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Old 10-31-2015, 06:17 AM
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Default Re: True Conspiracies...

Originally Posted by mr. wonder View Post
Nixon committed treason and prolonged the Veit-Nam War:

the story also sheds light on one reason often given as to why fill-in-the-blank conspiracy can't be true.
the "but people would talk" defense.
LBJ or the Dems in the know would tell because they hated Nixon right?

"... LBJ wanted to go public with Nixon’s treason. But Clark Clifford, an architect of the CIA and a pillar of the Washington establishment, talked Johnson out of it. LBJ’s close confidant warned that the revelation would shake the foundations of the nation.
In particular, Clifford told Johnson (in a taped conversation) that “some elements of the story are so shocking in their nature that I’m wondering whether it would be good for the country to disclose the story and then possibly have [Nixon] elected. It could cast his whole administration under such doubt that I think it would be inimical to our country’s best interests.”
In other words, Clifford told LBJ that the country couldn’t handle the reality that its president was a certifiable traitor, eligible for legal execution.
Wow didnt know that one. Makes me all the more suspicious that Reagan got the hostage release delayed.
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