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  •  Yep. Smedley was one of sixteen (1+ / 0-)
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    recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor.   He would have been the ONLY 3 time recipient for rescuing a wounded Marine during the US intervention in China ("Boxer Rebellion") but at the time officers were technically ineligible for receiving it.

    He later blew the whistle on a plot by Wall Street interests to overthrow the Franklin Roosevelt administration.   Unfortunately, in the United States of Amnesia, no one seems to know or care about this.

    Did you hear the latest on Brittany Spears!??  :)

    "World peace through non-violent means is neither absurd nor unattainable. All other methods have failed." MLK

    by SmedleyButlerUSMC on Mon Jan 07, 2008 at 09:03:20 PM PST

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