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Smedley Butler and the Racket That Is War

By Sheldon Richman

Source: The Future of Freedom Foundation

From 1898 to 1931, Smedley Darlington Butler was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. By the time he retired he had achieved what was then the corps’s highest rank, major general, and by the time he died in 1940, at 58, he had more decorations, including two medals of honor, than any other Marine. 1,502 more words

History

Global Economic Austerity and the US War Agenda

Global Economic Austerity and the US War Agenda
by James Corbett via GlobalResearch.ca

In this stage of advanced globalization, banks earnings and corporate profits continue to soar even as real wages continue to plummet. 26 more words

What war is really about

I have two dear loved ones in the military. I also have a lot of sympathy for the many young people who, after a lifetime of indoctrination, signed up to do what they believed would be defending their country. 292 more words

Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day.  I get so many people who come up to me on Memorial Day and thank me for my service, but they don’t understand that by doing so, all they are accomplishing is pissing me the fuck off!  558 more words

My Honest Fucking Opinion

Operation Keelhaul; Untold American/British Genocide

Operation Keelhaul; Untold American/British Genocide

by Jamie Lee

Tabublog.com

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On this Memorial Day, May 26, 2014, all need to Re-become Members to humanities critical call to uncover horrible truths and well-kept lies as to what atrocities America (of the United States) has committed against others as well as continually perpetuating a call to serve using our young,  our innocent and uneducated to propagate further atrocities by the wealthy elite to come. 2,728 more words

Big Brother

Memorial Day contradictions

How does a veteran for peace approach Memorial Day?  

We are conflicted. Except for the few solemn, quiet ceremonies that simply help us remember the fallen and allow personal reflection on war and its horrors, Memorial Day bursts at the seams with celebrations of some mythical just cause, good war, and freedom defended. 263 more words

Peace Activism