Does the United States spend too much on the Military?

Currently the United States spends over half a Trillion Dollars a year, more than the rest of the World combined, for military contracts with Defense Contractors like Lockheed-Martin, Northrop-Grumman, Raytheon, Boeing, General Dynamics, Blackwater, Halliburton, Dyn Corp. and others; for maintaining 737 Military... show more Currently the United States spends over half a Trillion Dollars a year, more than the rest of the World combined, for military contracts with Defense Contractors like Lockheed-Martin, Northrop-Grumman, Raytheon, Boeing, General Dynamics, Blackwater, Halliburton, Dyn Corp. and others; for maintaining 737 Military bases in over 130 countries; for research and development of "Missile Defense," Space Based Weapons Systems and New Nuclear Weapons; and for the current Military Occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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