I think before we start tearing into social security, medicare, and medicaid, we need to look at the waste in military spending. Until I had this job, I didn't realize there are ten civilians and contract employees behind every person in uniform and only about four of them do any actual work. The software I saw was cumbersome and it took more people to maintain it than any value garnered. Not only that, it was poorly implemented and updates and tweeks were avoided because it cost a million dollars for any small change due to the hoops contractors have to jump through due to military specs. I asked how are we supposed to quickly manufacture weapons when the system is so convoluted to be answered, "oh, we'd just have to drop the system and do it manually". How stupid is that? The idea is to be able to replenish faster than the adversary. We need to clean house asap!