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"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free....... ~Ronald Reagan~

Sunday, May 14, 2006

McCarthyism - Liberalism

Paranoia is alive and well in the halls of Congress:
"It is evident that there is a deliberate calculated program being carried out not only to protect Communist personnel in high places, but to reduce security and intelligence protection to a nullity. . . . On file in the Department is a copy of a preliminary report of the FBI on Soviet espionage activities in the United States, which involves large numbers of State Department employees. . . this report has been challenged and ignored by those charged with the responsibility of administering the department..."
~Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI)
Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
February 9, 1950
"That the government may be secretly collecting, and using data mining to analyze, the phone records of millions of law-abiding Americans, as reported in the press today, is a frightening prospect. ... It is time for the administration to come clean with Congress and the American people."
~ Sen. Russ Feingold ( D-WI)
Member of the Judiciary Committee
May 11, 2006
Must be that Wisconsin cheese!

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