'In the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.'
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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

When The Gov't Owns The Printing Presses ...

... it can print, and spend, all the money the presses can spit out.

Question: What do homosexuals and Navy F/A-18 fighter jets have in common?

Answer: It ain't your daddy's military any more.  It's all about politics now.
Navy Biofuel Deal is 'Cost Prohibitive,' 'Another Solyndra,’ Critics Say
By Fred Lucas, CNS News

The Obama administration’s deal to buy 450,000 gallons of biofuel for Navy jets comes at a cost of up to nine times higher than regular fuel, a spokesman for Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said, coming at a time when the U.S. military is already facing deep budget cuts.

Inhofe, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and former chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has supported biofuel projects in the past, but has problems with a program the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of the Navy announced earlier this month – one that would pay $26 per gallon for a special biofuel for Navy jets; $16 per gallon when mixed with regular jet fuel. [link]
Gays in the military.  "Green" fuel for our front-line fighter jets.

Where once it was important that the American people be protected from harm, now it's a matter of stroking the right ... er, left political advocacy groups.

One thing is for certain: We're on our own, folks.