Joseph McCarthy

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Salon.com
Trump-fellas: Donald Trump allegedly has years of mob ties — but even that won’t turn off his ardent backershad made friends with the city’s most notorious fixer, lawyer Roy Cohn, who had
Trump-fellas: Donald Trump allegedly has years of mob ties — but even that won’t turn off his ardent backers
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
had made friends with the city’s most notorious fixer, lawyer Roy Cohn, who had become famous as lead counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy. Among other things Cohn was now a mob consigliere, with clients including “Fat Tony” Salerno, boss of the... Read more
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Wilson County News
Editorial: Narrow views promote intellectual, moral dry rotof the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of
Editorial: Narrow views promote intellectual, moral dry rot
Wilson County News / Posted 6 days ago
of the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of the anti-Communist crusade led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, I had more freedom to express my views in class, without fear of retaliation, than conservative students... Read more
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The News & Observer
With Trump, democracy in danger as smugness aboundsas victimized by economics and history.” Hofstadter’s target was “the Goldwate
With Trump, democracy in danger as smugness abounds
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
as victimized by economics and history.” Hofstadter’s target was “the Goldwater movement,” which he saw rooted in Sen. Joseph McCarthy, the Populist Party and mid-19th-century anti-Catholic bigotry. Rensin’s targets are those who find... Read more
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The Smoking Gun
Blaze Destroyed Trump Testimony For Roy Cohnto the disbarment proceeding brought against Roy Cohn, the reptilian attorney w
Blaze Destroyed Trump Testimony For Roy Cohn
The Smoking Gun / Posted 7 days ago
to the disbarment proceeding brought against Roy Cohn, the reptilian attorney who gained fame at the shoulder of Senator Joseph McCarthy and eventually became a fixer and confidant for New York gangsters, politicians, and tycoons. After a... Read more
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New York Magazine
Looking to Harry Truman to Understand Hillary Clintonmadness. (During Truman’s presidency, that madness took the form of the surreal
Looking to Harry Truman to Understand Hillary Clinton
New York Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
madness. (During Truman’s presidency, that madness took the form of the surreal ascent of pathological liar and demagogue Joseph McCarthy.) Clinton, by rejecting both impulses, has reminded us that she has always been a creature of the middle. An... Read more
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The Hill
Dems ramp up calls to disband Planned Parenthood panelNancy Pelosi (Calif.) on Friday, adding that the committee is acting in ways “n
Dems ramp up calls to disband Planned Parenthood panel
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) on Friday, adding that the committee is acting in ways “not seen on Capitol Hill since the days of Joseph McCarthy.” ADVERTISEMENT“Chair Blackburn's ‘secret’ subpoenas — issued without the required notice or consultation,... Read more
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Wired News
Trump Isn’t the First Tech-Propelled Populist. But This Time’s Differentanother shift in technology that creates economic angst and energy for change.'
Trump Isn’t the First Tech-Propelled Populist. But This Time’s Different
Wired News / Posted 11 days ago
another shift in technology that creates economic angst and energy for change.' In the 1950s, television helped Senator Joseph McCarthy spread his particular brand of paranoia and panic. “McCarthy used the medium to terrifying effect,” says... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona war dead: Casualties in Iraq and Afghanistanto return home in less than four months.Joseph C. McCarthy, Lance Corporal, U.S
Arizona war dead: Casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
to return home in less than four months.Joseph C. McCarthy, Lance Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps Sept. 6, 2004: Lance Cpl. Joseph McCarthy, 21, of St. Johns, and six other soldiers were killed near Fallujah, Iraq, by an attacker who detonated a car... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Thomas Sowell: The dry rot in American academiaof the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of
Thomas Sowell: The dry rot in American academia
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 13 days ago
of the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of the anti-communist crusade led by Sen. Joseph McCarthy, I had more freedom to express my views in class, without fear of retaliation, than conservative students... Read more
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Orange County Register
Academia afflicted with intellectual, moral dry rotof the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of
Academia afflicted with intellectual, moral dry rot
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
of the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of the anti-communist crusade led by Sen. Joseph McCarthy, I had more freedom to express my views in class, without fear of retaliation, than conservative students... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Dry rot in Academiaof the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of
Dry rot in Academia
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
of the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of the anti-Communist crusade led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, I had more freedom to express my views in class, without fear of retaliation, than conservative students... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
10 best George Clooney moviesthe stand CBS journalist Edward R. Murrow (David Strathairn) and crew took agai
10 best George Clooney movies
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 days ago
the stand CBS journalist Edward R. Murrow (David Strathairn) and crew took against one of history’s greatest bullies, Joseph McCarthy, and his Communist witch-hunt. Clooney lays on the nostalgia and reverence pretty thick, but it’s what he... Read more
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The Columbian
Groupthink of left leaves dry rot on college campusesof the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of
Groupthink of left leaves dry rot on college campuses
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
of the 19th century. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of the anti-Communist crusade led by Sen. Joseph McCarthy, I had more freedom to express my views in class, without fear of retaliation, than conservative students... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Dry rot in academiaeducation suffers. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of th
Dry rot in academia
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
education suffers. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of the anti-Communist crusade led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, I had more freedom to express my views in class, without fear of retaliation, than conservative students... Read more
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The Christian Post
This Election's Biggest Surprise Isn't Donald Trumpwho watched J. Edgar Hoover and Elliot Ness and the FBI (on TV anyway) ferret o
This Election's Biggest Surprise Isn't Donald Trump
The Christian Post / Posted 16 days ago
who watched J. Edgar Hoover and Elliot Ness and the FBI (on TV anyway) ferret out domestic communist cells, and Senator Joseph McCarthy and Congressman Richard Nixon dig deep to unearth anti-American activists, who then worked for Nixon in a... Read more
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Salon.com
History lesson for Paul Ryan: The Republicans have always been Donald Trump’s partydemanded internationalism purely on the grounds of anti-communism. Buckley and
History lesson for Paul Ryan: The Republicans have always been Donald Trump’s party
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
demanded internationalism purely on the grounds of anti-communism. Buckley and the NR writers were generally sympathetic to Joseph McCarthy, someone whom the Republican modernizers loathed. Also, National Review had a sketchy history on the Civil... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
A half-century of servicethe U.S. Army in the 1950s during the investigations of alleged communist activ
A half-century of service
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 18 days ago
the U.S. Army in the 1950s during the investigations of alleged communist activities in the federal government led by Sen. Joseph McCarthy. (It was Welch who asked McCarthy that famous question — “Have you no sense of decency?” — that many consider... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editorknow-it-all ruler whom no one would dare challenge? Trump’s hateful rhetoric h
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
know-it-all ruler whom no one would dare challenge? Trump’s hateful rhetoric has been likened to that of George Wallace, Joseph McCarthy and Benito Mussolini. The adulation afforded him is reminiscent of how racist leaders were elevated in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONknow-it-all ruler whom no one would dare challenge? Trump’s hateful rhetoric h
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
know-it-all ruler whom no one would dare challenge? Trump’s hateful rhetoric has been likened to that of George Wallace, Joseph McCarthy and Benito Mussolini. The adulation afforded him is reminiscent of how racist leaders were elevated in the... Read more
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asianage
Historical amnesiain Hollywood who spoke up for “American ideals”. This was a code for sharing, t
Historical amnesia
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
in Hollywood who spoke up for “American ideals”. This was a code for sharing, to whatever degree, the views of Congressman Joseph McCarthy. In an extreme reaction, McCarthyism led to the “blacklisting” of prominent Hollywood personalities for... Read more
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asianage
Historical amnesiain Hollywood who spoke up for “American ideals”. This was a code for sharing, t
Historical amnesia
asianage / Posted 24 days ago
in Hollywood who spoke up for “American ideals”. This was a code for sharing, to whatever degree, the views of Congressman Joseph McCarthy. In an extreme reaction, McCarthyism led to the “blacklisting” of prominent Hollywood personalities for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hillsborough joins House Bill 2 oppositionTom Stevens said state leaders’ defense of the legislation includes echoes of t
Hillsborough joins House Bill 2 opposition
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
Tom Stevens said state leaders’ defense of the legislation includes echoes of the assertions of politicians Joseph McCarthy and George Wallace during the Cold War and civil rights movement by inflaming fear without evidence. The... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Will Call: Stop making centsplenty of celebration and a few ruffled feathers last week. Personally, as lon
Will Call: Stop making cents
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 26 days ago
plenty of celebration and a few ruffled feathers last week. Personally, as long as they steer clear of the likes of Joseph McCarthy and George Wallace, it makes very little difference to me who they put on our money. That’s one luxury of... Read more
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Philly.com
Letters: Pa. voters have cast their lotChristmas." Trump's hateful rhetoric has been likened to that of former Alabam
Letters: Pa. voters have cast their lot
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
Christmas." Trump's hateful rhetoric has been likened to that of former Alabama Gov. George Wallace, former U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy, and former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. The adulation showered upon him is reminiscent of how racist... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillsborough jury finds fans were unlawfully killedJames Hennessy, John Anderson, (fifth row left to right) John McBrien, Jonathon
Hillsborough jury finds fans were unlawfully killed
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
James Hennessy, John Anderson, (fifth row left to right) John McBrien, Jonathon Owens, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, Joseph Clark, Joseph McCarthy, Keith McGrath, Kester Ball, Kevin Williams, Kevin Tyrrell, Lee Nicol, Marian Hazel McCabe, Martin Traynor,... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Justice finally': Rooney and Carragher lead Hillsborough tributesJames Hennessy, John Anderson, (fifth row left to right) John McBrien, Jonathon
'Justice finally': Rooney and Carragher lead Hillsborough tributes
Daily Mail / Posted 28 days ago
James Hennessy, John Anderson, (fifth row left to right) John McBrien, Jonathon Owens, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, Joseph Clark, Joseph McCarthy, Keith McGrath, Kester Ball, Kevin Williams, Kevin Tyrrell, Lee Nicol, Marian Hazel McCabe, Martin Traynor,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
History's Headlines: The Red Nightmarepossible espionage at Bethlehem Steel. Although normally chaired by the fearles
History's Headlines: The Red Nightmare
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 1 months ago
possible espionage at Bethlehem Steel. Although normally chaired by the fearless to some, infamous to others, Senator Joseph McCarthy, he was somewhere else that day. But among those who took part in the hearings was the future Attorney... Read more
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Raw Story
Why Donald Trump could change journalism for the betterEdward R. Murrow is regarded as one of the finest American journalists is becau
Why Donald Trump could change journalism for the better
Raw Story / Posted 1 months ago
Edward R. Murrow is regarded as one of the finest American journalists is because of his opposition to the demagoguery of Joseph McCarthy, devoting an episode of “See It Now” to a methodical exposition of McCarthy’s smears and deceits. Murrow... Read more

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