Originally Posted by ricardisimo
Anytime anyone tells you that any other part of the US budget is bigger than defense, they are lying.
Defense, among the few constitutionally legitimate federal expenditure, has run at about 20% of expenditures
and at just shy of 5% of GDP for the last decade.
Get rid of the unconstitutional bull@#$% and the gubmint could run well within a $Trillion. The planet would be safe and our economy would be white hot, conditions that would infuriate leftists and their foreign masters.