The trouble with a big military is sooner or later someone wants to use it. Washington and Eisenhower both warned against it.
I keep using that same point, but few want to hear it.
They brainwashed us growing up.
People need to face the fact that we're not the 'good guys' anymore.
Haven't been for quite some time.
(not saying "us", per se, talking about the government--pretty much ALL of the gov't)
Our only answer to any problem is to either bomb the shat out of them, or cause a war or "revolution".