Friday, December 14, 2007

Idée d’jour

A tragic indicator of the values of our civilization is that there's no business like war business.
— Douglas Mattern, peace activist (b. 1933)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Two time Medal of Honor winner General Semedley Butler (USMC)wrote in 1938: "War is a racket. It always has been. It is the only business where profits are reckoned in dollars and losses in lives"