Military spending would come down over 10 percent this year.
So far, in most cases, increased spending has not come at the expense of the endowments' capital.
The total projected spending to rescue the savings industry under the Bush plan, including a significant amount of interest, now comes to $157.6 billion.
Public spending came to take a larger share of the nation's resources even though each service was keeping to its real volume target.
The theory went like this: Limit revenues, and spending will come down.
But the spending came at the expense of a decline in the savings rate to a two-year low.
That heavy spending comes even though the first nominating contests are at least six months away.
"The proof point will be whether that spending comes in the next year."
About a third (36 percent) said that overall Federal spending on the military should come down.
You have to make sure that revenue and spending come into balance.