Failed fascist coup in America led to strategy change for corporate elite

Prescott Bush and son George: a family fortune made from financially supporting Hitler's rise to power.

“A clique of U.S. industrialist is hell bent to bring a fascist state to supplant our democratic government and is working closely with the fascist regime in Germany and Italy. I have had plenty of opportunity in my post in Berlin to witness how close some of our American ruling families are to the Nazi regime.” – William Dodd, U.S. ambassador to Germany, in a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936.

By Craig McKee

If you saw it in a movie, you’d think it was far-fetched. But it happened.

Most Americans have no idea how close they came to living under a Nazi-style dictatorship prior to World War II. But a group that can be fairly called the “who’s who” of 1930s corporate establishment tried to violently overthrow the U.S. government Continue reading