Major General Smedley Butler and the 1930s Plot to Overthrow the President; War Is A Racket

Excerpt from a speech delivered in 1933 by General Smedley Butler, USMC “War is just a racket. There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights. War for any other reason is simply a racket.” In 1934 Major General Butler … Continue reading Major General Smedley Butler and the 1930s Plot to Overthrow the President; War Is A Racket