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Lars77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 05:51 AM
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49 years today: Eisenhower's farewell speech
Edited on Sun Jan-17-10 06:02 AM by Lars77
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8y06NSBBRtY


The last words from the last sane Republican president.


Btw, today is also the birthday of Ben Franklin.
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-17-10 05:59 AM
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1. ... 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 Chance for Peace
by Dwight D. Eisenhower
April 16, 1953
Washington, D.C.
http://www.edchange.org/multicultural/speeches/ike_chan...
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