We are all as Americans immersed in a matrix of militarism and imperialism since birth; to fight against it, then, is often seen as un-American.
Stop listening to the screech of war hawks. Invest in life instead of death.
No matter which party claims victory, the true victor remains the military-industrial-Congressional complex.
We as a nation need to demand that military leaders serve with honor and integrity; this is far more important to the future of our military and our country than gargantuan military budgets and loads of exotic and expensive weaponry.
Dwight D. Eisenhower’s most famous address was his last one to the nation in January of 1961, when he warned America of what he termed “the military-industrial complex.”
“A nuclear war could end us as a civilization and perhaps as a species as well. Why then do we persist in building yet more missiles and bombs?”
This has to end, or America itself will come to an end.