President Eisenhower on the Military Industrial Complex (Video of the Week)
Worthy Remembering and Reminding Ourselves:
in 1953, US President Eisenhower said, “Modern weapons take food from the hungry and shelter from the homeless: Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.”
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 3 Sep 2012.
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