War Is A Racket

Wherein your correspondent reads from the classic anti-war book by America’s most decorated soldier, US Marine Major General Smedley Butler.

“I spent 33 years and four months in active military service and during that period I spent most of my time as a high class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer; a gangster for capitalism…”

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Nellie’s Updated Fixin’s

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Monday Morning, Mckay makes mischief.

The versatile Nellie McKay, performing on The Jimmy Dore Show, updates an old Country Joe and The Fish anti-war standard. (NSFW)

Thanks to YouTuber The Jimmy Dore Show

Thanks For The Support: Roy Zimmerman

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Roy Zimmerman’s most bitter song, a POV message from a war veteran who just  isn’t feeling as thankful as everyone thinks he should be.  It’s a lyric and performance worthy of Phil Ochs at his best.