"Joseph McCarthy Was Right About Communist In Government"

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    Another "fun fact". McCarthy went out a few times with one of Robert kennedy's sisters, presumably having met her through Bobby, who worked for Joe for a while.

    About 20 years ago, I lived in Reno, and they were demolishing the Mapes Hotel at the time. It's claim to fame was that Joe McCarthy got together with a couple of other republicans while staying there, and cooked up the entire red scare campaign as a way to put himself into a powerful position in Congress in the late 1940's. We had just lost China to the communists, and there was a huge American backlash over it.
     
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    Yep, and that's where the bogus definition of "liberal" crept into the political discourse like an acid reflux. It was supposed to equate to "communist" for the low-information unwashed. Some of them still have yet to wash. This was a desperation move as the Democrats had held the White House continuously for two decades. But everything McCarthy ever did, including his fake medals, was always based on lies anyway.

    To be accurate though, we didn't 'lose' China to the communists; it was never 'ours' to lose.
     
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    Someone once asked Joe how he could drink so much, yet remain relatively sober all day. He answered that he ate a stick of butter, which then lined his stomach so that the alcohol absorbed slowly all day.
     
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    Ew.
    I mean I like butter in its place but EWW. That's pretty damned desperate.

    Then again if one lived his life based on so many lies and couldn't own up to them I guess one would pursue any and all substances to dull the senses and fuel the self-delusion.
     
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    More fun triva. The attorney, Welsh,who lectured lectured Joe at the congressional army investigation was given a role as the judge in Jimmy Stewart's movie, "Anatomy of a Murder"



     
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    McCarthy was a drunk who got his jollies ruining people's lives.
    His legacy: It's fitting that one of the ugliest words in the English language is MCCARTHYISM.

    If he were alive today he'd go after Trump and every deplorable on this forum for their affinity to Russia.
     
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    History books are written by the winners. And the Communists/Progressives won. They destroyed McCarthy. But he was right. Hollywood and the Democratic Party were infested with Communists. They are to this day. But like i said, the Communists/Progressives won. So they got to write the history books. Hence the demonization of McCarthy. It is what it is.
     
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    There is a commie under your bed right now!
     
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    he was also a dope fiend

    Sen. Joe McCarthy's Startling Morphine Source | The Fix
     
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