Dr. Richard North asks the right question about the huge subsidies for Airbus and Boeing:
Nevertheless, one is tempted to wish a plague on both houses. Cumulatively – on
both sides of the Atlantic, we are looking at $25 billion of taxpayers' money
handed over to aircraft makers, to keep them competing with each other. Whatever
happened to the free market, where the best product was supposed to
Read the entire blog post here
Has anybody ever tried to find out how many tens of billions our politicians waste on all kinds of dubious and useless policies and projects (like e.g. climate change, to name only one "sector" of waste)? In the European Union alone, the total sum must be staggering.