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Old 11 April 2008, 05:02 PM
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Soapbox Watergate-Era Judiciary Chief of Staff: Hillary Fired for Lies, Unethical Behavior

As Hillary Clinton came under increasing scrutiny for her story about facing sniper fire in Bosnia, one question that arose was whether she has engaged in a pattern of lying.

The now-retired general counsel and chief of staff of the House Judiciary Committee, who supervised Hillary when she worked on the Watergate investigation, says Hillary’s history of lies and unethical behavior goes back farther – and goes much deeper – than anyone realizes.

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Old 11 April 2008, 05:11 PM
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The now-retired general counsel and chief of staff of the House Judiciary Committee, who supervised Hillary when she worked on the Watergate investigation, says Hillary’s history of lies and unethical behavior goes back farther – and goes much deeper – than anyone realizes.
As much as I dislike Sen. Clinton, I find it hard to believe that this was the true reason she was fired. Hiding files that harm one's case could be seen by another lawyer as an heroic action on behalf of one's client.
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Old 11 April 2008, 05:14 PM
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Wow. Potentially powerful stuff. Does this Zeifmann guy have any reason to have another axe to grind with Senator Clinton?
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Old 11 April 2008, 05:22 PM
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Zeifman also wrote in Without Honor: Crimes of Camelot and the Impeachment of President Nixon

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John Doar, Hillary Rodham, Bernard Nussbaum and other Kennedy loyalists investigating Nixon obstruct his impeachment "to cover up malfeasance in high office throughout the Cold War." The scheming starlets are abetted by Peter Rodino, a weak, corrupt chairman of the House Judiciary Committee who is afraid that Nixon might expose his own Mafia ties. Rounding out the list of conspirators is Burke Marshall, Robert Kennedy's assistant attorney general, who orchestrates the bogus investigation in the hopes of keeping Nixon in office, which will, he believes, help Ted Kennedy win the White House. Using a variety of dubious legal strategies -- still with me? -- Doar and his co-conspirators do everything they can to avoid putting the president on trial, a strategy, they hope, that will prevent Nixon's lawyers from revealing the "crimes of Camelot."
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Old 11 April 2008, 05:31 PM
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He's been pushing this story since the mid- to late 90s. Here's a Publisher's Weekly blurb about his book Without Honor: Crimes of Camelot and the Impeachment of President Nixon
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The House Judiciary Committee's recommendation in 1974 that Nixon be impeached was nearly thwarted by a sham congressional inquiry, according to this blistering expose. Zeifman was chief counsel to the committee during the impeachment inquiry… He charges that John Doar, special counsel to the inquiry, intentionally orchestrated a charade because he feared that a thorough investigation of the Nixon administration's government-sponsored crimes would let out of the bag Kennedy- era sanctioned murders carried out in the name of national security… Finally, Zeifman maintains that Doar aide Hillary Rodham (now the First Lady) helped Doar gain control over the investigation through unethical tricks and faulty legal opinions.
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Old 11 April 2008, 05:53 PM
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The early history of Howard Hunt and his ties to the Eastern Establishment is part and parcel of The Cowboy-Yankee Wars by Carl Oglesby. From whence this crapola may have well emerged.

This meta-conspiracy posits an Eastern/Ivy League/Euro-centric Establishment aka Yankee group at odds with a Western/California universities/Asian/Oil oriented Cowboy group. Kennedy was a Yankee; LBJ-Nixon were Cowboys.Watergate was a Yankee counter-coup. So of course this all fits in. No legal representation for Nixon so the Kennedy plans for a Mafia hit on Castro gets covered-up along the anti-Castro Mafia hit on Kennedy. So Clinton is a Yankee and Bush a Cowboy. How about them apples?

Puhleeze!!!

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