Nixon Was Far Worse Than We Thought

In a must-read Washington Post piece, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward look back at Richard Nixon's presidency and debunk the "often unchallenged" notion "that the coverup was worse than the crime" saying this idea "minimizes the scale and reach of Nixon's criminal actions." "In the course of his five-and-a-half-year presidency, beginning in 1969, Nixon launched and managed five successive and overlapping wars -- against the anti-Vietnam War movement, the news media, the Democrats, the justice system and, finally, against history itself.

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    And we all know it could have been and often was worse. ... It seemed important because Nixon was using the prevention of a “bloodbath” as a
    03/1/2015 - 10:57 am | View Link
  • Revolutionary Road, Partial Victory - Monthly Review
    ... in its ranks some of the outstanding civil rights activists in the recent period (Rosa Parks, E.D. Nixon, and Medgar Evers being only some of...
    03/1/2015 - 10:20 am | View Link
  • Even Israeli Hawks Angry At Netanyahu - Daily Beast
    In appealing to Congress, Netanyahu places a dicey political bet - Washington Post
    03/1/2015 - 7:57 am | View Link
  • Full tums help the sums - New Zealand Herald
    Teachers say the problem of hungry schoolchildren is getting worse. ... bites and a love note are the keys to a great lunchbox, says Wick Nixon.
    02/28/2015 - 11:09 am | View Link
  • Pablo Escobar's Son: "I Will Not Judge My Father" - Worldcrunch
    ... more violence, more war and arms sales, and worse quality drugs among ... don't review the policies the world inherited from Nixon, who ...
    02/28/2015 - 6:31 am | View Link
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  • Obama has been dismal on open records
    For years — no joke — we've said the Obama administration statistically is worse than Richard M. Nixon's when it comes to transparency requests and denials. And, as much as people carped out the George W. Bush years, his administration looked downright ...
    03/30/2015 - 8:05 pm | View Link
  • Judge Napolitano: Hillary Could Have Taught Nixon a Lesson
    "She could have taught Richard Nixon a lesson," Napolitano said in reference to 18 ... Napolitano called Clinton's actions "ten times worse" than the actions of Gen. David Petraus, who gave classified documents to his biographer, who also was his mistress.
    03/30/2015 - 3:26 pm | View Link
  • Hillary Rodham Nixon — Even He Didn't Destroy The Tapes
    know that the cover-up is often worse than any crime, for she once worked as a member of the impeachment inquiry staff for the House Judiciary Committee investigating the "third-rate burglary" at the Watergate Hotel that doomed Richard Nixon's presidency.
    03/30/2015 - 2:50 pm | View Link
  • Priebus: ‘Even Nixon Didn’t Destroy the Tapes’
    Priebus issued a statement saying that “even Nixon didn’t destroy the tapes ... “Accountability” is not in either Clinton’s vocabulary. So what’s worse? Clinton deleting 30,000 emails or Democrats defending her? Rep. Elijah Cummings of ...
    03/29/2015 - 6:39 am | View Link
  • GOP: 'Even Nixon Didn't Destroy the Tapes'
    Hillary Clinton is worse than Richard Nixon, says the Republican National Committee. "Even Nixon didn't destroy the tapes," RNC chair Reince Priebus says in a statement in response to reports that Hillary Clinton wiped her email server clean. "It's ...
    03/28/2015 - 6:55 am | View Link
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  • Kennedy vs. Nixon
    Clip from the 1st 1960 presidential debate between Senator John F. Kennedy (D-MA) and Vice President Richard Nixon (R-CA). Held on September 26, 1960, it ...
    03/30/2015 - 11:58 pm | View Website
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. The only US president to resign the ...
    03/30/2015 - 11:37 pm | View Website
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    The Nixon Shock was a series of economic measures undertaken by United States President Richard Nixon in 1971, the most significant of which was the unilateral ...
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  • Watergate: The Scandal That Brought Down Richard Nixon
    “Watergate” is a general term used to describe a complex web of political scandals between 1972 and 1974. The word specifically refers to the Watergate Hotel in ...
    03/30/2015 - 12:28 am | View Website
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