Skip to comments.FDR at War: How Expanded Power, National Debt, Restricted Civil Liberties Shaped Wartime America
Posted on 10/02/2011 2:04:15 PM PDT by lbryce
(Full Title) FDR Goes to War: How Expanded Executive Power, Spiraling National Debt, and Restricted Civil Liberties Shaped Wartime America
Release Date:October 11, 2011
Reviews:"FDR Goes to War is a page-turning tour de force -- and a scholarly one, at that -- of the politics and economics of America's involvement in WWII. Be prepared to rethink much of what you think you know about FDR, the war, and the post-Depression U.S. economy." --Don Bordreaux, Chairman of the Department of Economics at George Mason University
"In New Deal or Raw Deal? Burt Folsom exposed FDR's failed policies during the Great Depression. Now, in FDR Goes to War, he pulls the curtain back even further. Burt and Anita Folsom have produced a book that should be read by all Americans. This is the real history you do not find in textbooks." -- James P. Duffy, author of Lindbergh Vs. Roosevelt
"Few in the history profession have done more to shed light on the real Franklin Delano Roosevelt than Burt Folsom. With FDR Goes to War, Folsom and his wife Anita educate Americans on the facts we should have known but were never taught. You will find this book both shocking and refreshing." -- Lawrence W. Reed, president, Foundation for Economic Education
"A compelling look at a fascinating man in a devastating war. This is the FDR concealed for over half a century by liberal academics and biased journalists. You will learn a lot from this engaging and readable book." -- Paul Kengor, professor of political science, Grove City College, and author of Dupes
Product Description From the acclaimed author of New Deal or Raw Deal?, called eye-opening by the National Review, comes a fascinating exposé of Franklin Delano Roosevelts destructive wartime legacy
(Excerpt) Read more at amazon.com ...
FTA:Did World War II really end the Great Depressionor did President Franklin Roosevelts poor judgment and confused management leave Congress with a devastating fiscal mess after the final bomb was dropped? In this provocative new book, historians Burton W. Folsom, Jr., and Anita Folsom make a compelling case that FDRs presidency led to evasive and self-serving wartime policies. At a time when most Americans held isolationist sentimentsa backlash against the stunning carnage of World War IRoosevelt secretly favored an aggressive interventionist foreign policy. Yet, throughout the 1930s, he spent lavishly on his disastrous New Deal programs and slashed defense spending, leaving America vastly unprepared for Japans attack on Pearl Harbor and the challenge of fighting World War II.. ====================================================================================================================================================================
Finally,for all those of us who've known the truth about FDR, this book provides a treasure trove of information that political adverdsaries,historical revisionists and their ilk will have a very hard time dealing with.
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