Big spending conservatives are arguably worse than liberals like Obama. Confiscating the people's fruit of their labor for welfare spending at least occurs within US borders. Confiscating the people's fruit of their labor for warfare spends the money abroad, and is purely destructive, and is unfruitful:
Often neocons complain about the war on poverty which has wasted trillions. They should reconcile it with this study which has wasted both lives and trillions:
And then to compound problems, neocons should weigh the waste with the resultant fruit:
Welfare/Warfare: The Health and Well Being of the State.