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Old 01-27-2014, 06:27 PM
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you mean cut their raises. we have had no communication from the VA that he is getting his pension cut.
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you mean cut their raises. we have had no communication from the VA that he is getting his pension cut.
Nice spin salty.
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Nice spin salty.
spin? my husband gets a VA pension. it is not being cut.
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spin? my husband gets a VA pension. it is not being cut.
He isn't very informed. He is a republican. You have to allow for his ignorance.
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He isn't very informed. He is a republican. You have to allow for his ignorance.
no its called selective understanding
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spin? my husband gets a VA pension. it is not being cut.
If it was $1000 this month and was going to be $1050 next month but instead is going to stay at $1000, is that a cut??
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If it was $1000 this month and was going to be $1050 next month but instead is going to stay at $1000, is that a cut??
I thought a cut would be that if it was a thousand and now it's 900.
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I thought a cut would be that if it was a thousand and now it's 900.
So your cost of living is increasing, but your income isn't. Since the increase was intended to offset the increasing cost of living, is the veteran's net ability to pay increased or decreased???
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So your cost of living is increasing, but your income isn't. Since the increase was intended to offset the increasing cost of living, is the veteran's net ability to pay increased or decreased???
You asked a question. If a stalk of corn grows to 6 ft. instead of 7 ft. does that mean it's been cut?
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