Frayed Leaves

The paper had yellowed through the wisdom of time and emitted a scent of mildew and sagacity. The words were still intact and their meaning had remained unaltered with the passing of the summers . The spine was good but the edges of the pages were slowly crumbling: another century and they would most likely be gone.

Wasn’t there something about History’s greatest lesson being the one where no one ever pays a blind bit of notice to what history has to say…..time for a new ponzi scheme anybody? How about borrowing some more money to make some bigger guns? Yeah, that’ll work…

On January 17, 1961, in this farewell address, President Dwight Eisenhower warned against the establishment of a “military-industrial complex.”
  • 19 January 2012
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