Yesterday’s post “The Gospel and the Chicken Coop” (scroll down) quotes from President Dwight Eisenhower’s Farewell Address. This morning Unedited Politics, a blog dedicated to respecting viewers’ ability to draw their own conclusions (no punditry on this blog), posted the speech.
The Gospel and the Chicken Coop – The Chaska Herald, March 06, 2009
For too long the foxes have run the chicken coop, and, when the rightful owner decides to take back the chicken coop, the foxes aren’t happy.
The warning came in President Dwight D. Eisenhower Final Address to the nation way back in 1961. Add the rapacious practices of financial institutions to his military-industrial complex, and his words hold up a mirror for where we are today: “The total influence [of the new military-industrial complex] – economic, political, even spiritual – is felt in every city, every state house, every office of the federal government.