by Charles A. Burris
by Charles A. Burris: An
Open Letter to My Colleagues in Education
Is it just
me or have you noticed all the recent poignant and touching stories
in the establishment mainstream media about the Bushes, particularly
Bush and his father George
H. W. Bush. It seems that a full court press is on to "humanize"
and create a
new spin on the legacy of the Bush
dynasty. For what purpose? To have Jeb appear as "the man on
the white horse" come to save the Party as its legacy nominee and
in the name of party unity, seize the GOP nomination from Mitt Romney
who is still distrusted by the party's base of supporters? Jeb's
most recent remarks about the need for moderation are very suspicious.
Is he testing the waters for a palace coup attempt in Tampa?
carefully study the
1940 GOP Presidential Convention and its "dark horse" nominee
The world was at war in Europe. The Republicans held an "open convention"
in Philadelphia. There were two non-interventionist candidates,
former president Herbert Hoover and Ohio Senator Robert Taft (Ron
Paul's mentor). Thomas Dewey of New York represented the Rockefeller
forces, Senator Arthur Vandenberg of Michigan (another prominent
non-interventionist who was "turned" by covert female British agents),
several other lesser candidates, and Willkie (covertly chosen by
Thomas W. Lamont of the House of Morgan, FDR, and by British Intelligence).
The story is
laid out in full in Thomas E. Mahl's brilliant book, Desperate
Deception: British Covert Operations in
the United States, 1939-44, in his chapter 8, "We Want
reviews the book here.
discusses the Willkie nomination here.
Was Taft supporter
Ralph E. Williams, who headed the committee on arrangements, murdered,
allowing Sam Pryor of the Willkie forces to secretly get control
of the convention through its credentials process? Pryor latter
sabotaged Herbert Hoover's impassioned anti-FDR, non-interventionist
speech to the convention delegates by deliberately installing a
defective microphone which distorted and drowned out his address.
He also isssued fake duplicate tickets to the gallery to pack them
with hired Willkie supporters.
Read the Mahl
book, one of the most important (and revealing) I have ever read.
A. Burris [send him mail]
a history instructor in an American high school.
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