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Budget Busters

POSTED: March 22, 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 M2/M3 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle. Each unit costs approximately $3.2 million and there are 6,724 Bradleys in service.

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