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New York City teror trials will cost $200 million per year instead of the $75 million per year stated by the Obama administration.

That is WAAAAAYYYYY over budget. Thoughts?


Asked by yourspecialkid at 2:45 PM on Jan. 5, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • ONLY $200 million ? ... I seriously doubt it ... courts costs, lawyer fees and salaries, overtime for the police and other security personnel, special equipment and construction to reinforce security barriers, etc., the costs of accomodating and surveilling and protecting the flood of media from all parts of the globe - screening them from the airport, extra security personnel for the hotels and vehicles the media use ...
    ... Heck, I would expect that the lawyer salaries alone will be $20 million.

    How about a nice, quiet, non-circus military trial at Guantanamo instead?

    Answer by waldorfmom at 7:59 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • yourspecialkid

    Answer by yourspecialkid at 2:46 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • Not surprised at all.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 2:56 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • No suprise here either. This new adm has been way off or flat out worng on everything so far, ie..stimulus passing will keep the unemployment rate from going over 8%. Just one example.

    Answer by Carpy at 3:13 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • WELL I mean, its ONLY money right?? They can just print some more!

    eye rolling



    Answer by momof030404 at 3:18 PM on Jan. 5, 2010



    Answer by Crissy1213 at 3:33 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • Tell you what, I'll donate 5 bullets (won't even take tax deduction for them) and they can solve this nice and easy.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:42 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • LMAO! Crissy!!!!


    Answer by LoriKeet at 4:34 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • My thoughts. They knew damn well that it would be over $75 million. They seriously down play it so people don't pitch fits.

    Answer by Raine2001 at 7:08 PM on Jan. 5, 2010

  • They're either really bad at mouth. Or big liars.


    Answer by SylviaNCali at 8:32 PM on Jan. 5, 2010