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Nixon could have squashed scandal ... easily

Forty-three years ago today, President Nixon missed an opportunity to squash what had been termed a “third-rate burglary.” All he had to do was deliver a brief speech on national television that went something like this: 440 more words

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May 31st in history:

More than two thousand people died on May 31st, 1889, in the great Johnstown, Pennsylvania, flood. Heavy rains caused a dam to break, unleashing all the water from a lake a few miles outside of Johnstown. 101 more words

Today In History

Woodward and Bush

This is unsurprising to me but will be an outrage for many.

One of the oldest lessons of propaganda is that a lie repeated often enough eventually becomes truth. 297 more words

Even if Woodward Has it Right He Has it Wrong: Bush WMD

Bob Woodward is back in the news, apparently feeling the need to be relevant again.  After all, forty years is a long time.

I don’t know much about Bob Woodward other than his penchant to seemingly know a lot about a lot of private stuff and then talk a lot about it.   520 more words


Media Mashup: May 26, 2015


Charlie Blowhard, aka Charles Blow, may surpass the inanity of former Timesman Fox Butterfield. In a column on Memorial Day, only Mr. 483 more words

New York Times