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  • James Kirchner
    ... Well, yeah! Jamie [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 42 , Aug 4, 2004
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      On Wednesday, August 4, 2004, at 04:51 PM, Michael Grant wrote:

      > On Wed, 4 Aug 2004 14:39:03 -0400, James Kirchner
      > <jpklists@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Read the new material on the era.  I can't explain and document it
      > all
      > > here.  The McCarthyists did some rotten things, but some of their
      > > information was actually right.  I was taught as a kid to think 100%
      > of
      > > it was baseless, but that turns out to be as much a lie as some of
      > the
      > > lies that came out of Congress in the '50s.
      >
      > A lie that would never have become prevalent if McCarthy and his
      > allies and emulators had behaved responsibly. If any of their targets
      > were genuinely dangerous, McCarthy & co. weakened the defense against
      > them.

      Well, yeah!

      Jamie


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    • James Kirchner
      ... Well, yeah! Jamie [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      Message 42 of 42 , Aug 4, 2004
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        On Wednesday, August 4, 2004, at 04:51 PM, Michael Grant wrote:

        > On Wed, 4 Aug 2004 14:39:03 -0400, James Kirchner
        > <jpklists@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > Read the new material on the era.  I can't explain and document it
        > all
        > > here.  The McCarthyists did some rotten things, but some of their
        > > information was actually right.  I was taught as a kid to think 100%
        > of
        > > it was baseless, but that turns out to be as much a lie as some of
        > the
        > > lies that came out of Congress in the '50s.
        >
        > A lie that would never have become prevalent if McCarthy and his
        > allies and emulators had behaved responsibly. If any of their targets
        > were genuinely dangerous, McCarthy & co. weakened the defense against
        > them.

        Well, yeah!

        Jamie


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