The MIC is massive and massively powerful. It consumes more than half of the federal discretionary budget. \
It employs millions of people. It is wildly profitable for major military contractors like Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Raytheon.
It is sold as essential to America’s national security and safety. Its uniformed members are lauded as heroes.
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.
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