1. 10

    The American mind simply has not come to a realization of the evil which has been introduced into our midst.

    100
  2. 9

    A child who has been taught to respect the laws of God will have little difficulty respecting the laws of men.

    101
  3. 8

    There is but one way to eliminate juvenile delinquency - that is by providing each child in America with competent parents.

    117
  4. 7

    Purpose of counter-intelligence action is to disrupt and it is immaterial whether facts exist to substantiate the charge. If facts are present it aids in the success of the proposal but the Bureau feels … that disruption can be accomplished without facts to back it up.

    128
  5. 6

    What's important at this time is to re-clarify the difference between hero and villain.

    132
  6. 5

    The individual is handicapped by coming face-to-face with a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists.

    146
  7. 4

    The most effective weapon against crime is cooperation... The efforts of all law enforcement agencies with the support and understanding of the American people.

    156
  8. 3

    The Communist threat from without must not blind us to the Communist threat from within. The latter is reaching into the very heart of America through its espionage agents and a cunning, defiant, and lawless communist party, which is fanatically dedicated to the Marxist cause of world enslavement and destruction of the foundations of our republic.

    156
  9. 2

    J. Edgar Hoover: When morals decline and good men do nothing, evil flourishes. A society unwilling to learn from past is doomed. We must never forget our history.

    274
  10. 1

    The individual comes face-to-face with a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists. The American mind has not come to a realisation of the evil which has been introduced into our midst. It rejects even the assumption that human creatures could espouse a philosophy which must ultimately destroy all that is good and decent.

    276
  11. Last Update: 13 April 2021

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