Much of Ike Skelton’s “he’s-done-so-much-for-us” reputation is based on his ability to get military expenditures to the State of Missouri, with the B-2 his signature accomplishment. Now it seems that 2 billion dollar apiece airplane may be on its way out. According to John Barry writing in the Dec 21 issue of Newsweek, “…the Air Force Association concludes that the nation ‘should gradually shift to a dyad’ of missiles and submarines, phasing out bombers.” The article is titled “Bye-Bye Bomber?”