Failed fascist coup in America led to strategy change for corporate elite

“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.

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 and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

And they almost got away with it. ….

http://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/2011/01/08/failed-fascist-coup-led-to-strategy-change-for-u-s-corporate-elite/

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