1932: A True History of the United States

1932: A True History of the United States

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1932: A True History of the United StatesTo Govern a Republic, One Must Know the Minds That Created It ...while a nation goes speculation crazy the people neglect to think of fundamental principles.

These were the words of Franklin Roosevelt in the months leading into the Democratic National Convention of 1932.

Roosevelt knew that the fight for the United States Presidency was not simply a game of political machines and punditry, but that this coming fight demanded a leader who understood the historic enemy of the United States and the founding principles of the nation.

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DustUp
DustUp
6 years ago

Sorry for the typos. "bad trait" instead of bat. "well" instead of welling ...and any others I missed.

DustUp
DustUp
6 years ago

I wouldn't be surprised if some parts were inaccurate but also that some if not many parts are accurate.

FDR did as much harm as good, creating a new kind of govt slave or welfare class. I appreciate much of what @DC Jones had to say. Putting one's faith in any govt or politician is a mistake.

Who ever you are, do you need govt to do the right thing? Or would you be attempting to take every advantage and take advantage of everyone you could?

The monied and powerful use govt as a tool to take advantage; get laws passed or rewritten in their favor. They corrupt the police and the courts as a tool against the little guys in their way. I have witnessed all of this first hand, friends getting their neck stepped on by corporate interests via their minions in govt, far worse than I. Appellate courts playing cover for the lower court blatant fraud and even stupid judges colluding with corporate attorneys using the wrong laws which clearly don't apply, all on tape, yet no one cares. You can find online, writings from retired judges detesting what the courts have become. Ever increasingly over the years, the laws are written to benefit the govt itself as well as the lawyers, both which use those laws to "lawfully" extract sums of money from the populace. Both the govt and lawyers have always been parasitic. Either the older one gets the more you are able to see it or they decided not to hide it any more and just went for who they truly are, leaving yet more ruins in their wake.

What has caused govt and govt to become what it does? People who agree with those who say, "I'm from the govt, let us do that for you (for a fee)." If you are the type to say, "I don't want to be bothered with arranging for security and utilities and schools and justice system and care of the truly needy in your community, then you are the problem. It is lack of citizen involvement and oversight which has allowed them to become the overbearing eavesdropping money grubbing propaganda producing behemoth that govt has become.

Note that the film cited "Anarchists" as being the assassins more than once. Were they? And what is an Anarchist? To me a true Capitalist and a true Anarchist aren't that different in practice, both preferring to be left alone by govt to trade with their neighbor or whomever without govt interference. The major difference is that the Capitalist is willing to accept a minimalist govt as a necessary evil for some practical reasons. The Anarchists have had their fill of govt and view them as an Unnecessary evil for some very practical reasons. At any rate don't be fooled by the term Anarchist. They are not evil and don't want what you may think of when the words "total anarchy" are used.

For instance, suppose there was no govt which facilitates the stealing of your future tax obligations to give to dead broke banksters who gambled away money they created as debt, multiplied by excessive leverage via fractional reserve banking (all legal via banking lobby promoted banking laws in congress). Such a govt gave your future tax obligations to foreign banks in the many billions as well. Such a govt gave billions to strengthen your foreign enemies who have clearly stated they want to kill you. How does such a govt benefit you? Is it possible to prevent any welling meaning govt from becoming such an evil govt viewing you as its slave and enemy at the same time? If you can devise such a sure fire rock solid way to prevent a minimalist govt from becoming a maximal govt... prevent it from intruding and infecting itself into every aspect of everyone's life, then you may be able to convince a few Anarchist to that which you have devised and limited. Yet the usa govt was to be limited. How did it grow to become what it is? It took up every bat trait of those it surpassed. From this docu it is easy to see the English influence, they funneled many a nazi into the cia and nasa and likely other agencies. The nsa has evolved into the new kgb. All these things are against the constitution. So how did it come to be? 1. propaganda and limited information they call "the news" 2. people preferring to "let govt handle things" 3. the usual suspects looking to take advantage: banksters, lawyers, large corporate ceo's, the same being war profiteers. 4. marxist infection of the education system paid for by those who desired "workers not thinkers" (Rockefeller and others similar)

What happened to the usa? You forgot the "u" in the usa. U gathering together united to see to it wise honorable decent people were running from all parties for all offices to guide the ship through the straights and narrows. Instead U let criminals, and too often your direct enemies run things. If you can help it, never elect a lawyer to anything. Most of them have been compromised in their schooling to have "flexible"(questionable) morality and ethics. "All's fair if money is to be had."

Again, major media is corporate owned and therefore propaganda. Find truly independent sources of information lest you vote for your enemy which the major media claims is your friend. Even many of the local more rural papers are owned by just a few companies these days.

Hillary Lies
Hillary Lies
7 years ago

Made up crap...do not waste your time

misha
misha
8 years ago

Excellent documentary. I enjoyed it immensely. It explains how the US came to be an oligarchy. The British are still experts at covert manipulation and dirty dealing.

DC Jones
DC Jones
8 years ago

"I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races, [applause]-that I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people;" -- Abraham Lincoln

Hamilton was an elitist and cut from the same cloth as the European aristocracy. Madison was also an elitist, considering people of his class as the more responsible members of society, and as such, only his class of men with property and wealth should control America, but he recognized the need for some check on the power of the wealthy to maintain enough of a balance between the haves and the have nots, or the population would inevitably revolt. This was the idea that prevailed during the writing of the US Constitution during the Philadelphia Convention. Hamilton's views were so radically pro elitist, that even for the elite they went too far. Having esteem for any politician, even for the best of them is a huge mistake.
Roosevelt was indeed a far better president than most, but his idea of (alleged) benevolent imperialism in developing the countries of the world that colonialism had impoverished was still imperialism. He knew that Japan, a warrior/samurai culture was not going to fold up it's tents and leave China, Manchuria, Korea, etc., and the embargo implemented by Roosevelt to deny Japan resources like scrap iron and steel, but especially oil would force Japan to seize the oilfields of the Dutch East Indies and lead to war. Freezing Japans assets, the lend lease program, and loads of other evidence shows clearly that Roosevelt intended to involve America in WW II.
America should never have exported oil in the first place. Oil is wealth. What the energy of oil produces is wealth that has been spent. Products and services are what is being bought. Exporting oil or natural gas is in reality the effort by the status quo to deprive everyone else in America from spending that wealth. When machines can build machines to provide everyone with what they need, people must constantly be barraged with propaganda/advertising to get them to work, work, work, for things they don't need.
Governments are by the rich for the rich, and the only way they can be rich is for them to keep everyone occupied working. China builds ghost cities and fills up Americas landfills with junk to keep it's population occupied. The Egyptions built huge piles of rocks in the dessert for the same reason. America builds prisons, creates wars and the enormous military industrial complex, the insanely pervasive security/police apperatus and the parasitic lawyer/judicial/swindle system to keep people occupied or oppressed. Jobs and growth is all polititions know when it should have been clear at least twenty or thirty years ago that "progress" had reached the point of diminishing returns, but the rich and powerful in their hubris couldn't and never will realize that they are not special, and never have been. They must control everybody according to the Game Theory they force us all to live by, or other psychopaths like them lacking empathy will control them. They are certainly not enlightened, and prevent any enlightenment to the extent that people can't even see they are work, work, working to their early demise though it's not far in front of them.
I suppose the parasites think that it is only right that the foolers run the world, and it's those that they fool that are too stupid to manage there own affairs let alone everyones, who are at the root of our problems.
The foolers fool themselves by keeping people in the dark and then blaming them for having to be led around obstacles they can't clearly see, but the worst of them it appears have the persona of a vampire that lacks even contempt, seeking only gain, and are indifferent to the species that mental illness separates them from.

peter o
peter o
8 years ago

I like History and I do think that,school children should see this.

SpencerNCross
SpencerNCross
8 years ago

Hi, I'm one of the creators of this film, and just wanted to say thanks for all of the discussion. I'm glad to see it provoked so much discussion, on and off topic. -Spencer Cross

BlueBoxBum
BlueBoxBum
10 years ago

The whole documentary, I couldn't get past the narrators voice. He sounded like Chakotay from Star Trek. The the credits rolled: narrated by Robert Beltran. Too awesome.

bdoon
bdoon
10 years ago

This is not as crazy as it sounds. Wherever the English went they took 'lebensraum" as Hitler called it..."living space". They took Scotland. forced the Irish out of their own land (and culture and language), same to the Welsch , removed the Native Americans from coastal North America and took over the black African Slave trade from the Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese, forced the French Canadians out of Nova Scotia (more lebensraum); took India, Nigeria and set up Australia as a big penal colony. The British are looked upon as so civilized but they have brought so much misery to the world (I forgot Palestine, Iraq and Egypt). In the long run of history the English will be looked upon the same way we look at the Nazis today. As gluttons for the land and resources of others , whatever the cost to those others.

snodgrass
snodgrass
10 years ago

Whatever the pro`s and cons of this documentary, you Know you are a True American if you believe in a fair and equitable society and not one that makes gain from those it pretends to protect and nurture. I believe that the only valid supporters of America and Freedom are those that not only subscribe to the principals of the constitution, but those who are willing to protect it at all costs, anything less would be as much support for its abolition, through the simple act of Apathy.

Chris Dougherty
Chris Dougherty
10 years ago

If you're a conspiracy nut, you'll probably enjoy this documentary. If your interest in history is more serious, don't waste your time.

pipelineking
pipelineking
11 years ago

Excellent history lesson of how the USA got to be as it is today...

Nakor4Twunny
Nakor4Twunny
11 years ago

This is all related to the federal reserve conspiracy. The assassination attempt on Jackson, the assassinations of McKinney, Lincoln, JFK, were ALL perpetrated by the same interests.

Nakor4Twunny
Nakor4Twunny
11 years ago

This is all the connected to the federal reserve conspiracy.

Jerry Busbee
Jerry Busbee
11 years ago

Larouchian drivel. Please ignore!

Sheila L Gray
Sheila L Gray
11 years ago

Look at the credits: Lyndon Hermyle LaRouche, Jr., enough said.

Harry Nutzack
Harry Nutzack
11 years ago

to criticize this effort over minor errata of minutiae if the worst kind of folly. yes, there is all too brief attention payed to some factors, as well as an obsession with laying blame at the feet of the brits alone. but the majority of the information in this film can be read as a roadmap of what led us to the dire straits both economical and political we find ourselves in worldwide. it also offers a signpost that points out a road to recovery for all. the concentration of wealth in the hands of the few bleeds us all dry. the manipulations and speculations that make that possible do us all harm. the myth that allowing further concentration into the hands of those few will somehow benefit us all in the long run is a falsehood. privatization only benefits those few. currently, the power rests in the hands of those few, both economic, and political. you will get no relief from their frontmen, no matter what political affiliation they claim. the time has come for siezing the power from them, and their puppets. not with guns, not with bombs, but with words, actions, organization and unity of purpose. in short, grassroots effort to claim the politics of our lands, worldwide. grassroots efforts to bring honesty and realistic expectations that are sustainable to both business and industry, worldwide. find honest, unimpeachable locals, and convince them to lead. find honest, unimpeachable locals, and convince them to organize. the time is right, if we all make the effort, we can win the world. just imagine the world we would live in now, had the cold war never happened, and all that effort had been put into betterment of the world for all. we can make that world a reality, if we try.

kompikos
kompikos
11 years ago

Never seen world history from this point of view before....must say I found it very interesting. It explains a lot in my mind. And a lot of todays Euro and Greek crisis.

Winston Smith
Winston Smith
11 years ago

lol!! 5:30 seconds in and already have spotted like 5 errors! The English didnt force the Chinese to smoke Opium? and it didnt bankrupt the country or the people. (read Narcotic Culture: A History of Drugs in China, or Opium: A History by Booth) -anyway, point is it is full of simplifications and exaggerations ans outright lies already; all clear indicators it's propaganda. I am sure there is much truth sewn in but life is in the details my friend, the details. Read a quality history book and you'll earn that

jeremyirons
jeremyirons
11 years ago

Goebbels would be most proud. A complete work of fiction from start to finish. Absolutely useless as a historical document.

Steve
Steve
11 years ago

Sorry for the second statemant but. TO SUGGEST THAT BISMARCK AND WILLHELM WHERE FAILURES? The Germans not only rivaled the world and threatened to take it over not once but TWICE! to immagine anything other to this point is to allow it to happen aggain. Bismark and Wilhelm were geniuses unmatched with the simple fact as being mortal, they could not see future events! To take away from Germanys rightful place as not a superior race but a DEFFINATE geological and influential POWER not only then! but even in the 20th century and still today! GREECE NEEDS GERMANY TO BAIL THEM OUT! Anything less than observation is pure stuppidity!

Steve
Steve
11 years ago

i have seen this Doc. before. I decided to watch it again. For the Hobbiest Historian, you are doing yourself harm believing all this in its entirety. FACT 1 : As far as the slaves and man creating anything. Man has of yet, not created anything! The closest we have come is changing mass to energy. We cannot change energy into mass, and everything else is simply changing what is, into something else. FACT 2 : pertaining to an sceme of the British Empire takeing cotton to sell to Inda and then to China for Heroin. The story is correct as far as the East India company, however these were all different buisnesses, to exclaim or even make a conclussion that it was the British Empires Intent? Such as the British Empire fell slave to the BANK OF ENGLAND, So America at that time was fighting it; It has no factual basis of concludeing that the Empire, The Crown, or anything other than the East Indian trading company was involved. FACT 3 : It was the Bank of England that gave the money to Napolean, who inturn raped pillaged and pludered Europe to only again loan the money to defeat him and get all of it back + interest, setting up the Louisiana purchase and all the following events of buying something thats not anyones in the first place. WITH THAT SAID! Sure there was obviously corruption going on. BLAME THE BANK OF ENGLAND!

noconman
noconman
11 years ago

Regardless if you believe all the details prescribed in this documentary, one thing is obvious, throughout all of mans history, there has always been an element of manipulation by the elite wealthy to shape and control the future of man with the intent to rule the world.

We are constantly being lied to, class warfare has always existed, most world leaders are related, banks fund and create wars and our leaders are not out of control..quite the opposite, they are just out of our control.

Asher Craig
Asher Craig
11 years ago

Very Interesting!

Myra McQueen
Myra McQueen
11 years ago

I have to wonder why history is being so manipulated to make the democratic powers look like the enemy? when freedom is only had in that system. Makes me wonder if there are not more at work now in the Mideast than is observable by the normal historical perspective? The powers of darkness are rearing their heads again in ways we had not been aware of.

PatricktheAtheist
PatricktheAtheist
12 years ago

This is a horrible doc- it says things that are just plain wrong and says a lot of other things in a manner that is biased.

So I'm turning it off after about 5 or 10 minutes. Here is part of the reason why: The brittish east indian company did not import slaves to north america- at least not legally. The brittish actually used their navy to catch slave ships in the 19th century. Brittian and France would have never entered the war on the side of the south because they did not support slavery. I hate to be arrogant, but if you don't believe me here you need to read more. And as I continue to listen here I hear more and more things that are either wrong or questionable.

I'm glad to see that at least some of the people commenting here also point out that this doc isn't accurate. Anyone trying to educate others needs to first make sure that what they are saying is actually true.

This doc needs to be moved to the conspiracy section- or at least taken out of the history section.

OMG- booth was recruited by the brittish? I haven't heard that one- what a load crap- this definitely belongs in the conspiracy section. Brittian in 1860 could have squashed america like a bug. This doc sucks

madscirat
madscirat
12 years ago

If there is one core truth in this documentary, it is that the methods of exploitation result in less overall prosperity (even in the long run for the exploiters). Unfortunately, if one studies La Rouche one can see that his philosophy is entangled in the culture war, the very conflict that prevents any populist movement and assures oligarchy even in democratic systems. So...still part of the problem.

ThorMill
ThorMill
12 years ago

I think that everyone is making a mountain out of a mole hill. This documentary is very interesting but it's produced to educate people on the ideas of Lyndon LaRouche. I had no idea who he was until I looked up his name after I watched the film. I now understand why the History in this film was twisted and sensational. I don't care about one's political views or morals, but it is important to make sure that History is told correctly. This film is not historically accurate! Once I researched Mr. LaRouche I understood what was happening with the film. I neither like or dislike the man, and I will say that the documentary was sensational and very entertaining. If I didn't have a history degree I would have bought everything that was said in the film. Keep an open mind, but make sure that you realize that everyone has their own motives.

Bill B
Bill B
12 years ago

What imbeciles or cads recruited Len Marcus (later styling himself Lyndon LaRouche) into the Socialist Workers Party of James P Cannon? The is an entirely BOURGEOIS history of Britain and the United States - with the usual racism (here in placing fault collectively on "the British"), omission of the aboriginal Americans who were disenfranchised and genocided, and complete absence of the working and peasant classes. The players in LaRouche's drama are burgess, bourgeois, and aristocratic personages around which history is alleged to revolve. No class analysis whatever, not even to mention labor's struggles for collective bargaining in the various countries. Revolutions are passed off as as plots by one or another national elite. As useless as David Icke's historical theory that alien lizards are behind landmark events.

Fahrvergnügen Von Strichtenber
Fahrvergnügen Von Strichtenber
12 years ago

It's Chakotay!!!!

PavolvsBitch
PavolvsBitch
12 years ago

FDR Murdered JFK and got himself sworn in with Jaqueline Bouvier in her lovely brain spattered dress, still in utter shock.

PavolvsBitch
PavolvsBitch
12 years ago

How very amusing. FDR was the enemy of The United States.

mayalisa
mayalisa
12 years ago

Gentlemen, all of your comments contain at least a modicum of truth. Agree with me, please, that it is impossible to find a world leader that doesn't have to deal with such powers as the world bank, the illuminati, the black money racket, the Carlisle group, the Zionists, and generations of families like the Bushes, world-wide, that are in the covert-op business of money, and more.

This doc rocks, and little old 1st-gen American me by way of the Romanovs, the Shah, and Geneva has learned a bit, surely.

Oh, yeah, all you lineage-freak dudes, just consider: aren't we all
children of Abraham?

And...I think he was in the law biz (excuse my google-less ignorance)and before the campaign trail he was seen making fresh-strawberry hand-cranked ice cream for Mary when she was seriously sketchin' out.

OK, I have a life to get to, but I must aside to Mr. Keighan: "Dude, don't hold back! I mean, tell us how you REALLY feel!" *wg*

Kisskiss from Maine to all you sons and daughters!

Donald Edward Goodman
Donald Edward Goodman
12 years ago

Stalin, Churchill, and the biggest liar of all FD ROSENVELT. (YEA, THAT'S HIE REAL NAME) All sitting next to each other. Doesn't that reek of Illuminati to you? Three ENEMIES all together! Reminds me of the "controlled landing" of King George II and his "remote-comtrolled landing on the aircraft carrier with 'MISSION ACCOMPLISHED" on the HUGE sign. "Accomplished? Then WHY are we STILL there? Can you spell OIL PIPELINE?

David Foster
David Foster
12 years ago

"Much like the abused child that grows up to abuse his own children we are just repeating what was done to us"

Such is the history of every nation since the dawn of time.

Harrison Ramsden
Harrison Ramsden
12 years ago

Wow an American calling Britain sissys hahaha!! Maybe you should look at your own history an consider how many wars America have fought under lies and false pretense. History just repeats itself, superpower after superpower repeat the same things. However, its the times which dictates how these repeated actions take place! A defeat in a war doesnt necessarily mean a lose, it could be away for example it could be a way to gain a military base in a country where it could be used as a strategic post for more important overall goal.

David Wilby
David Wilby
12 years ago

ive never watched such horse S*&T in all my life... and this actually passes as U.S History what a joke absolute nonsence. Ime British an i can tell you now my historical FACTS do not match with most of what this program goes on about. what a id**t, this is not a documentary its pure fiction

wald0
wald0
12 years ago

After watching more of this documentary, all of it in fact, there are a few things that seem to stand out that I can't help but question. First, this is simply to pro U.S. I mean it fails to mention after going on for sometime about the American experiment in equality and freedom that America was founded on the blood and slaughter of an innocent native population that greeted us with open arms and tried to help us (watch 5oo Nations and you will see what I mean). Second, I had always been taught that the Brits opposed slavery and tried to stamp it out by capturing Spanish and American slave ships at sea. Third, it casts the creation of the national parks system and the idea of wildlife conservation in a negative light, as if they were symptoms of Roosevelt's loyalty to the British or somehow stiffled the colonization of the western territories. Fourth, this doc was funded by the LaRouche PAC, a political group pushing an agenda. I am not saying I disagree with thier agenda, only that they have one, which could potentially get in the way of an objective view of history. I would have to really research the facts before I could buy much of this. I have a two year degree in western civics and studied WW1 extensively, yet I never heard of the Brits being the root of this war. Most historians chalk it up to the vast web of alliances formed between European nations and the assination of Archeduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria but, this doc goes further to say the Brits caused these things to happen. I question how they came to such a conclusion when well meaning well informed historians around the globe did not.

Malcolm Garland
Malcolm Garland
12 years ago

inaccurate, it was brittain, the brittish navy that halted the slave trade...

chad brown
chad brown
12 years ago

I really enjoyed this doc. Somewhat slanted away from a different kind of colonialism which is largely directed by US and EU policies. But a fun watch.

drinker69
drinker69
12 years ago

Today's United States is like a mouth with no stomach. There's not enough of anything to satiate the global beast.

Sieben Stern
Sieben Stern
12 years ago

teddy 'set aside east india inspired conservation parks, denying land to settlers, lincoln had wanted for development'

lol i've actually never heard the creation of the national park system put in such a negative light.... it feels kind of shady, i wonder who made/funded this docu?

LaRouche PAC, LaRouche Movement - nice, a history rewrite by a rightwing fascist group / personality cult, barely a documentary. never trust anything with TRUE in the title! XD

i get the impression that larouche is to the past as the venus project is to the future.

blaxparx13
blaxparx13
12 years ago

This documentary is by the La Rouche PAC. Read about Lyndon Ra Rouche on
Wikipedia. This guy is a nut.

wald0
wald0
12 years ago

Perhaps this explains the detestable U.S. practice of covertly manipulating other countries politics in order to bring about things such as regime change. Much like the abused child that grows up to abuse his own children we are just repeating what was done to us, playing the game as we know it to be played. The good news is that the vast majority of American citizens now are aware of these practices and strongly disapprove of them for many reasons. They are unproductive, immoral, and directly conflict with the image Americans have been sold about America by the established powers that be.So, am I saying, like many extreme liberals do, that we should never judge another societies practices or culture? No. not at all. As Sam "whats his name?" often points out, surely we know enough about human flourishing and what makes a productive peaceful society to speak out against obviously dysfunctional practices and, that global conversation is important and necessary. However, it should remain just that, a conversation not military action or covert manipulation. Who knows what our fore fathers would do in the current political and economic environment we now face but, I think one of Lincoln's qoutes hints at his position. He said he would rather be executed on the spot than to see the experiment in freedom and equality that he had been elected to lead fail. This is the courage and belief in our founding principles that we no longer seem to have. Now we give up our principles when they are inconvenient or make us vernerable in any way, and we excuse this by saying it is in the intrest of security. What are we becoiming? Is it worth securing? More importantly, is it worthy of us? I say give me liberty, give me justce, give me equality, and d@mn the consequences. And if that means my death, the death of America- so be it, for I would not cast my lot in a world so depraved of integrity and compassion any way.

dmxi
dmxi
12 years ago

''…while a nation goes speculation crazy the people neglect to think of fundamental principles.''
well,that's been thrown overboard !