Tax Day event. In solidarity with GDAMS once again, Peace Action Maine's Devon Grayson-Wallace(center) talked Taxes. Did you know the Pentagon eats up over 60% of all Federal discretionary spending? On top of that, the U.S. spends far more on its military than any other country in the world. Budget Control Act caps (aka “Sequestration”) have already deeply cut Federal support for education, food programs, housing, and transportation.Making reductions to the Pentagon’s oversized budget could free up the funds we so desperately need to make necessary investments in our country's Climate. National Priorities figures were used for Maine's budget.