By Robert Parry

ISBN-10: 1893517055

ISBN-13: 9781893517059

Investigative reporter Robert Parry reframes key chapters of yankee background by way of exploring earlier occasions that also force the U.S. political narrative from why the Framers junked the Articles of Confederation in want of the structure, to how the trendy Republican occasion embraced a win-at-all-cost ethos, to why the Democrats draw back from the labor of responsibility. the United States S STOLEN NARRATIVE takes you on a trip from the US s founding and the plotting of George Washington and James Madison to Richard Nixon s sabotage of Lyndon Johnson s Vietnam peace talks, directly to the Watergate scandal (showing how these darkish chapters have been fairly one non-stop storyline). The e-book then explores the political deceptions that surrounded the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and the 2 George timber and explains how that fake heritage entrapped Barack Obama

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That playbook would now be dusted off for President Obama, except in the intervening 16 years, the Right had buttressed its media power with Fox News and many top-of-the-line Internet sites. Obama might have wanted political peace but he would get ideological war. The Republican Party, which barely two years earlier had been contemplating a permanent majority, was not about to accept the legitimacy of this child of a white mother from Kansas and a black father from Kenya. Yes, the Republicans recognized that their past leader, George W.

45, entitled “The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered,” in which Madison, using the pseudonym Publius, sought to minimize what the Constitution would do. He wrote: “If the new Constitution be examined with accuracy, it will be found that the change which it proposes consists much less in the addition of NEW POWERS to the Union, than in the invigoration of its ORIGINAL POWERS. The regulation of commerce, it is true, is a new power; but that seems to be an addition which few oppose, and from which no apprehensions are entertained.

The anger of Southern whites was reflected in the prevalence of the Confederate battle flag on pickup trucks and in store windows. Gradually, however, the American Right retreated from outright support of racial segregation and muffled the rhetorical threats of secession (although the idea still surfaces once in a while as it did in comments by Texas Gov. Rick Perry in 2011). Instead of fiery talk about secession, the Right has sought to impose a reinterpretation of the Constitution by using the increasingly powerful right-wing media to revise the history of the United States and pretend that Madison and other Framers designed the Constitution as a document to establish the authority of the states to defy the federal government.

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