| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
No, it's not the full moon, that's an election rising on the horizon. Lock your doors. As the witching hour approaches, the paranoids start coming out of the woods on the lookout for easy prey, so we can all be afraid, be terribly afraid, together. In uncertain times -- but I repeat myself, for when have the times ever been certain? -- a new crop of true believers is waiting to be cultivated by the kind of demagogues who always have the simplest explanation for any and all of the uncertainties out there:
| Dec 7, 2009
View Larger Map 535 S. Hoover via Google maps’ street view. Dec. 7, 1959: Robert Welch is speaking in Los Angeles on the first anniversary of the John Birch Society. The Freedom Club was founded in 1952 by Dr. James W. Fifield Jr., pastor of First...