U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler
CHAPTER FOUR War Is A Racket, by U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940) WELL, it’s a racket, all right. A few profit — and the many pay. But there is a way to stop it. You can’t end it by disarmament conferences. You can’t eliminate...
U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler
CHAPTER ONE War Is A Racket, by U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940) 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...
U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler
Who pays the Bills? CHAPTER THREE War Is A Racket, by U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940) Who provides the profits — these nice little profits of 20, 100, 300, 1,500 and 1,800 per cent? We all pay them — in taxation. We paid the...
U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler
CHAPTER TWO War Is A Racket, by U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940) The World War, rather our brief participation in it, has cost the United States some $52,000,000,000. Figure it out. That means $400 to every American man, woman, and child. And we haven’t...
Major general Butler
To Hell With War! CHAPTER FIVE War Is A Racket, by U.S. Major General, Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940) I am not a fool as to believe that war is a thing of the past. I know the people do not want war, but there is no...