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OpEdNews Op Eds    H2'ed 10/18/13

Monumental Government Waste: The National Security Budget, The Root Cause Of The National Deficit

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Well, this government, this Congress, the politicians, the president and millions of uninformed, lethargic Americans can continue to put the blinders on so they can't see; they can put in the ear plugs so they can't hear and they can all continue to allow the massive, out of control military-security expenditures to be the root cause of the nation's monumental deficit problems; and then they can also watch as this condition leads this country into insolvency.

President Eisenhower, the esteemed general of World War II fame, issued a dire warning to the American people, which we've heard time and again, about the dangers that were posed by the then rapidly growing Military-Industrial Complex back in the 1950's but the American people did not heed his words over the decades and they allowed that monster to grow and take control of this government.

This nation has now been sucked into that giant black hole, that same Military-Industrial Complex, and is faced with the distinct possibility that it will remain trapped and never be able to extract itself. It's high time to wake up America. All we need do is to continue on this path of reckless, out of control spending on this obscene national security budget and the crash will come like a thief in the night and we won't even know what hit us.

Michael Payne

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