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News Link • TAXES: Federal

Grounded TV Marti plane a monument to the limits of American austerity

• Washington Post
At an airfield in rural Georgia, the U.S. government pays a contractor $6,600 a month for a plane that doesn’t fly.

The plane is a 1960s turboprop with an odd array of antennas on its back end and the name of a Cuban national hero painted on its tail. It can fly, but it doesn’t. Government orders....


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