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GringoView: un-American activities

(Opinion) History has an unfailing way of repeating itself.

It looks as if we are in for a repeat of the bad old days of Wisconsin Senator Joe McCarthy's House Un-American Activities Committee, which in the 1950s terrorized anyone suspected of 'communist' leanings.

No more than attendance at a meeting of the American Civil Liberties Union or the NAACP or having checked out a copy of Carl Marx's 'Das Capital' from the public library could put you under 'suspicion'.

Hard to believe but true; an over-zealous Wisconsin GOP official demanded to my headmaster that I be . . .

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