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Budget Busters

POSTED: March 21, 2011, 12:00 am

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As Congress argues over cuts in domestic spending, we call attention to excessive spending on military weaponry. Today's budget buster is the Virginia-class submarine, carrying a cost of $1.8 billion each for a planned fleet of 30 submarines.

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