The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

The spoils of office

Sep 22, 2008

The Pentagon announced last week that they are postponing the competition between Boeing and Northrop Grumman for the next Air Force tanker, leaving it to the new administration and Congress to decide next year.

In a nutshell, this is what the next election is about: all those fat contracts and guaranteed profits that are at stake. This is the real competition between the Republican and Democratic Parties.