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It's burning you all money week on fox business and this week on Bonnie and company we bring you two examples of waste every day with the good people from Citizens Against Government Waste.
Actually presently his home checks.
He's joining us today -- join us tomorrow he's gonna join us every single day of the week with two -- egregious examples of how money is being above that.
I saw an example -- -- place.
The Constellation Program under -- Will cost 230.
Billion dollars if it is successful in launching then back to the moon.
A lot of people are asking why are we doing this at all when our deficit is in the stratosphere.
That should certainly come back to earth.
Before we start spending money outside of this particular.
Planet -- -- -- no one -- you know -- around the world I think -- -- segregation was -- one idea I think I could take issue with that because I think -- -- -- -- billion dollars -- an awful lot of money that's true.
But as a regular technological innovation.
Comes out of the space program I mean I think that's had a return to caused -- -- -- don't quite money book and I'd say once.
Well I think it is because you have right now a thriving.
Private commercial space industry that could take care of the low worth or orbit part of this and then focus on going to Mars is honestly no reason to go back to the moon.
If NASA should be any do anything long term which only the government can really do it should be focusing on Mars and it should.
Eliminate the effort to get to the moon because there's no purpose at this point what was that number again did you -- 237.
Billion dollars over what time will it.
If you delayed it by five years you could save sixteen billion dollars and that's some money in Washington with a one point three trillion dollar deficit it's it's something even here all right.
Would -- money on the should go.
Tell -- not want.
-- the sugar program in its current form has been around since 1981.
It costs consumers one point nine billion dollars annually.
It costs about ninety million dollars a year because of the excess costs for government feeding programs.
Other refining industry has been destroyed there's only ten out of the original 22 refiners left in the United States all those jobs have gone overseas.
Candy manufacturers that this is why there's no sugar.
In soft drinks we have high fructose corn syrup.
And not real sugar because it costs two to three times more use sugar in these products doesn't that have something to do with the voting power of the states which get the money all the benefits of this money.
That's a very powerful lobby but a very small number of farmers and farm is a lot in Florida Louisiana.
Sugar beet growers and that in the Dakotas.
But this is a -- they support.
Price artificially high and a quota system that prohibits the import of sugar from other countries even if we need -- we just don't bring it in time Tom -- two good examples out of the way -- boning up Al money.
And you'll be back tomorrow at two more -- trust is not right Tom.
I will be here will looking forward to it Tom -- everybody thank you very much indeed come.
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