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When I was a child, July Fourth brought out talk at the family table about the Second World War. Our grownups spoke of the gasoline rations and the saving of tinfoil and so on, but to us kids, it was just one other thing that had happened to them, those inscrutable adults.
U.S. military outlays today equal that of every other nation on the planet combined, a situation without precedent in modern history. What are Americans getting for their money? Sadly, not much.