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I like someone to tell me how a war "makes money ". or jobs , that is a myth.All the wepons , men , planes , whatever are already in place. There will be no factories turning out arms , or provisions. Wars COST money ,
Originally posted by whiteraven
A skirmish in Korea would help the US economy as well as the Chinese economy.
It would give hundreds of thousands of out of work men and women a job to do for Uncle Sam.
Major General Smedley Darlington Butler, USMC
1881 - 1940
double recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor
"I spent 33 years and 4 months in active service as a member of our country's most agile military force--the Marine Corps. I served in all commissioned ranks from second lieutenant to Major General. And during that period I spent most of my time being a high-class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and for the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer for capitalism. I suspected I was part of a racket all the time. Now I am sure of it. Like all members of the military profession I never had an original thought until I left the service