Posts Tagged ‘smedley’

Smedley Butler Explains The Latest Excuse For American Intervention In Ukraine

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, Senior Fellow Alex Pollock drew my attention to an important quotation by Smedley Butler:  1935 speech and later a book by Major General Smedley D. Butler (USMC), includes  “… A racket is best described, I believe, something that is not what it seems to the majority of […]

War Is a Racket by General Smedley Butler read by John Greenman

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FLASHBACK: Meet Smedley Butler (2010)

FROM 2010: He was a tenacious soldier, the most decorated officer in the history of the U.S. marine corps…and he detested war. Find out about the tyrannical government moves and secretive fascist plots that turned this famous general into a campaigner against war on this week’s edition of The Corbett Report. The post FLASHBACK: Meet […]

Trust Congress? Consider what Smedley Butler said

Smedley Darlington Butler was born in West Chester, PA on July 30, 1881. Over his Quaker parents’ objections, at the age of 16, he left home and enlisted as a Marine. He has commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1898, just 38 days short of his 17th birthday. Thus began a career that lasted 33 years […]

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