thanks to Sasha of Sound Off with
Sasha, 2 pm Fridays on WGCU 90.1 on the FM
"No one can say he didn’t warn us ... about forming a Military Industrial Complex, and now this: --
attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and
laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our
history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes
these things. Among them are . . . a few other Texas oil
millionaires, and an
politician or business man from other areas. Their number is
they are stupid.'
The source of the quote is a letter
from Eisenhower to his brother, Edgar, dated November 8, 1954.*
*Sasha found this reference for me when I inquired for the
source of this quote. Thank you Sasha.
Off with Sasha"