Ike’s words were a warning

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,”[3]

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.