Yes NASA, Big, Multi-State Programs Can Be Cut

Aggressive, Coordinated Effort Led to F-22's Demise, Washington Post

"The most remarkable thing happened in Washington this past Tuesday. Congress scrapped the F-22 stealth fighter jet, killing off a 30-year-old Pentagon hardware program that employs 25,000 people in 46 states. ... [Gates] bluntly warned Lockheed Martin that he would slice funding for the more modern F-35 jet if the contracting giant lobbied to build more F-22s."

Keith's note: MSL, Ares, JWST, NPOESS ...

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