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The Nuclear Option: What Obama Administration Did Was Much Worse Than Watergate

At the end of all the scandal and drama, all of the breathlessly reported lies and false accusations, at the end of all the money wasted on some zany kabuki swamp dance choreographed to the thrumming of giant bullfrogs and yipping of excited coyotes — at the end of all of this — it comes down to precisely what we said it was a year and a half ago.

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‘Worse Than Watergate’: ‘Shocking’ House Intel Memo Allegedly Reveals FISA Abuse by Senior DOJ and FBI Officials

Members of the House on Thursday said they viewed a “shocking” classified memo allegedly detailing abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) by senior Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigations officials in relation to the investigation of the Trump campaign and called for it to be declassified and available to the public immediately.

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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.

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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?

From left: Henry Kissinger, President Richard Nixon, Vice President Gerald Ford are pictured in Washington in an undated photo. Man at right unidentified. (AP Photo)