by | Dec 15, 2019

Richard Nixon resigned 45 years ago, on August 9, 1974, in the face of certain impeachment by the House of Representatives and probable conviction following a Senate trial. It also seems that he did so to spare the nation further…

by | Nov 24, 2019

An earlier essay on today’s dueling accusations of government-sponsored opposition research described past examples of the practice, including how members of the Watergate Special Prosecution Force (WSPF) had assembled investigatory files on all potential GOP presidential candidates going into the 1976…

by | Sep 13, 2019

Many remain worried about the reign of terror accompanying the Mueller team’s two-year, hugely politicized investigation of Donald Trump, particularly since it fits a pattern that began with the Watergate Special Prosecution Force (WSPF) — and perhaps even before. It…

by | Jun 6, 2018

It was hot. June 7, 1968. To be seventeen years old was to be awed by the history of the moment. And tearful. Two days earlier my teenage political hero, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, had been assassinated. Everyone in America looked…

by | Jun 5, 2018

It was 50 years ago, June 5, 1968, that Robert F. Kennedy was shot by a 24-year-old Palestinian-Jordanian immigrant looking to exact revenge upon the New York senator for his support of Israel a year earlier in the Six Day…

by | Jun 6, 2017

His name was Georgi Bolshakov. His real job? He was a colonel in the GRU — the formal name of the latter being the Main Intelligence Agency of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. His cover?…

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