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chris/CO149 [userpic]
plus ça change...

Got this in a fortune cookie:


"Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear -- kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor -- with the cry of grave national emergency... Always there has been some terrible evil to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it by furnishing the exorbitant sums demanded. Yet, in retrospect, these disasters seem never to have happened, seem never to have been quite real."

General Douglas MacArthur said this. In 1957.

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Pretty insightful for a guy who thought nuking North Korea was a peachy idea ...