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  • What You Might Not Know About The Army-McCarthy Hearings

    11/20/2014 9:03:53 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/20/14 | Michael D. Shaw
    In light of the recent death of Irving Peress, I dust off this one I did back in 2007… I must admit that I was unaware just how deep the calumny against Senator Joseph McCarthy was until a friend of mine, supposedly an arch-conservative, invoked the infamous Joseph Welch line “You’ve done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?” to decry the unfair treatment of a current political figure. My friend did not realize that Welch’s statement was no more than bluster, and has been forever (and successfully) quoted...
  • It's Time to Correct the Record on Joseph McCarthy

    05/02/2014 11:53:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | May 2, 2014 | Diana West
    Dear Victor Davis Hanson, You suggest in your syndicated column, "Harry Reid: A McCarthy for Our Time," that we "ask Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) the same question once posed to Sen. Joseph McCarthy by U.S. Army head-counsel Joseph N. Welch: 'Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?'" First, I would like to ask you a question: Are you aware of the context of Welch's showboating remarks? M. Stanton Evans did the spadework in "Blacklisted by History," his groundbreaking -- no, orbit-reversing -- book about the late Sen....
  • The Kennedys and McCarthyism

    11/23/2013 7:48:54 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 10 replies
    The Kennedy Assassination ^ | 1995 | John McAdams
    Joseph Kennedy had befriended McCarthy because he found him to be a likable fellow Irish-Catholic who had all the right ideas on the domestic communist menace. These warm feelings were quickly transferred to the entire Kennedy family. JFK liked the fact that McCarthy went after the "elites" in the State Department whom JFK regarded with contempt. (13) Even before McCarthy made accusations against the State Department of subversion, JFK had already aligned himself with the militant anti-communists who blamed the Truman State Department for the "loss" of China. So JFK declared on the House floor in January 1949. "The responsibility...
  • McCain and Kerry: Obama's Syria surrogates

    09/07/2013 9:38:17 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 11 replies
    CBS News ^ | 9/6/13 | Caitlin Huey-Burns
    Indeed, both Kerry and McCain do understand what going to war means: They are Vietnam veterans, with Purple Hearts, Silver Stars and other medals, and the crucible of combat has shaped their respective legislative careers. But anyone watching the hearing or the interactions between the two men and their president as they press for the intervention couldn't help but marvel at how they got there. John McCain, the secretary of state said, is someone who understands "what going to war means." Kerry and McCain are President Obama's top surrogates advocating for a U.S. strike on the Syrian regime of Bashar...
  • Symposium: Treason? (Klehr, Haynes, Estrich and Brennan detailed discussion of Coulter's book)

    07/25/2003 2:17:22 AM PDT · by DPB101 · 106 replies · 1,149+ views
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | 7/25/03 | Jamie Glazov
    Ann Coulter’s new book Treason has raised some eyebrows within the conservative camp. While making legitimate points about where liberals have been wrong on foreign policy issues, the conservative pundit and author arguably went too far by 1) defending Joseph MacCarthy and 2) accusing all liberals of treason. Joe McCarthy was an individual who severely damaged the cause of anti-Communism. Why would a conservative try to legitimize him? And what purpose is served by accusing all political opponents of “treason”? Doesn’t such a broad-brushed charge profoundly trivialize the word “treason” itself  and make it more difficult to discuss actual cases of treason in a serious way?...
  • Road to Moscow: Bill Clinton’s Early Activism from Fulbright to Moscow

    08/22/2007 1:26:32 PM PDT · by Fedora · 62 replies · 5,574+ views
    Original FReeper research | 08/22/2007 | Fedora
    Road to MoscowBill Clinton’s Early Activism from Fulbright to Moscow By Fedora SummaryDuring the 1992 campaign, Bill Clinton’s student protests and Moscow trip generated much controversy, but few answers. While Clinton’s government files from that era seemingly remain unavailable even today, there is at least more information available than in 1992. The public record reveals that Clinton’s social network and views on Vietnam were influenced by a pattern of contact between Communist agents and sympathizers and Clinton’s academic and political associates. This pattern is documented here through an analysis of Clinton’s antiwar activity up through the time he left Oxford...
  • Sargent Shriver, former vice presidential nominee, dies at 95

    01/18/2011 1:48:37 PM PST · by Beaten Valve · 13 replies
    AP via The Register CItizen ^ | Jan. 18, 2011 | Register CItizen
    R. Sargent Shriver, the former Peace Corps director and vice-presidential nominee, has died after being admitted in critical condition at a hospital in Maryland, NationalJournal.Com has confirmed.
  • Sargent Shriver, Peace Corps Founder, Dies at 95

    01/18/2011 2:46:14 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies
    CBS News ^ | 1/18/11 | CBS
    (CBS) Robert Sargent Shriver Jr., or Sargent as he was better known, has died, CBS News confirmed Tuesday. Shriver had Alzheimer's disease. Shriver was perhaps the most accomplished man never elected to public office. His career in public service and civic leadership spanned the second half of the 20th century. A call from President Kennedy ignited that career. In 1961, Mr. Kennedy asked Shriver to launch a project called the Peace Corps. It only took him six months to get the program up and running. "They have to have an internal motivation, an internal conviction," Shriver said. Born in Maryland...
  • Feminists for Life remembers pro-life supporter Sargent Shriver

    01/19/2011 4:53:44 PM PST · by oneprolifewoman · 8 replies
    Alexandria, VA. - Feminists for Life of America remembers the many contributions of Sargent Shriver who died in a Bethesda, Maryland, hospital on January 18, 2011, at 95 years old. Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., graduated from Yale in 1938 and Yale Law School in 1941. After Shriver married Eunice Kennedy in 1953, they settled in Chicago. Shriver was a strong advocate for civil rights and integration, who persuaded then-candidate and U.S. senator "Jack" Kennedy to personally call the King family after Martin Luther King, Jr., was jailed in Georgia. Shriver was appointed the first director of the Peace Corps by...
  • Doing something about the unthinkable - ALAN KEYES

    08/23/2010 11:37:57 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 17 replies
    Loyal to Liberty ^ | August 23, 2010 | Alan Keyes
    The title of this post obviously alludes to Herman Kahn’s book, Thinking About the Unthinkable . Kahn is famous for his contributions to strategic thought at the onset of the age of thermonuclear war. With the G-string concealed bias one comes to expect there, the Wikipedia article about him suggests that his influence contributed to “the fallout shelters, evacuation scenarios, and civil defense drills now seen as emblematic of the paranoid 1950s”. Paranoia implies an irrational sense of threat and persecution. Yet given mid-twentieth century realities, the real madness (or is it wickedly calculated deception?) appears evident in the left’s...
  • Why we are helpless dealing with enemies on our own soil?

    01/26/2009 11:48:44 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 30 replies · 1,246+ views
    Renew America ^ | 1-26-09 | Wes Vernon
    January 26, 2009 Why we are helpless dealing with enemies on our own soil From the Cold War to the current Islamofascist threat--do we ever learn? By Wes Vernon "With a stroke of the pen, he [President Obama] effectively declared an end to the 'war on terror,' as President George W. Bush had defined it." So reads a front-page story in Friday's Washington Post. Stop right there. That is a snapshot of the wishful rose-colored-glasses mentality that opinion leaders in academia, media, big-money foundations, entertainment, etc., have foisted on Americans (with varying degrees of success) for decades. It lasted throughout...
  • Requiem for Sen. Joseph McCarthy

    04/07/2008 6:17:51 PM PDT · by Coleus · 20 replies · 112+ views
    wnd ^ | April 05, 2008 | Ellis Washington,
    Two weeks ago, the Christian world solemnly celebrated the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ and the Jews the Feast of Purim. Easter has passed; nevertheless, because of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (marked yesterday), my heart is still in a solemn mood, so I will endeavor to memorialize another authentic American hero, a forgotten and complex man. Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., was a man's man whose very name to this day engenders fear, malediction and loathing from progressive intellectuals, academics, Hollywood and politicians – both Republicans and Democrats who if...
  • 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,...
  • New depths of depravity

    02/06/2008 8:48:40 AM PST · by Graybeard58 · 19 replies · 220+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | February 6, 2008 | Editorial
    Historians credit left-wingers with coining "politics of fear" to belittle Sen. Joseph McCarthy's campaign against communists in the U.S. government. The phrase went into hibernation in the 1960s, a torpidity even warmonger-in-waiting Lyndon Johnson's daisy-girl ad couldn't disturb, only to reemerge in the 1980s to denigrate Ronald Reagan's Cold War-winning strategy. These days, the phrase has become the lefties' No. 1 rhetorical trump card against the war against Islamic terrorism. To them, Americans have more to fear from the Bush administration than from the terrorists who seek to bring America to heel. Sen. Barack Obama uses it in almost every...
  • 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...
  • 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.”
  • 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,...
  • Why I praise Sen. Joseph McCarthy

    04/14/2007 11:08:02 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 60 replies · 1,282+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | Ellis Washington
    You cannot offer friendship to tyrants and murderers ... without advancing the cause of tyranny and murder. – Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis. (circa early 1950s) There's always a conflict of interest when people who don't really like America are called upon to defend it. – Ann Coulter Perhaps second only Woodward and Bernstein's newspaper articles in the 1970s that exposed the Watergate scandal and forced President Nixon to resign has the liberal propaganda press been so utterly successful at destroying a single Republican – an exhilarating and heady era that predated Watergate by 20 years. From 1950-54, Wisconsin Sen....
  • The Socialist Agenda - Updated

    10/07/2003 10:16:11 AM PDT · by slimer · 10 replies · 2,406+ views
    various | 10/07/2003 | slimer
    COMMUNISM IN AMERICA: Ann Coulter recently spoke about Joseph McCarthy and called him an American patriot and phrophet who was way ahead of his time. Few people paid any attention to her comments while many screamed foul but I give her credit because Mr. McCarthy recognized Communist infiltration into our society and political system and the danger this posed to the future of the U.S. He was demonized and discredited. Why? Because he was exposing Communism in America. To those who believe that the threat of Communism disovled with the breakup of the United Soviet Socialist Republic, that is what...
  • A McCarthy Moment At the Alito Hearing

    01/12/2006 10:53:05 AM PST · by PurpleMountains · 14 replies · 546+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 1/12/06 | Purple Mountains
    I’m sure many of you are too young, and the rest of you probably don’t remember the moment when Senator McCarthy’s putrid career came to an end. I remember it as if it were yesterday; I was a college student at Northeastern University, a cooperative college where you work at a course-related job for several weeks and then go to school for several weeks. I happened to be working at my co-op job at Dennison Manufacturing Company in Framingham, Massachusetts, where the company maintained a recreation area for their employees. We were at lunch watching the Army-McCarthy hearings on TV...
  • 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 ^ | 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)...
  • Clooney film not high on facts

    10/08/2005 4:09:11 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 46 replies · 1,776+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10/8/05 | Tom Snyder
    There are few facts on display in "Good Night, and Good Luck," actor George Clooney's liberal version of CBS-TV news commentator Edward R. Murrow's 1953 feud with Joe McCarthy, the fiercely anti-Communist senator from Wisconsin. The movie, which opened yesterday, presents the feud as an emotional battle of political rhetoric, with the loser, of course, being Sen. McCarthy. The real historical facts, however, are not so clear. "Good Night, and Good Luck" opens with Murrow giving a speech in the late 1950s warning about the confusion of TV news with entertainment. Cut to 1953 at the height of McCarthy's war...
  • Heath Ledger's 'gay' cowboy beats Clooney's latest

    09/11/2005 12:27:51 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 163 replies · 5,189+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9/11/05 | WorldNetDaily
    "Brokeback Mountain," the story of two homosexual cowboys starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, topped 19 competitors, including George Clooney's "Good Night, and Good Luck" to win the Venice Film Festival's top award yesterday. The film has been called "groundbreaking" by homosexual activists for the amount of "gay" sex that is shown on screen. Mel Gibson fans will remember Heath Ledger as the eldest son in "The Patriot" determined to fight for independence against the British, the innocent but brave fair-haired boy-man who struggles for justice even among his fellow southern colonialists. Gyllenhaal is best known for his role as...
  • Fourth Estate Follies - (liberal media getting what it deserves....and has earned, for decades!)

    05/27/2005 6:17:20 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 23 replies · 949+ views
    Dear, oh dear! Nicholas Kristof, a New York Times columnist, laments, “the climate for freedom of the press in the United States feels more ominous than it has for decades.” He urges vociferous protest and a federal shield law for journalists—this because two journalists have been ordered to jail for refusing a judge’s order to reveal their sources. Both hacks are free pending appeals. Although I was in Albania for a short visit 25 years ago, I was unaware that freedom of the press was about to be curtailed in the Land of the Free. Kristof admits that judges do...
  • AAR... Ward Churchill protest

    03/02/2005 12:15:34 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 30 replies · 3,156+ views
    We did it... We protested churchill. There was a collection of pro-Churchill moonbats that showed up, and we protested them as well.
  • More trouble for Ward Churchill

    02/27/2005 7:37:24 AM PST · by alienken · 95 replies · 4,406+ views
    TROUBLE SPEAK Ward Churchill copied 'original' art piece Takes a swing at TV reporter who confronted him -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: February 26, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2005 Professor Ward Churchill Adding to a growing list of allegations, controversial University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill appears to have violated copyright law by claiming a reknowned artist's work as his own. Churchill, whose integrity has been challenged since news broke earlier last month of his paper blaming victims of 9-11 for the attacks, made an Indian-theme serigraph in 1981 called "Winter Attack" and printed 150 copies. But one of the buyers,...
  • Churchill fatwah accuses CIA and FBI of terrorism and of being a secret police

    02/21/2005 10:58:56 AM PST · by Snapple · 26 replies · 1,707+ views
    Orlando Direct Action Homepage ^ | No date given | Ward Churchill
    Ward Hill as a member of the schismatic Boulder/Denver branch of AIM [American Indian Movement] as spent his whole life trashing the FBI and police. Here is what he said in his "Roosting Chickens" article. He is an anarchist who publishes his books through anarchist publishers. He wants to trash our law enforcement and intelligence organizations so that we will be destroyed. He doesn't want to make them better. He want the USA off the planet. He has often depicted the FBI and CIA as terrorist organizations.
  • Operation Infinite Freep... Ward Churchill coming to UW-Whitewater on March 1st

    02/10/2005 1:55:38 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 48 replies · 2,727+ views
    Ward Churchill is the professor from Colorado University who called the dead in the World Trade Center "Nazis" and also said that the US deserved 9/11, and that we should have not fought back. Prof Churchill may get fired from the University of Colorado-Bolder He may appear on March 1st, time pending, if the administration approves of it.
  • The Clintons Terrorist Ties

    02/12/2005 5:32:38 PM PST · by Calpernia · 117 replies · 6,108+ views
    VARIOUS ^ | Various
    In his FrontPage Magazine article Andrew Alexander’s Lies About the Cold War, Jamie Glazov speaks of the Soviet regime’s aggressive and expansionist designs against the West in the post-WWII period, and how de-classified Soviet sources prove that they had extensively infiltrated their agents into Western society. "...the Venona transcripts are thousands of Soviet intelligence messages that were intercepted and decoded over four decades by the FBI and the NSA (National Security Agency). Released over the past few years, these files prove that there was a large-scale Communist penetration of the U.S. government, and that Communist spies passed on valuable information...
  • Recently released "secret transcripts" of Joseph McCarthy Hearings 1953-54 [Jan '03]

    10/22/2004 11:19:19 PM PDT · by baseball_fan · 15 replies · 1,501+ views
    U.S. Senate & United States Government Printing Office ^ | January 2003 or thereafter | U.S. Senate
  • Purging the Neocons

    01/20/2004 9:24:58 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 51 replies · 306+ views
    Sobran Column ^ | 01-06-03 | Sobran, Joseph
    Purging the Neocons January 6, 2004 Did you know that the word neoconservative — often shortened to neocon — is an ethnic slur? Neither did I, but some, er, conservative pundits have set me straight. David Brooks of the New York Times says of “the people labeled neocons” that “con is short for ‘conservative’ and neo is short for ‘Jewish.’” So when other people call these people “neocons,” you see, they’re really calling them Jews, which for some reason is anti-Semitic. This must come as a surprise to Irving Kristol, who long ago cheerfully, indeed proudly, accepted the term. Though...
  • GETTING THE RED OUT, a review of a book on Reds & McCarthyism

    12/14/2003 6:33:10 AM PST · by OESY · 11 replies · 352+ views
    New York Post ^ | December 14, 2003 | JOHN EARL HAYNES
    <p>Of all the many national and ideological clashes of the 20th century, none was more colossal than Communism. It emerged triumphant in Russia in 1917 and reached for world domination in the 1940s. And as unlikely as it seems today, at that time, many Western intellectuals confidently predicted Communism's ultimate triumph.</p>

    07/09/2003 4:22:51 PM PDT · by ChadGore · 142 replies · 3,446+ views
    Ann Coulter ^ | 7/0903 | Ann Coulter
    WE'LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN YOU'RE BEING CENSORED By Ann Coulter Earlier this year, the Screen Actors Guild (news - web sites) issued a statement lamenting that "those in the public eye should suffer professionally for having the courage to give voice to their views. Even a hint of the blacklist must never again be tolerated in this nation." Feeling the lash of a right-wing blacklist, the Dixie Chicks (news - web sites) recently played to an adoring, sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden. Ann Coulter   But earlier this week, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., denounced a radio corporation's decision...
  • The Trouble with Treason (David Horowitz regarding Ann Coulter)

    07/08/2003 2:45:10 AM PDT · by DPB101 · 242 replies · 3,568+ views ^ | 7/8/03 | David Horowitz
    I have always admired Ann Coulter’s satiric skewering of liberal pieties and her bravery under fire. Not many conservatives can fight back with as much verve and venom as she can, and if politics is war conducted by other means, Ann is someone I definitely want on my side. I began running Coulter columns on shortly after she came up with her most infamous line, which urged America to put jihadists to the sword and convert them to Christianity. Liberals were horrified; I was not. I thought to myself,this is a perfect send-up of what our Islamo-fascist enemies believe...

    07/08/2003 11:04:58 AM PDT · by Apolitical · 95 replies · 669+ views ^ | July 8. 2003 | Murray Soupcoff (The Iconoclast)
    ICONOCLAST DAILY NOTEBOOK.... TAKE NO PRISONERS: THE ANTI-LEFTLIB CRUSADE OF ANN COULTER -- Please Ann, say it ain't so, about Joe!.... July 8 2003: Wow talk about hot! Ann Coulter is sizzling. She's got herself another best-seller on the NY Times best-seller list ("Treason"). She's got thousands of enthusiastic conservative young men panting with lust every time she pops up on Fox, CNN, MSNBC or Good Morning America to flail the leftist establishment, flaunting her long blonde locks, her ever-present plunging neckline and her very tart tongue. And she's got liberal pundits steaming, as she takes after hypocritical liberals, Hollywood...
  • A Conspiracy So Vast: Meet Ann Coulter, the Maureen Dowd of the conservatives

    07/06/2003 9:17:47 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 342 replies · 4,084+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | 07/14/03 | DOROTHY RABINOWITZ
    <p>John G. Adams, a key figure in the proceedings that effectively ended Sen. Joseph McCarthy's career, passed quietly from the scene last week at age 91. Not surprisingly, his death made no news; it's been a while since those heady days when McCarthy launched his investigations of the Army, which had, he charged, been shielding countless Communist agents at Fort Monmouth and elsewhere. It fell to Adams, the Army's chief counsel, to deal with the charges, which he did to devastating effect in the Army-McCarthy hearings that held the nation in thrall in the 1950s.</p>
  • Has she no shame? [Conason on Coulter--Some Men Just Can't Handle Blondes]

    07/05/2003 10:44:31 AM PDT · by publius1 · 353 replies · 931+ views
    Salon ^ | July 4, 2003 | Joe Conason
    July 4, 2003 | "Slander" is defined in Bouvier's Law Dictionary as "a false defamation (expressed in spoken words, signs, or gestures) which injures the character or reputation of the person defamed." The venerable American legal lexicon goes on to note that such defamatory words are sometimes "actionable in themselves, without proof of special damages," particularly when they impute "guilt of some offence for which the party, if guilty, might be indicted and punished by the criminal courts; as to call a person a 'traitor.'" So how appropriate it is that in the rapidly growing Ann Coulter bibliography, last year's...
  • Kids fear Ann Coulter (Liberal commie Rat Humor with a barf alert)

    07/04/2003 7:00:54 AM PDT · by TLBSHOW · 61 replies · 609+ views
    tallahassee ^ | 7/1/2003 | Andy Borowitz
    Kids fear Ann Coulter "Mommy, make the scary lady go away." Those are the tearful words of Kaylee Brodkin, 7, of Gary, Ind., who for the last five days has been awakened in the middle of the night by terrifying nightmares - nightmares featuring television pundit/author Ann Coulter. With the ubiquitous Coulter currently on a national book tour, little Kaylee's sad story is far from an isolated occurrence. "More and more these days, we are seeing small children who have been traumatized by Ann Coulter," said Dr. Harmon Densmore, chief clinical psychologist at the Chartwell Children's Institute based at the...
  • Screed: With Treason, Ann Coulter once again defines a new low in America's political debate

    07/02/2003 4:50:57 PM PDT · by The Raven · 178 replies · 628+ views
    Spinsanity ^ | july 2, 2003 | Brendan Nyhan
    With her new book Treason: Liberal Treachery from the Cold War to the War on Terrorism, syndicated pundit Ann Coulter has driven the national discourse to a new low. No longer content to merely smear liberals and the media with sweeping generalizations and fraudulent evidence, she has now upped the ante, accusing the entire Democratic Party as well as liberals and leftists nationwide of treason, a crime of disloyalty against the United States. But, as in her syndicated columns (many of which are adapted in the book) and her previous book Slander: Liberal Lies Against the American Right, Coulter's case...
  • The Real Menace

    05/07/2003 11:51:22 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 1 replies · 176+ views ^ | Thursday, May 8, 2003 | By Eric Fettman
    The Real MenaceBy Eric FettmanNew York Post | May 8, 2003 THE release this week, with great fanfare and media hoopla, of the so-called "secret" hearings of Sen. Joseph McCarthy's anti-Communist investigations committee 50 years after the fact is hardly the great historical revelation it is being portrayed as. The 5,000 pages of closed-door executive session testimony already are being cited by the left as further proof that the Wisconsin senator - whose name symbolizes an era Jimmy Carter would later naively call "America's inordinate fear of Communism" - conducted a wide-ranging "witch hunt" for nonexistent subversives. "McCarthy had shopworn...