Some of you may already know this, but Butler was approached by a group of businessmen in 1933 to help them with a military coup to overthrown FDR.
[link|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_Plot|Wikipedia on "Business Plot"]
Instead, he reported tihis plot and testified about it before Congress. Interestingly, no prosecutions were ever pursued and the matter has been mostly suppressed.
We need more Smedley Butlers.