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February 20, 2013

By Andre Francisco

How Did the Pentagon Budget Get This Bad?



National Security While the President is focusing on countering cyber-attacks and away from large-scale ground invasions, the Pentagon is still buying hundreds of billions of dollars in new weapons for old wars.

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Topics: National Security

February 14, 2013

By Andre Francisco

The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Built



F-35 Fighter Jet Time magazine has a great, and lengthy, story about the F-35 fighter jet being developed for the Air Force, Navy and Marines.

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Topics: National Security

January 4, 2013

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

Wheeler’s Dogfight with the F-35



F-35 at Night Winslow Wheeler tells NPR the F-35, or Joint Strike Fighter, is mediocre at everything and costs taxpayers far more than Lockheed Martin will admit.

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Topics: National Security

October 4, 2012

By Andre Francisco

Video: CBC Investigates Canada's Purchase of F-35 Jets



CBC F35 Video thumbnail As the price for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter continues to rise while questions mount on the effectiveness of the plane, some Canadians are questioning the process and decision to buy the F-35.

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Topics: National Security

February 13, 2012

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Budget Breakdown: Rolling Analysis of Obama's FY 2013 Budget



The White House Today, POGO will be offering rolling analysis of President Obama's Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget. The budget is a blueprint for the initiatives the President would fund if he was unconstrained by Congress.

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Topics: Government Accountability

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