Your Tax Dollars at Work?

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Well, it looks like the U.S. government fired a $400,000 missile to shoot down a $12 balloon. This is your gas dollars at work? We know this because the balloon’s payload was some weather gear installed by the group that launched the balloon.  These foreign agents were, in fact, a group of Illinois weather balloon hobbyists.  These folks look real dangerous.

Balloon hobbyists your tax dollars at work?

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Here’s the full report from Twitter.

 

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About Tony Lima

Retired after teaching economics at California State Univ., East Bay (Hayward, CA). Ph.D., economics, Stanford. Also taught MBA finance at the California University of Management and Technology. Occasionally take on a consulting project if it's interesting. Other interests include wine and technology.