From a reader:
Just read the reader comments and I have to strongly agree with the
reader who said the ‘everyone know this’ assertion is BS. I consider
myself well-informed and I hardly knew anything about Wilson except
maybe League of Nations, and very little about FDR except the New Deal
and his lies to get us into WWII. Blue Eagle? Largest parades in NYC?
Tens of thousands jailed? I could not believe I was reading these
things and others for the first time in your book. Another thing I
could never understand was how those in the highest positions of govt
could be so unconcerned with communists at the highest levels of govt.
Now I understand the tremendous sympathies for communists and socialists
in view of the true FDR leanings, they were all peas in a pod. I also
understand why the left spent so much energy turning history on its
head. At the age of 43, and being a news hound, I never thought a book
would have such a profound impact on my understanding of the world. I
have found in my experience (conservative, electrical engineer, and now
patent attorney), that when you see the ‘seamless web’ where things just
naturally flow and fit, that is a good sign you understand things. You
have filled a large gap in everyone’s understanding, a tremendous
P.S. I can only imagine how proud your father would be right now.