I sure like the way they've kept their hands off defense spending, Astasia. It's pleasing as punch that some things are still sacred cows. It brings a tear to my eyes (but not in a good way).
I'm not calling you a liar, but can you post the link to your data? And isn't 0.4% closer to half a percent than a quarter? I know it's a tiny nitpick, but that's an extra twenty-five BILLION dollars.