A deplorable state of our nation- http://www.military.com/daily-news/2013/10/15/troops-next-paycheck-disappears-if-us-defaults.html?ESRC=todayinmil.sm
"The troops will get paid on Tuesday (15 October, 2013), but the check after that could come in the form of an IOU if the nation defaults on its debt obligations, Treasury Department officials said.
Default on top of the government shutdown would cancel out the hastily-crafted legislation that brought back furloughed Defense Department civilian employees and allowed for the payment of back pay, death benefits, incentive pays, re-enlistment bonuses, veterans disability benefits and survivor benefits. All would be eliminated if Congress and the White House fail to reach agreement on raising the debt ceiling to avoid default on Oct. 17, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said last week."
The Imperial Republican Party exposed