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Amputee Turtle Gets Sweet Fighter Jet Wings And A New Lease On Life

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.23.2014 | Green

An immobilized green sea turtle in Israel has been given the chance to glide again. Hofesh (which translates to "freedom" in English), as he is...

The F-22: Final Delivery for a Flying Disaster

William Hartung | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
William Hartung

Wednesday Lockheed Martin delivered the last of 187 F-22 Raptor fighter jets to the U.S. Air Force. The roll out prompted executives to describe the plane as "the baddest bird on the planet" and "an icon of American power." The facts suggest otherwise.

Democrats' Quiet Changes Pile Up

Wall Street Journal | JONATHAN WEISMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While President Barack Obama still faces stiff headwinds on a range of major legislation on his agenda, he has been signing into law a slew of smaller...

Fighting Over Fighter Jets: Obama, Gates and the F-22

Lawrence Korb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Korb

The F-22 issue has become an entirely politicized debate, when what we need is thoughtful analysis based on risk assessment and the overall best interest of national security.

Ryan Grim

Senate Beats Back Military-Industrial Complex In Historic Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama won a major victory in the Senate Tuesday in a dogfight that has major, long-term implications for his agenda. The Senate, by a vote ...

Congress, the F-22 and the Monkey on Our Back

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorelei Kelly

Anybody who has lived with an addict knows about denial. So it goes with Congress and defense spending. Case in point this week is the F-22, a gold-plated Cold War barnacle.

Save the Pitiful F-22

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

The F-22 Raptor is a plane designed in the early 90s to fight the planes the Soviet Union didn't build in the late 80s. The reason we've never used the Raptor in Iraq is it doesn't work in places where there are wars.