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Senators who voted to cut the pensions of US military veterans. (Original Post) ErikJ Mar 2014 OP
I forgot to add that this is the viral meme that is enraging the GOP base right now ErikJ Mar 2014 #1
I saw this on Facebook a couple of weeks ago Mojorabbit Mar 2014 #2
There must have been some other Politicalboi Mar 2014 #3
another reason Karma13612 Feb 2016 #4
 

ErikJ

(6,335 posts)
1. I forgot to add that this is the viral meme that is enraging the GOP base right now
Mon Mar 24, 2014, 12:33 PM
Mar 2014

with no context whatsoever. It was Rand Pauls budget last Dec. which passed (to avoid another shut-down) and the cuts were restored almost unanimously in February anyway. This is a good example of how the Reichwing propaganda machine works.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/12/20/Veterans-Conservatives-Destroy-Paul-Ryan-on-Social-Media-Over-Pension-Cuts

http://www.minnpost.com/dc-dispatches/2014/02/reversing-course-congress-restores-military-pension-increases

 

Politicalboi

(15,189 posts)
3. There must have been some other
Mon Mar 24, 2014, 01:12 PM
Mar 2014

GOP piece of bullshit thrown in there at the last minute, and we're not seeing it.

Karma13612

(4,516 posts)
4. another reason
Fri Feb 12, 2016, 10:23 PM
Feb 2016

to force the issue on clean bills

You are damned if you vote yay, and damned if you vote nay

And it basically creates an endless supply of political sound bites and gottcha moments.

#cleanbill

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