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Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: GIJOE ()
Date: December 01, 2019 12:22AM

I respect the military and the service they and their families perform.

But why on top of the other benefits they receive, should private businesses be compelled to offer even more discounts?

It is leading to an entitlement attitude that I have noticed.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: trumptards lick lotsa balls ()
Date: December 01, 2019 07:43AM

Jelly? I bet you COULD have served, right?

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Idiot ()
Date: December 01, 2019 08:36AM

GIJOE Wrote:
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> I respect the military and the service they and
> their families perform.
>
> But why on top of the other benefits they receive,
> should private businesses be compelled to offer
> even more discounts?
>
> It is leading to an entitlement attitude that I
> have noticed.

If you have to ask this question then you are truly to stupid to understand any logical reply so I won’t waste my time!

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: MWJDM ()
Date: December 01, 2019 08:47AM

GIJOE Wrote:
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>
>
> But why on top of the other benefits they receive,
> should private businesses be compelled to offer
> even more discounts?
>
>
>


(emphasis added)


No one compels any business to offer any such discount. Businesses offer discounts to the military or not at their discretion.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Real Donald Trump ()
Date: December 01, 2019 11:11AM

trumptards lick lotsa balls Wrote:
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> Jelly? I bet you COULD have served, right?


I could have, but I got the bone spurs real bad and it makes my li'l footsies huwt. But it's cool. I went to military cosplay school so I know how the army guys do.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: The fact of the matter: ()
Date: December 01, 2019 12:14PM

GIJOE Wrote:
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> I respect the military and the service they and
> their families perform.
>
> But why on top of the other benefits they receive,
> should private businesses be compelled to offer
> even more discounts?
>
> It is leading to an entitlement attitude that I
> have noticed.


What you write makes no sense. A "private" business is just that. Private.
It's not compelled for any decisions. It makes its own.

So they can offer, or choose not to offer any discounts. For example, Home Depot does not. Lowes does, extending 10% discounts to military.


Aside from military discounts, many PRIVATE companies offer discounts to First Responders, too.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: jibjab ()
Date: December 01, 2019 12:39PM

Let me guess. The OP is a school teacher.....
These commie teachers feel they are on the front lines fighting
everyday for justice. It troubles them that they brainwash just six
months per year and earn on average 100k in pay and benefits and receive no such discount.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: jibjab ()
Date: December 01, 2019 12:39PM

Let me guess. The OP is a school teacher.....
These commie teachers feel they are on the front lines fighting
everyday for justice. It troubles them that they brainwash just six
months per year and earn on average 100k in pay and benefits and receive no such discount.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: jibjab ()
Date: December 01, 2019 12:39PM

Let me guess. The OP is a school teacher.....
These commie teachers feel they are on the front lines fighting
everyday for justice. It troubles them that they brainwash just six
months per year and earn on average 100k in pay and benefits and receive no such discount.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: jibjab ()
Date: December 01, 2019 12:39PM

Let me guess. The OP is a school teacher.....
These commie teachers feel they are on the front lines fighting
everyday for justice. It troubles them that they brainwash just six
months per year and earn on average 100k in pay and benefits and receive no such discount.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: In the Navy ()
Date: December 01, 2019 12:44PM

If you want the military discounts offered by some businesses, you can make a choice that will provide those savings.....
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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: In the Navy ()
Date: December 01, 2019 12:44PM

If you want the military discounts offered by some businesses, you can make a choice that will provide those savings.....
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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: The fact of the matter: ()
Date: December 01, 2019 02:12PM

Looks like teachers get their own series of discounts. Here's a list, and this is in addition to the GM and Sprint Cell discounts:

https://www.giftcardgranny.com/blog/the-complete-list-of-66-teacher-discounts/

Teachers once again get it all. Huge pay /effort, plus freebies or discounts.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Job vampires ()
Date: December 01, 2019 02:53PM

I’m okay with them getting discounts. I’m not okay with them getting preference for high paying jobs. Especially if they don’t have similar credentials of non vet applicants. Just because you rolled around in the mud and learned how to clean a rifle at boot camp doesn’t mean you should get preferential treatment. Vets with actual combat experience should be the exception to the rule.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: trumptards lick lotsa balls ()
Date: December 01, 2019 03:11PM

Job vampires Wrote:
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> I’m okay with them getting discounts. I’m not
> okay with them getting preference for high paying
> jobs. Especially if they don’t have similar
> credentials of non vet applicants. Just because
> you rolled around in the mud and learned how to
> clean a rifle at boot camp doesn’t mean you
> should get preferential treatment. Vets with
> actual combat experience should be the exception
> to the rule.


Shut up you draft dodging bitch

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: yurgay ()
Date: December 01, 2019 03:49PM

GIJOE Wrote:
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> I respect the military and the service they and
> their families perform.
>
> But why on top of the other benefits they receive,
> should private businesses be compelled to offer
> even more discounts?
>
> It is leading to an entitlement attitude that I
> have noticed.

Get up at 430am every morning for 20 years defending pussies who hate the United States. Get back to me on the veteran discounts issue after you've done that.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Bsyx ()
Date: December 01, 2019 04:46PM

yurgay Wrote:
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> GIJOE Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > I respect the military and the service they and
> > their families perform.
> >
> > But why on top of the other benefits they
> receive,
> > should private businesses be compelled to offer
> > even more discounts?
> >
> > It is leading to an entitlement attitude that I
> > have noticed.
>
> Get up at 430am every morning for 20 years
> defending pussies who hate the United States. Get
> back to me on the veteran discounts issue after
> you've done that.


You should follow your own advice then and actually serve before you spout such nonsense.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Willyboy Clintoon ()
Date: December 01, 2019 06:59PM

Real Donald Trump Wrote:
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> trumptards lick lotsa balls Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Jelly? I bet you COULD have served, right?
>
>
> I could have, but I got the bone spurs real bad
> and it makes my li'l footsies huwt. But it's cool.
> I went to military cosplay school so I know how
> the army guys do.

I told my Draft Board I was too smart to go into the military and Hill "tried" to join the Marines. HeeYuk!

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: =========== ()
Date: December 01, 2019 07:32PM

>
> Get up at 430am every morning for 20 years
> defending pussies who hate the United States. Get
> back to me on the veteran discounts issue after
> you've done that.


Nicely put.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Jar head ()
Date: December 01, 2019 09:10PM

=========== Wrote:
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> >
> > Get up at 430am every morning for 20 years
> > defending pussies who hate the United States.
> Get
> > back to me on the veteran discounts issue after
> > you've done that.
>
>
> Nicely put.


If you consider invading countries for oil, or dropping bombs on civilians “defending”, then okay.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: RetiredUSAF ()
Date: December 01, 2019 09:16PM

Jar head Wrote:
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> =========== Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > >
> > > Get up at 430am every morning for 20 years
> > > defending pussies who hate the United States.
> > Get
> > > back to me on the veteran discounts issue
> after
> > > you've done that.
> >
> >
> > Nicely put.
>
>
> If you consider invading countries for oil, or
> dropping bombs on civilians “defending”, then
> okay.


Ok, pussy. Believe what you want.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Momo ()
Date: December 01, 2019 09:50PM

Im for fair treatment but dont expect to be treated better than others. No one forced anyone to join the military. If you had to wake up at 4am for 20 years on my tax dollars, whats so different about non military waking up at 4am doing their shifts? Dont get me started on excessive DOD spending and utter waste. Point is, stop acting like all military members are like those heroes depicted in the movies. I have family members that served and they act like they deserve more and should be respected when all they did was train, got admin jobs, got paid, free school, and collect benefits and retirement in their 40s to take on double benefits and retirement. And companies give them preferential treatment for "serving" while normal candidates are overlooked.

Military has both good and bad members, not everyone deserves better treatment.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Troofer ()
Date: December 01, 2019 10:00PM

Momo Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> Im for fair treatment but dont expect to be
> treated better than others. No one forced anyone
> to join the military. If you had to wake up at 4am
> for 20 years on my tax dollars, whats so different
> about non military waking up at 4am doing their
> shifts? Dont get me started on excessive DOD
> spending and utter waste. Point is, stop acting
> like all military members are like those heroes
> depicted in the movies. I have family members that
> served and they act like they deserve more and
> should be respected when all they did was train,
> got admin jobs, got paid, free school, and collect
> benefits and retirement in their 40s to take on
> double benefits and retirement. And companies give
> them preferential treatment for "serving" while
> normal candidates are overlooked.
>
> Military has both good and bad members, not
> everyone deserves better treatment.


I agree, good point. It is what it is. Yes, people say thanks for your service and I get occasionally a 10% discount from some stores. The only places I have experienced preferential treatment with a job is with government contractors. I am recruited all the time because of my service but also because of my security clearance.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Copra Ckegg ()
Date: December 01, 2019 10:41PM

This douche wouldn't make a pimple on a paratroopers ass.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Combat Vet ()
Date: December 01, 2019 11:16PM

Completed a lot of shopping this weekend. I received 10% and 20% on top of the Black Friday prices. To include going to the movies (most theaters give 10% military discounts on tickets and food).

Then I went to the PX where they match advertised prices and no sales tax.

Thanks to all the businesses that support the military.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: Momo ()
Date: December 02, 2019 01:06AM

Troofer Wrote:
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> Momo Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Im for fair treatment but dont expect to be
> > treated better than others. No one forced
> anyone
> > to join the military. If you had to wake up at
> 4am
> > for 20 years on my tax dollars, whats so
> different
> > about non military waking up at 4am doing their
> > shifts? Dont get me started on excessive DOD
> > spending and utter waste. Point is, stop acting
> > like all military members are like those heroes
> > depicted in the movies. I have family members
> that
> > served and they act like they deserve more and
> > should be respected when all they did was
> train,
> > got admin jobs, got paid, free school, and
> collect
> > benefits and retirement in their 40s to take on
> > double benefits and retirement. And companies
> give
> > them preferential treatment for "serving" while
> > normal candidates are overlooked.
> >
> > Military has both good and bad members, not
> > everyone deserves better treatment.
>
>
> I agree, good point. It is what it is. Yes, people
> say thanks for your service and I get occasionally
> a 10% discount from some stores. The only places I
> have experienced preferential treatment with a job
> is with government contractors. I am recruited all
> the time because of my service but also because of
> my security clearance.

Year after year...audits find excessive unnecessary spending and the shady system that is defense contractors where trillions of tax payer dollars are spent on ridiculously inflated products and services. If military wasn't so wasteful i hardly doubt anyone would raise a stink about the perks and benefits of military personnel. But then again so many military members misrepresent...many of which feel the publis owes and should serve them.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: troofer ()
Date: December 02, 2019 10:16AM

Momo Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> Troofer Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Momo Wrote:
> >
> --------------------------------------------------
>
> > -----
> > > Im for fair treatment but dont expect to be
> > > treated better than others. No one forced
> > anyone
> > > to join the military. If you had to wake up
> at
> > 4am
> > > for 20 years on my tax dollars, whats so
> > different
> > > about non military waking up at 4am doing
> their
> > > shifts? Dont get me started on excessive DOD
> > > spending and utter waste. Point is, stop
> acting
> > > like all military members are like those
> heroes
> > > depicted in the movies. I have family members
> > that
> > > served and they act like they deserve more
> and
> > > should be respected when all they did was
> > train,
> > > got admin jobs, got paid, free school, and
> > collect
> > > benefits and retirement in their 40s to take
> on
> > > double benefits and retirement. And companies
> > give
> > > them preferential treatment for "serving"
> while
> > > normal candidates are overlooked.
> > >
> > > Military has both good and bad members, not
> > > everyone deserves better treatment.
> >
> >
> > I agree, good point. It is what it is. Yes,
> people
> > say thanks for your service and I get
> occasionally
> > a 10% discount from some stores. The only places
> I
> > have experienced preferential treatment with a
> job
> > is with government contractors. I am recruited
> all
> > the time because of my service but also because
> of
> > my security clearance.
>
> Year after year...audits find excessive
> unnecessary spending and the shady system that is
> defense contractors where trillions of tax payer
> dollars are spent on ridiculously inflated
> products and services. If military wasn't so
> wasteful i hardly doubt anyone would raise a stink
> about the perks and benefits of military
> personnel. But then again so many military members
> misrepresent...many of which feel the publis owes
> and should serve them.


There are some insane examples of overpriced federal contracts, usually given to minority-owned companies. The government has quotas they must meet when issuing government contracts (8a, women owned, veteran-owned, etc) and sometimes the government has trouble finding a small company who can perform. In those cases, the government almost has no choice but award the contract because the contracting office has to meet their quota numbers. But for larger government contractors, you may be surprised to find out that the profit margin is between 9-10%. Apple makes 35-40% selling to their fan base and nobody bats an eye.

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Re: Screw Military Discounts
Posted by: gsv5w ()
Date: December 02, 2019 01:34PM

Military discounts are simply sales gimmicks. Next time a company asks if you were in the military, just say yes and take the discount.

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