War is never economically beneficial except for those in postion to profit from war expenditures.

– Ron Paul

Whoa. It’s so unlike any other profit-driven racket! That Ron Paul is a freakin genius!

One comment

  1. The Seanster · January 26, 2014

    I think his point is to counter the argument that is sometimes made in favor of war, being that war brings overall economic benefits to society as a whole through industrial mobilization, resource-grabbing, etc. I mean, criticisms of “war profiteers” has been an important plank in antiwar arguments since at least the War of US Independence.


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