Defense firms cash in on an ‘unprecedented’ wave of classified spending

Nasty capitalist pigs, those defense companies. We’ll have to get rid of them. Imagine, classifying certain projects. No excuse for that,

Defense researchers should follow the example of those tax payer subsidized medical researchers at Harvard and Moffet. Get money selling the data and their findings to the Chinese. Then it doesn’t matter if the work is classified or not.

On Feb 3, 2020, at 8:21 AM, Bruce G. Potter wrote:

I thought you might like this story from The Washington Post. I’d tell you more, but then . . . well, you know . . . .

Defense firms cash in on an ‘unprecedented’ wave of classified spending
Secret projects are highly sought-after in the beltway’s insular defense industry. They tend to be subject to less oversight from Congress and the public.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/01/31/classified-defense-spending/

Bruce

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Work for sustainable development of small islands; ex-Peace Corps (Volunteer and staff) in LA & Caribbean; cruised Caribbean on S/Y Meander for three years; like small tropical islands, French canals, Umbria, Tasmania, and NZ. Married 52 years to the late Kincey Burdett Potter (see Kincey.org). President of Island Resources Foundation.
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