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Boeing Shows Its True Colors – Again

The former criminal enterprise currently known as Boeing has again confirmed its history of bad behavior. In competing for the Air Force refueling tanker manufacturing contract, Boeing used just about every trick known to man, some of them illegal, to win the contest. Now Wichita, Kansas is left twisting in the wind. Continue reading

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Has David Bronner Lost His Magic / EADS vs. Boeing / Other Eratta

A nationwide survey of 67 major public pension funds by State Street Investment Analytics showed that in all, more than 90 percent of the funds surveyed nationwide did better than Alabama’s. The survey was as of fiscal year end last September.

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Mobile, Alabama and the Sordid History of the Air Force Refueling Tanker Deal

Corruption, suicide and bungling are three of many negative terms connected to the Air Force project to acquire new refueling tankers. This sordid history dates back to 2001 when the Air Force announced its intention to lease 100 new tankers from Boeing for $20 billion. Continue reading

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