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$400 billion later – Pentagon grounds F-35 fleet

The $400 billion F-35 program is years behind schedule, way over budget, our most expensive weapons program ever, and a stunning pork barrel inefficiency and transfer of money from the government to bloated and apparently incompetent defense contractors. Defense officials on Friday said they were suspending all F-35 flights after engineers at Edwards Air Force […]

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Compensate victims of F-35 Base? Vermont prefers sacrifice zone

Vermont’s highest elected officials continue to promote class warfare in their reflexive support for an  F-35 base for the stealth nuclear-capable strike fighter in the middle of Vermont’s only urban area even though the world’s most expensive weapons system, $396 billion and counting, has been grounded since mid-January because it’s unsafe to fly. Directly challenging the state leadership’s willingness […]

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