Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Speaking of surprising quotes

This one from commenter BOHICA at Steve Gilliard's place:
"The powers in charge keep us in a perpetual state of fear: Keep 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

Well I never.

1 Comments:

At 2:39 PM, Blogger The Heretik said...

Nice cite.

 

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