10/03/2005

Daily Kos: Andy Rooney's comments

Andy Rooney's comments
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Sun Oct 2nd, 2005 at 19:27:20 CDT

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/09/30/60minutes/main892398.shtml

"I'm not really clear how much a billion dollars is but the United States -- our United States -- is spending $5.6 billion a month fighting this war in Iraq that we never should have gotten into.

We still have 139,000 soldiers in Iraq today.

Almost 2,000 Americans have died there. For what? "

as he talks about recvent events, the hurricanes and the cost of our military, detailing some of those line item costs

he ends with

"We had a great commander in WWII, Dwight Eisenhower. He became President and on leaving the White House in 1961, he said this: "We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. ..." Daily Kos: Andy Rooney's comments

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