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Military facing $100B in equipment repairs

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posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 02:11 PM
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Military facing $100B in equipment repairs


www.usatoday.com

The Pentagon faces a more than $100 billion bill to repair and replace worn out or destroyed equipment, vehicles and weapons, officials and members of Congress say, but paying for it may endanger plans to boost the size of the military.

The military is scrambling to re-equip because the Pentagon failed to plan for the long and expensive war in Iraq, said Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., who chairs the House panel that oversees military spending.
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posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 02:11 PM
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One more example of Bush's carelessness in waging war. Also with out a doubt this is just one more $100 billion dollar hand out to t he Military Industrial Complex, and one more theft from 'we the people'.

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posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 02:14 PM
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Well surprise surprise...Bush is a screw up.



posted on Jun, 26 2008 @ 02:17 PM
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They could just take it out of their black budget, after all, it's just a few cases of gold plated bog roll...




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