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Budget Busters

POSTED: March 24, 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 V22-Osprey, an aircraft that cost $67 miilion each and for which the military has spent $27 billion for its fleet.

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