Skip to comments.(VANITY) Why did the left hate Senator Joe McCarthy?
Posted on 06/10/2012 6:04:18 PM PDT by moonshot925
He was correct about the Soviet atomic spies.
The whole focus of the Soviet atomic bomb program was to build a copy of the American "Fat Man" implosion device.
Klaus Fuchs, Theodore Hall, David Greenglass, Rosenbergs and the other spies provided all of the info on the bomb to the Soviets.
The first Soviet atomic bomb called "RDS-1", detonated on 29 August 1949 was an almost exact copy of the American "Fat Man".
Simple. The left was and is a bunch of commies, and they did not like McCarthy pointing out their treason.
“Witness” by Whittaker Chambers. Required reading.
He exposed the communist infiltration of our government...of course the left hated him. He was an honorable man that was destroyed by the left, but thankfully he got a few licks in. (In so doing he exposed Eisenhower for the RINO that he was)
I'll second that!
This is what Theodore Hall said on CNN in 1998.
“I decided to give atomic secrets to the Russians because it seemed to me that it was important that there should be no monopoly, which could turn one nation into a menace and turn it loose on the world as ... as Nazi Germany developed. There seemed to be only one answer to what one should do. The right thing to do was to act to break the American monopoly.”
Yes, that book had a profound impact on my thinking. If I were to run a school it would be part of the required reading in US Hostory.
Anyone who exposes the people who want to kill American has to go. It has been true since America was founded.
If he was full of it, they never would have closed ranks and gone nuclear on the guy as they did...my first clue.
It seems that I remember this guy on some PBS program about homegrown atomic spies.
National socialism was already discredited after the 1939-1945 war between the socialists. The left certainly could not have international socialism also discredited. The bigger the threat you are to the left as in a union family, female, attractive, well spoken, married to a minority VP candidate like Sarah Palin the more they see it necessary to destroy you. So naturally Joe McCarthy was hated as Palin is hated by the left.
Eisenhower was not a RINO. He balanced the budget in 1956, 1957 and 1958. He startd the policy of “massive retaliation”. If the Soviets ever threatened us we would unload outr nuclear arsenal on them.
Because he OUTED them. They had their nice little plan to ‘transform’ American and they got nailed. They had to go back to drawing board and it took decades to recover.
Nixon and McCarthy: two American heroes.
Eisenhower cut the feet from beneath McCarthy because McCarthy had focused upon a fellow general for fraudulent spending. Eisenhower’s loyalty to that general was a spineless act.
Exactly! And John and Bobby Kennedy were both big fans. Bobby even chose Joe McCarthy as Katherine’s Godfather...that’s Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. Ain’t life funny?!
Because he was right.
His suspects (the usual ones we still have today) were enemies of the country, overt communists and the sneaky ones, pretending to be activists. Traitors, every one.
All, directly or indirectly supported in spirit and in cash by the Soviet Union.
Read the "Venona" papers.
Blacklisted by History by M. Stanton Evans
Marshall was diffrent from Eisenhower. Marshall was a bit of a pinko and good friend of Mao Zedong. Eisenhower knew of the threat of communism. That is why he ramped up military spending and CIA intelligence operations.
How we found our about that spy is far more interesting. Victor Sorge, who'd penetrated the Manhattan program himself on behalf of Joe Stalin, reported that fact back to the Kremlin.
Apparently Stalin himself reported that there was a spy in the program working for Japan ~ and that's when all hades broke loose ~ because for the Soviets to tell us about the spy for Japan they were also telling us they'd penetrated the program to build "the Bomb"!
Stalin had an interest in the successful completion of "the Bomb" ~ just in case the Red Army faltered, or Hitler came up with advanced weapons.
He also had an interest in "the Bomb" itself ~ he wanted one, or a dozen.
The Leftwingtards who thought the spies were doing well by sending our secrets to Stalin tended to justify that with the "no nation should have a monopoly on something that powerful". They had no idea that Stalin had, for all practical purposes, partnered with us in building "the Bomb".
He probably should have pulled his spies and taken them to Moscow to safety as soon as everyone realized we had TWO DIFFERENT KINDS OF BOMBS, were working on a fission fusion device and there were plenty of unemployed Germans around who could be picked up to complete the Soviet's own atom bomb program later.
Well, Stalin was not a nice guy so he let his spies hang (or fry), got the German engineers anyway, and set off his own test bombs.
The Left, as is usually the case, is stupid. Most of them simply cannot detect evil and imagine the good guys are plotting against them.
Being a Leftwingtard is to have a serious mental illness that degrades your ability to make judgments and can get you killed.