Eisenhower’s Unheeded Warning

One of the most important things president Dwight Eisenhower did before leaving office was to warn Americans of the dangers of permitting the government and the defense industry to get to comfy with each other. It is a warning that largely went unheeded and as a result America today spends an enormous amount on its military and the arms merchants have a powerful seat at the table of government.

New York Times columnist, Aaron B. O’Connell, has a column dealing with our failure to take Ike to heart and where it has gotten us.

Click HERE for complete New York Times column.

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