Trillions for Bonuses?

Trillion for Bonuses?

Sober citizens blinked as if they had been slugged. Incredulously they read the news a second time, then reached dizzily for pencil and scratch pad. This week five veterans' organizations proposed that the prospective 11,000,000-odd veterans of World War II be paid bonuses of up to $4,500 each. Only the American Legion was missing from the list of sponsors: Veterans of Foreign Wars, Army and Navy Union, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Regular Veterans'Association. Bonuses would be figured at the rate of $3 a day for home service (with a...

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