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21 Editorial Boards Agree to End Production of the F-22: Vote Yes on Levin-McCain

July 20, 2009 

 

Alaska
Juneau Empire, "Don't build more F-22s"

Florida
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, "Congress' fighter jet overkill"

Georgia
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, "The question isn't that hard"

Indiana
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, "Clipping Raptor's wings is right move for Defense"

Massachusetts
Boston Globe, "Pork Barreling: Shoot Down This Appropriation"
Boston Herald,  "Ground this jet proposal"
Berkshire Eagle, "F-22 shouldn't fly"

Missouri
St. Louis Times-Dispatch, "Gates signals dark days for military-industrial complex"

Nevada
Las Vegas Sun, "Threatened veto is justified: Obama correct to argue against additional fighter jets that aren't needed"

New Jersey
New Jersey Star Ledger, "F-22 Raptors: Shoot down wasteful defense spending"

North Carolina
Asheville Citizen Times, "Gates' sense on defense budget should be heeded"

Ohio
Columbus Dispatch, "Change strategy; Congress needs to resist political pressure and make needed military changes"

Oregon
The Oregonian, "Obama vs. the contractors"

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Enquirer, "Change and Cut Spending"

Rhode Island
Providence Journal, "Editorial: Balance of power"

Tennessee
Knoxville News Sentinel, "Editorial: The right weapon for the right war"

Texas
San Antonio Express News, "Nation's defense is first priority"

Washington 
Tacoma News Tribune, "Defense secretary right to retarget spending"

National Papers:

The New York Times, "$1.75 Billion Boondoggle"; 
The Washington Post, "No More F-22s";
USA Today, "Our view on military spending: Dogfight over Raptor typifies defense excess


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