Originally posted on BLOGGING BAD w/Gunny G ~ "CLINGERS-AMERICA!":

 

There is a new and slightly longer article up on…

 

 

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http://www.cakewalkblogs.com/antiestablishmenthistory/chicagocommunist-paradise-midwestby-al-benson-jr.aspx dealing with the history of communism in the fair city of Chicago. Guess what, communism in this country started in Chicago.
So what else is new?Al

 

 

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Chicago–Communist Paradise of the Midwest
Posted Today at 4:20 PM
Cropped portion of Abraham Lincoln Photograph,...

Cropped portion of Abraham Lincoln Photograph, platinum print from wet plate collodion glass negative (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

By Al Benson Jr.It seems that the “Windy City” has had a love affair with communism that goes back a long time. Originally, you can trace it back to 1860 when the Republican Party convention was held there–the convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln to run for president on the Republican ticket that year. There were several “Forty-Eighter” socialists, refugees from the 1848 socialist revolts in Europe, there that year for the convention and…

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