“A clique of U.S. industrialist is hell bent to bring a fascist state to supplant our democratic government and is working closely with the fascist regime in Germany and Italy. I have had plenty of opportunity in my post in Berlin to witness how close some of our American ruling families are to the Nazi regime.” – William Dodd, U.S. ambassador to Germany, in a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936.
By Craig McKee
If you saw it in a movie, you’d think it was far-fetched. But it happened.
Most Americans have no idea how close they came to living under a Nazi-style dictatorship prior to World War II. But a group that can be fairly called the “who’s who” of 1930s corporate establishment tried to violently overthrow the U.S. government Continue reading →
It’s all about sleight of hand.
The trick with getting people to accept a lie without question is to have them hear it amidst lots of action. Bombs are good. Noise helps. Fear is essential.
It was Adolf Hitler who said: “The great masses of the people will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one.” Why am I quoting the biggest mass murderer of the 20th century? Well, the man knew his propaganda.
Here’s another one: “By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even Continue reading →
I’ve always been fascinated by things that are unknown. The more unknowable something is, the more I want to know it.
For me it comes down to believing that some questions need answers. Or at least they need people to want the answers. I have this idea – admittedly unrealistic – that everyone should be driven to understand the same things as I am. And it frustrates me when they aren’t! Does that make me passionate about finding the truth or just a control freak? Or both…
There are always going to be questions that are fun to think about, but which won’t be resolved any time soon – if at all. Things like: ‘Is there life on other planets?’ or ‘Did highly advanced civilizations exist on Continue reading →