gingerand why wasn't clinton charged criminally? isn't sexual
harrassment a crime? isn't perjury a crime? isn't obstruction of
justice a crime? isn't subjorning (sp??) perjury a crime?nixon
tried to protect friends and associates, clinton tried to protect himself.Your comment seems to excuse clinton's sexual crimes. Is that
really what you intend?you are correct, and are reiterating what I
said. nixon and trump protecting those around them who may or may not have
commited crimes; clinton protected himself for commiting crimes.
@libs think what???: "nixon was not involved in the actual crime- the
burglary - but handled it poorly."Nixon was not involved in the
initial break-in and bugging. He was very directly involved in multiple points
of obstruction, which were very, very much criminal.And remember
that "Deep Throat" was W. Mark Felt, associate director of the FBI."Clinton WAS involved in the actual crimes -sexaul harrassment- and
attempted to cover it up, lying to a judge..."Clinton was sued
for sexual harassment - not criminally charged - and during the case lied under
oath about his affair with Lewinsky. He was impeached for perjury
and obstruction in a personal matter, not criminal. He didn't fire
investigators, didn't try to get any government agency to lie for him. And never forget that Gingrich, who zealously lead the impeachment
proceedings, was also having an affair with a staffer. It seems,
when looking at the facts, the Trump situation is far closer to - though
potentially much worse - Nixon than it is to Clinton.
gingermonikagate should have brought down a president, but nixon had more
integrity than clinton. nixon was not involved in the actual crime- the burglary
- but handled it poorly. clinton WAS involved in the actual crimes -sexaul
harrassment- and attempted to cover it up, lying to a judge and trying to get
others to do the same.
@Mike Richards: "...it has taught us that we cannot trust any mention of
"anonymous sources" or any news story that cites "anonymous
sources."Watergate. Brought down a president. And
"Deep Throat" was about as anonymous as it gets. Unless
you're trying to say Watergate was "fake news."Current
events seem to be mirroring the Nixon situation. And sources can be
anonymous because they are "fake," but are much more likely to be
anonymous for personal safety. I was recently interviewed for an
article about being transgender in the workplace. I was offered anonymity, used
my real name. Two others interviewed did remain anonymous, both because of fear
about workplace retaliation. If I worked in the Trump White House -
or any other part of the Executive - and I needed to make sure illegal or
unethical acts were revealed I'd most likely be anonymous, too.
In most cases, we know nothing about the reporter who wrote a "news"
story picked up by AP. We don't know if he can be trusted. We don't
know if he even cross checked his sources. All we know is that AP picked up the
story and that the local media filled their empty pages with those stories. I choose to not take as fact anything that I can't verify,
especially anything citing "anonymous" sources in any level of
government. If the Comey fiasco has taught us anything, it has taught us that
we cannot trust any mention of "anonymous sources" or any news story
that cites "anonymous sources".
Bryan,You do know that with that same bias rating you sited (about AP)...
That FoxNews is slightly right of the spectrum and stations such as NBC, CBS and
ABC are slightly left of the spectrum.Too many liberals thinks that
if it came from Fox News, then it must be far right....The shows
they use the most to demonstrate "Faux News" is the commentary shows
(which is suppose to be biased by their very nature) like Hannity, etc...I do agree that people should A) do their own research and B) get all
sides to the issue... Then they can have a better informed opinion.
Actually Bryan, if the newspapers dropped AP, they'd have few other options
for national reporting. It's either select the obvious bias from the AP, or
leave most of your pages blank.you are correct, however, that one
should not limit themselves to one side or the other. In fact you sound like
you've been watching Fox News, where they used to say "we report, you
decide". Of course, I don't know if they still say that as I have not
watched them for about 5 years. I generally just troll this paper or the yahoo
news feed.funny, though, the left's favorite arguments are
"FAUX NEWS!", or "AM RADIO" as if that proves their point about
anything. I sometimes think they are not imaginative enough to realize people
can come to opinions contrary to their own without being led by biased media.HVHyou'renot yourthe former is a
contraction of "you are", the latter is the possessive form of
Totally reasonable, are you sure your conservative?
Careful Bryan. You sound like you are reasonable and make informed decisions.
They might kick you out of South Jordan