Mencken was born to be censored. Beginning his professional life as a Baltimore newspaper reporter, he developed a cynical view of average Americans, whom he dubbed "the booboisie." "No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American middle class," he famously remarked.
Note: H. L. Mencken
In early 1953, using his apartment furniture as collateral, Hefner obtained a bank loan for $6oo and spent almost all of it for a nude picture of Marilyn Monroe, a rising star who had posed for the photographs when she was still unknown. He used the photograph to attract enough investors to put together a magazine that he called Playboy.
Note: the start of playboy.
In June 1964, Clarence Brandenburg, a member of the Ku Klux Klan, was filmed at a Klan rally as he warned that "it's possible there might have to be some revengeance [sic] taken"
Note: is this the title of a new game?
President Ford and his top advisers, including Chief of Staff Donald Rumsfeld and his deputy, Richard Cheney, believed the measure would disclose military and intelligence secrets and hamper law enforcement.
Note: they have been shitty for a long time.