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  • 'McCarthyism' by the numbers

    01/21/2014 8:50:27 PM PST · by Viennacon · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/21/2014 | M. Stanton Evans
    The orchestrated attack on Diana West’s important book, American Betrayal, has been brutal and unseemly, but in one respect at least it has served a useful purpose. This lone positive angle--counter-intuitive at first glance--is that her iconoclastic Cold War history has sparked a barrage of charges about “McCarthyism” and the senator from Wisconsin who gave his name to a decisive epoch in America’s long death struggle with the Kremlin. As is well-known, “McCarthyism” was an alleged focus of political evil in the 1950s: accusations of Communist taint, without any factual basis; bogus “lists” of supposed Communists who never existed; failure...
  • Setting the Record on Joe McCarthy Straight

    12/04/2013 7:55:57 PM PST · by the scotsman · 19 replies
    Frontpage.com ^ | 4th December 2013 | Harvey Klehr
    'I am tempted to start my talk by saying: “I have here in my hands a list of names.” That, of course, was the phrase made famous by Senator Joseph McCarthy, who built his political career in the early 1950s, the history books tell us, on exaggerating the extent of Communist subversion of American life. He also gave his name to a phenomenon that has become a term of opprobrium in American political life. To accuse someone of McCarthyism or to label a person a McCarthyite is not to issue a compliment. The implication is that a person so named...
  • In Defense of Diana West

    09/14/2013 10:30:57 PM PDT · by No One Special · 54 replies
    CNS News ^ | September 13, 2013 | M. Stanton Evans
    Out of the public eye and far from the daily headlines, a fierce verbal battle is currently being waged about the course of American policy in the long death struggle with Moscow that we call the Cold War. At ground zero of this new dispute is author Diana West, whose recent book, American Betrayal (St. Martin's), is a hard- hitting critique of the strategy toward the Soviet Union pursued in the 1940s by President Franklin Roosevelt, his top assistant Harry Hopkins, and various of their colleagues. Ms. West in particular stresses the infiltration of the government of that era by...
  • Author: Soviet agents subverted US in 1930s

    05/26/2013 9:20:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 134 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 26, 2013 | Ginni Thomas
    Syndicated columnist Diana West says the ultimate conclusion of her new book shocked even her. “Americans have been betrayed … by our leaders going back to FDR’s administration in the 1930s because we were penetrated by Soviet agents to such an extent that our policies and, indeed I argue, our character as a nation was subverted,” she explained in an interview with The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas about her book, “American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character.” “I don’t believe we won World War II,” West added. “I believe that we were actually carrying out Soviet strategy due...
  • It's Time to See Joe McCarthy For the Hero He Was

    02/26/2013 8:10:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 26 | Diana West
    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...
  • THANK JOE MCCARTHY, DON'T DEMONIZE HIM

    02/24/2013 6:13:38 PM PST · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 11 replies
    WND ^ | February 21, 2013 | Diana West
    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...
  • NEVER FORGET: JOE MCCARTHY WAS RIGHT!

    02/24/2013 6:08:12 PM PST · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 8 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | February 24, 2013 | Robert Stacy McCain
    “Senator Cruz’s substantive point was absolutely correct: in the mid-1990s, the Harvard Law School faculty included numerous self-described proponents of ‘critical legal studies’ — a school of thought explicitly derived from Marxism – and they far outnumbered Republicans.”
  • Joe McCarthy was right all along

    01/26/2013 2:52:13 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 80 replies
    Dispatch International ^ | 01/24/2013 | Diana West
    Most Europeans are unlikely to be familiar with the facts behind the American term “McCarthyism.” They probably know it describes something very bad in American politics—the “Communist witch hunts” of more than half a century ago. They may also know that simply uttering the term, like casting a spell, stops all debate cold by associating someone with the eponymous Joseph McCarthy. As the story goes, he was himself very bad. After all, he conducted those long ago “Communist witch hunts,” ruining his name in perpetuity. This probably exhausts general knowledge. But here’s a secret: Most Americans know little more than...
  • Allen West, Joe McCarthy and the Communists

    05/02/2012 7:40:02 PM PDT · by Chuckmorse · 7 replies
    A Whig Manifesto ^ | May 1, 2012 | Chuck Morse
    Rep. Allen West (R-FL) overstated the case when he recently declared “I believe there is about 78 to 81 members of the Democratic Party that are members of the Communist Party.” He clarified his assertion by stating that he was actually referring to members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus which, he contended, were Marxist in their orientation. At least on that point he was absolutely right. The Congressional Progressive Caucus which, as Rep. Allen West claimed, includes about 78 members of Congress, maintains a direct affiliation with the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) which is the American branch of Socialist...
  • Likud MK Akunis: Every word Senator Joseph McCarthy said was right

    12/04/2011 6:01:56 PM PST · by goldstategop · 20 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 12/04/2011 | Jonathan Lis
    Likud MK Ofir Akunis, who sponsored the bill to limit foreign funding to Israeli human rights organization, stood behind Senator Joseph's McCarthy's actions in the 1950s. Speaking on Sunday on the "London and Kirshenbaum" television show on Channel 10, Akunis said McCarthy – who in the 1950s presided over a committee that investigated Americans suspected of harboring Communist views – said "was right in every word, the fact is - there were Soviet agents."
  • After Condemning McCarthyism, Maddow Enlists Viewers To Out Animator Of Huckabee History Series

    05/13/2011 5:07:38 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Rachel Maddow has engaged in a strange--sinister?--irony. On her MSNBC show last night, one moment Maddow was condemning the late Senator Joe McCarthy for encouraging people to "turn in their friends" in the entertainment industry. The next moment, Maddow was urging her viewers to . . . turn in someone in the entertainment industry--the animator of Mike Huckabee's history series for kids. View video here.
  • Joe McCarthy Would Have A Field Day

    04/07/2011 9:11:32 AM PDT · by Lexluthor69 · 12 replies
    The Silent Majority ^ | 04-07-11 | J.D. Longstreet
    In the late 1940s; Russian spies infiltrated the deepest levels of the US government, including the Rosenbergs who had stolen the plans to the nuclear bomb. America was threatened by a ruthless enemy in Soviet Communism that would not stop until the world was enslaved. When Senator Joseph McCarthy learned of the Russian infiltration of Washington, DC, he was determined to take the evidence public to the American people. In his famous speech on February 9th, 1950, McCarthy brought public a list of 57 known communists working for the state department. These revelations took the American public by storm. Out...
  • Wisconsin's Radical Break (Professor plays the McCarthy Card)

    03/22/2011 3:03:11 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 64 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 22, 2011 | William Cronon, Prof of history, geography and environment at UW-M
    ....Mr. Walker’s conduct has provoked a level of divisiveness and bitter partisan hostility the likes of which have not been seen in this state since at least the Vietnam War. Many citizens are furious at their governor and his party, not only because of profound policy differences, but because these particular Republicans have exercised power in abusively nontransparent ways that represent such a radical break from the state’s tradition of open government. ..as a centrist and a lifelong independent — I have found myself returning...to the question posed by the lawyer Joseph N. Welch during the hearings that finally helped...
  • Chicago Sun-Times: HCUA Was 'Helmed by Sen. Joseph McCarthy'

    02/14/2011 9:19:14 AM PST · by Mike Bates · 43 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 2/14/2011 | Mike Bates
    Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) isn't alone in having trouble understanding how the government is organized. In a Sunday article posted on the Chicago Sun-Times's Web site, staff reporter Mary Houlihan credits the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) with running the House Committee on Un-American Activities. That would have been quite an accomplishment, given the fact McCarthy never served in the House of Representatives. Houlihan writes of photographer Milton Rogovin, who died last month. After military service during World War II, Rogovin "organized a chapter of the optometrists’ union and served as librarian for the Communist Party of Buffalo." "Then the...
  • Sarah Palin's Way Forward

    01/28/2011 12:10:20 AM PST · by Scanian · 38 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | January 28, 2011 | J.R. Dunn
    It's apparent that the recent media attacks on Sarah Palin have, for the first time, actually drawn blood. Palin's negatives have shot up substantially, rising 7 points from 49% to 56%. The proximate cause is held to be the fact that she defended herself against the charge of complicity in murder in the Tucson shootings, along with engaging in some unclear variety of anti-Semitism by using the term "blood libel." It's safe to say that no other current politician would ever be held to such standards. This slump is surely temporary -- no more permanent than Obama's miniscule "leap" in...
  • AFL-CIO Thug: Ignorant of History

    08/27/2010 6:11:15 AM PDT · by jazminerose · 13 replies
    www.joytiz.com ^ | 8/27/10 | Joy Tiz
    AFL-CIO thug, Richard Trumka has compared Sarah Palin to Joseph McCarthy–and that’s supposed to be a bad thing. "AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, speaking to the Alaska AFL-CIO in Anchorage today, will take a swipe at Palin for her employment of the term ‘union thugs,’ according to prepared remarks." "Palin, he said, has come ‘close to calling for violence,” and will ‘go down in history like McCarthy.’" No she won’t. We now have the internet and citizen journalists. Palin won’t have to wait fifty years to be vindicated as the late senator did. Liberals, evidently, have not yet been brought up...
  • Beck's McCarthy Awakening

    06/26/2010 7:46:40 AM PDT · by jazminerose · 37 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 6/26/10 | Joy Tiz
    Glenn Beck has beseeched us not to compare him to McCarthy. He accused Anthony Weiner of using Joe McCarthy “tactics” when Weiner launched his unsuccessful and short lived smear campaign against Beck’s sponsor, Goldline. Beck, like too many commentators who ought to know better, has long spewed the entirely false narrative about Senator Joe McCarthy. Until his recent McCarthy Awakening. Liberals have been embarrassing themselves for decades with this McCarthy business. Point out an unsavory association, and they squeal like stuck pigs about the scourge of McCarthyism. In the mind of the liberal, Senator McCarthy was a deranged conservative finding...
  • Chris Matthews Krugmans Himself

    04/05/2010 3:00:23 PM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies · 500+ views
    sdp ^ | April 05, 2010 | Ken Blanchard
    Paul Krugman made a stupid argument to the effect that Republican leaders were encouraging political violence. Actually I called the argument idiotic. Krugman's evidence consisted entirely of the most ordinary sorts of political metaphors. Krugman himself was guilty of the same, and it turns out that President Obama was as well. That looks to me like self-defeating rhetoric. Now we see the same from MSNBC clown Chris Matthews. By his own argument, Matthews is worse than Joe McCarthy. What this shows, of course, is that more than one liberal intellectual has rendered himself incoherent. Liberals are searching for evidence that...
  • Helen Thomas: "Obama Is No FDR - Republican Mission Is To See Obama Fail [WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES]

    12/25/2009 1:01:29 AM PST · by seanmerc · 58 replies · 3,369+ views
    TheBostonChannel.com ^ | 24 Dec 09 | Helen "The Grinch" Thomas
    WASHINGTON -- The spirit of Christmas seems to have escaped Congress, maybe even the country. Have you ever encountered such mean spiritedness and political conniving as are now on display on Capitol Hill? In the past, we have had great philosophical divisions in the struggle for civil rights, especially when southern legislators ran the show. In praise of democracy, fortunately they lost. And of course there also was the "red scare" fomented by Sen. Joe McCarthy, R-Wis., in the 1950s when he led the commie-hunting movement that ended up victimizing government officials, academia and Hollywood. We recovered from that, too....
  • Yes, the red menace is still a threat, Part 3 -- or where is Joe McCarthy when we need him?

    12/09/2009 4:29:11 PM PST · by neverdem · 3 replies · 305+ views
    RenewAmerica ^ | December 7, 2009 | Wes Vernon
    Our topic this week concerns enemy tactics against the United States and the urgent necessity to fight back. The occasion is the re-release of Blacklisted by History. Therein, author M. Stanton Evans — whose focus is Senator Joseph McCarthy — gives us a fascinating tutorial on the Soviet effort to undermine our country before, during, and after the "McCarthy era," and some lessons that can be learned as today we face an alliance of the hard left and the Islamofascist threat. At a private discussion late last year, the topic of internal security arose with a focus on the "political...
  • McCarthy was right, and my life proves it.

    11/05/2009 12:55:41 PM PST · by wendell dertah · 40 replies · 1,691+ views
    On the day I born, June 9th, 1954, Senator Joseph McCarthy was asked the famous question; “Have you no sense of decency sir?”. Some members of the media who saw an opening, pounced on the opportunity, and never looked back. This would become the beginning of the end of the anti-communist mood in America. It would be the birth of terms like McCarthyism, Redbaiting, and Blacklisting. The heirs of this movement are much more numerous today than in 1954, and the true journalists have been replaced by mere actors, playing the part of journalists. We have gone from a nation...
  • Ron Radosh: What Conservatives Need to Know About Joe McCarthy

    09/30/2009 6:13:04 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 12 replies · 739+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | September 30, 2009 | Ron Radosh
    A Guest Blog By RONALD RADOSH I noticed the controversy over the late Senator McCarthy in the comments column at NewsReal. It is a mistake for conservatives to think that just because McCarthy's targets were real, the Senator did no harm. Stan Evans has contributed mightily to this confusion in his recent book Blacklisted By History. NewsReal readers may be interested in my review.There were Communist spies, and they did infiltrate the U.S. Government at the highest levels during the New Deal years of F.D.R.’s presidency. While the U.S. treated the Soviet Union as an ally during the war against...
  • The Nazi Option: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part VI (continued 2)

    08/24/2009 10:40:38 AM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 3 replies · 297+ views
    NewsReal Blog ^ | August 24, 2009 | David Horowitz
    Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me: Part IHell on Earth: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part IIBoring From Within: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part IIITo Have And Have Not: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part IVPost-modern leftism: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part VMeans and Ends One: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part VIMeans and Ends Two: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part VI ContinuedRadicals are focused on the future – usually the distant future – the moment when they will achieve power and institute the reign of social justice. Consequently they view and evaluate the present and the past...
  • Are You, Or Have You Ever Been, A Member Of The Tea Party Coalition?

    08/16/2009 3:25:58 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 54 replies · 2,524+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Somewhere, Joe McCarthy is smiling . . . On today's Meet The Press, Rachel Maddow demanded to know whether Dick Armey was a member of a coalition with the Tea Party Patriots, a group she alleges to promote "violence." Moderator David Gregory joined in the cross-examination of Armey, head of Freedom Works.
  • A fact the Left ignores: the KGB seriously infiltrated postwar America

    07/27/2009 8:52:23 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 33 replies · 1,798+ views
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | July 27, 2009
    Joe McCarthy’s anti-communist campaign during the post-war era in the US remain one of the great totemic events in liberal-Left mythology. Every time there is a revival of Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, solemn words are trotted out about how this metaphor for the appalling witch-hunts which ruined careers is a devastating indictment of irrational fear, blah blah blah. Well, not exactly. The point of The Crucible is that there were no witches. But back in the real world, there certainly were spies. A new book, Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America by John Earl Haynes,...
  • Toledo Blade Cites McCarthy 'And His House Committee on Un-American Activities'

    04/26/2009 10:24:29 AM PDT · by Mike Bates · 40 replies · 886+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 04/26/09 | Mike Bates
    Appearing today on the Toledo Blade's Web site is the article "Candide: Toledo Opera production offers the liveliest aspects of opera, musical theater, and operetta." Author Sally Vallongo writes: In the 1950s, as then-Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R., Wis.) and his House Committee on Un-American Activities investigated liberal and progressive artists in search of Communist-oriented dissidents, Hellman and Bernstein collaborated on what would become one of several major works fomented by government activities: the play and film Cradle Will Rock, and Arthur Miller’s play and opera The Crucible are others. Sometimes, readers must wonder if newspaper correspondents ever passed a class...
  • Happy Birthday Senator Joe McCarthy!

    11/14/2008 3:57:37 AM PST · by mkjessup · 81 replies · 4,469+ views
    Vanity ^ | Nov 14 2008 | Mark Jessup
    Today is the 100th Birthday of Senator Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin, a great American patriot who was vilified and condemned for his warnings of Communist infiltration of our government. Today, his warnings ring just as true.
  • 'Creepy': Rich Sees Palin Behind McCarthyite Plot

    09/14/2008 10:41:43 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 39 replies · 363+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    My NewsBusters colleague Noel Sheppard, in the course of detailing how the New York Times devoted four items and over 6,000 words today to attacking Sarah Palin, cited Frank Rich's column and its malicious message. Rich's column is such a treasure trove for chroniclers of Palin Derangement Syndrome that I'd like to devote a bit more time to deconstructing it. For sheer paranoid fantasy, it will be hard to outdo the scenario Rich sketches. In having mentioned Harry Truman in her convention speech, Rich sees nothing less than a "creepy" clue to what Palin has in mind. Truman, you see...
  • New Book Shows McCarthy Was Right

    02/12/2008 9:50:31 PM PST · by TBP · 5 replies · 203+ views
    Freedom News ^ | February 5, 2008 | Tim
    Perhaps the most reviled figure in American history is Senator Joseph McCarthy. "McCarthyism" has become the term of choice for false, destructive accusations. Yet a new book shows that Senator McCarthy was right in his allegations. Blacklisted By History: The Untold Story of Senator Joseph McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies by M. Stanton Evans, chairman of the Education and Research Institute, shows that McCarthy was right about there being significant communist infiltration in government, his investigative methods were careful, thorough and of the highest standard, and his adversaries were the ones who practiced so-called "McCarthyism." It is McCarthy,...
  • History Shows Joe McCarthy's Reputation is Undeserved

    01/28/2008 11:50:07 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 82 replies · 250+ views
    Town Hall ^ | 1-28-08 | Phyllis Schafly
    History Shows Joe McCarthy's Reputation is Undeserved By Phyllis Schlafly Monday, January 28, 2008 Ronald Reagan was dismissed by the intelligentsia as just an actor who read speeches written by others until Kiron K. Skinner discovered a box of Reagan's original radio scripts written in his own hand on ruled yellow paper from 1975 to 1979. Since he had no staff to research and write for him in those years, the scripts prove that Reagan was a one-man think tank, well versed in political philosophy and history, fully capable of writing his own speeches. Skinner is the W. Glenn Campbell...
  • Ron Radosh & NR

    01/25/2008 8:45:48 AM PST · by bs9021 · 2 replies · 68+ views
    Campus Report ^ | January 25, 2008 | Malcolm Kline
    Ron Radosh & NR by: Malcolm A. Kline, January 25, 2008 We have tried to point out some of the many errors in Ron Radosh’s critique of Blacklisted By History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies by M. Stanton Evans that appeared in National Review last month. Now, esteemed Elizabethtown College political scientist W. Wesley McDonald weighs in at Takimag.com. “Nothing I have read in National Review during my over 30 years as a subscriber shocked and angered me more than Ron Radosh’s nasty review (Dec. 17) of M. Stanton Evans’s Blacklisted by...
  • Joe MCCarthy Invented The Internet

    12/13/2007 1:43:35 AM PST · by xtinct · 3 replies · 100+ views
    Ann Coulter ^ | 12/12/07 | Ann Coulter
    The October 2007 Vanity Fair had a long, gaseous article explaining how the pro-Bush bias of the mainstream media cost Al Gore the 2000 presidential election. (For you kids out there too young to remember, Al Gore is a vaguely gay, morbidly obese former Clinton administration official who raised campaign cash from Buddhist monks and claimed he invented the Internet.) Meanwhile, Republicans can barely remember that just a few years ago, former Clinton crony and current Hillary adviser Sandy Berger stuffed top-secret national security documents in his pants, snuck them out of the National Archives and destroyed them. But liberals...
  • Joe McCarthy DeMythologized

    12/12/2007 11:52:56 AM PST · by bs9021 · 17 replies · 269+ views
    Campus Report ^ | December 12, 2007 | Malcolm Kline
    Joe McCarthy Demythologized by: Malcolm A. Kline, December 12, 2007 In a recent critique of Blacklisted By History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies that appeared in National Review, historian Ron Radosh makes numerous assertions about the book by M. Stanton Evans that are completely unsupported by the work itself. We will deal with just one of that multitude in this column. “In a similar fashion, Evans supports McCarthy’s outrageous assertion about Gen. George C. Marshall,” Radosh writes. “It is fair game to argue that Marshall had a wrong and naïve view of...
  • Joe McCarthy Freedom Fighter

    12/09/2007 2:12:38 PM PST · by Hal1950 · 7 replies · 196+ views
    Accuracy In Media ^ | Malcolm A. Kline
    A couple of years ago, I debated a professor from American University named John Doolittle who, prompted by me, admitted that Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wisconsin (1908-1957), may have exposed some real communists working in the federal government. “But I saw the Edward R. Murrow broadcasts,” Dr. Doolittle added. “He was a bad man.”
  • Joe McCarthy Freedom Fighter

    11/28/2007 1:35:52 PM PST · by bs9021 · 6 replies · 185+ views
    Campus Report ^ | November 28, 2007 | Malcolm Kline
    Joe McCarthy Freedom Fighter by: Malcolm A. Kline, November 28, 2007 A couple of years ago, I debated a professor from American University named John Doolittle who, prompted by me, admitted that Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wisconsin (1909-1957), may have exposed some real communists working in the federal government. “But I saw the Edward R. Murrow broadcasts,” Dr. Doolittle added. “He was a bad man.” Veteran journalist M. Stanton Evans, who has studied more of the government files from that era than Dr. Doolittle or his peers, or for that matter, Edward R. Murrow himself, have ever seen, reaches a...
  • Stan Evans Has Produced 'Masterpiece of Truth' About Joe McCarthy

    11/15/2007 5:16:35 PM PST · by ChessExpert · 15 replies · 66+ views
    Human Events ^ | 11/13/2007 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Americans reading M. Stanton Evans' Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies, may experience déjà vu even if they were not alive in 1950 when the McCarthy saga started to unfold.
  • Blacklisted by History

    11/09/2007 4:43:27 AM PST · by 7thson · 2 replies · 361+ views
    I looked up Blacklisted By History on Amazon. It is number 25. Below is the review by Publishers Weekly. I bolded certain text that – in my opinion – attempts to deflate the importance of the book and the author. There are nine reviews – eight favorable and one not-so-favorable. That one was by a Charles Miller and here it is - This book is pure bull. Don't be taken in. McCarthy ruined innocent lives. As you can see, Mr. Miller is quite eloquent in his review. That was sarcasm, in case anyone missed it. Evans's lively book seeks, first,...
  • McCarthyism: The Rosetta Stone Of Liberal Lies (Ann Coulter Upsets Liberals Again Alert)

    11/07/2007 3:22:31 PM PST · by goldstategop · 106 replies · 328+ views
    Ann Coulter.com ^ | 11/07/2007 | Ann Coulter
    When I wrote a ferocious defense of Sen. Joe McCarthy in "Treason: Liberal Treachery From the Cold War to the War on Terrorism," liberals chose not to argue with me. Instead they posted a scrolling series of reasons not to read my book, such as that I wear short skirts, date boys, and that "Treason" was not a scholarly tome. After printing rabidly venomous accounts of McCarthy for half a century based on zero research, liberals would only accept research presenting an alternative view of McCarthy that included, as the Los Angeles Times put it, at least the "pretense of...
  • **Ann Coulter: MCCARTHYISM: THE ROSETTA STONE OF LIBERAL LIES (LIBERALs LIE???)**

    11/07/2007 3:05:59 PM PST · by Syncro · 53 replies · 359+ views
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | November 7, 2007 | Ann Coulter
    MCCARTHYISM: THE ROSETTA STONE OF LIBERAL LIESNovember 7, 2007 When I wrote a ferocious defense of Sen. Joe McCarthy in "Treason: Liberal Treachery From the Cold War to the War on Terrorism," liberals chose not to argue with me. Instead they posted a scrolling series of reasons not to read my book, such as that I wear short skirts, date boys, and that "Treason" was not a scholarly tome. After printing rabidly venomous accounts of McCarthy for half a century based on zero research, liberals would only accept research presenting an alternative view of McCarthy that included, as the Los...
  • Harry Truman announces his candidacy for president--again.

    05/12/2007 6:49:50 AM PDT · by rhema · 50 replies · 924+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 05/21/2007
  • Academia Culpa

    04/21/2006 9:13:02 AM PDT · by JSedreporter · 17 replies · 596+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | April 21, 2006 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Professors are never more revealing than when they are trying to deny that higher education and those who deliver it have any bias whatsoever. Dr. John Doolittle of American University offered several such insights in a debate with me at the AU campus earlier this month. Dr. Doolittle pointed out that when he studied at the University of Wisconsin in the early 1970s, “I knew for a fact that three professors voted for Richard Nixon.” He did not say what happened to the political balance on the university faculty when that Republican trio retired. Moreover, UWI has hundreds of professors...
  • New Book on Sen. Joe McCarthy

    03/29/2006 1:53:10 PM PST · by factfinder200 · 3 replies · 229+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 03-29-06 | Tim Rutten
    BOOK REVIEW McCarthy's very American career Shooting Star The Brief Arc of Joseph McCarthy Tom Wicker Harcourt: 224 pp., $22 By Tim Rutten Times Staff Writer March 29, 2006
  • Murrow vs. McCarthy

    12/06/2005 1:47:03 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 41 replies · 1,326+ views
    National Review ^ | 12-06-05 | William F. Buckley,Jr.
    December 06, 2005, 3:05 p.m. Murrow vs. McCarthy Here is a coincidence of extra-parochial interest. — Hollywood releases a movie featuring (the late, lamented) Edward R. Murrow and (the late, unlamented) Senator Joe McCarthy. It is called Good Night, and Good Luck, and it portrays a famous broadcast denouncing McCarthy, shown in March 1954, on the eve of the Army-McCarthy hearings. Murrow concluded his half-hour blast by inviting McCarthy to take the half-hour slot the following week to reply to Murrow's charges. McCarthy's office advised CBS that the senator had decided to turn his half hour over to William Buckley...
  • Danny Ocean Defends The Rather Network (Ann Coulter)

    11/09/2005 4:28:47 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 134 replies · 3,182+ views
    Yahoo.com ^ | 11-09-05 | Ann Coulter
    DANNY OCEAN DEFENDS THE RATHER NETWORK By Ann Coulter 33 minutes ago The most cosseted, self-indulgent, worthless people in the universe are worried their suffering has been downgraded. For 50 years Hollywood drama queens have churned out plays, movies, TV shows, books, poems, allegories, museum exhibits, personal testimonials, dioramas, interpretive dances, wood carvings, cave paintings, needlepoint wall hangings and scatological limericks about their victimization at the hands of a brute named Joe McCarthy. Schoolchildren who will learn nothing about George Washington, Thomas Edison or Paul Revere are forced to read chapter and verse about the black night of fascism (BNOF)...
  • A Call to Action

    11/07/2005 5:50:20 PM PST · by RippleFire · 10 replies · 651+ views
    Fox News GretaWire ^ | Greta van Susteren
    Ready for some Monday morning mischief? I am! You can help local Florida journalist Roger Moore of the Orlando Sentinel (search) and maybe his paper avoid legal problems from me and you can have a little fun getting him to apologize. I have been held in a false light by Moore and his paper and I need your collective help to get it fixed. ... Moore excerpted a paragraph from the book referring to my father which I have no idea if it is true or not — my father has been dead for years. In excerpting the paragraph, Moore...
  • McCarthyism then and now [from Pravda of the Prairie]

    11/02/2005 4:17:07 PM PST · by SJackson · 29 replies · 597+ views
    Capital Times ^ | 11-2-05
    Joe McCarthy hated The Capital Times and The Capital Times hated Joe McCarthy. The red-baiting Republican senator from Wisconsin used to refer to this newspaper as "the Pravda of the Prairie" - and in the Cold War era when he was running roughshod over civil liberties, McCarthy's attempts to portray this newspaper as a tool of the Soviet Union were dangerous accusations indeed. They were, as well, untrue. The man who ran The Capital Times during the McCarthy era, William T. Evjue, was not "the red editor" that the senator so feverishly denounced. Rather, Evjue was a journalist in the...
  • Good Night, And Good Luck

    10/13/2005 9:41:15 PM PDT · by nunya bidness · 82 replies · 2,088+ views
    Tony Medley ^ | 10/08/05 | Tony Medley
    From Clooney's website: About The Movie "Good Night, And Good Luck." takes place during the early days of broadcast journalism in 1950's America. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when...
  • McCarthyism Redefined

    08/04/2005 3:37:22 PM PDT · by Coleus · 19 replies · 987+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | 08.03.05 | Malcolm A. Kline
    One of the highlights of the Conservative University conference that Accuracy in Academia recently held was the image of veteran journalist M. Stanton Evans delivering his talk on the late Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wisc., to an audience which included a lawyer from the ACLU. Evans, who is becoming as accomplished an historian as he is a writer on current events, has come to the conclusion that the crusading anti-communist was wronged by his critics and, hence, by history itself particularly in textbooks. The ACLU, of course, has long held otherwise. The former newspaper editor and syndicated columnist is determined...
  • Secrets, Lies, and Atomic Spies,.....Or... Joe McCarthy was more right than he ever knew

    02/05/2002 11:06:24 PM PST · by quietolong · 111 replies · 4,527+ views
    PBS Nova ^ | February 5, 2002 | Peter Tyson
    NOVA reveals startling new evidence that Soviet spies penetrated America's deepest secrets, including the Manhattan Project, in the 1940's. By cracking the code of Soviet diplomatic cables, the FBI was able to hunt down "atom spies" such as Klaus Fuchs and Julius Rosenberg. But the true "master spy," a physicist named Ted Hall, got away -- and his gripping story is presented for the first time by NOVA. Read Venona Intercepts By Peter Tyson In 1995, the U.S. National Security Agency broke a half century of silence by releasing translations of Soviet cables decrypted back in the 1940s by the ...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Remembers The Cold War (A Synopsis) - Part II - Sep 21st, 2004

    09/20/2004 8:10:50 PM PDT · by SAMWolf · 103 replies · 2,724+ views
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