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Criminalizing Conservatism
American Spectator, by Jon Cassidy

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/29/2014 4:55:57 AM

Wisconsin has created a new type of political supervillain by combining the most reprehensible attributes of this nation’s two most infamous ogres of the last century — Joseph McCarthy and Richard Nixon. Start with McCarthy’s reckless and unsubstantiated allegations against random names on a list, his endless investigations that produced nothing but press coverage and ruined lives. Then take Nixon’s vindictiveness, his desire to use the mechanisms of state to crush his political enemies, and remove the legal impediments that kept him from doing much about it. Give him laws like Wisconsin’s. There never would have been any Cubans breaking into the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher, 8/29/2014 5:39:04 AM     (No. 9985416)

And let´s criminalize all of this hate-filled, racist, earth-going-around-the-sun stuff while we´re at it!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jntsrgn, 8/29/2014 6:41:47 AM     (No. 9985470)

Uh, McCarthy was pretty much spot on.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HerbVA, 8/29/2014 8:25:15 AM     (No. 9985583)

Don´t read anything that opens with vilification of two great Americans. The writer must be aching for a job in the msm.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: just another nerd, 8/29/2014 3:23:37 PM     (No. 9986287)

The comments after the article point out that McCarthy was vindicated by the release of the old KGB documents. The people he named we in fact communists.
Nixon didn´t actually use the IRS against his political foes. Unlike the current administration.
The Dems are misusing the legal system to harass conservatives and have been since 2008 when they targeted Sarah Palin. Seems to be working well so far so why stop?


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