Accord­ing to a Bloomberg Gov­ern­ment analy­sis, the cost is $2.1 bil­lion, which exceeds the most recent­ly pro­vid­ed gov­ern­ment esti­mate, which was $834 mil­lion. Wasn’t it Sen­a­tor Dirk­sen who said, “a bil­lion here and a bil­lion there and pret­ty soon you’re talk­ing about real money”