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It all goes back to something that President Dwight Eisenhower mentioned in his Farewell Address to the Nation. He warned us about the dangers of the “Military Industrial Complex”. Eisenhower used this phrase to describe the dangers posed by our industrial and manufacturing sectors as a result of the massive military buildup we had just gone through in order to defeat NAZI Germany and Japan during World War II. John McCain is an old cold war veteran whose political views were shaped in an era of confrontation between nuclear superpowers. Everything is black and white to him. He sees everything in terms of good and evil. America is good and Russia is evil. That’s how he sees the world. That’s how he will always see the world…Read More »