War is a racket - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dave
    • 17.01.07 | 16:08 (IST)

    Pleae go read 'War is a Racket,' by Smedley Butler. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_is_a_Racket What's the point? The point is that war is good business. It is a very efficient means for governments to take money from citizens and give it to corporations. And when you have the free flow of individuals in and out of government and the business world, well you get people essentially paying themselves and their friends with YOUR money while necessarily leading YOUR kids into battle. Why do we let this continue? Because we are too distracted arguing about this tyrant or that dictator than to think about the reality in which we live. The media pushes us in certain directions and we do anything but push back. You make me sad and the politicians make me sick. We need to start pushing back.

    from the article: Ahmadinejad: Israel and the U.S. would not dare attack Iran
    First published 00:00 17.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.01.07
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