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Dem Senator Compares Nunes To Joseph McCarthy

The Hill reports: Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) compared House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes’s (R-Calif.) move to make a memo on surveillance at the Department of Justice (DOJ) public to former Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s (R-Wis.) aggressive probe of suspected communists in the 1950s. “The release of this memo is really reminiscent of the darkest days of the McCarthy era, with …

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World Net Daily Tweets And Deletes Call For Donald Trump To Imprison His Critics After Being Elected

This afternoon the far-right site World Net Daily posted a tweet calling on Donald Trump to revive the “House of Unamerican Activities” after his election. While they presumably mean the House Un-American Activities Committee, which was abolished 41 years ago, WND’s obvious message is that Trump should attempt to have his media critics imprisoned. After I called out this message …

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