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‘A Conspiracy So Immense’ — Was FDR Aide Harry Hopkins a Soviet Agent?
The Other McCain ^ | June 6, 2013 | Robert Stacy McCain

Posted on 06/06/2013 10:33:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

“A confidential message from FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, reproduced in [Diana] West’s new book, told [White House aide Harry] Hopkins that a ‘continuing’ investigation had discovered that Russian diplomat (and Comintern agent) Vasily Zarubin had made a payment to U.S. Communist Party official Steve Nelson to help place espionage agents ‘in industries engaged in secret war production … so that information could be obtained for transmittal to the Soviet Union.’ This information had come from a ‘bug’ at Nelson’s home in Oakland, California, through which the FBI first learned of the Soviet effort (code-named ‘Enormous’) to obtain the atomic secrets of the Manhattan Project. Instead of warning President Roosevelt, however, Hopkins ‘privately warned the Soviet embassy in Washington that the FBI had bugged a secret meeting’ between Nelson and Zarubin, according to documents from the KGB archives smuggled out by [former Soviet intelligence officer Vasili] Mitrokhin.”

– ViralRead, “Top FDR Aide Hopkins Was Soviet Agent; Book Examines ‘Betrayal’”

“Robert Stacy McCain has seized on the conclusion . . .” – Diana West, “American Betrayal: Making News”

Just doing my job, ma’am. “Seizing conclusions” is a fairly apt job description and, as was I reading through the book, my head nearly exploded when I saw the evidence against Harry Hopkins.....

(Excerpt) Read more at theothermccain.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government; Japan; Politics/Elections; Russia; US: California
KEYWORDS: americanbetrayal; averellharriman; betrayal; california; coldwar; communists; dianawest; fdr; germany; godsgravesglyphs; harryhopkins; japan; josephstalin; manhattanproject; pages; robertstacymccain; roosevelt; sovietunion; stalin; stevenelson; treason; vasilyzarubin
That administration was riddled with communists, including the vice president before Harry Truman.
1 posted on 06/06/2013 10:33:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yes and he also gave a German agent the heads up about Anzio.
2 posted on 06/06/2013 10:50:29 PM PDT by Domangart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Even the delegates to the 1944 Democrat convention couldn’t stomach renominating Henry Wallace as Vice President knowing that Roosevelt was unlikely to serve a full fourth term.


3 posted on 06/06/2013 10:59:21 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not really out to get you.)
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To: Domangart

And it is likely that Someone—British or American—got the word to the Chinese that the US would NOT hit China if they intervened in Korea.


4 posted on 06/06/2013 11:01:22 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: Paleo Conservative

The Catholic who was the Democratic chairmen pushed Truman forward, because he knew Harry was anti-Communist and because Jimmy Byrnes was not acceptable to his fellow Catholics because of his divorce. Catholics and Communists were bedfellows in the Democratic Party, and the Catholic pols had an idea who was to be trusted and who not.


5 posted on 06/06/2013 11:05:54 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: RobbyS

Catholics and Communists were bedfellows in the Democratic Party, and the Catholic pols had an idea who was to be trusted and who not.


True. But there were factions of Dems like Joe Kennedy who were pro Nazi.


6 posted on 06/06/2013 11:16:38 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
During WW2, one or a couple a few commies were in the White House.

Today the whole place is infested with commie-rats posers.


7 posted on 06/06/2013 11:18:13 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: laplata

Give Joe his due: he was very anti-Communist and a friend to Joe MaCarthy, which is why Bobby was an aide to McCarthy and Jack an ally.


8 posted on 06/06/2013 11:19:47 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: RobbyS

Give Joe his due: he was very anti-Communist and a friend to Joe MaCarthy, which is why Bobby was an aide to McCarthy and Jack an ally.


Good points. The left don’t like to be reminded or be told that Bobby was on McCarthy’s staff.


9 posted on 06/06/2013 11:36:14 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Simple answer is yes, Read zwhitaker Chambers....


10 posted on 06/07/2013 12:09:55 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m just getting into Diana West’s book “Betrayal” tonight. It promises to be the next next nail in the coffin of FDR’s legacy.


11 posted on 06/07/2013 1:31:21 AM PDT by Misterioso (It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing - Duke Ellington)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Harry Hopkins is prominently mentioned in Maj. George Racey Jordan's Diaries (used copies can be found on amazon.com), and also in Richard Rhodes' excellent book, Dark Sun.

Maj. Jordan was in charge of a portion of the USA's effort to supply the Soviet Union during WWII. His Diaries make an excellent read.

12 posted on 06/07/2013 2:31:14 AM PDT by rmh47 (Go Kats! - Got eight? NRA Life Member])
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To: Nifster

If Harry Hopkins wasn’t an actual Soviet agent, he was at the very least a dedicated fellow traveler.

I suspect he was a willing tool of the Soviets.


13 posted on 06/07/2013 3:19:33 AM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

EVERYONE near FDR was a Communist, just like everyone now near Obama, and him also, played Communist during college...until Alinsky told them to start acting mainstream, if they wanted to obtain political power. They listened.


14 posted on 06/07/2013 3:19:46 AM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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To: RobbyS

Jack was no ally. But it’s safe to say Jack wouldn’t have had a career without Joe McCarthy.


15 posted on 06/07/2013 3:26:45 AM PDT by Mach9
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To: Mach9

The bottom line is that no one who seeks power should be trusted. Ever. That’s not to say that all who seek power are bad, and that all who have a desire to work in the public sector are dishonest or Machiavellian. Nonetheless, they still should not be trusted. The stakes are too high, and human nature is human nature.


16 posted on 06/07/2013 3:37:56 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not surprised. Many of our elites supported the communists. They still do.


17 posted on 06/07/2013 3:57:52 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: BobL

The grandfather of Obama’s girlfriend was good friends with Alger Hiss and vouched for him. IIRC, it was her stepfather’s father.


18 posted on 06/07/2013 4:31:38 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yes.
Next question.


19 posted on 06/07/2013 4:34:11 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it gettingthe so hot?)
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To: RobbyS

Brit spy Donald Maclean the source, to Russia, that US would not use atomic weapons, as MacArthur wanted to do if China got to the Yalu (”We should never fight a land war in Asia”- MacArthur). Mac was right-if Truman gave the OK, just the threat would have been these results. No communist N Korea, No Viet Nam


20 posted on 06/07/2013 6:57:08 AM PDT by capt B
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Valerie Jarrett of his time.


21 posted on 06/07/2013 7:03:11 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump


22 posted on 06/07/2013 7:58:10 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Mach9

More to the point, Joe’s indifference to the threat from Hitler was owing to his fear of The Soviets. Germany came close to a Red take-over in 1919-20 and Nazism, like Italian Fascism, was a counter-stroke. Of course, In totalitarian states, everything turned on the character of the men at the top, and Hitler, like Lenin, Mussolini, and Stalin cared about nothing except power. Looking back, I wonder how much Joe Kennedy suspected about Hopkins and Red Influence in the White House?


23 posted on 06/07/2013 9:43:05 AM PDT by RobbyS
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Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.
This information had come from a ‘bug’ at Nelson’s home in Oakland, California, through which the FBI first learned of the Soviet effort (code-named ‘Enormous’) to obtain the atomic secrets of the Manhattan Project. Instead of warning President Roosevelt, however, Hopkins ‘privately warned the Soviet embassy in Washington that the FBI had bugged a secret meeting’ between Nelson and Zarubin, according to documents from the KGB archives smuggled out by [former Soviet intelligence officer Vasili] Mitrokhin.
Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


24 posted on 06/07/2013 5:58:53 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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