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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Chalmers Johnson on Eisenhower's famous warning against the "Military Industrial Complex" and history unfolding...

Here is an interesting article about the privatization of our military and intelligence. I find it interesting for the historical perspective. This development was warned of by Eisenhower almost 50 years ago. It is a trend that has been propelled forward by Republican and Democratic administrations ever since. The designation of outsourcing as actually being the use of mercernaries is an interesting historical comparison. Machiavelli saw the unreliability and destabilizing influence of mercernaries on a republic. Maybe we should too.

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/20080727

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