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|Subject: Re: Little known facts||Date: 11/15/2012 2:27 PM|
|Author: JAFO31||Number: 655299 of 861575|
<<<resize the military budget first, then the others. but the sacred cow needs dehorning.>>>
"Resize welfare first.
Like it or not, believe it or not, the USA is in a chronic state of war with radical islam/terrorist/what ever euphemism. Thus we need to constantly update/maintain our military superiority. Then throw in the growing Chinese presence...."
The US spends roughly 41% (40.98) of world-wide defense expenditures,
and more than the than the next 9 countries with high military spending, by a margin of 1.23:1, [Id.] and
and more in total than the next 14 countries with high military expenditures. [Id.]
See also, e.g., http://defense.aol.com/2012/03/16/the-military-imbalance-how...
Given the existing disparities in spending, is there ever an amount of US defense spending that you would consider too much, or is the desire for military spending simply non-satiable?
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