LaRouchies get a hearing in South Bay

The Carson city council spent a chunk of its meeting last night talking about Lyndon LaRouche's "Homeowners and Bank Protection Act of 2007." The item was on the agenda at the request of Councilman Elito Santarina and Councilman Mike Gipson, says the Breeze's Gene Maddaus:

LaRouche is a crackpot of the highest order, and claims on his Web site that President Obama is being brainwashed by Nazi doctors. But he has a following, and his supporters have managed to get several cities across the country to support his foreclosure prevention bill, including Gardena, Compton and Lynwood, according to LaRouche PAC. The bill calls for a government takeover of all banks and a "freeze" on all mortgages (whatever that means) for a period of months or years.

Sheesh. There was a time — before their maximum leader went to prison — when LaRouchies ran candidates in all the local races and cluttered up airports with earnest young totally clueless money raisers. I kind of miss them.


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