The most recent figures related to President Trump’s proposed increases in Pentagon spending, along with cuts at the State Department, show the general national security budget of the United States rising once again, with the 2018 proposal in the ballpark of $1.1 trillion.
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We might as well be pouring this money down a rathole. (In fact, we more or less are.)
It does NOT provide "security" to We The People. It DOES enable the continued existence of the so-called "national security state", which is nothing more than a jobs program for the arms industry, spies, professional killers, and various and sundry kinds of parasites.