The F-35: A Weapon That Costs More Than Australia

Mar 17, 2011 Full story: www.theatlantic.com 22

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is an impressive aircraft: a fifth generation multirole fighter plane with stealth technology. It's also a symbol of everything that's wrong with defense spending in America. In a rational world, U.S. military expenditure would focus on the likely threats that the United States faces today and in the future. And at a time of mounting national debt, the Tea Party would be knocking down the Pentagon's door to cut waste. But the only tea party in sight is the one overseen by the Mad Hatter, as we head down the rabbit hole into the military industrial wonderland.

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bailout my duck

Elgin, IL

#22 Mar 20, 2011
fine line between faith and insanity
Sola Dei Gloria

Tulsa, OK

#23 Mar 20, 2011
bailout my duck wrote:
fine line between faith and insanity
But wisdom knows the difference.

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