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Good Kops vs. Bad Kops: The 1% Solution…

No one can say that I’ve not been blessed with a variety of acquaintances and circumstances throughout my life. Two of them are Michael and Robert Meeropol, the sons of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, murdered by the state as Soviet spies in 1953.

Julius & Ethel Rosenberg

The release of hundreds of thousands of gov’t papers since, document that, indeed, they were both ardent members of the CPUSA (allies to the US during WW-II). Julius (37) was an electrical engineer and Ethel (Greenglass, 35) was a union organizer. They lived in NYC.

They were both scapegoats of the anti-communist hysteria whipped up by J. Edgar Hoover and Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI). Somebody had to be publicly burned at the stake for the Soviet’s developing their own atomic bomb (1949). more…