We are so beyond the pale that we can’t see it from here.
It is standard DOD policy to send families of our KIA $100,000 within 36 hours of the incident. This money is used to cover emergency flights to Dover AFB to meet the casket and start making funeral arrangements, which can cost tens of thousands of dollars when it’s all said and done. It’s to pay to fly non-immediate family to the funeral, to help with the cost of the takeout food that these families are about to live off of for the next week. It’s for hotels, rental cars, all the things that you need when you take an emergency trip.
They’re getting IOUs.
The endishly funny part is that these are the people Obama appears to intend to keep me in line.
As an aside, I actually watched a couple minutes of Obama lying on tv . He keeps saying we’re going to default even though we won’t, then he explicitly said that he wasn’t going to let laws keep him from doing what’s right.
Remember when we were a nation of laws?
Yeah, me neither.