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Old Jan 8th 2018, 10:34 AM
Tom Palven Tom Palven is offline
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Default Re: Trump Regime - Part II

Originally Posted by Michael View Post
It is getting to the point of, what can one say or even discuss about Trump and his Administration? This is just a huge trainwreck on so many levels.
The whole left/right thing is about as important as the Jaguars winning a playoff game. Just entertainment.

Columbia University Sociology Professor C. Wright Mills wrote The Power Elite in 1956.

In 1961 two-term President and 5-star General Dwight Eisenhower warned of the rising power of the Military-Industrial-Complex in his Farewell Address.

However, in the last 60 years the Power Elite have not lost power, but instead have evolved into the Military-Industrial-Pharmaceutical-Educational-Banking-Congressional-Etc.-Complex with, imho, the CIA, not the Executive or Judicial branches of government, in the catbird seat.
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