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

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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

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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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