Are you surprised Congress targeted military retirees in the new federal budget bill?
Yes. Top elected officials, from the president down, assured us that the budget would not be balanced on the backs of veterans.
19% (743 votes)
Somewhat. A government shutdown had to be avoided, but reduced cost-of-living increases for retirees were a bad idea.
4% (155 votes)
Not really. From increased insurance premiums to the disabled veterans tax, military retirees are always on the chopping block.
18% (699 votes)
Not at all. This is the first step in a process to reduce the value of military service that runs deeper than the budget crisis.
58% (2221 votes)
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