A Veteran’s Warning | Smedley Butler

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Major General Smedley D. Butler was a two-time Medal of Honor recipient and veteran of more wars than most Americans can even name, with some pretty strong opinions about the war business.

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Anti-Politics And The "Nanny State" – Carlos Maza
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War is a Racket – General Smedly D. Butler (1935)
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Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq – Stephen Kinzer (2006)
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Smedley D Butler Writings
https://ratical.org/ratville/CAH/warisaracket.html
https://msuweb.montclair.edu/~furrg/Vietnam/butler.pdf

Business Plot Hearings
https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/McCormack%E2%80%93Dickstein_Committee#Testimony_of_Maj._Gen._S._D._Butler_(Retired)
https://books.google.com/books?id=MCUkAQAAMAAJ

https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Navigation/Community/Arcadia-and-THP-Blog/September-2018/Smedley-Butler-and-the-1930s-Plot-to-Overthrow-the
https://digitalcollections.wesleyan.edu/object/ir-1133
https://timeline.com/business-plot-overthrow-fdr-9a59a012c32a
http://coat.ncf.ca/our_magazine/links/53/butler-by_wharton.html
https://www.cracked.com/article_22296_5-dumb-pranks-that-created-modern-world_p2.html
https://affotd.com/2015/06/11/the-american-life-of-smedley-d-butler/
http://stevenwarranresearch.blogspot.com/2014/03/december-3-1934-time-magazine-plot_17.html
http://stevenwarranresearch.blogspot.com/2014/03/major-smedley-butler.html
http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/presidents/thomas-jefferson/letters-of-thomas-jefferson/jefl275.php
https://www.usmcu.edu/Research/Marine-Corps-History-Division/Information-for-Units/Medal-of-Honor-Recipients-By-Unit/Maj-Smedley-Darlington-Butler-1st-Award/
http://ocean.otr.usm.edu/~w589232/courses/history202sum/files/SOLDEDIT.HTM
https://velocetoday.com/a-mussolini-mystery/
http://coat.ncf.ca/our_magazine/links/53/spivak-NewMasses.pdf

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