The Air Force is seeking a huge "emergency" budget increase -- $50 billion. One reason:
Another source familiar with the Air Force plans said the extra funds would help pay to transport growing numbers of U.S. soldiers being killed and wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.There are other reasons. The process is out of control. The Bush administration has no idea what it's doing in Iraq and Afghanistan. They're going to ram through a huge "emergency" military budget during the lame duck session of Congress in November -- when the GOP is in its last throes -- in order to avoid oversight and scrutiny.