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Monday, August 07, 2017

Recently discovered notes from President Richard Nixon's chief of staff H. R. Haldeman confirm that Nixon directed the effort to derail President Lyndon Johnson's Vietnam War peace talks in 1968 so they wouldn't cost him the presidential election that year. Politico reports, "The lack of evidence of Nixon's direct involvement gave pause to historians, and offered his loyalists a platform from which to defend him. But no longer. Haldeman's notes are the long-sought evidence that Nixon personally intervened to scuttle Johnson's efforts to end the war.

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Politico continues, "It's now possible to reconstruct the events of October and November 1968 with the inescapable conclusion that Nixon's behavior was devious, tragic and, given the lives at stake, arguably more reprehensible than his activities in the Watergate scandal."

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No worries... President Ford's pardon covered that too.

#1 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-08-07 07:37 PM | Reply

You know, if we had listened to Nixon, the California Department of Motor Vehicles would not be controlled by the Jews today :)

Jesus, Nixon was one paranoid whack-job.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2017-08-07 08:10 PM | Reply

*ahem* PEACE talks, not PIECE talks.

#3 | Posted by RevDarko at 2017-08-07 08:24 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

not PIECE talks.

Wouldn't an edit feature be cool?

#4 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-08-07 08:25 PM | Reply

A lying, murdering son of a bitch. I'd say a LOT more reprehensible than Watergate. Look at all the dead he is responsible for. I will never forget looking at his slimy face when he gave his resignation speech on TV. Kissinger is gonna get his just rewards too. All evil.

#5 | Posted by uncle_meat at 2017-08-07 08:26 PM | Reply

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#6 | Posted by AuntieSocial at 2017-08-07 08:32 PM | Reply

Treason, on the same level as the Bush Iran/Contra scandal. A Capital offense. But power and money trumps the law.

#7 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-08-07 08:46 PM | Reply

Wasn't Iran/Contra a Reagan thing?

#8 | Posted by REDIAL at 2017-08-07 09:03 PM | Reply

Danni didn't post this? Is she okay?

#9 | Posted by bored at 2017-08-07 09:13 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"President Lyndon Johnson"
Really that guy is your hero?
LOL.
That guy showed his Johnson more than Kennedy!

#10 | Posted by Federalist at 2017-08-07 09:18 PM | Reply

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"That guy showed his Johnson more than Kennedy!"

Yes but he didn't collude with the enemy, unlike Republicans.

#11 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-08-08 01:25 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

I'm fine and glad that others beside myself are reporting the treasons of all of our last 5 Republican Presidents.

""President Lyndon Johnson"
Really that guy is your hero?
LOL."

He erred in Vietnam, recognized it and then pursued peace at the Paris Peace talks which Nixon blew up while still a candidate.
He also though pushed through Civil Rights, Medicare and other important legislation which Republicans have hated, though benefited from, every since. A somewhat complicated individual, not all good nor all bad. Unlike Nixon.

#12 | Posted by danni at 2017-08-08 08:12 AM | Reply

#8, yes but his VP and Ollie North were running that show. It wasn't always clear how aware Reagan was of what was going on.

#13 | Posted by bayviking at 2017-08-08 08:48 AM | Reply

Yes but he didn't collude with the enemy, unlike Republicans.

#11 | Posted by snoofy

Like this Republican?
www.washingtonexaminer.com

#14 | Posted by Federalist at 2017-08-08 09:03 AM | Reply

Yes but he didn't collude with the enemy, unlike Republicans.
#11 | Posted by snoofy
Like this Republican?
www.washingtonexaminer.com
#14 | POSTED BY FEDERALIST

Seriously? That's your response? A link to a story about an aide to a Democrat who MAY be somehow linked to a terrorist organization but we don't really have proof or real evidence....versus a Republican President who sabotaged peace talks leading to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people.

Honestly, you are not smart enough to post here.

#15 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-08-08 11:54 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

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