By Robert Parry
Investigative reporter Robert Parry reframes key chapters of yankee historical past via 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 fashionable Republican occasion embraced a win-at-all-cost ethos, to why the Democrats turn away from the labor of responsibility. the USA S STOLEN NARRATIVE takes you on a trip from the USA 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 booklet then explores the political deceptions that surrounded the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and the 2 George timber and explains how that fake background entrapped Barack Obama
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He is reported later to have told his worried mother that “where danger is, dear mother, there must your son be. Now is no time for any of America[’s] children to shrink from any hazard. ” Almost as soon as the British survivors had limped back into Boston, Warren and Revere began overseeing another important intelligence operation, the task of documenting what had happened and getting out the word. Nearly 100 depositions were taken from witnesses, including colonists who had come under fire at Lexington.
Such an undertaking – to fix the broken American narrative – obviously is a larger task than any one book or any one author can achieve. S. history. In that sense, I’m sure this book (and this author) will disappoint some readers because some issue – some false narrative that is deserving of correction – is not addressed in these pages. For that, I apologize in advance. I have addressed other false narratives in my previous books: Fooling America, Trick or Treason, Lost History, Secrecy & Privilege, and Neck Deep (the last written with two of my sons, Sam and Nat).
It was only because of the courage of a small minority of Americans that this wave of Republican extremism met any resistance at all. Ultimately, however, it was Bush’s own mistakes – the disastrous turns in the Iraq War beginning in late 2003, his botched response to the Katrina hurricane disaster in 2005 and the catastrophic Wall Street collapse in 2008, partly due to Bush’s deregulatory fervor – that the tide gradually turned, making it possible for Democrats to gain a firmer foothold in the Congress in 2006 and then to surge to victory in 2008.
America's stolen narrative : from Washington and Madison to Nixon, Reagan and the Bushes to Obama by Robert Parry