As I have Been Saying . . .
27 April 2012 | Pago Pago, American Samoa
As I Have Been Saying . . .
"Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. . . . There is a tiny splinter group [refering to the John Birch Society], of course, that believes you can do these things . . . Their number is negligible and they are stupid. . . ."
Dwight D. Eisenhower 1954 (a 1950's Republican)
We now have the rise of huge numbers of right wing conservatives who reject Eisenhower's positions and align with the John Birch Society of old, all a la Koch & Friends and their propaganda machine on which they have spent more than $2 billion dollars since 1971 when the Powell Manifesto was published and misappropriated by them.
The Koch brothers' father was a founding member of the John Birch Society and his sons and their friends and their ambit of influence track his positions. You can see the pattern of their influence now near the core of the Republican party. The conservatives in Congress are more conservative now than they have been in over a 100 years, according to political scientists.
Much of conservative America has been demonstrably been brain washed. One can easily trace how from this outline. Follow the money and the bogus research and commentary it has purchased.
Now look at your own views. They are all just coincidences, right?