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Old 08-15-2019, 09:53 AM
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Originally Posted by mhendo View Post
Never said they did. But this doesn't mean that they don't have an ear to the ground when the process is happening, or that they don't have a sense of how much money they would like and how much they're likely to get.
Gotcha -- saying that the Pentagon was "all set at $733 billion" is both perfectly accurate and perfectly able to be misunderstood, since others here are under the impression that the military decides what it wants to spend. So we appear to be in violent agreement.