Most of the people of the U.S. have ignored Eisenhower's warning and they have, for the most part, ignored all other warnings. Here are some quotes which may discomfort the comfortable.
"The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service." - Albert Einstein
"The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution." - John F. Kennedy
"The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force." - Thomas Jefferson
"I always ask two questions: How many countries have military bases in the United States? And in how many countries does the United States not have military bases?" - Jose Saramago