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Left-wing Terror

June 2023
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Your September 1995 issue featured a profile of the right wing in “HomeGrown Terror,” a feature on the militias of 1940, by Philip Jenkins. In a way, you devoted some equal time for the left-wing terrorists of our history in a review of The Secret Six: The True Tale of the Men Who Conspired With John Brown (the six Unitarians, eccentrics, and liberal Protestants who funded John Brown’s murderous Kansas and West Virginia raids), reviewed by Geoffrey C. Ward in “The Life and Times.” To continue your fair-minded policy, I look forward to future reviews of the powerful, mostly secret influence of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA), as revealed incontrovertibly now in the release of several tons of formerly secret Soviet documents on the CPUSA.

For decades, much of the intelligentsia of America sided with the murderous Stalinist regime, including the treasonable transference of our nuclearbomb technology, but hardly anyone has apologized for that. As we near the turn of the millennium, we now know that Stalin and Mao killed around a hundred million of their own citizens, making Hitler a distant third among twentieth-century villains.

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