Tag Archives: War is a Racket

Send the Mad Dog to the Corporate Kennel

By Ray McGovern Source: Consortium News Outgoing Defense Secretary Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis was famous for quipping, “It’s fun to shoot some people.” It remains a supreme irony that Mattis was widely considered the only “adult in the room” in … Continue reading

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Smedley Butler and the Racket That Is War

By Sheldon Richman Source: The Future of Freedom Foundation From 1898 to 1931, Smedley Darlington Butler was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. By the time he retired he had achieved what was then the corps’s highest rank, major … Continue reading

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