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5.0 out of 5 stars And the Record Shows McCarthy was Right!, September 19, 2012
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As a high school student, the leftist indoctrinaires they call teachers are eager to get at me and twist and misshape how I think especially when it comes to American history, and the issue of communism. Communist subversives, according to them, were very few and far between and therefore the fact that McCarthy made such an issue out of it, shows that he was drunk with the power that came along with his senate subcommittee and, according to them, he was a scoundrel, a demagogic liar, and an opportunist who ruined the careers of innocents. This book does a wonderful job of pulling the wool away from the eyes of the reader,(but then, of-course, it would, it is after-all written by the great William F. Buckley). The author very ably justifies the senator's actions, which leaves one wondering: if the Venona decrypts,(something which is unsurprisingly never taught in high school U.S. history), had been released at the time the book was written, Buckley's argument would have been completely iron-clad. 5 stars all the way.----------------- For those of you that have become obsessed with the story of this great American hero that has been unjustly vilified by the leftists which have rewritten our history, here is a list of other great books on McCarthy: -Joseph McCarthy: reexamining the life and legacy of america's most hated senator By Arthur Herman -McCarthy By Roy Cohn (who worked as his right hand man) -Blacklisted By History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy By M. Stanton Evans (most recent biography written around 2007) -America's Retreat From Victory: The Story of George Catlett Marshall By Joe McCarthy (the senator backs up his attacks on general Marshall who lost Korea and China to the communists, and paved the way for our loss in Vietnam)
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Initial post: Sep 29, 2012 6:01:07 PM PDT
bookworm says:
You keep up the good work and don't you let those so-called teachers intimidate you.
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