Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Quote of the Day for 2015-09-15

"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. The 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 (1890-1969) The "Chance for Peace" address to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, April 16, 1953

Camels against the blackened sky of Gulf War oil fires in Kuwait.
"Camels search for untainted shrubs and water in the burning oil fields of" Al Ahmadi, Kuwait after the Gulf War. Photograph taken by Steve McCurry and published in National Geographic, August 1991.

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