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  •  they did this to militarty retirees in 1994. (0+ / 0-)

    They chained COLA to 1% BELOW cost of living. So every yer, we get a pension cut.  with compound interest, my 'deferred compensation' as an officer is less than it was a decade ago.  And they're charging me for medical care. -No vision, hearing or dental included....  Of course, the PTSD was my fault, so no disability.

    Joy shared is doubled. Pain shared is halved. Spider Robinson

    by nolagrl on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 01:05:44 PM PDT

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