Skip to comments.PBS is running a Ken Burns documentary on “The Roosevelts.” Here’s what he won’t show
Posted on 09/15/2014 11:42:18 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
Ken Burns is at it again. The Lefts favorite propagandist has put together a 7 part series on the two Roosevelt presidents. Leaving aside what he is likely to show about Teddy Roosevelt, without seeing a minute of this presentation Ill go out on a short strong limb and guess what will not be shown about Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Even a very superficial study of FDR shows he was a consummate phony. He preached There is nothing to fear but fear itself, but everything he did was presented as a fearful crisis that could only be handled by giving him the power of a king. He was indeed the worst kind of demagogue.
From the first days of his reign as king of America FDR acted like a tyrannical monarch. Without Constitutional power to do so he closed banks and confiscated personally owned gold. This destroyed the lives of Americans who were holding gold for their retirement.
He ordered farmers to produce less food which forced starvation and disease on millions of innocent Americans and wiped away the livelihoods of millions of farmers.
Because he knew better, FDR forced religious Jews (the Schecter brothers) to reduce the kosher quality of the meat they sold. They later beat him in the Supreme Court.
To combat the Great Depression, he turned our economy over to the fraudulent English economist John Maynard Keynes who stupidly maintained that to get America working again prices would have to rise. This fool did everything he could to force the price of consumer goods upward in the ridiculous belief that higher prices would yield greater profits to manufactures who would then in turn have more money to hire new workers. It didnt occur to either FDR or Keynes that if the prices were too high...
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I can say that because he only EVER does documentaries sanitizing Liberal creeps who have sullied the WH and American culture generally.
If he'd JUST once do an unbiased and equally sympathetic bio on some Conservative, I'd have to fall over.
Leftist propaganda at your expense, folks.
And I saw a commercial for this during Jeopardy last week. So we get to pay for that too.
Until 0bama I thought the FDR was the worst president since Grant. Now I think 0 is giving him some intense competition for the title.
And this country just HAD to have this guy for a 3rd and 4th term?
Like did they think WW2 would have turned out THAT different? FDR barely did much more than get out of smarter people’s way, and F-up the whole thing at Yalta.
I was intrigued by how similar TR was to Churchill. They seem to be the same animal. I didn’t bother to watch the FDR one.
So, in somewhat defense of Keynes he did write a letter to FDR that was incredibly effusive in wordy praise of FDR, but basically called him an idiot who didn’t understand Keynes’ economic philosophy at all.
I mean, Keynes was still wrong, but the letter was truly a work of art in simultaneously sucking up to someone while calling them a retard.
Although Hoover had his faults, the disastrous policies of Franklin Diablo Roosevelt and his so-called "Brain" Trust only served to prolong the depression by nearly a decade. Those who were the closet advisors to FDR were out-and-out America-hating communists such as Henry Wallace, Harry Hopkins and Frances Perkins.
Someone have a link for “The Old Negro Space Program: A Documentary in the Style of Ken Burns”???
Don’t EVER expect to get a fair and unbiased program from PBS.
The other night we watched their one hour hit piece on the Koch brothers. It was so biased and unfair, it was completely ridiculous. Of course they would NEVER do such a hit piece on large Dem contributors such as George Soros.
PBS should be renamed to simply BS. Or...DNCBS.
But, to give FDR credit, he didn’t head to a golf course right after his speech to Congress asking for a declaration of war on Japan...as Obama would have done.
The only president worse than FDR was “Honest Abe.” Until the Obamanation.
And don’t forget Alger Hiss and Harry Dexter White.
The FDR-HST Administrations we loaded to the gills with Commies.
Probably because he couldn't get his hips into the swing.
But he was known as a standup guy though...
These 2 books told me EVERTHING I Never wanted to know about the TURD “Roosevelt”:
More proof that we are still losing the culture war.
I have no brilliant plan for winning it. At least no plan that has a chance of being implemented.
I believe we could make serious headway IF we had a Republican party that was honestly and seriously principled for conservatism. AND if that party was firm, unyielding and unified in its pursuit of conservative goals.
The Democrats are the party of loud and foul mouthed bullies. They win because the Republican party is little or none of the above.
That said, the indoctrination of the last couple (and current) generations is close to successfully reaching the point were it can’t be rolled back by the truth. Very little time left.
FDR never carried Hyde Park, NY, where he lived, in any election. Why? The locals knew what a fraud he was.
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