Tag Archives: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Pearl Harbor: Hawaii Was Surprised; FDR Was Not

Comprehensive research has shown not only that Washington knew in advance of the attack, but that it deliberately withheld its foreknowledge from our commanders in Hawaii in the hope that the “surprise” attack would catapult the U.S. into World War … Continue reading

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Did FDR Provoke Pearl Harbor?

Of course he did.   By Patrick J. Buchanan via LewRockwell.com On Dec. 8, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt took the rostrum before a joint session of Congress to ask for a declaration of war on Japan. A day earlier, at dawn, … Continue reading

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FDR: Sowing the Seeds of Chaos

It has been accurately said that, if the American economy was the 7th wonder of the world, the American economic ignorance is the 8th. The same can be said for economics’ beautiful sister – history. It is amazing how many … Continue reading

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Taxation Is Theft

by Andrew P. Napolitano via LewRockwell.com With a tax code that exceeds 72,000 pages in length and consumes more than six billion person hours per year to determine taxpayers’ taxable income, with an IRS that has become a feared law … Continue reading

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71st Anniversary: Roosevelt’s Concentration Camps

Written by Gary North via the Tea Party Economist On April 1, 1942, California announced the order for the arrest and  deportation of Japanese citizens in California. They were sent into internment  camps — read: concentration camps in Idaho. Here … Continue reading

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Will Obama Confiscate Guns and Gold?

The grab for gold will no doubt grow out of the grab for guns, and will be based largely on vilification of the group of people who tend to own both: the sort of people who read, who think, who … Continue reading

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Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government

By Robert Higgs FlyoverPress featured book for today. Few topics are as timely as the growth of government. To understand why government has grown, Robert Higgs asserts, one must understand how it has grown. This book offers a coherent, multi-causal … Continue reading

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