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Horsepuckey': Minn. Sec of State Dodges 'Friend' of Communist Party USA Status

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"[I]f every Minnesota voter knew of Ritchie's Communist Party ties, would he still have won?"

Trevor Loudon has uncovered some unsettling news: The Communist Party USA once considered Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie a "friend of the party."

Using what are reportedly secret, first-hand documents, Loudon shows how CPUSA praised the secretary back before he was a state leader, and bestowed upon him the "friend" designation. The information is apparently making its way around the land of 10,000 lakes, as Richtie was confronted about it by local radio host Chris Baker. Not surprisingly, Richtie refused to answer the question, and instead attacked those who entertain the notion. He also throws in the word "horsepuckey":

The document that Loudon and others base their accusations on is below:

Loudon has much more on the issue over at NZ Patriot, including "five previous articles on Ritchie's communist, socialist and George Soros ties." Those can be read here.

For Loudon, the "friend" status raises a host of questions:

Mark Ritchie makes a big deal of the fact the fact that he was "resoundingly" elected by the people of Minnesota. True - but if every Minnesota voter knew of Ritchie's Communist Party ties, would he still have won?

Would Mark Ritchie's Wellstone Action advisory committee colleague Al Franken be a Minnesota Senator today had not Mark Ritchie not overseen the 2009 Senate election recount?

Will Mark Ritchie's Wellstone Action advisory committee colleague Mark Dayton become Minnesota Governor with the help of another Ritchie supervised  election recount?

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