Dude was about Golf anyway...
You can find the complete speech here: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Chance_for_PeaceEvery 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. 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.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953.
you need a balance, right now, its skewed toward the defense industries, while sapping resources to improve the homefront
People forget the Highway act wasn’t so you could drive down 95, but 2nd Armored division could.
Nuclear tipped anti aircraft missiles
New H-Bomb to replace the A-Bomb
ICBM Program starts again 1954
Anti Satellite programs
3155 Genie air-to-air rockets (with two kiloton nuclear warheads) armed scores of Air Force interceptor aircraft at 31 bases in 20 states starting in 1957
1900 Falcon guided air-to-air missiles (with a half kiloton warhead) which later also equipped some of these and other airplanes
2500 Army Nike-Hercules surface-to-air missiles (carrying two or 22 kiloton warheads) that the Army positioned at 123 launch sites around 26 cities and 10 Air Force bases in 25 states
409 Air Force BOMARC long range surface-to-air missiles (each with six and one-half kiloton warheads) located at eight launch sites in seven eastern and northeastern states (in addition to two locations in Canada)
M48 and M60 Tanks
M28/M29 Davey Crockett Nuclear recoilless rifle
MGR Honest John Tactical Surface to Surface missile
M79 Grenade Launcher
M67 Recoilless rifle
M40 Recoilless Rifle
M114 Scout Vehicle
The Airlines cant get aircraft because of Military priorities?
Your food Rationed along with your fuel, shoes, clothing, because the MIC has priority?
On what planet?
I like Ike.
By the way want to cut defense spending start with Panetta. Every weekend it costs from the DOD budget to fly him back to california. 27 times and 800k total so far. How about get an apartment mr secretary before cutting vets health benefits?