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Incorrect. That only shows the discretionary spending which accounts for a little over a trillion dollars. The total federal budget for FY '08 is $2.90 trillion. US defense spending + "Global War on Terror Budget" equals to about $630 billion. Still alot, but its only about a 5th of the total budget.
Originally posted by SevenThunders
Most of the discretionary spending should be in defense. That's constitutionally mandated.