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No thoughtful observer of American history can be surprised at the Senate report detailing the torture carried out by the CIA in the aftermath of 9/11. 1,342 more words

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The Elite, Or “TPTB”


Imagine the impact if people alive in the 1950’s had encountered these articles, all from today:

     Sixty dead in suicide blasts in Nigeria

Two explosions at a crowded market in northeastern Nigeria have killed at least 60 people.

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War is a Racket

War is a Racket

by Major General Smedley Butler (1933)

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Published in 1933 by retired Marine Major General Smedley Butler, War is a Racket… 388 more words

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War Is A Racket


A speech delivered in 1933, by Major General Smedley Butler, USMC.

Smedley Butler

WAR is a racket. It always has been

It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. 6,552 more words


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The War on Terror can't be won

If the US ever wins the War on Terror, what happens to the massive government bureaucracies that depend on fighting it? Will they just relinquish their power and budgets? 140 more words