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Don’t give contract to Brazilians

June 17, 2013

The U.S. House Armed Services Committee should reconsider spending as much as $10 billion for Brazilian-based Embraer, instead of Kansas-based Beechcraft, to build planes for the U.S. Air Force. U.....

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Jun-18-13 9:26 AM

Don't worry, Ryan never has nor will he ever get an appropriation for his constituents- or anyone else. BUT WE JUST KEEP VOTING FOR HIM - SAD \SAD SAD!

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Jun-18-13 9:22 AM

I wonder how many of our senators and representatives went on a taxpayer or all expense paid trip to Brazil that voted for this plane to be built in Brazil. Probably most on the committee did as they would need to tour the plant. Hard to say no when you are indebted to the people in that country.

In the end, they just don't care that a man was murdered, let alone that he was a dedicated soldier, and that his murderer will never be brought to justice. Justice does not exist for the Heorig family.

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Jun-18-13 8:15 AM

Let us hope Ryan is successful in changing the plan.

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Jun-17-13 5:10 PM

It would seem the U S Armed Services should award contacts to U S companies exclusively over foreign companies to build planes for the U S Air Force and/or for military use. Even if the bid is higher the persons making the decisions should give consideration to the economic impact on the local economy of jobs produced and or maintained.

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