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President Obama to U.S. troops: Get your money!

By Ed O'Keefe

By The Post's Jason Ukman in Checkpoint Washington:

Two weeks ago, The Washington Post reported that the military was struggling to convince U.S. troops that many of them were eligible for back pay because they had remained on duty beyond their original discharge date. The military had mailed letters to eligible troops and veterans and mounted an extensive publicity campaign.

The reaction from many of them was skeptical. Free money? Couldn't be.

Now, following The Post's story, the Pentagon and the Department of Veterans Affairs are calling in major PR support: President Obama.

Continue reading at Checkpoint Washington >>>

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 15, 2010; 3:12 PM ET
Categories:  Administration, Military  
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Comments

so now we're spending money to convince people to take money that they wouldn't take otherwise while deficits continue to approach the total value of the US economy

the rape of the future continues

Posted by: jiji1 | September 15, 2010 3:48 PM | Report abuse

So you'd rather the troops you neocons PRETEND to honor go without their well-earned money? So typical!

Posted by: GrannyAnnie | September 16, 2010 6:53 AM | Report abuse

Killing brown people is not "well-earned"

It's blood money

Blood money raped from your grandchildren

Grandchildren who might be brown people

Let the circle be unbroken

Posted by: jiji1 | September 16, 2010 11:12 AM | Report abuse

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