In Search of Domestic Bliss

Question: Might the billions and billions and billions of dollars endlessly poured into Foreign Wars, Foreign Treasuries, Wasteful Government Agendas, Election Advertising, Insanely Inflated Corporate Executive Salaries, Bonuses, and Stock Privileges, Insanely Inflated Professional Athlete Salaries and Add-Ons, and Insanely Inflated Congressional Expense Accounts and Pay Raises be better used toward Ending Poverty (not to mention a few other domestic needs, as well — you know, like proper veteran care, education, economic rejuvenation, climate change legislation, energy reform, business reform, natural-disaster relief, urban renovation, infrastructure renovation, voter registration and polling efficiency, medical research, technology research, charitable causes, tolerance education, earning back citizen trust,...)?