Flying Pork: The $17,000 Helicopter Drip Pan

Written by Gary North on May 22, 2012

Yes, my friends, it costs $17,000 for the Defense Department to buy a drip pan for helicopters. They normally cost $2,500. But not drip pans made in Kentucky. But why should the defense department pay $17,000 for a drip pan made in Kentucky? Because of an earmark inserted into the budget. It was inserted by […]

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