General Douglas MacArthur: Talk of imminent threat to our national security through the application of external force is pure nonsense. Indeed it is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.
Daily Archives: March 14, 2015
Abraham Lincoln: I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. . . corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.
Mahatma Gandhi: Be the change you want to see in the world.
Abraham Lincoln: I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
Harry Truman: When even one American — who has done nothing wrong — is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all Americans are in peril.
General Douglas MacArthur: One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.
Thomas Jefferson: Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.