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Mark Twain

Mark Twain Social Critic, Philip Foner, New York International, 1958, p260

Addicted to War, p55
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I have seen that we do not intend to free but to subjugate the Philippines. And so I am an anti-imperialist. I am opposed to having the eagle put its talons on any other land ... I have a “strong aversion to sending our bright boys out there to fight with a disgraced musket under a polluted flag”.