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A FINAL FOREWARNING...
Ike Was Right. Who Listened?
The following is an exchange with a colleague that brings to bear the present predicament and conundrum that is faced by
November 26, 2011
Very few Americans understand this basic fact…
PS. Unfortunately, the folks who are funding our military—the Chinese, Japanese, Russians, Persian Gulf States, etc.—are also our competitors for these increasingly scarce NNRs—another “twist” to the paradox!
FFI Observations of the American Military Paradox
Washington and Ike did. Ike in fact reminded
Ike's original speech actually referred to the Military Industrial Congressional
The current budget battle is a further reflection of this ongoing violation of Presidential wisdom. Military needs may displace the social safety nets of the people. This will no doubt raise the levels and possibilities for social decay and unrest. The final chapter looks to read as Ike predicted - Democracy Lost.
May I add a further twist to the geo-political chess game that
This is a clever and patient strategy that is perhaps being executed with considered discipline over decades. We should never be naive to their exceptional will and competence. Never.
They also have no problem financing and letting the
Such are our Times...
First Financial Insights Inc
November 28, 2011
THE GAMES WE PLAY