Decrepit American Bureaucracies

a: CIA ~
b: General Motors

What: These are 2 American Institutions that have significantly helped the United States become the preeminent world power in the last Century. General Motors provided a large part of the industrial base that was essential for defeating Germany and Japan in WW2. The US kept producing armaments, while the factories of Germany and Japan were bombed to oblivion. General Motors was a key factor in this production. The CIA was important during the Cold War. The academic communist bitch about and analyze the third world machinations that the CIA has been involved in during the Cold War. And they are correct. By design, the CIA played a pivotal role in destabilizing countries that produced governments that may have been antagonistic to the United States and possibly sympathetic to the Soviet Union. Most notable were Chile and Iran. Now both of these institutions that long ago helped win these wars have become decrepit. GM took a loan from the federal governments to survive and the CIA was one of the pieces of a dysfunctional and bloated national security structure that failed to prevent the 9/11 attacks.

Writer: mattyflynn
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Jan 11 2010 2:44 AM

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