Less Is Sometimes More
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  • Anthony

    Our “core objectives” are yet to be coherently defined both domestically and globally; consequently, executive and legislative squabbles over U.S. fiscal responsibilities and obligations. Perhaps institutional review is required.

  • Luke Lea

    Eisenhower: “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. ”

    Granted he acknowledged the importance of a strong national defense. But he also warned against a land war in Asia, ever. This in addition to his famous warning about the military-industrial complex which he described as “”a permanent armaments industry of vast proportions [whose] total influence — economic, political, even spiritual — is felt in every city, every statehouse, every office of the federal government…. We must not fail to comprehend its grave implications. Our toil, resources and livelihood are all involved. So is the very structure of our society.”

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