Buck Martin (R) wants to spend your money on bloated defense projects...

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  1. Vast LWC
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    He's called Defense spending his "Red Line" that he won't cross, and refuses to drop big-ticket programs that even Sec Gates wants done away with, like the second engine on the F-35.

    Hmm, I wonder why that might be?

    Top 4 Contributors, 2009-2010

    Lockheed Martin..........$51,000
    Northrop Grumman.......$50,500
    Boeing Co..................$27,900
    General Dynamics........$20,000

    Top 5 Industries, 2009-2010

    Defense Aerospace.......$152,400
    Misc Defense................$91,500
    Defense Electronics.......$58,500
    General Contractors.......$43,700

    Source: Howard P. (Buck) Mckeon: Campaign Finance/Money - Summary - Representative 2010 | OpenSecrets

    Got to love blatant bribery. Oh, I forgot, they like to refer to it as "lobbying".
     
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    The next few years of deficit reduction are gonna be interesting!
     

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