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It's Time to See Joe McCarthy For the Hero He Was
Townhall.com ^ | February 26 | Diana West

Posted on 02/26/2013 8:10:18 AM PST by Kaslin

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 history-changing extent to which American traitors working for the Kremlin penetrated and subverted the U.S. government (including many individuals investigated by McCarthy), the unsupportable fact remains that nothing in American public life is worse than to be compared to the man best known for his uncompromising fight against the secret, massive assault on our nation. When will we realize it's time to make amends and honor his memory?

Liberals and conservatives alike continue to fall for the poisonous bait. Last summer, for example, Romney adviser Eric Fehrnstrom called Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's accusations that Mitt Romney hadn't paid his taxes "baseless" and "shameless," and compared them to so-called McCarthyism. The Hill newspaper's write-up of Fehrnstrom's comments perfectly sums up society's ignorance on the issue:

"This reminds me of the McCarthy hearings back in the 1950s," Fehrnstrom said, referring to former Republican Sen. Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin, who led a controversial search for communist sentiment during the Cold War. "I would ask (Reid) one simple question: 'Have you no sense of decency, sir? Is there nothing that you won't do to debase yourself and the office you hold in the name of dirty politics?'"

"Baseless" and "shameless" were indeed apt descriptions for Reid's smear tactics, but they don't describe the exhaustive investigations mounted in the middle of the 20th century by teams of Red-hunters, including McCarthy's, in the House and Senate. As for their quarry, it was not, as The Hill delicately stated, "communist sentiment during the Cold War." Literally hundreds of Soviet agents taking orders from the KGB and related Soviet intelligence agencies to bring down the American republic had become deeply embedded in the U.S. government in the 1930s and 1940s. Most of them remained undiscovered, and many were active well into the 1950s.

After World War II, Red-hunters in Congress did their best to expose this communist menace -- a menace that we now know, following declassification of some FBI and intelligence files in Washington and Moscow, was much worse than we thought. Thanks to Joe McCarthy, many Americans whom the left angelicized as "free thinkers" or "liberals" were finally unmasked as hardened Soviet agents. These would include, to take 10 examples from M. Stanton Evans' masterpiece, "Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies," Solomon Adler, Cedric Belfrage, T.A. Bisson, V. Frank Coe, Lauchlin Currie, Harold Glasser, David Karr, Mary Jane Keeney, Leonard Mins and Franz Neumann.

As for "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" This tiresome catchphrase may quiver with righteousness on history's eternal wavelength, but it is probably the biggest crock of all. As Evans writes, Army counsel Joseph Welch famously hurled the question as an accusation at McCarthy. McCarthy's transgression, we are supposed to believe, was outing Welch's young legal associate, Frederick G. Fisher Jr., as a former member of the National Lawyers Guild, a notorious communist front group.

The truth is quite different. Six weeks earlier, Welch himself was quoted in The New York Times, confirming that Fisher had belonged to the communist front and that, as a result, Welch himself had "relieved (Fisher) from duty." Welch's hearing-room histrionics, in other words, were a lot of hot air. But they worked. To this day, the truth remains lost to most people, while this thinnest fiction is immortal.

Many other charges against McCarthy similarly disintegrate on examination. The problem is, there is far too little examination. Even this week, when the National Review took up editorial arms to defend Ted Cruz from croaky cries of "McCarthyism" coming from Democrats in Congress and cable TV hosts, the editorial explained how it was that Cruz had not engaged in the "M-word." It further declared Cruz "has not, as Senator McCarthy was reputed to have done, slandered an honorable man by cavalierly associating him with an odious and politically radioactive 'ism.'"

"Reputed" by whom, and according to what facts? Failing to unmask the McCarthyism libel for what it is and always was -- bunk and agitprop designed to demonize conservatives, from Joe then to Ted today -- does exactly what conservatives continue to take pains to disavow. It slanders a patriot -- Joe McCarthy -- by cavalierly associating him with an odious and politically radioactive "ism."

It's time to thank the man instead.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: communism; dingyharryreid; joemccarthy; mccarthyism; tedcruz

1 posted on 02/26/2013 8:10:21 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
Tail-gunner Joe may not have been an attractive figure but he was more of a war hero than LBJ by light years and he had very good sources on communists within the US government. That is why two administrations from both parties wanted him to shut up. The personnel security program got rid of most of the obvious commies and scared a lot of others out of the government. Neither Truman, marshal, or Eisenhower wanted the real size of commie infiltrtration of government from 1933 to 45 to be discussed. It would have produced a real convulsion of national rage and seriously undermined trust in Uncle Sam at the height of the Cold war.
2 posted on 02/26/2013 8:18:03 AM PST by robowombat
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To: Kaslin

“American traitors working for the Kremlin penetrated and subverted the U.S. government”

Looks like he was right.


3 posted on 02/26/2013 8:18:10 AM PST by Sophia777
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To: Kaslin

4 posted on 02/26/2013 8:19:53 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Kaslin

Amen. May the honor be restored to his name, it is richly deserved.


5 posted on 02/26/2013 8:24:42 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: Kaslin

He was a drunk, paranoid, and often wrongly accused people of being Commies. He’s no hero.


6 posted on 02/26/2013 8:27:53 AM PST by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: Kaslin
Every thread like this I see, I have to recommend the book:

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

Brilliant book, a must read, by someone who was there.

7 posted on 02/26/2013 8:28:52 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Wrong. On what do you base that? Please specify.


8 posted on 02/26/2013 8:30:21 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: Kaslin

Joe was right! Can you imagine what he’d say about a Communist sitting in the White House?


9 posted on 02/26/2013 8:30:21 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Kaslin

The liberals have done such a thorough job demonizing Sen. McCarthy, they have created such myths about that period including that McCarthy was somehow involved with the blacklistings in Hollywood. Truth is McCarthy had little or no interest in Hollywood. His attention was focused on where the spies and Communist cells were doing the most damage to our national security and passing intel to the Soviets, the State Department, the Treasury Department, and yes even the DoD. McCarthy had good reason to believe there were large Soviet spy rings operating in the capital. the defctions of Whittaker Chambers and Elizabeth Bently operating in the notorious Ware spy ring in the nation’s capital confirm that higher ups in the FDR-HST Administrations including Alger Hiss and Harry Dexter White and many many others were active participants in these communist spy rings. Yet Joe McCarthy continues to get a bum’s rap. For further reading I suggest M. Stanton Evan’s thoroughly detailed and researched book, Blacklisted by History. It is time rehabilitate Sen. McCarthy. It was the liberals cover up for their golden boy, Alger Hiss, that created much of this mythology. Even President Nixon, who was never much of a conservative, would never be forgiven by the liberals for exposing Alger Hiss.


10 posted on 02/26/2013 8:30:41 AM PST by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: rlmorel

I agree completely


11 posted on 02/26/2013 8:30:54 AM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

I have one of those daily tear off calendars. One of the sheets has a blasting of McCarthy that is just plain Hollyweird correct. That he was outrageous, drunk, loud mouthed, shooting from the hip, totally wrong, ruined careers, etc. It even says that he never once found a communist member in all of his witch hunts, an unbelievable mistake.

Most of the communists that he exposed used the Metzenbaum excuse when accused of being a member of the communist party: “I can’t believe that you’re accusing me of that!” “Please answer the questions.” “Outrageous to accuse me of that.” “Are now or have you ever been a member of the communist party?” “I can’t believe that you’re accusing me of that.” “Yes or no.” “Outrageous.”

This is one of those libtard history re-writes like the re-writing of the history of the Republican Party to be a bunch of racists, homophobes (whatever that means), KKK, etc.

Since the Stupid Party has never had anyone except Reagan and Palin to try to set these idiots straight, the rewriting of history continues.


12 posted on 02/26/2013 8:31:21 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Admin Moderator

Troll alert in Aisle 6!!!


13 posted on 02/26/2013 8:33:20 AM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Actually, to make it easy on you, please just provide the name of one person who was falsely accused of being a communist by Joseph McCarthy.

We can use that as a starting point, and it shouldn’t be too hard for you to come up with one.


14 posted on 02/26/2013 8:33:40 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans
He was a drunk, paranoid, and often wrongly accused people of being Commies. He’s no hero.

Wrongly??

Looks like he missed quite a few and we are seeing their result of patient subversive work and grooming in the White Hut today, with rapid acceleration towards distributed commie paradise.

15 posted on 02/26/2013 8:33:54 AM PST by Leo Carpathian (FReeeeepisssssed)
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To: Kaslin

Don’t.

Let him stay. The Internet is a wonderful tool, and I am sure we will get a response back shortly about just one of the many victims falsely accused by Senator McCarthy.

Then we can engage in reasoned discourse with the poster.


16 posted on 02/26/2013 8:35:39 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: Kaslin

“Troll alert in Aisle 6!!!”

Lol! One of Obama’s newly trained/unleashed internet army members, no doubt—compliments of Organizing for America.


17 posted on 02/26/2013 8:39:14 AM PST by MNGal
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To: Kaslin
Every critique of McCarthy that I have ever read is predicated on the unconsidered assumption that he was wrong, and that his "victims" were unfairly railroaded. No one ever stops to consider that he may have been right.
18 posted on 02/26/2013 8:41:42 AM PST by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

And, by the way. Don’t think of my request as setting a trap. It isn’t. I recognize that a lot of people (including myself at some point in my life) have taken the point of view that you have, possibly based on the same information.

I came out of the blocks aggressively, but I think I can make the case against what you wrote, and if I can change one mind, especially here on FR, it would be worth the effort.


19 posted on 02/26/2013 8:41:52 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: rlmorel

Weather he stays or not is not up to me. He is still a troll


20 posted on 02/26/2013 8:46:00 AM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: MNGal

I have to admit, as recently as the publication of Ann Coulter’s book “Treason”, I viewed Joseph McCarthy as an unfortunate but likely deserving blemish on conservatism. I would wince when discussing him, and say with authority “Well, whatever he did, he did it all wrong, and hurt innocent people, and...” and so on.

When I read “Treason”, I was puzzled. That version of history was quite different than the one I had been taught and grown up with.

It was so diametrically opposed, that as I weighed both versions, I was struck that one version or the other could be right, because that meant the other version was a complete and total fabrication and lie.

The lie was being told by either Ann Coulter, or it was being told by the media and the educational resources in this country.

There was no middle ground. And that is a rather large and barren middle ground, with black on one side, and white on the other.

So I read. I have read at least a dozen separate books on this period, and even more, I got the actual transcripts of the McCarthy hearings, which you can get online.

And I read them.

What I found out was that Ann Coulter’s version is far, FAR closer to the truth than any version I had ever heard, if simply reading the transcripts is any indication (which I think it is)

I have always been a conservative, even when I was a ten year old kid watching the political scene in the mid-sixties. (My dad was military, and all those people on the left were demonizing people like him, so I instinctively was against them)

But I still had little twinges of leftism. Why couldn’t we give some government money to those in need? (Not just food and other assistance, but actual money) Why is having the state taking a larger hand in education a bad thing? Won’t it provide consistency? And so on. Like a lot of people I know, I didn’t think it through. It felt right.

But my investigation into this, and reading the book “Witness” by Whittaker Chambers pushed me full force against any and all forms of leftism.

I have come to view being a little leftist as being a little pregnant.

We see the tactics of the left, as practiced against Whittaker Chambers and Joseph McCarthy fully engaged and utilized against anyone who disagrees with them today.

As such, I believe it is vitally important to set the record straight, and to stop the flooding of leftism at all costs. It is the greatest and gravest threat to this republic in its history.


21 posted on 02/26/2013 8:57:36 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Ok, tell me the names of ten people he accused of being communists who were not.


22 posted on 02/26/2013 8:59:41 AM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans
"He was a drunk"

A large number of members of Congress were alcoholics. Speaker Carl Albert used to routinely pass out in the stairwell of the capitol buildings. Because he was a Democrat, you hear no complaints.

"paranoid"

You mean he had no reason to be, what with the entire leftist media and political establishment out to take him down ?

"and often wrongly accused people of being Commies."

Who ? Name names.

23 posted on 02/26/2013 8:59:41 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Yes,all that’s true to some degree, and ultimately helped
discredit McCarthy, his apparent objectives, and his reputation. But he was thwarted at every step along the way.
It was forced off the tracks and got bogged down in lurid side-issues, like Roy Cohn and David Schine.
Remember that as McCarthy’s popularity grew, along with his approval by masses of the American public, the need to destroy him became all that much more urgent.
The entire McCarthy “project” should thus be seen as a trial run, more than a half-century ago, at how vexing it would be
for any lone crusader to find out the truth about what was actually going in even the very upper levels of government.
True McCarthyism found its true voice only thirty years later, in the persona of one Edward Kennedy, and what he did and was able to get away with, during the hearing for Robert Bork. The American Left has never looked back from that, instead they’ve perfected the demagogic techniques they so confidently accused McCarthy of. What we have today is the true “McCarthyism”, and it’s aided and abetted by the omnipresent and many-headed MSM and pop culture.Consider who this country has elected for President TWICE, and how blithely and proudly ignorant the MSM AND Establishment Politicians are and/or pretended to be as to the true character and Agenda of Barack Obama, and you’ve got some perspective on the matter.


24 posted on 02/26/2013 9:01:13 AM PST by supremedoctrine ("What thou lovest well , remains. The rest is dross"---Ezra pound)
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To: Kaslin; stuck_in_new_orleans

Well, we shall see. He is one of two things: someone who is misinformed as many of us have been on this subject, or a troll, coward and leftist.

Why someone like that would frequent FR is beyond me, so as the Lawyer for Lt. Maryk in “The Caine Mutiny”, I will assume by default that someone frequenting FR for 12 years is not acting out of cowardice, but has other causes for exhibited behavior or opinion.

I will give him the benefit of the doubt for the time being.


25 posted on 02/26/2013 9:02:45 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: kabumpo; stuck_in_new_orleans

I don’t need a burden of him finding 10 people. I will settle for one name to begin the discussion. Shouldn’t be too hard on his part to find just one.

I think that is a reasonable request, don’t you?


26 posted on 02/26/2013 9:04:58 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I view McCarthy’s alcohol abuse (which was probably the strongest determining factor in his death) as a reaction to the long term struggle that he carried on, nearly singlehandedly for the better part of five years.

In defense of his country, he sacrificed his reputation, and eventually, his life.

The left killed him as sure as if they had fired a bullet into his brain.


27 posted on 02/26/2013 9:14:38 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: rlmorel

Ask a leftist. He’ll give you the answer. It was those Hollywood people,Trumbo, Lawson, Hellman, Chandler, etc. You know, “The House un-American Activities Committee”. But McCarthy was a “SENATOR”, having nothing to do with “The House Committee on Un-American Activities”. Note the difference in a “liberals” name for the committee. Grammatically it has the Committee “committing” the un-American activities. You can tell a leftist by the way they say the name


28 posted on 02/26/2013 9:38:08 AM PST by capt B
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To: supremedoctrine
Ted Kennedy might have learned his McCarthyism from his brother. Bobby Kennedy was an ally and close friend of Joe McCarthy.
29 posted on 02/26/2013 9:38:50 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: capt B

I always enjoy watching committed leftists stepping on their own crank by committing that error.

Unfortunately, they have no shame. It usually has no effect.


30 posted on 02/26/2013 9:40:56 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: robowombat
[Neither Truman, marshal, or Eisenhower wanted the real size of commie infiltrtration of government from 1933 to 45 to be discussed. It would have produced a real convulsion of national rage and seriously undermined trust in Uncle Sam at the height of the Cold war.]

Not to mention the political damage it would do to McCarthy's detractors. “National rage” was possible in that era because the public was mostly aware of the extent and malignancy of worldwide Soviet subversion. Today the mass media continues to distort the record. George Clooney’s 2005 film “Goodnight and Good Luck” was based on Edward Murrow's CBS TV interview of Senator McCarthy. The movie portrayed State Department official Laurence Duggan as a victim of McCarthy. Duggan, a friend of Murrow, committed suicide after being questioned by the FBI about his ties to the KGB. The Left, including Murrow, defended Duggan as a loyal American.

In 1990 deciphered Soviet message traffic was released by the NSA proving Duggin was a KGB agent. This was further substantiated by a former KGB official. Duggan’s spy role was collecting classified State Department telegrams and passing them to his Soviet handler. Clooney, the director of “Goodnight and Good Luck,” left this fact out of the film.

31 posted on 02/26/2013 10:10:50 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Kaslin
Senator McCarthy was a hero and was taken out because he got too close to revealing the truth. Communism was not the people overthrowing the Banking Establishment; it was the Banking Establishment overthrowing the existing order to enslave the people.

Communism was not headquartered in Moscow but run out of Wall Street and the City of London.

WALL STREET AND THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION

THE BEST ENEMY MONEY CAN BUY

FROM MAJOR JORDAN'S DIARIES - Atomic Tech Shipped to the Soviets

32 posted on 02/26/2013 10:11:38 AM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (Republicans are to the Democrats as the Generals are to the Harlem Globetrotters)
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To: rlmorel

That McCarthy was a heavy drinker isn’t really at question. McCarthy died of hepatitis, believed to be exacerbated by alcoholism. Was he an alcoholic, I guess I believe he was. There’s certainly a lot written of his heavy drinking. I have read that he falsely accused a black woman of being a communist and that Edward Murrow took him to task on the accusation. While he was likely right about many communists in the US and their subversive activities, we may never know who he may have falsely accused, since he refused to make public a number of names he claimed were communists. Truly an interesting person from the 50s


33 posted on 02/26/2013 10:17:49 AM PST by irish guard
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To: rlmorel
People forget, too, that he was only 48 when he died. He was all of 37 when he dislodged a member of the premier leftist political family from his Senate perch (La Follette).

I spoke to a Democrat officeholder and historian and he told me alcoholism was an epidemic in DC amongst officeholders of both parties (less so today). Unless it was on such public display that resulted in homicide (Ted Kennedy) or just an embarrassing situation with your stripper girlfriend (Wilbur Mills), if every "alcoholic" had been outed, you'd have emptied out a huge % of Congress. I believe there was a gentleman's agreement between the parties to not bother passing proverbial judgment on the members' drinking habits. That's why it was so audacious when ex-Sen. John Tower's alcoholism was put up by the Dems front and center to defeat him for Defense Secretary. The hypocrisy was epic.

In McCarthy's case, it was probably both the stress of the job, but also that drinking was so much a part of the DC culture.

34 posted on 02/26/2013 10:22:36 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: irish guard
"I have read that he falsely accused a black woman of being a communist"

The infamous Annie Lee Moss, who played dumb and innocent during her questioning. Evidence proved she was guilty of the allegation. Even in Clooney's film (but only in the commentary), Clooney had to admit she was guilty.

35 posted on 02/26/2013 10:29:13 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

In re “the blacklistings in Hollywood.”

Joseph McCarthy was a Senator(my own U. S. Senator at the time of the hearings) had no connection or influence with the House Committee on Un-American Activities, which was responsible for the “black listing” of Hollywood Reds, if such did occur.
Close, key advisors to Pres. FDR were Communists.


36 posted on 02/26/2013 10:57:27 AM PST by Elsiejay
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To: Kaslin
Joe McCarthy may have had his faults, but he was focused on a real threat to this country. McCarthy detractors are mainly those who sympathize with his targets.
37 posted on 02/26/2013 11:09:12 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: robowombat

Joe should have smart enough to tone down his attacks, since everyone was telling him to shut up. But he loved the limelight too much. Still he did not deserve what he got from the senate, and of course, much less injustice was done during his time than during the Red Scare following WWI. “Palmerism” would be a more fitting term.


38 posted on 02/26/2013 11:25:44 AM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: irish guard

Agreed. I think he died a broken man.

On the issue of the black woman, she WAS not only a working member of the communist party, but deliberately tried (and succeeded with the help of a willing media) to obfuscate it as a case of “mistaken identity”. It was nothing of the sort. You are referring to Annie Lee Moss, a black woman who was a civilian employee of the US Army. She was also a due paying member of the communist party that they dropped from their ranks when she went to work for the General Accounting Office.

She said it was mistaken identity, being identified as she was, and the liberals of the day (including Murrow, who knowingly or unknowingly was a shill of the left) TOOK IT AT FACE VALUE AND DECLARED THE CASE CLOSED. (Sound familiar? Just the way things go when liberals today say they are innocent of any wrongdoing, and that is taken as an aquittal)

The thing that exposed it as an outright obfuscation, if not lie, is that she said when being interviewed by McCarthy that she lived at a certain address. The communist party records, which became public record a few years later clearly showed an Annie Lee Moss living at that exact same address.

The FBI spoke with the Democrat members of the panel several weeks before the hearing where Annie Lee Moss and the liberals forwarded the “mistaken identity” excuse, and Scoop Jackson, after reading the FBI report, said he had “no doubt whatsoever” about the communist party affiliation of Annie Lee Moss. And Jackson, that paragon of virtue, knew. He knew, and never said a word during the hearings about the FBI report. Kind of puts him in a different light to me.

Bottom line, she wasn’t innocent. Was not.

Let’s put it this way. McCarthy was vindicated in a tidal wave of truth when the Venona Files were opened back in the 90’s, and the vast majority those “innocent” victims were shown to be nothing of the sort.


39 posted on 02/26/2013 11:34:40 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans
often wrongly accused people of being Commies

When the iron curtain came down and the some KGB files were released it was discovered that many who had been thought 'wrongly accused' actually HAD been commie spies.
40 posted on 02/26/2013 12:27:55 PM PST by TalonDJ
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To: Kaslin

Were I in McCarthy’s position I’d make him look like amateur hour. Our own “Nuremburg trials” against Communists and Marxists would proceed expeditiously and concurrently in every state in this nation, and the penalties would be as cost-effective as they would be brutal.


41 posted on 02/26/2013 12:44:00 PM PST by The Duke
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To: Kaslin
the truth remains lost to most people

Truer words were never more spoken; the American people just can't understand much of anything.

42 posted on 02/26/2013 4:56:39 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

and you sir are a rino douchebag easily swayed by conventional media. Have you read Mr. Evan’s book? Have you heard of Venona?


43 posted on 02/26/2013 8:10:04 PM PST by slapshot ("Were not gonna take it anymore" Twisted Sister)
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To: Kaslin
Stalin's Secret Agents photo STALINSSECRETAGENTS_zps272fa6dc.jpg

Stalin’s Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt’s Government
44 posted on 02/26/2013 8:14:35 PM PST by JACKRUSSELL
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To: Kaslin; stuck_in_new_orleans

I am disappointed stuck_in_new_orleans decided not to defend his statements.

I guess some people are more comfortable sticking with what they think is the truth, regardless of evidence to the contrary.


45 posted on 02/27/2013 2:02:10 AM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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bump


46 posted on 02/27/2013 4:29:15 AM PST by foreverfree
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