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talk hard Donating Member (549 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-28-04 12:18 AM
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40. Hmmmm .. $30,000 or by gunpoint.
Well, if they're going to be forced to re-up,
why the hell not take the $30,000?
Better yet, let's kick Bush out of the WH
and pull out of Iraq, and they can keep the $30,000.
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  -Marines offered as much as $30,000 to reenlist Glenda  Nov-27-04 09:47 AM   #0 
  - Joey! Not the mutual fund! Buy Euros! Wedding ring? Sure, nice idea.  mbperrin   Nov-27-04 09:51 AM   #1 
  - Joey! Not the mutual fund! Buy Euros!  mahatmakanejeeves   Nov-27-04 07:36 PM   #35 
  - Its probably more like "take the money or we will put you on the  rainy   Nov-27-04 09:54 AM   #2 
  - And....  Ima   Nov-27-04 03:38 PM   #22 
  - Reenlistment incentives for "combat arms grunts" is equal to the ...  coreystone   Nov-27-04 10:35 AM   #3 
  - "'the wife"  sandnsea   Nov-27-04 10:40 AM   #4 
  - maybe  argento101   Nov-27-04 11:52 AM   #11 
  - Oh, Please!  Bush was AWOL   Nov-27-04 06:31 PM   #30 
  - Gosh! Our troops might make a slightly larger fraction...  AllyCat   Nov-27-04 10:41 AM   #5 
  - hmmm... 30,000 to risk my life?  L84TEA   Nov-27-04 10:54 AM   #6 
  - Yaeah, but...  IowaGuy   Nov-27-04 11:54 AM   #12 
  - Your Life for 30K  GiovanniC   Nov-27-04 10:55 AM   #7 
  - Well, if that's all the value these poor schlubs put on it, okay, I guess.  calimary   Nov-27-04 12:04 PM   #13 
  - Let me guess,  ilovenicepeople   Nov-27-04 01:03 PM   #16 
  - That's Like a Poor Man's Survivor  GiovanniC   Nov-27-04 03:35 PM   #21 
  - It's not just that.  pokercat999   Nov-27-04 08:39 PM   #36 
  - Bush might use $$$ to avoid imposing the draft.  Paranoid_Portlander   Nov-27-04 11:01 AM   #8 
  - SSHHHHHH!! Not right after the election./////  coreystone   Nov-27-04 11:32 AM   #9 
  - $30,000 to re-enlist but no extra money for Pell Grants for college  Barkley   Nov-27-04 11:49 AM   #10 
  - H.R. 4200 was signed recently into law  Scooter24   Nov-27-04 03:13 PM   #17 
  - uh.... this may seem like a VERY  Bluerthanblue   Nov-27-04 12:57 PM   #14 
  - There is nothing wrong with your comparison  daleo   Nov-27-04 06:23 PM   #28 
  - AMERICA - THE NEW ROME.... Let's bring back the Praetorian  Chicago Democrat   Nov-27-04 01:00 PM   #15 
  - My life for 30K( tax free), nope, not gonna happen. n/t  VegasWolf   Nov-27-04 03:15 PM   #18 
  - Does the family or the Marine  burrowowl   Nov-27-04 03:22 PM   #19 
  - Well, that's how they do it for combat pay. They pro rate that  VegasWolf   Nov-27-04 03:24 PM   #20 
  - That should cover their funeral expense (n/t)  dansolo   Nov-27-04 05:53 PM   #23 
  - At least this should stimulate the economy a bit  Cronus Protagonist   Nov-27-04 06:03 PM   #24 
  - So, that's why we have such a huge deficit!!!  Just Me   Nov-27-04 06:07 PM   #25 
  - Wow, 30 grand for a year  daleo   Nov-27-04 06:18 PM   #26 
  - I don't know how they work it these days  signmike   Nov-27-04 08:54 PM   #37 
  - Jays'us fucking christ 'ya know the U.S. is hard up when offering  0007   Nov-27-04 06:19 PM   #27 
  - Why reenlist? Become a merc; evil pays better that way.  Voltaire99   Nov-27-04 06:29 PM   #29 
  - KILLS ME,...those RW war-profiteers, masters at mass manipulation,  Just Me   Nov-27-04 06:45 PM   #32 
  - yet  cynthia   Nov-27-04 06:38 PM   #31 
  - 30,000 Euros might persuade me...  dave123williams   Nov-27-04 07:18 PM   #33 
  - mahogany casket  pinkpops   Nov-27-04 07:23 PM   #34 
  - Re-enlistment bonuses are nothing new  stevekatz   Nov-27-04 10:09 PM   #38 
  - That breaks down to:  Contrary1   Nov-27-04 10:24 PM   #39 
  - Hmmmm .. $30,000 or by gunpoint.  talk hard   Nov-28-04 12:18 AM   #40 
  - Who wants to be a Millionaire is much safer and easier.  Tight_rope   Nov-28-04 12:40 AM   #41 
 

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