How Is It POSSIBLE That We Have Active Duty U.S. Coast Guard Personnel Who Get Paid Below The Poverty Line?

by Anura Guruge

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I did happen to see this lady, Retired Rear Admiral Carli Thomas, making this claim (show above) on TV — CNN or MSNBC.

It shocked me to the CORE. How is that possible. I went looking for the 2018 U.S. Poverty Line figures. Here they are, and yes they do depend on family size — as they should.

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So, let’s take the classic family of 4 — i.e., two kids. Poverty line is $25,100.

Does this mean you can be a U.S. Coast Guard Family and make less than that? YIKES. A young-couple, with just one person working, making less than $16,460?

That is NOT right? That is criminal?

Is this true for other branches too? Wow. I am shocked and upset. This is NOT right.

They need to get paid a decent, living wage.

Doesn’t Trump always brag about how he has taken care of the military? It does NOT look that way to I.

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by Anura Guruge


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