Eisenhower on defense spending

Posted on April 3rd, 2011 Dan

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 not clothed. 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 fifty miles of concrete pavement.. – President Dwight D Eisenhower

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