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Pentagon halts sale of F-14 parts

The Pentagon said Tuesday it had stopped selling surplus F-14 parts, announcing the step after congressional criticism of security weaknesses that had given buyers for countries including Iran access to the aircraft parts and other valuable gear. The decision comes as a Democratic senator moves to cut off all Pentagon sales of surplus F-14 parts, saying the military’s marketing of the spares “defies common sense” in light of their importance to Iran.

</em>Gee, wonder why it takes a democratic congressman to end such a stupid practice? What the hell was the GOP doing for the last 6 years? Oh yeah. Enabling war crimes and making Eisenhower’s warning come true, I forgot.

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