This article originally appeared on watchdog.org.
You would think America didnâ??t have any economic troubles, and the government could waste whatever money it wanted to on anything.
President Obamaâ??s has ordered aÂ fleet of 23 presidential helicopters â?? ObamaChoppers â?? that will cost taxpayers an incredible $20 billion. Thatâ??sÂ $20,000,000,000,000.00.
Although the program wonâ??t deliver the ObamaChoppers until 2020 â?? typical military-industrial complex delays â?? theyâ??re named after the president because he ordered them. It also was a no-bid contract.