On this date in 1954, the US Senate, led by liberal Democrat Hubert Humphrey, voted unanimously to ban communists. Based on information from a Soviet spy, they wanted to put an end to Communist controlled labor unions. Penalty for being a communist was five years in jail.
Had the president signed it, many current senate Democrats would be spending most of their term in the Federal penitentiary.
via The Deplorable Climate Science Blog
August 14, 2019 at 09:35AM