I think it's wise to argue why over 750 billion dollars needs to be spent to keep us safe or do you just take what our government spends with a shrug of the shoulder? Again that's over 7 times what every single country in the world spends, are we somehow safer than them?
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I am not trying to blatantly defends things such as budget cuts, what I am trying to argue is that 700 billion is a ridiculous amount to spend on defense and there is room to cut it down. You seem to be the one blatantly defending why it needs to be so big.