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Fri Jan 18, 2013, 02:52 PM

LBJ made clear where he stood when it came to the BFEE



From 1973, talking about 1968:



So Johnson suffered the election in silence, swallowing his nitroglycerin tablets to thwart continual chest pains, endorsing McGovern through a hill country weekly newspaper, meeting cordially with the candidate at the ranch. The newspapers showed a startling picture of Johnson, his hair almost shoulder-length. Former aide Bob Hardesty takes credit for this development. "We were working together one day," Hardesty recalls, "and he said, in passing, 'Robert, you need a haircut.' I told him, 'Mr. President, I'm letting my hair grow so no one will be able to mistake me for those SOB's in the White House.' He looked startled, so I explained, 'You know, that bunch around Nixon—Haldeman, Ehrlichman—they all have very short hair.' He nodded. The next time I saw him his hair was growing over his collar."

SOURCE: "The Last Days of the President: LBJ in retirement" by Leo Janos, The Atlantic, July 1973

http://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/issues/73jul/janos.htm



Stand up. Let your freak flag fly.

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Octafish Jan 2013 OP
MrSlayer Jan 2013 #1
zappaman Jan 2013 #3
RobertEarl Jan 2013 #4
zappaman Jan 2013 #6
RobertEarl Jan 2013 #8
quinnox Jan 2013 #2
dmr Jan 2013 #5
sadbear Jan 2013 #7
UTUSN Jan 2013 #9
singingdog-4 Jan 2013 #11
AntiFascist Jan 2013 #10
RobertEarl Jan 2013 #12

Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:04 PM

1. In fairness.

 

Poppy Bush found the people that were around Nixon to be completely repugnant as well. Particularly Colson and Haldeman.

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:27 PM

3. Shhhhhhh!!!!!

Everything connects back to the BFEE, don't cha know?

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:44 PM

4. Remember Poppy breaking down and crying?

That is when he realized that his Klan had been exposed and it was all over for his Kin. That never again would the American public fall for his or his son's bullshit and their criminal conspiracies that have truly fucked over this country.

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Response to RobertEarl (Reply #4)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:50 PM

6. Unfortunately, Americans have short term memory and like brands.

I wouldn't be surprised to see Jeb ("the smart one") on the ticket in 2016.

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Response to zappaman (Reply #6)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 04:00 PM

8. I am like Octafish

I will work to see that America never forgets what a bunch of sorry ass criminals the Bush Klan is and what they did to my country.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:07 PM

2. my freak flag wil stay firmly folded

 

People wouldn't understand how much freaky shit I actually have looked into, and found believable. I keep DU as politics only, lol.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:48 PM

5. I like this picture of Lyndon.

Never knew he grew his hair longish. Good for him.

LBJ is someone I'd like to learn more of, but first I need to get new eye glasses.

Thanks for posting this.

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Response to dmr (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:53 PM

7. I agree.

The long hair makes him somehow look more 'Democratic' to me.

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 04:09 PM

9. R#9 & K n/t

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Response to UTUSN (Reply #9)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 06:01 PM

11. R#9&Kn/t-2

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Response to Octafish (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 05:14 PM

10. Funny that Gerald Ford when on his deathbed...

(a member of the Warren Commission who later pardoned Nixon) blamed the assassination of JFK on LBJ, according to his biographer. The comments were later sent into a black hole, of course.

Hardcore Republicans stick together, even in death.

Ford also modified a key piece of evidence:

http://whatreallyhappened.com/RANCHO/POLITICS/JFK/ford.html

I wonder, could this bullet have come from a storm drain? The one John Roselli spoke of?

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Response to AntiFascist (Reply #10)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 07:19 PM

12. Ford knew

I think Al Gore was so impressed with him and his stfu and "keep the country quiet" that when Gore, when faced with fighting Bush in 2000, did what Ford did and STFU. And now, here we are. Without true leaders that will speak the truth no matter what, our country is slipping away.

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