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Bliar & Campbell's Role In The Death Of Dr David Kelly

Comment: ”This is the work of corporations and politicians that provide the muscle for them.‘ ‘War is a Racket,” by Major Gen Smedley Butler, 239 more words

It's Official: Obama Authorizes Arms Sales to Vietnam

Emperor Barack Obama has lifted the embargo on arms sales to Vietnam. The move to sell weapons to the communist country and former enemy was expected and has to have donor class defense contractors popping the corks on the bubbly. 303 more words

American War Machine

War Is A Racket



War Is A Racket
By Major General Smedley Butler
Chapter 1: War Is A Racket
Chapter 2: Who Makes The Profits?
Chapter 3: Who Pays The Bills? 6,927 more words

Thank you to this veteran! Incredible speech that all Americans should hear.

Thank you to this veteran! Incredible speech that all Americans should hear.

I also highly recommend everyone read USMC General Smedley Butler’s War Is A Racket speech.

War And Why, According To Smedley Butler, The Winners Are Always The Same

July 28 was the one hundred year anniversary of the US Marine invasion of Haiti.  A strangely honest accounting of the event is available from the… 382 more words

Blood Money: These Companies and People Make Billions of Dollars From War

War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it. – George Orwell 3,440 more words

Lily Dane

80 Years Later: War Is A Racket

An excerpt from a speech given in the 30s by retired U.S. Marine Corps General Smedley D. Butler, published later in 1935. A classic:

War is a racket.

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Subverting Empire