Yo Republicans–House Un-American Activities Committee Ring a Bell?

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Seriously, folks. Are you in comas? Trump just threatened Iran, a week after holding a two-hour one-on-one meeting with Soviet dictator Vladimir Putin, days after the Justice Department indicted 12 Russians in great detail for interfering with the 2016 elections to benefit Trump, at the same time every other American government entity agrees Russia is actively engaged in cyber warfare with the United States.

Anticommunist_Literature_1950sGOP Representatives and Senators, how do you describe un-American activities nowadays? Not a Joseph McCarthy wannabe in your group? Think about it — you could make good on this error. Rewrite history with…FACTS! Do you physically need to be shaken to remember McCarthyism?

Let me save you the Google trip:  According to Wikipedia: it’s the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.[1] The term refers to U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy and has its origins in the period in the…

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Double Standard or What?

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So what if a group or a politician — it could be anyone from, oh say, The ACLU or a Christian parish to Representative Nancy Pelosi or Senator Paul Ryan, had a really bad moment.

  • They felt threatened by, oh say, POTUS befriending and meeting secretly with a cold-blooded dictator like Putin.
  • Or the idea of separating asylum seeking refugee babies from their parents felt decidedly un-American.
  • Or tapes came to light of Trump and his former fixer discussing paying off Trump’s lovers’ within weeks of the presidential election smacked of effecting voting trends.

And, in an irrational moment, they tweet:

To US President Trump: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE. WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS.

Is that overlooked…

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