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House begins impeachment of Nixon

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Jul 27, 1974:

House begins impeachment of Nixon

On this day in 1974, the House Judiciary Committee recommends that America's 37th president, Richard M. Nixon, be impeached and removed from office. The impeachment proceedings resulted from a series of political scandals involving the Nixon administration that came to be collectively known as Watergate.

 

The Watergate scandal first came to light following a break-in on June 17, 1972, at the Democratic Party’s national headquarters in the Watergate apartment-hotel complex in Washington, D.C. A group of men linked to the White House were later arrested and charged with the crime. Nixon denied any involvement with the break-in, but several of his staff members were eventually implicated in an illegal cover-up and forced to resign. Subsequent government investigations revealed "dirty tricks" Scissors-32x32.pnghttp://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/house-begins-impeachment-of-nixon

 

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It's not the crime, it's the cover up. You would think that after 39 years politicians would have this stamped in their minds....but you'd be wrong.

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I will never forget the resignation speech and the sweeping 'wave' from the helicopter door. What Nixon did pales in comparison to what is being done to the country today!

 

I can only pray that the nation wakes up. and recognizes how it is being abused by the Godless occupant of the White House.

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I work the phone bank for him when he was running for President.

To this day I think he was a good President and just man.

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Media tones down annual Watergate rejoicing as Obama personifies charges against Nixon

By Neil W. McCabeFull Story

 

 

It seems like a break in tradition that the mainstream media will not be whooping it up to celebrate the anniversary of the final days of Watergate and the House Judiciary Committee’s approved and sent to the whole House three articles of impeachment against President Richard M. Nixon. Scissors-32x32.png http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/56886

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Poll: Only 51 Percent Say Watergate Was a “Serious” Political Scandal

Daniel Doherty | Aug 09, 2014

 

Forty years ago today Richard Nixon tendered his resignation as president of the United States. The announcement was reportedly greeted with wild cheers throughout the capital, the sounds of which are said to have been carried all the way back to the White House itself. And while the humiliation President Nixon must have endured upon resigning must have been indescribable, he did so, by all accounts, with dignity and grace. Scissors-32x32.png

 

Fifty-one percent of those questioned say Watergate was a very serious matter because it revealed corruption in the Nixon administration, with 46% saying it was just politics - the kind of thing both parties engage in. The 51% is unchanged from 14 years ago, when CNN last asked the question. Scissors-32x32.png

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/DanielDoherty/2014/08/09/nixon-poll-n1876552

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BEN STEIN'S DIARY

THE WORLD THOROUGHLY OFF KILTER

Missing Nixon, now more than ever.

By Ben Stein 8.7.14

Wednesday
I was driving through Sandpoint today listening to the BBC. The weather was perfect, warm cloudless skies, light breeze, no humidity. As I listened to one of the BBC’s typical in-your-face Kim Philby impersonators, I had a vision of the truly evil conspiracy against Israel and the Jews that is being hatched at the UN, at the BBC, and in the White House and its latrine, The Department of State. Scissors-32x32.png

 

Who is the only President who could have handled it all smoothly, who would have a plan already? Richard Nixon. But he was forced out of office for the legal equivalent of a jaywalking ticket. Nice work, American media. You then made fun of a good man, Gerald Ford. We got a two-bit con man as President instead, Jimmy Carter. And now you have served up a well-tailored suit filled with jealousy, resentment, and confusion.Scissors-32x32.pnghttp://spectator.org/articles/60201/world-thoroughly-kilter

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