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‘Pay It Backward’ Is a Time-Honored Government Gambit

The federal clawback is back – this time for the California National Guard. From Saturday’s Los Angeles Times: Thousands of California soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war Short of troops to fight in Iraq … Continue reading

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The Redemption Unit, VIII

(Previously on The Redemption Unit: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII) The CRTs started drifting off one by one. In some cases they found better jobs; in others they just couldn’t face another claimant. Either way their caseloads, as the claimants were known collectively, migrated … Continue reading

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The Redemption Unit, V

(See I, II, III, and IV) Interlude My nom de plume in The Free Nameless News was J. Redmond Tardi, largely because I was late for work all the time. Part of the reason was that I took public (as … Continue reading

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