If It Isn’t America First, What Is It?


The very words “America First” have gained a social stigma accorded few things in American History—things such as “McCarthyism,” or “America for Americans,” or “Reverse Discrimination.”  These words that have been made politically incorrect by the media wing of the Progressive Republocrat Party.

The original America First Committee was painted with the broad brush of anti-Americanism for opposing America’s entrance into WW II.  The committee was established on September 4, 1940, by Yale Law School student R. Douglas Stuart, Jr. along with several other students, including future President Gerald Ford, future Peace Corps director Sargent Shriver, and future U.S. Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart.  Future President John F. Kennedy contributed $100, along with a note saying, “What you all are doing is vital.”  It also attracted many national leaders such as General Robert E. Wood, the aviator Charles A. Lindbergh, and Senator Gerald P. Nye. The committee was dissolved on December 10, 1941 after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor brought America into the war.

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