In 1933 these words were spoken by Major General Smedley Butler, USMC. General Butler was twice awarded the Medal of Honor. His words are just as relevant today as they were then. This aspect of American foreign policy has been consistent for a long time.
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I believe the following applies as much today than it did when it was first written. Today we have to throw off the DemocraticRepublican Business party, which is really just one party with two faces, and the real de facto goverment which is High Capital.
"When a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them [the rights of the people] under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security." -Thomas Jefferson, 1776
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