Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘military – industrial complex’

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

Read Full Post »

If your dad was “rough,” known for his fighting

 

(even killing), you can love him

 

(or love a memory of him)

 

WITHOUT bragging about his fighting & killing.

 

America has been fighting and killing

 

abroad for decades.  I love my country.

 

I’m sorry for the deaths the

 

“military industrial complex” (Eisenhower’s

 

words, speech, 1/17/1961)

 

warlords have caused.  

 – eab, 6/13/12

Read Full Post »

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

 

Read Full Post »