Tag Archives: Watergate

Flynn pleads out–things get ugly

    In April of 2015, I put up a post titled THE SEARCH FOR A MAN ON HORSEBACK. It discussed the fact that there was a yearning (identified by others) for someone to ride in, take command of the government and get rid of the ‘bad guys’, Constitution and law be damned. Little did […]

Wacky definitions: Deep state

I was with some erudite and well-read people a few days ago and I was met with looks of puzzlement when I brought up the phrase ‘deep state’. I was trying to describe why people should stop reading my blog (at least for the moment) and immediately purchase a copy of The Devil’s Chessboard, a history […]

Still don’t know much about history: III

In 1968, Republican operatives working on behalf of Richard Nixon persuaded the South Vietnamese delegation at the Paris Peace Talks to turn their backs on an otherwise acceptable peace offer in October. The goal was to deny the Democrats a chance to claim a peace settlement in the war prior to the election.  Nixon went […]

Occupy’s FBI files

Thanks to the Partnership for Civil Justice‘s FOIA request, we now know that the FBI has been surveilling the Occupy movement since August of 2011 (before there was any occupation). For anybody who’s ever been part of any activist movement with traction, this confirms what they already inuited  was true–ever since the days of COINTELPRO […]