This is a really good, though biased, article on why the military budget is just going to keep going up and we are going to remain at perpetual war. At the end there is a petition to sign, if you are so inclined. I have a suggestion for a solution -- it's in the comments on the site. What do you think?
Are you familiar with the Project for the New American Century? If not, click on the link or google it and educate yourself about it.