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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

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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

what if i don't want to be a bitch?

Former Marine gets schooled by former Marine, Adam Kokesh, on Major General Smedley Butler

Oh, I so hope he got that card and learned some more. 15 more words

Bullshittery Known As Government

this is what a hero looks like

Who is Smedley Butler?

a.k.a: The Fighting Quaker, Old Gimlet Eye and Old Duckboard
lived: July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940
served: 34 years in USMC… 1,070 more words

Major General Smedley Butler

no one told them

We’ve all been tricked, manipulated, lied to, and conned.

The American soldier does not die for freedom. He dies for profit.

Let no more be fooled. 81 more words

Major General Smedley Butler

Memorial Day-The Wasted Lives No One Talks About.

Memorial Day is about honoring the sacrifice of those who died to keep our freedoms.

The problem I have is all the poor folks that… 609 more words