Debtor's Prison: Lyndon LaRouche

Lyndon LaRouche goes to jail for swindling his supporters

From his perch on the fringe of the American political spectrum, Lyndon H. LaRouche Jr. has accused Queen Elizabeth II of drug trafficking and blamed the International Monetary Fund for creating and spreading the AIDS virus. Henry Kissinger and Walter Mondale, among others, have earned spots on his list of Communist spies. But last week LaRouche gave his conspiracy theories a more personal and self-aggrandizing touch. In an Alexandria, Va., courtroom, he declared that as a result of his conviction last month on fraud charges, "the vital interests of the United States have been put in jeopardy." A four-time presidential candidate...

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