19. How about we not. That money often goes to immunize children and build sewage facilities
and other much-needed infrastructure in the less-privileged countries than the United States. We need to keep those programs, and increase our own domestic spending on the poor and less-privileged among us at home. Let the Pentagon do with some budget cuts for once - the Cold War has been over for 20+ years.
BTW, welcome to DU...
It's been fun, folks. But when the umpire openly declares support for one team on the field - and also decides to publicly play fast, loose, & coy with the batting score as a manifestation of that support - it's time to move on. I wish nothing but the best for you all, friend & foe alike. Take care, stay cool, and drink one for me every once in a while. You folks are the best.