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An all “volunteer” army may sound admirable-

 

it is not. 

 

They joined for money (perks=$).

 

They are mercenarie$.  

 

Early Americans were not doing that –

 

America has changed,

 

we don’t want to ADMIT the

 

 “military industrial complex”

 

(Pres.Eisenhower’s term, 1/17/1961)

 

is about money. 

– eab, 7/4/12

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President Eisenhower said:

“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of

unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-

industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power

 exists and will persist.” 

– from his State of the Union Address, 1/17/1961

 

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