The fascist plot to overthrow the U.S. Government in the 1930s is definitely one They’d rather you forgot about, or, better yet, never heard of in the first place. The first time that I was introduced to this information, I thought, “This can’t be true.”
In case you don’t want to read the book, or think that this is ancient history, search the Intertubes for: Smedley Butler Prescott Bush
Of course, the circle was completed a few decades later on November 22, 1963.
The Plot to Seize the White House: The Shocking True Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow FDR by Jules Archer
Most people will be shocked to learn that in 1933 a cabal of wealthy industrialistsâ€”in league with groups like the K.K.K. and the American Liberty Leagueâ€”planned to overthrow the U.S. government in a fascist coup. Their plan was to turn discontented veterans into American â€œbrown shirts,â€ depose F.D.R., and stop the New Deal. They clandestinely asked Medal of Honor recipient and Marine Major General Smedley Darlington Butler to become the first American Caesar. He, though, was a true patriot and revealed the plot to journalists and to Congress.
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