posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 01:24 AM
reply to post by speculativeoptimist
Seriously, Obama had nothing to do with any of that. He just totes the party line and then ruins more than they can.
"Cut the missile defense program by $1.4 billion in 2010"
I am sure Americans will love this when and if Russia decides to attack us!
"Eliminated F-22 fighter jet program after lobbying Senate vote to strip financing for more jets from a defense funding authorization bill."
If they would have purchased the agreed amount they would have been the same price as today's F-15s. Now we will have to do with what we have and
hope in 10 years we are not attacked at home with most of our F-15s overseas and F-16s from 1980 to fight anything that gets past the Raptors.
Keep Obama in office and you can kiss the F-35 JSF goodbye!!
"Canceled contract for new Presidential helicopter fleet (28 helicopters, $11.2 billion).
$1.1 Billion for improving airport security."
I guess he likes riding around in a 1950s helicopter but that is just fine with me, maybe it will finally crash thanks to a few good