Oregon Peace Works has created an excellent presentation on the cost of the US military. It is in 3 parts and available on YouTube. It provides figures and comparisons that are good ammunition in the endless arguments about military funding, and the things that never get said.
Militarization of America – Part 2 focus is on the global military footprint[youtube]http://youtu.be/KnmB5Qj1Q9A[/youtube]
Militarization of America – Part 3 focus is on the threat to democracy posed by militarism[youtube]http://youtu.be/LJ5Xk7h0X4c[/youtube]