August 26, 1952

On August 26, 1952, the city of San Francisco began fluoridating their water. Senator Joseph McCarthy railed against it, as he said it was a Communist Plot to turn Americans into cross-dressing homosexuals. J. Edgar Hoover, the Head of the FBI, promised McCarthy that he would personally go to San Francisco and investigate.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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