Ike’s 1961 warning of the Military Industrial Complex have not been fully heeded. Here is a recent example of our nation’s willingness to unquestionably believe and fund this behemoth.
A test of America’s homeland missile defense system found a problem. Why didn’t the Pentagon say so?
Santayana is popularly known for aphorisms, such as “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,”
We are paying the price in dollars but even worse is, we could be lulled into a belief we are safe from the existential threat of nuclear warfare for not following Ike’s advice. We must continually question government and hold their feet to the fire.