Woe to the Republic 3: Raptor down

Today the Senate voted to cut funding for the F-22 Raptor. Per norm, the corrupt officials of Congress and Administration used numerous excuses to try to effectively kill the program rather than admit they are intentionally harming both the United States military along with American workers and industries for political purposes.
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Daily Space: Apollo Lunar Module

LM Illustration (courtesy of NASA)

LM Illustration (courtesy of NASA)

Brief Specifications:

Crew: 2
Weight: Empty: 8650 lbs (3920 kg)
Height: 20.9 ft (6.37 m)
Diameter: 14 ft (4.27 m)
Landing Gear Span: 29.75 ft (9.07 m)
Volume: 235 ft^3 (6.65 m^3)
Fuel: UDMH* and Hydrazine (known as Aerozine 50)
Oxidizer: Nitrogen Tetroxide
Power: 28 V DC, 115 V 400 Hz AC
Built By: Grumman Aerospace Corporation

*(UDMH = Unsymmetrical Dimethyl Hydrazine)