Wednesday, October 21, 2009

40 Year Old Enlists

Everyone has their reasons.
In March, he was laid off from his job as a raw materials coordinator for a plastics company called PolyOne, where he'd worked for 20 years. His severance package had provided several months' salary, but by August the paychecks were winding down. Soon the cost of his family health coverage was going to triple, then a few months after that, nearly triple again. They needed coverage so Mom could fight her cancer.

Dad's solution: a four-year hitch in the Army.


At 28 October, 2009 19:28, Blogger Grung_e_Gene said...

Quite clearly his own fault, he should have Joe the Plumber-ed-it, then Project for the New American Century (PNAC) or The Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI) would have given him speaking fees and his money woes would have been taken care of...


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