This book is both political history and an autobiography of one of the great libertarian thinkers.
The Southern GOP delegations were very small in those days of Dixiecrat supremacy, and composed largely of African Americans and working-class whites.
To the mouthpieces of the mainstream news media with their shallow view of American political history, this is very perplexing.
WOW this book is making me think a LOT! I love books like that. Totally suggest this one to all who are questioning what the hell is going on in politics these days (both sides,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Need2Know
As a lover of Rothbard, I had mixed feelings on this book. It's a great history lesson of the Old (and New) Right movement through the 19th and 20th century, but other then that... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Matt_Georgia
It is Murray Rothbard. I have been educated posthumously by this remarkable writer, as well as an example of what American Conservatism was supposed to be.Published 16 months ago by Larry Billar
Rothbard has created a superb and detailed summary of America's political history, of which too many Americans will be disinterested . . .Published 18 months ago by Allen Locher
Interesting, but more of a story of Rothbard's journey across the entire (and I mean entire) political spectrum. Read morePublished 22 months ago by robert ryan
Thank you! Will pass on to friends. Laissez faire capitalism expalained in detail. Nobody does it better!I could not put this book down.Published on March 6, 2012 by ECOMUD
Reading Betrayal was for me like being center stage on "This is Your Life" - everything from arguing with my childhood playmates against America entering WWII to the Vietnam War... Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by Carl Bitzer
No matter what changes in our political discourse, the distinction between "left" and "right" stubbornly remain. Read morePublished on February 28, 2011 by Kevin Currie-Knight
I was somewhat familiar with many of the figures in Murray Rothbard's excellent The Betrayal of the American Right thanks to my earlier reading of Radicals for Capitalism: A... Read morePublished on March 15, 2009 by Jason Seagraves