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Your right

the military has an omnipresence, especially in the entertainment industry with Hollywood, celebs and pro sports, not to mention the military worship in churches, schools and universities.

The media has the power to saturate the message of jingoism. I haven't seen the Katie Perry sexing it up for the military, but I don't doubt it as whores are staples of the military experience.

Long ago, when the founders were debating the Constitution, some skeptics took exception to the standing army it authorized. Here is one such man, the famed Anti-Federalist Brutus forecasting the threats posed to liberty by the military (and perhaps the MIC),

"The liberties of the people are in danger from a large standing army, not only because the rulers may employ them for the purpose of supporting themselves in any usurpations of power, which they may see proper to exercise; but there is great hazard, that an army will subvert the forms of the government, under whose authority they are raised, and establish one [rule] according to the pleasure of their leaders.