Well, it’s over 25 % of the Federal budget. Should it be 50 % or 12.5 %. Since many people like to compare the Federal budget to household budgeting, how much of the typical household is allocated to defense? Well, it’s probably less that 5 % of your annual expenditures. So why should the Federal budget differ from your household budget? This is certainly the argument when it comes to deficit spending. Riddle me this - Batman!!