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... still unheeded.

Graph of Pres. Obama's FY2013 proposed discretionary spending:
https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/533766_400873973...

Andrew Sullivan has a couple more graphs in his note.
http://andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com/2012/12/why-is-the-p...
The Pentagon now spends more money than it did confronting the Soviets under Reagan or at the peak of fighting in Vietnam. Yep, those are real inflation-adjusted dollars. So why are we hearing nothing in Washington about a huge part of the spending binge that, along with the Great Recession, has bankrupted the country? Some say it's because no one wants to force sacrifices on the troops, which is an admirable position, given their extraordinary sacrifices over the past decade. But here's the spending on the troops for the same period

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