Paul Bremer, Donald Rumsfeld, George Bush and Paul Wolfowitz,"
-Jeffrey Kofman
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HULET, February 4, 2004 : According to The Army Times, proposals that would have added "various pay-and-benefits incentives to the 2004 defense budget" are now considered "wasteful and unnecessary" by the Republican-controlled Congress. The June 30th Army Times editorial said the troops were getting the "nickel-and-dime treatment" from the Republican-controlled Congress. Some might call it getting the shaft. According to Army Times, the GOP-controlled Congress has ... [more]

See also:
http://www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_4951.shtml
http://craigbhulet.com

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