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

linda880 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 10:02 PM
When the KGB opened their files guess what ,over 80% of the people McCarthy accused were listed as agents or sympathizers, so I guess you could say he was right and it's leftist propaganda that has lasted about him, if you keep telling the same lie over and over it will stand with those who aren't interested in the truth. Which these days appears to be half the voters in America.
dkrasner Wrote: Mar 26, 2013 10:24 AM
Where did you find this data please.
The March Hare Wrote: Feb 14, 2014 4:17 PM
I'm not sure where he got the 89% from, I suggest you read the following:

The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors by Herbert Romerstein and Eric Breindel

Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies by: M. Stanton Evans

Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government by: Herbert Romerstein and M. Stanton Evans
The March Hare Wrote: Feb 14, 2014 4:18 PM
Sorry for the typo, I meant 80%.

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...