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Nixon Bush

Yesterday would have been Richard Nixon's 95th Birthday. When he resigned I remember thinking that we will never have a President like that again. Boy was I wrong.
Nixon/Bush
Nixon had a secret plan to end the Vietnam War.
 
Bush has no plan to end the War in Iraq. 
Nixon's Vice President, Spiro Agnew, pleaded no contest to a felony.
 
Bush's Vice President, Dick Cheney, has 3 DWI Arrests
Nixon kept an enemies list.Bush's Administration has been known to be vindictive against it's enemies.  (See Joe Wilson)
Nixon tried to have the Attorney General fire Archibald Cox.  (God bless you Eliot Richardson)
 
Bush's Attorney General fired US Attorneys.  (Alberto Gonzalez is no Eliot Richardson.)
Nixon had a bad relationship with the press.  (See Dan Rather.)

Bush had press on the payroll.  (Armstrong Williams) and planted people in his news conferences. (James Gannon.)
Nixon indexed Social Security to inflation.

Bush tried to  privatize social security
Nixon opened relations with China.
 
Bush refused to communicate with our enemies.
In 1972 the Committee to reelect the President,  engaged in a series of "dirty tricks," in order to ensure reelection.
 
Because of a series of very questionable results, and a unique Supreme Court decision, we will never know what really happened in Florida in 2000.
Nixon created the EPA as a watchdog group over the environment.
 
Under Bush the EPA became a political arm of his administration.
Nixon resigned under pressure from Congress.
 
Oh Well
 

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