Now, I have a sneaking suspicion that what Dwight Eisenhower called the military-industrial complex has morphed into the corporate-industrial complex. Where's the military? Well, they end up in bed with corporations like Halliburton as well as the companies that make the materiel and ordnance that they use. The corporate-industrial complex looks like it has accumulated so much power that it just barrels over the government and any attempts to rein it in. Is this good for America?
The Republican candidates for President want to shrink government which will only increase the power of the corporate-industrial complex. Is this good for America?
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Who benefits from the corporate-industrial complex? How will they solve the current problems of labor issues, debt and economic inequality, and not only in America? Who's going to be willing to take the risks to solve these issues?
If that Apple executive is right, not the members of the corporate-industrial complex in America and elsewhere. And of course, politicians nowadays, in my humble opinion, haven't the courage and imagination which may be the reason we're in this pickle to begin with.
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