The Spanish Civil War: The 80th anniversary | REDFLAGFLYING

With all the various worthy and necessary commemorations about the centenary of the First World War, another anniversary has been sadly overlooked. The Spanish Civil War started in 1936, eighty yea…

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Suicide of a Senator

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Lester Hunt

Senator Lester Hunt – Democrat – Wyoming

This morning while enjoying a second cup of coffee and a cheap cigar out on the lanai in these early days of a Florida autumn I was thinking about Joe McCarthy.

Senator Joe of the cold war era; he who believed there was a communist pinko librul behind every bush in Washington and at every other desk in the State Department.  He who was dedicated to rooting out these un-Americans.

Joe McCarthy would use every means at his command to win against the vast conspiracy trying to take over America’; those taking their orders directly from Joe Stalin.

I am casually paying attention to the chaos in the House with the Grand Old Party trying to pick a new Speaker.  Kevin McCarthy, who was the favorite abruptly withdrew his candidacy after being considered a shoo-in.  The Huffington Post reported that a very large…

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