Loudermilk on Afghanistan: ‘Get our people home’
MARIETTA — Any enlisted service member knows that in withdrawing your forces from enemy territory, first withdraw your military hardware, then your citizens and allies and finally your soldiers, sailors and Marines, U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, said during a Saturday news conference.
“What we have seen happen in Afghanistan is the exact opposite,” Loudermilk said, noting that the Taliban now has more Black Hawk helicopters than Australia.
“They have missile systems, they have other defense systems that very well could be compromised by our enemies.”
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Barry Talks About Getting America Back to Work with Charles Payne on Cavuto Live
Loudermilk To Introduce Bill To Cut Unemployment Benefits
Loudermilk represents the northern portion of Cobb County, along with Bartow and Cherokee Counties, and a sliver of Fulton County.
The $300 per month supplement has come under coordinated attack from the Republican Party under the theory that it discourages unemployed workers from reentering the workforce.
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GOP Rep. Loudermilk: ‘Insanity that the Government Is Paying to Be Idle’
Monday, during an appearance on FNC’s “Your World,” Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) questioned economic policy that pays people from government coffers as there are jobs available, despite the country’s months-long bout with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Georgia Republican lawmaker called such a policy “insanity” and offered the price increase for construction materials as an example of opportunities in the economy for employment.
“This is simple,” he said. “It’s insanity that the government is paying people to be idle instead of taking the millions of jobs that are available right now. I spent the last two weeks really integrating in the community, even working side by side with some folks in the construction industry.”
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Restoring civility in our politics…
Barry Loudermilk is a passionate representative of the people, who fights daily to ensure our children have a nation that is free, safe and full of opportunity. Barry believes that the best days for America are ahead of us, but only if we return to the basic values of hard work, honesty, individual liberty and respect for each other.
Getting government out of the way…
Barry believes that our government is one “of the people, by the people, and for the people” – not a people who serve the government. Our government was designed to be small in size, limited in scope, and its primary role is to protect the rights endowed to us by God.