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(CBS News)   The Pentagon is spending three-quarters of a billion dollars on new aircraft for people that don't know how to fly or take care of them   ( divider line
    More: Asinine, Afghans, pilot training, aircraft  
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8877 clicks; posted to Main » on 28 Jun 2013 at 11:26 AM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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d23 [BareFark]
2013-06-28 11:27:05 AM  
2 votes:
we have no money to help the homeless, though...
2013-06-28 11:26:08 AM  
2 votes:
How hard can it be?
2013-06-28 04:12:33 PM  
1 vote:
Almost $20M apiece for Hips? There's no way those aircraft are worth that much. We're talking about average Soviet technology of the mid-1970s here. What, are we buying the Afghans the gold-plated presidential model with the disco inside from Bad Company?

Someone, either here, in Russia, or in Afghanistan, and possibly all three, is clearly taking home a healthy "bonus" from this deal.
2013-06-28 12:08:59 PM  
1 vote:
In related news - I have a suggestion on how we can cut the budget by approximately $772 million without affecting a single American taxpayer, or even any American defense contractors.
2013-06-28 11:35:13 AM  
1 vote:
Which is why we need to defund NPR. Priorities, people.
2013-06-28 09:45:10 AM  
1 vote:
Good thing we're flush with cash.
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