Read a book
About Smedley Butler
(Remember hearing his name)
(in a Bugs Bunny cartoon)
The subject Smedley Butler
Wrote a concise little book
A very few excerpts
WAR is a racket. It always has been.
It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious.
… the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives…
It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many.
Smedley Butler fought in many wars
Across the world
In both the biography
And his own words