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politicalsci 2018-04-15 22:54:57

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War is a racket. It always has been. “It is po…

War is a racket. It always has been.

“It is possibly the
oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the
only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits
are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. A racket is best
described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the
majority of the people.

Only a small ‘inside’ group knows what it is about. It is
conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very
many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes.” – The late United States Marine Corps Major General Smedley D. Butler 

a reminder:

a reminder:

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“I wonder now how the foreign policies …

“I wonder now how the
foreign policies of the United States would look if we wiped out the
national boundaries of the world, at least in our minds, and thought of
all children everywhere as our own. Then we could never drop an atomic
bomb on Hiroshima, or napalm on Vietnam, or wage war anywhere, because
wars, especially in our time, are always wars against children, indeed
our children.” 
Howard Zinn