In the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. We must never let the weight of this combination endanger our liberties or democratic processes.
-Dwight D. Eisenhower
-30That time socialism failed so spectacularly that 80 years later the left calls it far right. amirite?
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is bitterest. -Confucius
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Trump: "On Monday [Iran] shot down an unmanned drone flying in International Waters. We were cocked & loaded to retaliate last night on 3 different sights when I asked, how many will die. 150 people, sir, was the answer from a General. 10 minutes before the strike I stopped it, not proportionate to shooting down an unmanned drone."
+34What is politically correct in one group is not the same as what's politically correct in another group. Words and ideas that some find offensive, others find perfectly acceptable. For example, some ideas that would be PC in a Western university would be VERY politically incorrect among conservative Muslims, and vice versa. What's politically correct to you depends on your politics. Amirite? More
When you consider the horrors inflicted on the populations of various countries by socialists over the last 100 years, why is socialism considered an acceptable ideology? We reject other destructive ideologies, why does socialism get a pass?