They told us that if Americans stayed a strong people ... literate, fiercely independent, free and well educated that there would never be a global thermonuclear war.
They said that as incredible, as unlikely as it seemed in 1955, if they allowed their educational system to be taken over by communists and the citizenry dumbed down that a third world war which would destroy the United States would be inevitable.
I could see this coming in 1992. I could press my ear to the ground and hear it approaching like distant thunder from the hooves of horses.
Robert Welch was right. The John Birch society was precognition. They tried to tell people about this but men being incapable of receiving wisdom, just didn't listen.