The king is dead!

Hurray and Hallelujah!

This photograph was taken of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at his Warm Springs, Georgia home by Nicholas Robbins. The next day, April 12, 1945, Roosevelt did the world a favor by dying.

Clearly, for over a year and a half Roosevelt was a dying man who had no business continuing to function as President of the United States. Driven by an out-sized ego, Roosevelt sold out millions of American soldiers, sailors and airmen whom he condemned to the World War II fiasco only to debase their sacrifices at the Tehran and Yalta meetings with Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill.

Those three amigos rearranged life in the 20th Century and, together, they eclipsed the murderous exploits of men such as Genghis Khan, Tamerlane, Mao, Castro, and such other humanitarians. As an added bonus to their star status, they also condemned millions more to decades of rot, decay and terror throughout Communist-controlled hellholes across the globe.

America suffered through thirteen years of the Depression with him and four years of war. His legacy is remarkably full of lies, philandering, and vicious attacks on those he considered enemies. His lifelong pole star was himself, and as a consummate politician he would say anything, do anything and hurt anyone who stood in his way.

Perhaps Albert Jay Nock said it best when he wrote:

We really ought to do some celebrating because Franklin’s demise is the biggest public improvement that America has experienced since the passage of the Bill of Rights.”

Long may we celebrate April 12, 1945!

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4 Responses to The king is dead!

  1. Gary Michael Dault April 12, 2021 at 6:44 pm #

    What a vicious, tasteless, meanspirited, puerile, utterly unwarranted, crudely-contrived attack on FDR!

    Whatever Roosevelt was, he was a friggin’ saint compared to Mr. Trump.!

    You ought to be ashamed of yourself

    • Mike Coughlin April 12, 2021 at 7:38 pm #

      But I’m not ashamed! I could call you names such as moron or idiot, but I have respect for people afflicted with such conditions. It’s obvious you have swallowed the Roosevelt kool-aid. How many Americans died at Pearl Harbor because he refused to warn the Navy and Army commanders there about the pending Japanese attack? How many millions died because of the deals he and Churchill made with Stalin over control of Eastern Europe and the displacement of total populations following the war? Believe your fantasy if you choose. Enjoy your Jim Jones drink. Wash your hands, wear your mask, get your shot and continue to genuflect before your gods.

  2. Steven Smith April 13, 2021 at 12:13 am #

    Bravo. In February 1974 as a 13 year old seventh grader I determined the new deal which had been all my life presented as the greatest thing since magna carta was raw socialism-communism, some thing I had spent over 5 years abominating. To account for lost time re my realization I cynically threw FDR into political bed with Hitler & declared them 2 peas in a pod, a notably thank-less performance. When I found Mussolini like FDR & Hitler died in April 1945 I could not control my delight; my only lament was the survival of Stalin & Mao past that magic month.

    A few years later I got all intellectual & applied objective criteria to FDR, Hitler & Mussolini to remove the rancor & gloating from my original satisfaction at their near simultaneous demize but I miss the old meanness wherewith I first greeted the revelation thereof. That my hero AJN took similar satisfaction is quite validating. We all deserve a world where such odious beings just do not exist. Where are Democrats such as John Taylor of Caroline when we most need them?

    • Mike Coughlin April 13, 2021 at 2:30 am #

      Steve:
      I share your loathing for the man and the ruination he brought to this country. The John Taylor’s of our world have been buried by a media that promotes the political gurus that dance across the public stage today–regardless of whether they be Republican or Democrat–or most other variations of the same virus.