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Defense Industry if Democrats Get Elected?

  1. Jan 16, 2008 #1
    What will happen to the defense industry, primarily the work given to contractors such as Lockheed Martin, BAE, Grumman, General Dynamics, etc...?

    Is this a relatively safe industry? I realize that no job is completely safe and it is dependent on many issues, but what's going to happen if a candidate who promises to exit the war? There will still be programs to be worked on, I'm sure - especially those that last a few years, but I feel like they'd be cut short or underfunded.

    Is it wise to go into the defense industry?
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  3. Jan 17, 2008 #2
    While I wouldn't go buying stock in Halliburton, I wouldn't worry about the "defense" industry as a whole. The military-industrial complex is strong in this country, and even a Democrat won't be able to change that.
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