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onenote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-01-05 04:45 PM
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79. one problem with the poppy theory
How do you figure that "getting Nixon out of the way" cleared the way for Bush? The immediate result of Watergate was a huge plus for the Democrats: in 1974, the Democrats picked up 49 seats in the House and 4 in the Senate. They captured the WH in 1976, and added another House seat. Despite increasing inflation and an "energy crisis", the Dems only lost 15 Houseseats in 1978. It took a continuation of these economic woes plus the Iran hostage crisis to set the stage for Reagan, not Bush, to recapture the WH. If Bush could engineer Nixon's fall in the early 1970s, and could cause inflation, the energy crisis, and the Iran hostage crisis, why the heck couldn't he figure out a way to push Reagan aside? The problem with these tinfoil theories is that if you think about them, they fall apart.

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  -Mark Felt - crime lord Poppy Bush's fall guy. ClassWarrior  May-31-05 11:49 AM   #0 
  - I just posted this on another Felt thread, but it's worth looking at  whistle   May-31-05 11:51 AM   #1 
  - Bob Woodward, US military intelligence agent Operation Mockingbird  EVDebs   May-31-05 02:53 PM   #34 
  - Ask Bob or Carl only they know for sure, or are they talking yet? edit:  gordianot   May-31-05 11:51 AM   #2 
  - Poppy Bush was the real Deep Throat. Everyone else around him were  blm   May-31-05 11:55 AM   #3 
  - So you think Poppy was a hero?  11cents   May-31-05 12:01 PM   #4 
  - Hero? No. Self serving egotist? Yes! n/t  napi21   May-31-05 12:03 PM   #6 
  - No, he's an evil, vengeful crime lord.  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 12:03 PM   #7 
  - Think about it. blm's stating Bush engineered the removal of Nixon.  Octafish   May-31-05 12:40 PM   #18 
  - Uh, perhaps, but  Eloriel   May-31-05 09:34 PM   #59 
  - You've got to be kidding. Bush was clearing the way for his own 1980 run.  blm   May-31-05 01:16 PM   #28 
  - Don't forget the Slam Dunk BS!  Geek_Girl   May-31-05 09:00 PM   #53 
  - Only if you think what DeLay did to Gingrich was heroic.  tsuki   May-31-05 03:41 PM   #36 
  - Ditto.  fooj   May-31-05 12:06 PM   #8 
  - What proof is there it back this up?  Freddie Stubbs   May-31-05 09:00 PM   #52 
  - There Is Not A Shred Of Proof Backing The Assertion, Mr. Stubbs  The Magistrate   May-31-05 09:10 PM   #55 
  - It's simply a theory - as has been all speculation on DT...  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 09:10 PM   #56 
  - What circumstantial evidence?  Freddie Stubbs   May-31-05 09:24 PM   #57 
     - The DU expert on the subject is Octafish, I'm told.  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 09:28 PM   #58 
  - The whole BFEE story of manipulations from WW2 to today. It fits their MO  blm   Jun-01-05 07:17 AM   #68 
  - Agreed.  zann725   Jun-01-05 12:00 AM   #65 
  - I don't think it was Felt. How many people really ever heard of him?  napi21   May-31-05 12:02 PM   #5 
  - Very, very valid point. n/t  Stand and Fight   May-31-05 12:16 PM   #10 
  - I'd heard of hiim.  11cents   May-31-05 12:41 PM   #19 
  - Anybody who studied Watergate knows him  Nederland   May-31-05 01:30 PM   #30 
  - Felt may or may not be DT, bush* SR may or may not by DT,  fob   May-31-05 04:21 PM   #37 
  - Right about one thing  Nederland   May-31-05 05:02 PM   #38 
  - You believe everything that is printed in the press?  fob   May-31-05 05:14 PM   #39 
     - The debate is over  Nederland   Jun-01-05 09:22 AM   #70 
        - "Move along, there's nothing to see here..."  ClassWarrior   Jun-01-05 09:51 AM   #71 
        - Yeah. I'm not yet convinced by the media story but now that nederland  fob   Jun-01-05 10:20 AM   #73 
           - Missing the point  Nederland   Jun-01-05 01:45 PM   #76 
              - Not missing the point. The ability to trust Woodward IS the point.  fob   Jun-01-05 04:11 PM   #77 
              - And please don't call them the "MSM."  ClassWarrior   Jun-01-05 04:16 PM   #78 
        - I am wrong? That's pretty forward of you considering I haven't said  fob   Jun-01-05 10:18 AM   #72 
  - The Mark guy would have been more credible if the entire right wing  higher class   May-31-05 09:06 PM   #54 
     - Huh? The rightwing is DEMONIZING Felt -- have been all day  Eloriel   May-31-05 09:43 PM   #60 
        - I saw part of (is the name?) Connected, then Dan Abrams, and the  higher class   May-31-05 09:56 PM   #61 
  - YOU fail to understand or read history  nomatrix   Jun-01-05 12:53 AM   #67 
  - I had heard of him  theboss   Jun-01-05 10:46 AM   #74 
  - any information to support this?  imenja   May-31-05 12:14 PM   #9 
  - Any information to support the theory that the Bush** family are a pit...  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 12:19 PM   #11 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-31-05 12:20 PM   #12 
        - Note the text in the body of the OP: "Discuss."  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 12:23 PM   #13 
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              - ROFLMAO.  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 12:30 PM   #15 
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                                      - To be clear, I responded to questions about "evidence" by saying...  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 01:19 PM   #29 
                                         - If you were trying to prompt a discussion ....  11cents   May-31-05 01:39 PM   #31 
                                            - So theories can't be the basis of a discussion?  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 03:00 PM   #35 
                                - Deleted message  Name removed   May-31-05 01:05 PM   #25 
  - Damn, it's seems I always miss the action.  cat_girl25   May-31-05 02:41 PM   #32 
  - LOL  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 02:48 PM   #33 
  - I guess you struck a cord (although I did get to hear it).  JRob   May-31-05 06:20 PM   #47 
  - I was just thinking the same thing. Damn!  JRob   May-31-05 06:16 PM   #46 
  - Case closed.  Placebo   May-31-05 05:25 PM   #40 
  - I see. So you believe corporate journalist Bob Woodward?  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 05:29 PM   #41 
     - ...  Placebo   May-31-05 05:36 PM   #42 
        - Mullen & Co.'s Robert F. Bennett LOL !  EVDebs   May-31-05 06:00 PM   #43 
        - You're wrong!  name not needed   May-31-05 06:01 PM   #44 
        - ...  Placebo   May-31-05 07:59 PM   #50 
        - So, because I asked if YOU trust the man, you've assumed I don't?  ClassWarrior   May-31-05 07:30 PM   #49 
  - Just a question...  fooj   May-31-05 06:12 PM   #45 
  - PPS: Doesn't this stink of yet another brilliant MEDIA DIVERSION?  JRob   May-31-05 06:24 PM   #48 
  - Hey, where's my wallet!  RUMMYisFROSTED   May-31-05 08:47 PM   #51 
     - LOL!  JRob   May-31-05 10:00 PM   #62 
  - Absurd.  Zynx   May-31-05 10:20 PM   #63 
  - Threads like this make us look like loons. nt  smartvoter   May-31-05 10:27 PM   #64 
  - The TRUE loons are the Media who push "Truths" they know are lies.  zann725   Jun-01-05 12:05 AM   #66 
  - Speak for yourself.  ClassWarrior   Jun-01-05 07:31 AM   #69 
     - Of course not. But that street runs both ways. nt  smartvoter   Jun-01-05 11:44 AM   #75 
  - one problem with the poppy theory  onenote   Jun-01-05 04:45 PM   #79 
  - Very unlikely to have been "Poppy"...  evermind   Jun-01-05 05:33 PM   #80 
 

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