Thursday, March 06, 2008

Pentagon Sources $40 billion Air Force contract to European firm Airbus

In the midst of the debate over unfair trade and outsourcing of American jobs taking place as part of the Presidential campaign, the Pentagon came out with an announcement that shows truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. An American shadow company acting as a front for the heavily subsidized European company Airbus is getting the $40 billion contract for development of the next generation Air Force tanker aircraft.

Democratic Senator Patty Murray from Washington is leading the charge against this kooky plan. Click here for a link to her website to add your signature against this crazy scheme.

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