• 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.

    "War Is A Racket". Smedley Butler's speech in the U.S. (1933); later published as a book "War Is a Racket", 1935.
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