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  • In small-town Wisconsin, looking for the roots of the modern American conspiracy theory (AP Hit Piece)

    01/21/2024 10:47:02 AM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 10 replies
    Channel 3000 News/AP ^ | January 21, 2024 | AP Staff
    APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The decades fall away as you open the front doors. It’s the late 1950s in the cramped little offices — or maybe the pre-hippie 1960s. It’s a place where army-style buzz cuts are still in fashion, communism remains the primary enemy and the decor is dominated by American flags and portraits of once-famous Cold Warriors. At the John Birch Society, they’ve been waging war for more than 60 years against what they're sure is a vast, diabolical conspiracy. As they tell it, it’s a plot with tentacles that reach from 19th-century railroad magnates to the Biden...
  • The Marxist Origin of Wokism: The Hideous Face of Revolution

    11/17/2023 7:52:37 AM PST · by truthxchange · 4 replies
    TruthXchange ^ | 11/16/2023 | Dr. Peter Jones
    The Marxist Origin of Wokism: The Hideous Face of RevolutionI am picking up a subject about which I have already written in an article entitled “Wokism: The New Pagan Morality.”[1] We now live in an increasingly post-Christian society. Interestingly, 56% of American voters deemed the term “woke” to be positive, associated with being informed and educated, while just 39% deemed it negative, likening it to censorship and being overly politically correct.[2] In his book, America’s Cultural Revolution: How the Left Conquered Everything,[3] Christopher Rufo traces the origins of CRT/Wokism, showing how America has been quietly taken over by the ideological...
  • Leslie Arnold mystery solved: Man who died in Australia was enigmatic Nebraska fugitive

    When asked about his origin story, John Damon always told his family he was an orphan from Chicago. Which was true, in a way. In 1958, the 16-year-old Omaha boy indeed became an orphan — when he shot his parents to death. And nine years later, after he sawed through prison bars and escaped the Nebraska State Penitentiary, the fugitive did flee to Chicago to launch his new life. But back in those days, Damon was known by a different name: William Leslie Arnold.
  • This Was The Halftime Show At The NFL Championship Game In 1958

    02/22/2023 6:01:34 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 30 replies
    Sunny Skyz ^ | 2/20/23 | Sunny Skyz
    Rihanna can't hold a candle to this show. The 1958 NFL Championship Game was the 26th NFL championship game, played on December 28 at Yankee Stadium in New York City. This is a clip from the halftime show.
  • Hilarys first job

    11/26/2007 6:52:46 PM PST · by stratous · 27 replies · 38+ views
    New York Sun ^ | 11/26/07 | Josh Gerstein
    One partner at the firm, Doris Walker, was a Communist Party member at the time. Another partner, Robert Treuhaft, had left the party in 1958,
  • History: Arab-Palestine shifting alliances

    07/20/2020 10:20:40 AM PDT · by Marinario · 2 replies
    Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress, Volume 107, Part 24 - United States. Congress - U.S. Government Printing Office, 1961 - Law In 1958 the society issued a special release exposing Shukairy's political background. Our interest in this gentleman stemmed from the fact that, when an emergency session of the UN was convened to alleviate tensions in the Middle East, he "poured scorn on the search for a durable peace and threatened the West with the spectre of war."  Shukairy summed up the Arabs' bellicose attitude towards the West and staked out Nasser's claim to empire, in a speech whose tone...
  • You Cheated--The Slades (1958)

    01/20/2021 11:49:05 AM PST · by Fiji Hill · 12 replies
    "You Cheated" By the Slades, from Austin, Texas.
  • Top songs of 1958 (Pure nostalgia for the old timers)

    01/18/2021 8:03:07 AM PST · by SmokingJoe · 84 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1958 | Various Artists
    My own favorite from that year was from The Everly Brothers, “All I Have To Do Is Dream”
  • Russian author published in full at last (Boris Pasternak)

    02/17/2004 5:22:44 PM PST · by Indy Pendance · 5 replies · 178+ views
    UPI ^ | 2-17-04
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- More than 40 years after his death, the entire works of Russian Nobel prize-winning novelist Boris Pasternak are to be published in his homeland. A full 11-volume edition of all of Pasternak's work, including his famous love poetry, will be published within the next year, according to a report on news.com.au. Pasternak is most famous for his massive novel "Doctor Zhivago," which was made into a motion picture starring Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. The novel was finally published in Russia in 1988 as part of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev's policy of glasnost, or openness....
  • During Cold War, CIA used ‘Doctor Zhivago’ as a tool to undermine Soviet Union

    04/07/2014 5:39:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 5, 2014 | Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
    A secret package arrived at CIA headquarters in January 1958. Inside were two rolls of film from British intelligence — pictures of the pages of a Russian-language novel titled “Doctor Zhivago.” The book, by poet Boris Pasternak, had been banned from publication in the Soviet Union. The British were suggesting that the CIA get copies of the novel behind the Iron Curtain. The idea immediately gained traction in Washington.
  • The Poni-Tails - Born Too Late (1958)

    03/12/2019 6:06:26 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 22 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/4/2010 | TheLimePopsicle
    The Poni-Tails - Born Too Late (1958)
  • Anniversary of a Fake News Classic by The New York Times

    01/05/2019 8:18:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 5, 2019 | Humberto Fontova
    “One Thousand Killed in 5 days of Fierce Street Fighting!” read a New York Times headline on Jan 4, 1959. The fake news headline dealt with the (utterly bogus) “battle” of Santa Clara in central Cuba where Ernesto “Che” Guevara earned much of his enduring (and totally bogus) martial fame. “Commander Che Guevara appealed to Batista troops for a truce to clear the streets of casualties,” continues the breathless The New York Times article. “Guevara turned the tide in this bloody battle and whipped a Batista force of 3,000 men!”A year later, Che’s own diaries revealed that his forces (which actually numbered...
  • #ThroughbackThursday: Betty Ann Edition

    03/08/2018 6:46:08 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 3-8-18 | MOTUS
    How fortuitous: it’s #ThroughbackThursday AND Betty Ann’s - aka Mello(ha!)LemonCello – birthday! So today’s post is a homage to a very good year, 1958.The Mad Men of Madison Avenue had some awesome product to hawk in those days. The cars from 1958 were, like our Betty Ann, creative, original, distinctive, spunky and colorful. What ever happened to that? Look around a parking lot today: all black, white or grey in a sea of similar looking boxes bearing different nameplates. Henry Ford might be surprised to find that 100 years hence we’re essentially back to his position that you can get...
  • 1958 Surplus Guns; Cheap for Good Reasons

    12/21/2016 5:24:43 AM PST · by marktwain · 45 replies
    ammoland ^ | 12 December, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    By Dean Weingarten The above ad is from 1958 Guns magazine(pdf).  In constant dollars, one dollar in 1958 would be worth about $8.36 today. Let’s see how the 1958 prices look in 2016 dollars.Total of prices listed for the four rifles, $41.76.  If you bought all four at once, they only cost $27.84 total. The equivalent in 2016 calculates at $232.74. These rifles were far from “excellent” or “like new”, which is why they were so cheap.Some excerpts from Group A, top to bottom: “All guns practically complete“, “You can see light through the bore”, “worn, but serviceable“, and ...
  • The Southern Poverty Law Center and Morris Dees

    12/05/2015 9:00:40 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/5/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    There are any number of liberal organizations that have fractured the rules of civility in order to advance the socialist agenda. Of these Obama aligned, leftist groups, none is more perverse in its grotesque slanders and misleading claims than the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The SPLC was founded in 1971 by Morris Dees, Julian Bond and Joseph Levin. According to his law partner Millard Fuller, Dees’ only interest was to make money, a lot of it, and he didn’t care how. As cases in point, in 1958 Dees served as the state campaign manager for McDonald Gallion, a segregationist...
  • Who holds the title of 'Greatest Mass Murderer in History?' (The winner is ....)

    09/17/2010 10:15:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/17/2010 | Rick Moran
    And the winner is... Mao Zedong, founder of the People's Republic of China, qualifies as the greatest mass murderer in world history, an expert who had unprecedented access to official Communist Party archives said yesterday.Speaking at The Independent Woodstock Literary Festival, Frank Dikötter, a Hong Kong-based historian, said he found that during the time that Mao was enforcing the Great Leap Forward in 1958, in an effort to catch up with the economy of the Western world, he was responsible for overseeing "one of the worst catastrophes the world has ever known".Mr Dikötter, who has been studying Chinese rural history...
  • Founder of today’s China killed 45 million of his own people(in 4 yrs)

    09/17/2010 5:04:29 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 48 replies
    Tibetan Review ^ | 09/05/10
    Founder of today’s China killed 45 million of his own people (TibetanReview.net, Sep05, 2010) Recently declassified Chinese Communist Party archives show that the Great Helmsman, Chairman Mao Tsetung's regime cased the greatest "man-made famine" the world has ever seen, reported the ANI news service Sep 3, citing a new publication from Hong Kong. Mao's Great Famine, by Frank Dikotter, Professor of Humanities at the University of Hong Kong, is reported to show that 45 million Chinese people were killed between 1958 and 1961. Chinese propaganda posters of the late 1950s show smiling young workers marching jubilantly towards unity under the...
  • Long range weather outlook for upcoming winter season

    09/18/2015 7:04:15 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 28 replies
    wgrz ^ | 9-18-2015
    The Climate Prediction Center Thursday released its late fall / early winter forecast for the United States.  This forecast includes the months of October, November and December. Graphics show Western New York is forecast to have a warmer, and drier than normal, period during these three months.  This seems to follow what can be typically expected during an El Nino event. During strong El Nino events like this year, warm waters in the tropical Pacific ocean cause a strengthening of the Pacific jet stream which tends keep cold air bottled up in Canada and an active strorm track across the Southern...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Teacher's Pet"(1958)

    11/23/2014 12:15:13 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    Daily Motion ^ | 1958 | George Seaton
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Paris Holiday"(1958)

    07/20/2014 12:30:51 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 7 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1958 | Gerd Oswald