Your Tax Dollars At Play…

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The Government Accountability Office issued a report Tuesday revealing that government procurement snafus added $70 billion to weapons costs over just the past two years. Fewer than half the Pentagon’s programs are meeting cost targets. And because the lousiest-run programs tend to be the most expensive, that means 72 cents out of every dollar spent on arms by the Defense Department are being funneled into programs with what the GAO calls “significant” overruns.