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Was John Brennan's 1976 Communist Party presidential vote a mere protest?
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Posted on 07/16/2018 5:42:20 PM PDT by drpix

"He was born in North Bergen, New Jersey. He attended the Immaculate Heart of Mary Elementary School, and graduated from Saint Joseph of the Palisades High School in West New York, New Jersey before enrolling at Fordham University in New York City."

"While riding a bus to class at Fordham, he saw an ad in The New York Times that said the CIA was recruiting, and he felt a CIA career would be a good match for his "wanderlust" and his desire to do public service. His studies included a junior year abroad learning Arabic and taking Middle Eastern studies courses at the American University in Cairo."

"In 1976, he voted for Communist Party USA candidate Gus Hall in the presidential election; he later said that he viewed it as a way "of signaling my unhappiness with the system, and the need for change.""

"He received a B.A. in political science from Fordham in 1977."

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1) From the above LINK, he was born and graduated HS in North Bergen, NJ and then attended Fordham till graduation in 1977.

2) Since Fordham (Bronx, NY) is 13.5 from North Bergen and he 'rode a bus to class at Fordham' we can be certain he lived and voted in NJ in 1976:

Map: North Bergen - Fordham
3) Below is the ballot for United States presidential election in New Jersey, 1976 (from everipedia.org/wiki/)
Republican 		Gerald Ford 
Democratic 		Jimmy Carter 
Independent 		Eugene McCarthy
Libertarian 		Roger MacBride
American Independent 	Lester Maddox
Socialist Labor 	Julius Levin
Communist 		Gus Hall 
U.S. Labor 		Lyndon LaRouche
Socialist Workers 	Peter Camejo
People's 		Margaret Wright
Prohibition 		Ben Bubar 
Socialist 		Frank Zeidler 
If Brennan merely meant his vote as a protest of the two-party system, why didn't he choose any of the other NINE fringe party candidates rather than single out the Communist party of Gus Hall for his approval? Why didn't Jimmy Carter's & Stansfield Turner's CIA ask in 1980? Why has it not been asked of him since?
1 posted on 07/16/2018 5:42:20 PM PDT by drpix
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To: drpix
Here's the Gus Hall he voted for:


2 posted on 07/16/2018 5:45:15 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: drpix

He’s a communist AND a muslim.

Only an ineligible usurper would have chosen him to be CIA Director.


3 posted on 07/16/2018 5:46:12 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: drpix

So he was raised and educated as a Catholic, then rejected Christ in favor of Mohammad? Not good.


4 posted on 07/16/2018 5:46:31 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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Fordham is a Jesuit school. The current Pope Francis “The Red” is a Jesuit. He also seems to prefer Communists & Muslims over his fellow Catholics/Christians.
5 posted on 07/16/2018 5:53:52 PM PDT by drpix
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“He’s a communist AND a muslim.

And a New Jerseyite !

This guy is the absolute worst.


6 posted on 07/16/2018 6:01:42 PM PDT by Celerity
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To: Lurkinanloomin

Scumbag traitor from hell
That’s why he was the Marxist obnughole number 1 guy
He’s in need of a jail
Cell. Pronto


7 posted on 07/16/2018 6:03:34 PM PDT by Truthoverpower (The guvmint you get is the Trump winning express !)
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To: drpix

Lying scumbag...He voted for Hall because he is a communist...


8 posted on 07/16/2018 6:04:45 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: drpix
West New York, New Jersey

Like East St. Louis, Illinois.

9 posted on 07/16/2018 6:12:54 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Fill in my standard rant.)
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To: mkmensinger

No, not educated as a Catholic...as a Jesuit.


10 posted on 07/16/2018 6:15:44 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: drpix

He was a commie before he went moose limb, as long as it is anti-American Brennan is onboard.


11 posted on 07/16/2018 6:17:37 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Good point.


12 posted on 07/16/2018 6:18:05 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: drpix

Worse yet than all that is the fact that he voted for a Commie in the YEAR OF THE BICENTENNIAL.

Those of you old enough to remember will recall that 1976 was probably the most patriotic year in terms of the media, movies, TV series (remember The Adamses on PBS?) since WW2.

To have voted to spit on the flag (the equivalent of what Brennan did) in 1976 took a special kind of anti-American bile.

Then he joined the CIA and became a Mohamedan sympathizer.

Nice life. Now he’s insignificant. And LOUDLY so.

Nothing more.


13 posted on 07/16/2018 6:20:36 PM PDT by Simon Foxx
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If Brennan merely meant his vote as a protest of the two-party system, why didn't he choose any of the other NINE fringe party candidates rather than single out the Communist party of Gus Hall for his approval? Why didn't Jimmy Carter's & Stansfield Turner's CIA ask in 1980? Why has it not been asked of him since?

It was probably all the intolerably patriotic trappings of the Bicentennial year that drove Brennan to vote as he truly believed. Mere protest? I think not.

14 posted on 07/16/2018 6:21:06 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Progressives are the crab grass in the lawn of life.)
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Take away the caption, and I’d think this creepy guy was an SS colonel.


15 posted on 07/16/2018 6:44:12 PM PDT by rfp1234 (I have already previewed this composition.)
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and his desire to do public service. in a pig's arse!
16 posted on 07/16/2018 6:47:34 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: drpix

As if a Nazi Party vote ever be considered acceptable protest ftom someone seeking to be CIA chief.


17 posted on 07/16/2018 6:49:01 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Spygate's clock began in 2015 - what did President Obama know and when did he know it)
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To: RightGeek

Well muslims do like throat slitting, i can see where Brennan found common ground


18 posted on 07/16/2018 6:50:04 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Spygate's clock began in 2015 - what did President Obama know and when did he know it)
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To: SuperLuminal

Notice how commies always come up with excuses when you locate their Party cards???


19 posted on 07/16/2018 6:52:25 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Spygate's clock began in 2015 - what did President Obama know and when did he know it)
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To: drpix
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20 posted on 07/16/2018 7:39:38 PM PDT by Tawiskaro
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