Re: Don’t bet on hyperinflation!
There’s always been speculation that if he gave that speech while in office, he wouldn’t have made it through his presidency.
It didn’t do anything except add the phrase "military-industrial complex" to the lexicon. Too late.
After WWI, Smedley Butler, the most decorated Marine general to that time, wrote a short book (War is a Racket) detailing profits made by the MI complex during wars.
No one listened to him either. It’s too late, they own us.