Federal spending on education alone has nearly doubled since the 1980s.
Military spending since 1960 has doubled in the North and grown six-fold in the South.
But he noted that the agency's spending had doubled since 2000 to $14 billion, while its staff of 2,300 had grown by only 100.
During the rearmament period in the late 1930s in Europe, military spending doubled.
Over the past 12 years annual federal spending has more than doubled, exceeding $3.1 trillion.
Merck's total spending on consumer advertising increased 118 percent, the study said, while Pfizer's spending almost doubled.
Federal spending to fight marijuana at home nearly doubled in the 1991 fiscal year, to $35 million, and the administration requested $87 million for 1992.
Such spending has doubled in the last eight years.
Federal spending on drug programs in the United States has more than doubled since 1981, to $3 billion this year.
Military spending has more than doubled since 1980, outstripping increases in the national debt.