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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
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Topic - Nixon
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974, when he became the only president to resign the office. Nixon had previously served as a Republican U.S. representative and senator from California and as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961. - Source: Wikipedia
As suitors across the country line up hoping to land a new Boeing Co. commercial aircraft manufacturing plant and its thousands of high-paying jobs, Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday stressed the company's Show-Me State roots and vowed to compete aggressively against the other bidders.
The Obama administration is as transparent as the blacked-out papers the Justice Department sends in response to congressional inquiries into the Fast and Furious gunrunning scandal. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. continues his defiance of the House of Representatives, which found him in contempt last year for his refusal to hand over readable documents that could explain why Mr. Holder and his department lied to Congress about the sale of guns to drug kingpins in Mexico.
In honor of Rev. Billy Graham's 95th birthday, the List looks at some of the memorable moments in the life of this famed evangelist.
In the wake of the escalating scandal regarding the rollout of Obamacare, an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows that President Obama's approval ratings are plummeting to an all-time low, down from 47 percent to 42 percent in just the past month ("Obama loses confidence of Americans; survey shows worst rating yet," Web, Oct. 30).
Yes, they do things differently in the nation's capital, and Halloween is no exception.
Obama is reaping the skepticism he earned with his duplicity
Forty years ago this week, America received a harsh lesson about the dangers of relying on others for energy. President Nixon's decision in the midst of the Yom Kippur War to resupply Israel with U.S. weaponry gave members of the OPEC cartel an excuse to embargo oil supplies to this country and drive up prices worldwide. It became known as the "oil shock" of 1973.
Secret rulings violate constitutionally protected liberties
Sweet talk sometimes works with coeds, never with tyrants
President Obama's about-face on seeking congressional authorization to strike Syria was ultimately a political decision. On the one hand, he claims it is not legally necessary, and yet he knows he's politically vulnerable. Thus he punted to Congress, demanding authorization to bolster support.
When President Obama addresses the throngs expected to gather Wednesday for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, don't expect an exact echo of the themes or the oratory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s electrifying "I Have a Dream" speech.
The Miami Dolphins team that achieved the only perfect season in NFL history will be honored by the White House next Tuesday, more than 40 years after its accomplishment.
Aging hippies have waited a lifetime to achieve their reefer dreams. Several states are relaxing marijuana laws, and the White House is right behind.
Even if the weekend's intelligence warnings about the threat of terrorist attacks in the Middle East came from electronic eavesdropping abroad by the National Security Agency, that would not ease congressional opposition to the NSA's mass collection of domestic phone records, lawmakers from both parties said Monday.
The government war against Republican conservatives gets curiouser and curiouser. It's not just the IRS, but a state government, too. The link between the IRS pursuit of Christine O'Donnell and the state of Delaware's snooping through her federal tax records may be just a coincidence, but color us suspicious.