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  • Will Alexander Resignation Leter (Protests Leftist Bias at Taxpayer-Supported Nixon Library

    09/05/2011 9:28:54 AM PDT · by Rufii · 3 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | September 3, 2011 | Will Alexander
    I'm writing to offer my resignation from the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Docent Guild. While the decision was tough, the reason is simple: The president, who admirably redeemed himself in the sunset of his life from the monstrous shadow of Watergate, is now being enthusiastically dishonored at his own library by a "Manchurian" figure, Dr. Timothy Naftali, director of NARA. Naftali is so driven by his personal ideology that none of his unquestioned brilliance and tireless audacity is now capable of producing an ounce of basic common sense. What is that basic common sense? That presidential libraries are built,...
  • Library Throws Book at Nixon (Nixon Haters Now Run Nixon Library)

    09/04/2011 7:00:48 PM PDT · by Rufii · 73 replies
    The Orange County Register ^ | September 4, 2011 | Brian Calle
    Library Throws Book at Nixon by Brian Calle Some controversy over the recently revised Watergate exhibit at the Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba Linda has provoked some questions over presidential libraries, their value, purpose for public consumption and their role in the remembrance of past presidents. One docent at the Nixon library, my Register colleague Will Alexander, opted to resign in protest of the new exhibit after 10 years of volunteer service. And friends and former colleagues of Richard Nixon have been critical of the museum's new director, Timothy Naftali. Some critics have even suggested that the...
  • **TROOPATHON Live Thread From The Nixon Library!**

    06/23/2011 12:41:44 PM PDT · by Syncro · 38 replies
    Troopathon ^ | June 23, 2011 | Syncro/Dr Zoo
    LIVE from The Nixon Library, the fourth annual event to raise money for our fantastic Warriors, our Troops as a thank you to them for their service. I am down the street getting this thread started, and will be at the location before it's starting time at 1 pm West Coast Time. It is going to be live streamed at via ustream
  • June 30 – Meet Ann Coulter [NIXON LIBRARY: live broadcast on KABC. L.A. FReepers will be there!]

    06/15/2011 12:31:39 AM PDT · by RonDog · 20 replies ^ | June 12, 2011 | Ann Coulter, Nixon Library
    June 30 – Meet Ann CoulterJune 12th, 2011 by Nixon Foundation Thursday • June 30 • 7 pmLive Broadcast and Book SigningAttorney, commentator, and author of seven New York Times bestsellers, Ann Coulter, will co-host KABC Radio’s The John Philips Show live from the Nixon Library’s White House East Room on Thursday, June 30 at 7pm. During the broadcast, she will take questions from the audience and discuss her latest best seller Demonic: How The Liberal Mob Is Endangering America.
  • The New Watergate (Nixon Haters Now Run Nixon Presidential Library)

    04/11/2011 8:42:25 AM PDT · by Rufii · 9 replies
    The New Nixon Blog ^ | April 5, 2011 | Anne Walker
    The New Watergate By Anne Walker Where I stand depends on where I sit . . . . or in this case . . . . where I used to sit. It is so true. Those of us who lived through the days of what came to be known as “Watergate”, the days of reading about our pals in the Washington Post every day, seeing them accused and vilified, hauled in front of a grand jury for countless hours while their legal bills sky rocketed, go to trial, and be convicted of perjury, not wrongdoing, and end up in...
  • Governor Huckabee Woos Em & Wows Em in California.

    11/30/2010 9:49:12 AM PST · by · 35 replies ^ | 11/29/10 | David Shedlock
    According to Max Emanuel Donner's glowing report, former Arkansas Governor and likely 2012 presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, won the hearts of potential supporters in Yerba Buena, California on Sunday night. "The admiring crowd and frequent photo ops with the Presidential aura of this Presidential landmark are ideally suited to politics in the age of social networking. Hundreds of enthusiastic fans had their pictures taken with Huckabee smiling with Presidential memorabilia in the background.This enthusiasm was quite genuine, inspired mainly by Huckabee’s own likeability and approachability. Visitor Charles Rhee came to the Nixon Library for the first time, saying “I’m here...
  • Substance Still Sells, Sarah [Nixonite attacks Palin]

    11/26/2010 7:21:37 PM PST · by Rufii · 32 replies · 30+ views
    The Episconixonian ^ | November 26, 2010 | John H. Taylor
    Substance Still Sells, Sarah Writing about Sarah Palin's bizarre Thanksgiving Day defense of her North Korea gaffe, Andrew Sullivan makes the point people used to make about Richard Nixon after his rocking, socking congressional and senatorial campaigns and especially the Alger Hiss case: There is a meanness, a disrespect, a vicious partisanship that, if allowed to gain more power, would split this country more deeply and more rancorously than at any time in recent years. And that's saying something. Ironic, yes. Determinative, no. Though he was a divisive, highly partisan figure whom a significant number of Americans always loathed,...
  • Anniversary draws former Nixon staffers to O.C.

    07/15/2010 9:08:34 PM PDT · by thecodont · 11 replies · 1+ views
    The Orange County Register / ^ | Published: July 15, 2010, Updated: 6:03 p.m. | By JESSICA TERRELL, THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
    YORBA LINDA – From former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Barbara Franklin to TV personality Ben Stein, friends and former staffers of President Richard Nixon are being drawn together this weekend to celebrate, reminisce, and debate the meaning of Nixon's legacy. The weekend-long celebration marking 20 years since Nixon came to Yorba Linda to open his library and birthplace includes some events that are free and open to the public. President Nixon dedicated his library in Yorba Linda on July 19, 1990. The library is now part of the National Archives and Records Administration. The Richard Nixon Foundation is calling it...
  • The War Over Nixon [As Seen From Left Field]

    07/08/2010 9:17:28 PM PDT · by Taft in '52 · 16 replies
    Los Angeles Magazine ^ | July, 2010 | Scott Martelle
    The War Over Nixon The ghost of our most divisive modern president haunts efforts to make his library tell the truth by Scott Martelle Tim Naftali thought docents at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum should be honest about the Watergate tapes. The docents, though, couldn’t talk about what they didn’t know. “I had docents come to me and say, ‘Is there anything incriminating on the tapes?’ ” says Naftali, the library director. The tapes were so damaging to Richard M. Nixon that they were a reason he resigned as president of the United States. Naftali also thought the docents...
  • A Small Victory? [Nixon Library Now Run By Nixon Haters]

    07/04/2010 6:37:20 PM PDT · by Taft in '52 · 21 replies
    The New Nixon Blog ^ | July 3, 2010 | Anne Walker
    A Small Victory? By Anne Walker As regular readers of my blog know, I have been very upset that the docents at the Nixon Library and Museum were “fired” from conducting student tours. After seventeen years of leading the school tours, they were replaced by people, many of them interns, working with the National Archives. This has resulted in blatant disrespect for the President we represent and incidents of revisionist history. The reason, we were told, is that the docents were too political and positive. Now, why I ask you, would someone want to donate hours and hours to...
  • LIVE THREAD--TROOPATHON 2010! Nixon Library, Sarah Palin at 1:45 PDT!

    07/01/2010 12:44:38 PM PDT · by Syncro · 84 replies · 1+ views
    Troopathon ^ | July 1, 2010 | Syncro
    SARAH  PALIN! Sarah Palin Joins Us to Support the Troops Don't Miss This Historic Event!   Folks, we've just made a huge breakthrough for the troops! Governor Palin has agreed to support our efforts to send the largest care package shipment in history to U.S. Troops.You are the first to hear of this, and YES you heard right... SARAH PALIN is joining YOU, MAF, and the Troops for this momentous outpouring of support for the troops! RUSH LIMBAUGH IS OUR FIRST GUEST SO TUNE IN PROMPTLY AT 1 PM! AND STAY TUNED BECAUSE PALIN FOLLOWS AT 1:45!    TROOPATHON...
  • The past haunts Richard Nixon's library

    10/01/2009 1:47:15 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 18 replies · 869+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | October 1, 2009 | Mike Anton
    The past haunts Richard Nixon's library/h2> Once privately run, the Yorba Linda presidential museum is making a transition to government operation. And that has turned statues of Mao Tse-tung and Chou En-lai into political footballs. The statues depict two old men relaxing in easy chairs. As others mill about the drawing room, the men engage in conversation, one gesturing at the other to underscore a point. For nearly 20 years the likenesses of China's communist leaders Mao Tse-tung and Chou En-lai have sat perfectly still in the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. Now, they are creating...
  • Nixon administration pressured Israel on nukes

    06/29/2009 5:49:57 AM PDT · by SJackson · 2 replies · 299+ views
    YNet News ^ | 6-29-09
    Documents released by Nixon Library show US tried to pressure Israel to sign Nonproliferation Treaty. 'If Israel elects to go the nuclear route it would cause a fundamental change in the US-Israeli relationship,' says unsigned memo, including 'our long-standing concern for Israel's security' Associated Press Published: 06.25.09, 22:23 / Israel News Inside the Nixon administration four decades ago, American officials weighed options to pressure Israel to declare that it had a nuclear weapons program. US officials concluded Israel was "actively working to improve its capability to produce nuclear weapons on short notice." In an unsigned National Security Council memo, prepared...
  • Nixon docs: Democrats backed Cambodia escalation

    06/24/2009 2:27:01 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 20 replies · 641+ views
    For almost 40 years, people have blamed Richard Nixon for escalating the Vietnam War into Cambodia and Laos unilaterally, and painted Nixon as just short of a dictator for doing so. History has a habit of turning contemporary opinion on its ear as information comes to light, and a Washington Post story shows that will happen with Nixon and the war as well. According to newly-released documents, Nixon sought and received the support of Democratic leadership in Congress in expanding the war:
  • Nixon ready to 'cut off head' of South Vietnam leader

    06/23/2009 8:07:58 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 15 replies · 1,006+ views
    AFP ^ | June 24, 2009
    WASHINGTON - Despite pleges to protect South Vietnam, former US president Richard Nixon privately vowed to "cut off the head" of its leader unless he backed peace with the communist North, tapes released Tuesday showed. The tapes appear to confirm charges by South Vietnam's late president, Nguyen Van Thieu, who tearfully accused the United States of breaking its word to protect Saigon when the southern capital fell in 1975. The National Archives released more than 150 hours of new tapes from Nixon, who notoriously recorded his conversations. Nixon is heard railing against the media and Congress for allegedly undercutting the...
  • Tapes Reveal Nixon’s View of Abortion

    06/23/2009 7:03:03 PM PDT · by chevydude26 · 21 replies · 1,066+ views
    WASHINGTON — On Jan. 23, 1973, when the Supreme Court struck down laws criminalizing abortion in Roe v. Wade, President Richard M. Nixon made no public statement. But privately, newly released tapes reveal, he expressed ambivalence. Nixon worried that greater access to abortions would foster “permissiveness,” and said that “it breaks the family.” But he also saw a need for abortion in some cases — like interracial pregnancies, he said. “There are times when an abortion is necessary. I know that. When you have a black and a white,” he told an aide, before adding, “Or a rape.”
  • Tapes Reveal Nixon’s View of Abortion

    06/23/2009 5:41:29 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 18 replies · 868+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 23, 2009 | Charlie Savage
    On Jan. 23, 1973, when the Supreme Court struck down state criminal abortion laws in Roe v. Wade, President Richard M. Nixon made no public statement. But privately, newly released tapes reveal, he expressed ambivalence. Nixon worried that greater access to abortions would foster “permissiveness,” and said that “it breaks the family.” But he also saw a need for abortion in some cases, such as interracial pregnancies. “There are times when an abortion is necessary. I know that. When you have a black and a white,” he told an aide, before adding: “Or a rape.”
  • Nixon 1973: You know what the GOP needs ? More hot women

    06/23/2009 5:42:27 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 16 replies · 3,168+ views
    Hot Air ^ | June 22, 2009 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    A gold nugget buried in 154 hours of archived recordings released for the first time today. By “needs” he of course meant we need them to run for office, not in any untoward sense. This is Nixon we’re talking about, people. In February of 1973, President Nixon called future president and then-Republican National Committee chairman George H.W. Bush, and recounted a recent visit to the South Carolina state legislature.
  • Richard Nixon Supported Abortion New Tapes Reveal

    06/23/2009 2:32:36 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 39 replies · 1,608+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/23/09 | Peter J. Smith
    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2009 ( – Although US President Richard Nixon remained silent on the landmark 1973 Supreme Court rulings that legalized abortion on demand, newly released tapes show the disgraced President actually believed legal abortion was “necessary” in certain cases, such as when the baby was of mixed-race or conceived through rape.The information has come to light thanks to the Nixon Presidential Library releasing today over 154 hours of tape recordings from the Nixon White House that were recorded in January and February 1973.Although the quality of the recordings are poor, Nixon and an aide held a...
  • Over 150 Hours of Nixon Tapes to Be Released(Zer0 to remind Americans that Republicans are bad)

    06/23/2009 8:27:13 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 41 replies · 1,031+ views
    foxnews ^ | 6/23
    Another window is opening on Richard Nixon's presidency with the release of hundreds of tape recordings and thousands of documents from that time. The latest materials from the Nixon Presidential Library, to be released Tuesday, will offer a glimpse into fateful days of the Watergate scandal as well as the waning days of the U.S. war in Vietnam. Nixon's Cold War diplomacy, the U.S. cease-fire with Hanoi and the administration's reaction to the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion are included in the release. The tapes, to be put online, are from January and February 1973. That period covers the conviction...