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Secret Tapes Reveal LBJ Knew But Never Spoke Out About Nixon’s Alleged ‘Treason’

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:President_Richard_Nixon_and_former_President_Lyndon_B._Johnson_at_the_dedication_of_the_LBJ_Library,_1971.jpg”] rumours and whispers of Richard Nixon’s ‘treason’ — sabotaging Vietnam peace talks to help his Presidential campaign — have floated around for years, but newly released tapes from Lyndon Johnson’s Presidency confirm that LBJ knew about Nixon’s behaviour and didn’t bother to report it. In previously released […]
Secret Tapes Reveal LBJ Knew But Never Spoke Out About Nixon’s Alleged ‘Treason’
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Watch Out, Obama: Second Terms Have Been Tainted By Scandal

[credit provider=”AP”] “The Second Year Curse” is the idea that after getting re-elected for a second term, presidents have had problems maintaining the momentum. Ever since Franklin Roosevelt, two-term presidents have seen their second-terms marred by scandals and failures.
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The Seven Most Legendary Moments In State Of The Union History

[credit provider=”AP”] President Barack Obama is set to kick off his second term with the State of the Union address tonight, but the question is — will it make history?Sure, it will be historic in the sense that it’s a grand speech from the President of the United States, but […]
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The Greatest Presidential Campaign Ads Of All Time

In 1952, Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson thumbed his nose at the new campaign messaging medium of concise television ad spots, thinking that voters would find them insipid. Dwight Eisenhower crushed him in the general election by an 11-point margin, giving Republicans the White House for the first time in […]
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10 Epic Presidential Campaign Implosions

The long crawl of presidential nominating contests affords plenty of time for candidates to fizzle, self-destruct, or drop out. Gaffes, scandals, and even tears can sink a campaign well before the party conventions gather to pick the nominees.
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LBJ’s War On Poverty Is The Greatest Policy Failure Of Modern America

[credit provider=”kumanday via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kumanday/276903088/”] President Lyndon Johnson and the “best and the brightest” who staffed his administration led this country into three quagmires. By far the most famous, but perhaps not the most expensive and dangerous resulted from LBJ’s escalation of the Vietnam War. 
LBJ’s War On Poverty Is The Greatest Policy Failure Of Modern America