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Democrats Step Up for Big Business Defense Contractors

anonymous1329 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 10:33 PM
They are making sure that their mid to high six figure job is waiting for them when they leave government service, nothing has changed it is the same game that they have been playing for the past 60 years
In a surprising role reversal, Democrats have been pushing to repeal cuts to the budget of the Department of Defense that are scheduled to go into effect on March 1 as part of the budget sequester. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta have gone on offense to protect Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman and Boeing from losing orders on valuable government contracts.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told students at Georgetown University that a "a dangerous and callous attitude" is "developing among some Republicans and some Democrats, that these dangerous cuts can be allowed...