I cannot begin to express my utter disgust that our government and Air Force has awarded a foreign country the bid to build our new air tankers, especially in the shape that our country is in right now economically. We are on the verge of an all-out recession and we grant an outside country the contract? I don't care if they build PART of the tanker in the US, all that is is PART, not ALL. I am speechless. Utterly speechless at this decision. Where in the world is our government's concern for the well-being of its citizens? How is this saving us money in the long run if the AF has to expand runways and build all new buildings to house them because they are too big? I guess the government must really believe that "bigger is better"? What about the hard working individuals at Boeing? I am not venting because my home state lost potential jobs, we aren't the only state that Boeing is in... I'm venting because our own government is not supporting its own people!
I'm sorry if I offended anyone. I did not; I just really had to vent this. I don't normally "go political", but I really felt I had no choice on this one!
Grandma, Ron, Mom, Steven
Grandma and me.