MainLine Peace Action/DelMont PDA

January 17, 2011

Write A Letter!

Filed under: American Empire, New Priorities — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 7:13 am

Op-ed opportunity: January 17, Martin Luther King Day, is also the 50th anniversary of Eisenhower’s “military industrial complex” speech. What a moment for a letter to the editor or op-ed! The wars are dragging on; our states and cities are screaming for economic relief; the Secretary of Defense just proposed “cuts” that will feed the military industrial complex… We’ll stop here and let you write your own letter. 
Go to  It couldn’t be easier.



December 13, 2010

Where Did “Military-Industrial Complex” Come From ?

Filed under: New Priorities — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 1:44 pm

It’s entered our language, but it’s a phrase first crafted for President Eisenhower’s Farewell Address.  The phrase is still with us, and the Military-Industrial Complex most certainly is.

October 1, 2010

So Who’s In Charge Here?

Filed under: American Empire — Tags: , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 5:50 am

Michael Moore says Eisenhower was right to be concerned about the military-industrial complex.  Bob Woodward’s new book tells us how the brass presented exactly one option on Afghanistan to Obama: escalate.