Can you even imagine for one second what the howls of outrage would have sounded like had our last legally elected President, The Big Dog Bill Clinton been in office? We'd all be deaf.
National Guard pay delayed, denied
By Lisa Myers and the NBC Investigative Team
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 — Soldiers with the National Guard are already under the gun in Iraq and Afghanistan. But now a new government report claims that while the troops are fighting far from home, red tape is preventing many of them from being paid...
“This is well beyond anything I could ever imagine,” said Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Conn., “I would like to think if we send people off to war that we’re not going to have them worry about whether their home is going to be taken because they can’t pay their mortgage
In one Colorado unit, soldiers had their checks docked, to pay off $48,000 each in debt they did not owe...
Wednesday night the Pentagon said only that it’s aware of the problem, agrees with the report, and is working to fix the system.