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Major General Smedley D. Butler Expose Fascist Coup in US. (1934)
"WAR is a racket... It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. A racket is best described...as something that is not what it seems to the majority of the people. Only a small "inside" group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes." ~ MAJOR GENERAL SMEDLEY BUTLER
Writers + kittehs = adorableness
I came across an awesome and adorable Tumblr blog this weekend: “Writers and Kitties”. A few of my favorites: 1) William Carlos Williams (look how dapper & lovely he was!): _______…
George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” Illustrated by Ralph Steadman
“I do not wish to comment on the work; if it does not speak for itself, it is a failure.”
Spirit of England - The Arts - Literature
'English Literature © Copyright Peter Crawford 2015 E N G LI S H L I T E R A T U R E © Copyright Peter Crawford 2015 Geoffrey Chaucer - (1343-1400) Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. While he achieved fame during his lifetime as an author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer, composing a…
George Orwell Creates a Who’s Who List of “Crypto” Communists for British Intelligence Forces (1949)
Journalist and novelist Eric Blair, known for all of his professional life by the pen name George Orwell, staunchly identified himself as a democratic socialist.