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  •  It's dead. (3+ / 0-)
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    Lujane, bablhous, vets74

    Boehner tries to revive it - big money for his districy, but it's been killed (for now).

    The Founding Fathers were a bunch of East Coast liberals

    by ImaJoeBob on Wed Jun 08, 2011 at 10:42:43 PM PDT

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    •  Seen this ? (1+ / 0-)
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      http://uk.reuters.com/...

      The House Armed Services Committee voted 54 to 5 to make sure that General Electric Co (GE.N) and Rolls-Royce Group Plc (RR.L) could go on working on their alternate engine using their own funds, despite the Pentagon's formal cancellation of a competitive engine program last month.

      "Drop the name-calling." Meteor Blades 2/4/11

      by indycam on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 07:06:29 AM PDT

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      •  Wanna bet that the pentagon "finds" (0+ / 0-)

        a way to send the taxpayer money, despite all promises to the contrary?

        What we call god is merely a living creature with superior technology & understanding. If their fragile egos demand prayer, they lose that superiority.

        by agnostic on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 08:34:36 AM PDT

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        •  So the GE motor isn't dead , (0+ / 0-)

          is being developed by the manufacturer ,
          and even after

          the Pentagon's formal cancellation
          the pentagon is still going to fund it ?

          GE has more money than god , they can spend it to keep on going .
          If at some point they find a customer ...

          "Drop the name-calling." Meteor Blades 2/4/11

          by indycam on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 08:51:37 AM PDT

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