Behind Army's $17,000 drip pan, a Kentucky lawmaker's earmark WASHINGTON — In the 1980s, the military had its infamous $800 toilet seat. Today, it has a $17,000 drip pan. Thanks to a powerful Kentucky congressman who has steered tens of millions of federal dollars to his district, the Army has bought about $6.5 ... 05/18/2012 - 11:32 am | View Link
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