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Memorial Day-The Wasted Lives No One Talks About.

Posted by M. C. on May 24, 2015

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 died thinking they were defending their fellow countrymen. When, in the early twentieth century for example, they were dying for the United Fruit Company in Central America or John Rockefeller, Morgan Bank and Remington in WWI.

This was the world of Marine general Smedley Butler.  This what he had to say in 1933.

War is just a racket. A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of 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 masses. Read the rest of this entry »

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