Commentary: My favorite Republican
There's been a good deal happening lately needing immediate attention, but it's not too late to recognize the 50th anniversary of one of our great presidential speeches--Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address.
The only part of it much remembered is his admonition to avoid "unwarranted influence" by the "military-industrial" complex. There'd been a military-industrial complex operating since World War I, but Ike was the first to name it.
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