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, even though PP has decades of experience in reproductive HEALTH (not all abortions, all day, every day). So...to re-cap: veterans are unable to go outside the VA for fertility
originally posted by: neo96
People do not go to PP to 'get' pregnant.
The main reason people go to PP is to either get rid of it, or stop it from being born in the first place.
originally posted by: Tranceopticalinclined
Yeah our government is something, I paid into the G.I. Bill in basic, roughly 2k, was supposed to get 48k for college and what do you know, when it came time for me to collect, uncle sam says, you no get it.
Even have had a local representative of Congress look into it, he pulled the same wool over my eyes, fleece of difference geese.
Honorably discharged veterans don't get treated that well by their own government.
Can only imagine what's going on with Social Security.
Maybe bitcoin will reign supreme one day soon.
originally posted by: ladyvalkyrie
a reply to: beezzer
My solution would NEVER happen, because all the rot is at the top and they would never relinquish an inch:
What needs to happen is to dismantle the feds to the bare bones. Pull all our resources back home where it belongs. Eliminate all the superfluous laws, down to the most very basic stuff. Then leave all the authority to as small a partition as possible. County level. Things would level out real quick. And you don't like the county/state you're in? Move to one that's more tailor made to your beliefs.
At the very least there should be super short term limits, no public compensation for office and prison time for accepting bribes. Ensure that people taking office are truly doing it For the People.
Another major problem is that most politicians start out as lawyers (with an increase in doctors I've noticed). Lawyers are self serving d-bags. Maybe not ALL of them, but seriously, most of them are. Who they really need to recruit would be successful business owners such as the CEO for Google. People who can actually operate a large system and stay IN THE BLACK, while still maintaining high levels of employee and customer satisfaction.
originally posted by: ladyvalkyrie
a reply to: greencmp
I don't WANT government assistance. I NEED government assistance. I worked 16 years, earned a BA- minimal student loans which are all paid back. Model citizen, right? Then suddenly at age 34 I found myself disabled. Totally unable to work, I mean seriously, not even a fast food job. AND I had a 2 year old to support with no help from anyone.
There are 5 individuals that are responsible for my condition now. If the world were fair and just THEY would be paying to support me and my baby. But the world is not fair and just. The legal system is a joke. And I have no choice but to turn to public 'hand outs'. I could actually claim my child as a dependent and get more $, but we're doing just fine and I'm not going to take more than we need.
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
After years of negotiations, the United States and Israel announced in 2010 that Israel will purchase 19 F-35As at a cost of $2.75 billion. The F-35 is a fifth-generation stealth aircraft considered to be the most technologically advanced fighter jet ever made. Israel will pay for the F-35s entirely using FMF grants.36 In February 2015, Israel signed a contract to purchase a partial second squadron of 14 F-35As for $2.82 billion, bringing the total number of planes on order to 33.37 Israel has received U.S. approval to purchase up to 75 aircraft–potentially leading to as much as $15.2 billion in purchases if all options are exercised. As part of the F-35 deal, the United States agreed to make reciprocal purchases of equipment from Israeli defense companies estimated at $4 billion for these companies’ participation in the F-35’s manufacture.38 In the fall of 2013, Israeli defense manufacturer Elbit Systems and its American corporate partner Rockwell Collins were awarded a contract to construct the helmet for all F-35 pilots.
In the spring of 2015, Vice President Joseph Biden, Jr. announced that “Next year we will deliver to Israel the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, our finest.” If the planes are delivered on schedule, Israel would be the first country outside of the United States to receive the F-35. All F-35s currently under contract are expected to be delivered to Israel by 2021.