Friday, March 29, 2013
Forget the Sequester: Congress spends on missile defense system that is broken (VIDEO)
In the time of the "Sequester," the US government is doing everything it can to cut corners, but it seems that Congress hasn't got the memo. The missile defense program known as Medium Extended Air Defense System, or MEADS, which was contracted by Lockheed Martin and is a joint venture with Italy and Germany, continues to exist despite reports from the Department of Defense claiming the program is broken. Stephen Miles, coalition coordinator for Win without War, joins us to explain why Congress insists on funding the program even though the DoD says the system isn't up to par.