'have You No Decency, Sir?'

Sen. Joe McCarthy opened up hearings against the US Army in 1954, describing them as soft on communism. Sound familiar? Instead of rooting out nonexistent communists, on June 9th of that year, McCarthy was ridiculed by Joseph N. Welch, who was representing the Army at the time. During the infamous Red Scare craze, McCarthy attacked innocent Americans with no proof or accountability was was finally brought to his knees by Welch, which ended his rein of terror. On June 9, 1954, McCarthy again became agitated at Welch’s steady destruction of each of his arguments and witnesses.

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  • Decency
    The personal quality of decency is one of honesty, good manners, and respect for other people. Over time, decency has referred to manners, but today decency is mainly a strong sense of right and wrong, and a high standard of honesty.
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  • DECENCY | English meaning
    DECENCY definition: 1. behaviour that is good, moral, and acceptable in society: 2. the acceptable or expected ways of…. Learn more.
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  • decency noun
    [uncountable] honest, polite behaviour that follows accepted moral standards and shows respect for others. Her behaviour showed a total lack of common decency. Have you no sense of decency? He might have had the decency to apologize. standards of taste and decency that we expect broadcasting companies to meet. Extra Examples.
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  • DECENCY definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    decency. (diːsənsi ) 1. uncountable noun. Decency is the quality of following accepted moral standards. Unfortunately, on Friday night he showed neither decency nor dignity. His sense of decency forced him to resign. ...the threat of rampant materialism to common decency and enlightened values.
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  • DECENCY Synonyms: 87 Similar and Opposite Words
    Synonyms for DECENCY: etiquette, decorum, propriety, morality, dignity, prudence, form, civility; Antonyms of DECENCY: indecency, impropriety, vulgarity, coarseness, crudeness, evil, discourtesy, incivility.
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