"War is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives."
~ Smedley D Butler
Maj Gen Smedley Darlington Butler, USMC (1881-1940)
Maj Gen Butler was twice awarded the Medal of Honor for valor in combat.