Tag: Watergate

Robert Redford for WaPo: ’45 Years After Watergate, The Truth is Again in Danger’

In a guest column for the Washington Post, actor Robert Redford describes the difficulty he had in getting Hollywood producers interested in his 1976 film All the President’s Men, which revolves around the investigation into former President Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal, and warns that 45 years after that politically momentous event, “the truth is again in danger.”

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BARNES: The Media, Obama, and the Deep State

Whenever the media loses control over a powerful term, be it “fake news” or “deep state,” they react with infantile rage, and immediately demand cessation of the term in its “unapproved” use. As part of that process, they attempt to restrict its historical application to some definition that delimits its use against their ideological interest. Their attempt to rescript the meaning of words gives new meaning to Orwellian for the media’s would-be Ministry of Information.

Tancredo: Obama Team Channels Nixon’s Watergate Break-in

“Who will rid me of this meddlesome priest?” was reportedly the question King Henry II asked of his knights in 1170 AD to goad them into murdering the English Archbishop, Thomas Beckett. Did President Obama utter a similar wail to inspire his intelligence agencies to wiretap Trump headquarters at Trump Tower?

Kellyanne Conway: Do We Really Want Another Nixon-Like Presidency?

Saturday, Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway posed the question on Fox News Channel’s “Justice” if America really wants to elect a president surrounded by scandal allegations like when former President Richard Nixon was elected. Partial transcript as follows: “[D]o we really

Mike Pence Compares Hillary Clinton to Nixon: ‘Looks Like Obstruction’

Mike Pence Compares Hillary Clinton to Nixon: ‘Looks Like Obstruction’

FLETCHER, North Carolina — Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence greeted an overflow crowd in Fletcher, North Carolina, on Monday evening with recollection of a time when then-President Richard Nixon was driven out of office over the Watergate scandal, comparing that to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s destruction of tens of thousands of subpoenaed emails.

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Apocalypse Now?

“Death to America!” scream Iranians who have just negotiated an agreement that has won them invaluable concessions from Americans, which includes the releasing of over $100 billion in assets that had been frozen. That deal assures that in fifteen years

The Obama Presidency – A Cacophony of Corruption

Obama apologists have recently been trotted out en masse to absurdly portray the Obama presidency as an entirely scandal-free citadel of piety. It is, they assure us, the political equivalent of the Vestal Virgins who guard the sacred flame. As Obama, himself, has insisted, there is not a “scintilla of scandal” to be seen.