MSNBC terrorism expert Malcolm Nance talked to Chris Matthews about what he calls “Watergate 2.0.” …it’s been very, very well documented over the last three to four months that Russia has — and we’ve always known this because as you said a little earlier, people running around chasing the KGB and the Soviet Union. The [...]
Few people know that the first Watergate wasn't the hotel where a presidential scandal took place. It was a forgotten staircase on Washington, D.C.'s waterfront. The stairs were originally intended to act as a dock for visiting dignitaries and politicians disembarking off the Potomac River. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Before Obamacare, Hurricane Katrina, Monica Lewinsky, Iran Contra, Watergate and Vietnam, there was “Franksgiving.” Seventy-seven turkey days ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt proclaimed that Thanksgiving would not be celebrated on the last Thursday of that November but rather a week earlier. Show More Summary
The Church Committee’s lessons on abuses of presidential power are more important than ever in the Age of Trump. Until 40 years ago, American presidents regularly used surveillance powers for their own political ends. Watergate, of course, was perhaps the best-known example of such activity — and not coincidentally, it was also perhaps the last. Show More Summary
‘REPORTER’ EMPLOYED BY THE PAPER THAT BROKE WATERGATE: If You Ask Questions About Anti-Trump Riots, You’re A Crazy Conspiracy Theorist.
NBC’s new drama Timeless brought us back to 1972 during the episode “The Watergate Tape” where we are told America is involved in a major conspiracy, and like a cancer, should be attacked.
Timeless Season 1 Episode 6 was titled "The Watergate Tape." What went down during the interesting and intense hour? Scroll down to watch Timeless online and to read a quick synopsis... On this installment of the NBC drama, secrets surfaced...Show More Summary
Well, ”The Watergate Tape” comes with both good news and bad. In its fifth episode, Timeless finally manages to do some world-building, origin-story type stuff without merely dropping the name “Rittenhouse” and calling it a day. Better...Show More Summary
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Monday, November 14. All times are Eastern. Top picks Underfire: The Untold Story Of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro (HBO, 8 p.m.): Tonight’s HBO documentary profiles Tony Vaccaro, a U.S. Army private who took about 8,000 combat photos during WWII. Show More Summary
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The Democratic National Committee told the FBI its headquarters had been bugged. In an episode reminiscent of Watergate, the Democratic Party recently informed the FBI that it had collected evidence suggesting its Washington headquarters had been bugged, according to two Democratic National Committee officials who asked not to be named. In September, according to these [...]
In an episode reminiscent of Watergate, the Democratic Party recently informed the FBI that it had collected evidence suggesting its Washington headquarters had been bugged, according to two Democratic National Committee officials who...Show More Summary
Mother Jones: “In an episode reminiscent of Watergate, the Democratic Party recently informed the FBI that it had collected evidence suggesting its Washington headquarters had been bugged, according to two Democratic National Committee officials, who asked not to be named.” [...]
This morning Kurt Eichenwald reported out a story in Newsweek on Russian interference in the US election. Specifically how Russia has been feeding information into the US through selective leaks of both real and doctored information (kompromat) to influence the election, as well as damage the US, its standing in the world, NATO, and the […]
Actually, there will be several Words of the Year: Collins Dictionaries is just the first to announce; we’ve yet to hear from Oxford and Merriam-Webster. We wouldn’t be surprised, though, if they all choose this word.
Those who do not read their history are doomed to repeat it. As former Supreme Court Justice David Souter lamented a few years ago, our nation suffers from civic ignorance. Worse, few know about even recent presidential history. As Souter pointed out, Thomas Jefferson himself warned that “an...
Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, In the world of politics, the cover-up is often worse than the original crime. It was his role in the Watergate cover-up that took down Richard Nixon, and now Hillary Clinton’s cover-up of her email scandal could send her to prison for a very, very long time. Show More Summary
Submitted by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, After posting Friday’s column, “A Presidency from Hell,” about the investigations a President Hillary Clinton would face, by afternoon it was clear I had understated the gravity of theShow More Summary
Candidate Trump says the current email investigation is worse than the 1972 Watergate scandal. His media surrogate, Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, in a Fox News interview, also referenced the 1972 re-election campaign of Richard...Show More Summary