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Subject:  Re: $396 billion for a fighter jet Date:  2/19/2013  2:57 PM
Author:  TheDope1 Number:  1860931 of 2210299

If the F-35 cost us nothing, one could argue that we are stronger having them in the arsenal. But, as is the case, spending money on the F-35 (which seems ill-suited to fighting terrorists) means that the overall economy is weaker, well that is just a stupid thing to do.

We have far more to worry about than terrorists. But if you want to think of it like that, then consider this: most strike aircraft used to provide close air support were designed in the 70's or earlier.
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