Skip to comments.Author: Soviet agents subverted US in 1930s
Posted on 05/26/2013 9:20:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Syndicated columnist Diana West says the ultimate conclusion of her new book shocked even her.
Americans have been betrayed by our leaders going back to FDRs administration in the 1930s because we were penetrated by Soviet agents to such an extent that our policies and, indeed I argue, our character as a nation was subverted, she explained in an interview with The Daily Callers Ginni Thomas about her book, American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nations Character.
I dont believe we won World War II, West added. I believe that we were actually carrying out Soviet strategy due to this penetration.
West says that though the United States helped defeat Hitlers Germany, Joseph Stalin used the war to enlarge the boundaries of his Soviet empire by taking half of Europe.
You replace Hitler, one monster of totalitarianism, with an even larger totalitarian monster, who killed even more millions of people, West said.
How do we look at that and say, we won, were great. Triumphial. It just doesnt compute. And I think we have again been victimized by a tremendous, in effect, influence campaign.
West started writing the book, which reads like a thriller, in 2009. Throughout her research of available historical documents, she tried to reconcile her findings with countless footnotes, memoirs, State Department records, out-of-print books, letters and revelations in files from the Venona archive and the Mitrokhin archives that became available after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.....
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He was a saint in our house.
Of course, but even WI turned against McCarthy. He would have been soundly defeated by Proxmire in 1958 had he lived. And Badgers actually though Proxmire was a fiscal hawk.
And they killed James Forrestal. And many more........
When Roosevelt's underlings rescued the principals of the the Frankfurt School from Germany, placing many of them in American universities, the President should have been impeached.
I'm from there, and I concur with that statement. In fact, I'd say that leftism has nearly supplanted Christianity as a religion in the black community. It's that bad.
The other was his bombing list for using nukes on Japan. The field commander narrowing down the list elected to NOT bomb the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto ~ yet McCloy seems to have been involved in putting Kyoto on the list. He also got involved in sending Japanese-American children and women to our own concentration camp system ~ which he might even have thought up on his own.
Seriously, FDR already promoted the guy!~
I think evil had its plan of subversion right after and during the revolutionary war...just took it a little while to accomplish it’s crafty communist goals.
Whittaker Chambers has been vindicated.
His book Witness (1952) is a must read for anyone who wants to know the truth about Soviet penetration of DC in the 1930s and who Alger Hiss really was.
My father was threatened with court martial for sedition for discussing this stuff with other G.I.s. He shut up.
He was an interpreter/translator with German POWs at a camp in Florida. The prisoners were telling him what a mistake we were making with our “allies” in Russia. They told him that we should allow Patton to lead them (the Germans) to chase the Soviets back into Russia. This was around 1944.
fdr called stalin “uncle joe”.Says all I need to know.
I think evil had its plan of subversion right after and during the revolutionary war...just took it a little while to accomplish its crafty communist goals.
I believe you are exactly right. EVIL is root cause.
And he seems to be correct.
And apparently 52% of Americans just can't wait for their own "funerals".
Even my Father thinks FDR was a good man, though I have recently set the story straight with him. My Dad was born in 1931 and to him, the jobs programs started by FDR were a good thing. He was one of a family of 9 children, when poverty was REAL, so I can understand where he comes from.
McCloy was also intrumental in seeing that many jailed Nazi’s got out of prison early or weren’t executed.
FDR was certainly under the influence of Stalin’s agents both in how he conducted World War II and how the peace terms were settled. For instance, Churchill wanted to invade Europe directly from North Africa instead of coming through Normandy, which was Stalin’s preference because it gave him more opportunity to gain ground in Eastern Europe. However it’s a bit much for the author to conclude that we didn’t win the war. Stalin did not get everything his own way—despite FDR’s lapses, there were other forces at work in determining U.S. actions. For instance, Stalin’s agents wanted to de-industrialize Germany as part of the peace terms; they did not get that, largely due to resistance from representatives of Wall Street who also had some say in U.S. policy. W. Averell Harriman reported that during his last month of life FDR finally realized Stalin had been using him and was angry about it. By the time Truman came in, the pro-Soviet faction of the State Department represented by people like Alger Hiss was facing growing resistance from others wary of the Soviet threat. Truman had little patience with the Soviet diplomat when they tried to lie to him the way they’d been doing to FDR and basically told him off. When Truman dropped the bomb on Japan, it was not part of the Soviet game plan, and Stalin had to accelerate his timetable in Asia rapidly. We did win the war, but we would have won more quickly and won the peace terms more decisively if FDR had been more vigilant against Stalin’s influence.
That's a good point. Washington put down the Whiskey Rebellion with federal troops and Adams pushed through the Alien & Sedition Act. And Jefferson created the precedent for all these 3rd World undeclared wars. If truly great men like that could do tyrannical things, what hope is there?
Democracy failed us long ago.