By Liberty Report Staff
Thomas Jefferson is quoted as saying: "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty."
Americans must always remain vigilant. For opportunists of all stripes are constantly angling to snatch away freedom and liberty.
Neocons and warmongers aren't the only ones that perpetually try to keep Americans in a constant state of fear, with the solution always being a further sacrifice of life and liberty to the government. The other side of the spectrum is populated by the environmental prophets of doom.
Here are 18 examples of the spectacularly wrong predictions made around 1970 when "Earth Day" started:
1. Harvard biologist George Wald estimated that “civilization will end within 15 or 30 years unless immediate action is taken against problems facing mankind.”
Read the rest of the hysteria here.