Example: Initial statement.
As I stated in reply; No it doesn't."When you spend more on defense than the next ten nations COMBINED then something needs to change."
It like you do not realize that the amount is constantly in flux. Duh!
That is the amount we need. As much as we need to project our power and support our interests and continue research and development so we can keep it that way for a good long time.
The way it is is not my ideology.