Old Wives' Tales
Radio & TV
Toxin du jour
Claim: The U.S. is about to surrender its sovereignty to the United Nations, and other assorted political calamities.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2000]
Origins: Yes, it's true: The United States is about to declare martial law, cancel elections, and relinquish its sovereignty to the United Nations, China is poised to take over Taiwan, Israel has declared war on Iraq, and you're hearing about it all not on the news, but in an anonymous
Besides, the U.S. obviously can't declare martial law, because Wal-Mart still hasn't returned all the unused signs from last year.
Last updated: 25 March 2007
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