Nuggets of Wisdom

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Five Stupid Things About the Military-Industrial Complex

Steve Shives claims that the hardest part is only picking five stupid things about the military-industrial complex, but personally, I feel that it's even harder to name four stupid things other than "It's expensive."

Shives feels that Eisenhower actually did a disservice by coining the term "military-industrial complex" in his speech "because fighting against the cost and the influence of [it] might be easier today if we still called it by its old name: war profiteering."