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Posted: 12/2/2002 10:01:20 AM EDT
I wish I was the Gov. official responsible for this bill. The first year I would send dollar bills, then work through all other denominations until I hit the penny. My car payment costs more than leasing 45-square-miles of Cuba. ***Excerpt The U.S. military announced late last year that the 45-square-mile base on the southeastern tip of Cuba, the oldest U.S. overseas outpost, was the destination for Taliban and al-Qaida prisoners. The United States leased the land for the base from Cuba in 1903 for 2,000 gold coins a year, now valued at $4,085. Washington pays that amount every year, but Fidel Castro's government refuses to cash the checks. Full Article: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,71876,00.html
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