Little Big Man I went into the

Little Big Man

I went into the Army believing that if you want peace you must prepare for war. I now believe that if you prepare thoroughly for war you will get it. As for being a General, well, at the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords, were all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it. Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich. All wars are fought Little Big Man money. If had the music and pagaentry of war, thered be no wars. It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth. Peace is not the absence of war; it is a virtue; a state of mind; a disposition for benevolence; confidence; and justice. War technology is science in the service of obscene anatomical vandalism. Mankind deserves sacrifice but not of mankind. War would end if the dead could return. When men go to war, what they want is to impose on their enemies the victors will and call it peace. One reason the United States finds itself at the edge of a foreign policy disaster is its underinformed citizenry, a key weakness in democracy. We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom. The supreme excellence is to subde Little Big Man armies of your enemies without even having to fight them. There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare. All warfare is based on deception. The greatest menace to freedom is an inert people. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws. To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a desert, they call it peace. About the quote : This quote is attributed to Calgacus in the Roman historian Tacitus Agricola. The worst crimes were dared by a few, willed by more and tolerated by all. When people have friends and customers in other lands, they tend to take a dim view of their government dropping bombs on them. The Department of Defense is the an annual budget larger than the gross domestic product of Russia, it is an empire. Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public It is unpatriotic not to tell the truth, whether about the president or anyone else. befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day. To announce that there must be no criticism of the morally treasonable to the American public. Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. That we are to stand by the president, right or wrong is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. Working for peace in the future is to work for peace in the present moment.

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