Armistice Day: Mark Twain’s War Prayer

by Richard on November 11, 2010

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Kim 11.11.10 at 6:13 pm

Just what you’d expect from the traitor who said of our great cause in the Philippines:

“[I used to be] a red-hot imperialist. I wanted the American eagle to go screaming into the Pacific … Why not spread its wings over the Philippines, I asked myself? … I said to myself, Here are a people who have suffered for three centuries. We can make them as free as ourselves, give them a government and country of their own, put a miniature of the American Constitution afloat in the Pacific, start a brand new republic to take its place among the free nations of the world. It seemed to me a great task to which we had addressed ourselves.

“But I have thought some more since then, and I have read carefully the treaty of Paris [which ended the Spanish-American War], and I have seen that we do not intend to free, but to subjugate the people of the Philippines. We have gone there to conquer, not to redeem.”

The son of a bitch - accusing America of imperialism, as if we were England!

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