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It's Time to See Joe McCarthy For the Hero He Was

Donald103 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 10:27 AM
There were Communists in the Federal government. Some people just won't let go. Facts don't matter. It's okay to make false accusations. Only good intentions count and results don't matter. If a program is not working, just add more money to it. Head Start is a good current example. It hasn't made the students any better-some report that those who were in Head Start do worse than those not in it. It may be a child sitting program, but even there is exposure to the disorder in some schools helpful to the preschooler?
Becca in TX Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 10:50 AM
Libs don't care if a program is actually accomplishes anything. They only care that they're putting money into some program so they can feel good about themselves, because whether the program actually works or not, they're TRYING and they've done something-even if it's something that doesn't work.
Ken2168 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:49 PM
If the program took money out of our hands and distributed it as the government sees fit, it DID accomplish something. As far as the Left is concerned, the rest is a secondary concern at best.

Freshman Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is just the latest in a long series of public figures to be reviled for "McCarthyism" following his recent questioning of Chuck Hagel, President Obama's nominee for secretary of defense. The response? Conservatives have rushed to defend their own against the charge. To understate the case, that's not enough. It's time to debunk McCarthyism itself.

No matter how much evidence vindicating the late Sen. Joe McCarthy comes out, what we call McCarthyism remains anathema in American life. Simply to utter the word is to deep-freeze debate, even thought itself. Even as we learn about the...