Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower
Author: Pdxrailtransit
Date: 11-11-2017 - 17:16

GBThe Unprofessional Iconoclast Wrote:
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> Why is is that there's always plenty of money to
> feed the Military Industrial Complex but there's
> never any money for Amtrak to buy new passenger
> cars or replace the more-than-century old tubes
> under the Hudson River?
>
>
> 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.
>
> The cost of one modern heavy bomber is this: a
> modern brick school in more than 30 cities.
>
> It is two electric power plants, each serving a
> town of 60,000 population.
>
> It is two fine, fully equipped hospitals. It is
> some 50 miles of concrete highway.
>
> We pay for a single fighter plane with a half
> million bushels of wheat.
>
> We pay for a single destroyer with new homes that
> could have housed more than 8,000 people.
>
> This, I repeat, is the best way of life to be
> found on the road. the world has been taking.
>
> This is not a way of life at all, in any true
> sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is
> humanity hanging from a cross of iron.

Amen, except for letting the Dulles Bros hatch all their containment conspiracies and building the Interstates, Dwight was a righteous dude.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  O.T. Big time aerospace returns to Palmdale Pdxrailtransit 11-11-2017 - 10:01
  Re: O.T. Big time aerospace returns to Palmdale The Odd Duck 11-11-2017 - 15:12
  No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower The Unprofessional Iconoclast 11-11-2017 - 16:59
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower Pdxrailtransit 11-11-2017 - 17:16
  Re: Off topic and the loons get to rant and rave..... Just Sayin' 11-12-2017 - 06:38
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower Ed Workman 11-11-2017 - 17:28
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower synonymouse 11-11-2017 - 19:41
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower david vartanoff 11-11-2017 - 21:01
  Re: No One Listened -- on Veterans Day yet... George Andrews 11-11-2017 - 21:26
  Re: No One Listened -- on Veterans Day yet... synonymouse 11-11-2017 - 22:11
  Re: No One Listened -- on Veterans Day yet... Max Wyss 11-12-2017 - 06:06
  Re: No One Listened -- on Veterans Day yet... synonymouse 11-12-2017 - 10:22
  Re: No One Listened -- on Veterans Day yet... Earl Pitts 11-12-2017 - 13:36
  Re: No One Listened -- on Veterans Day yet... Craig Tambo 11-12-2017 - 15:06
  Re: Amtrak might do better if.....and the "peace dividend"? BOB2 11-12-2017 - 17:23
  Re: Amtrak might do better if.....and the "peace dividend"? synonymouse 11-12-2017 - 21:40
  Re: No One Listened -- on Veterans Day yet... The Unprofessional Iconoclast 11-12-2017 - 21:36
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower -- They should have! And to Major General Smedley Butler Margaret (SP fan) 11-13-2017 - 03:15
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower -- They should have! And to Major General Smedley Butler Ed Workman 11-13-2017 - 08:44
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower -- They should have! And to Major General Smedley Butler synonymouse 11-13-2017 - 09:52
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower -- They should have! And to Major General Smedley Butler david vartanoff 11-13-2017 - 10:32
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower -- They should have! And to Major General Smedley Butler Jim Spicer 11-13-2017 - 10:37
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower -- They should have! And to Major General Smedley Butler BOB R 11-13-2017 - 16:15
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower BOB R 11-13-2017 - 16:02
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower The Unprofessional Iconoclast 11-13-2017 - 18:49
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower Douglas MacArthur 11-13-2017 - 21:54
  Re: No One Listened To Dwight Eisenhower Ed Workman 11-14-2017 - 08:08


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