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The Absolute Best Way to Reflect on Nixon’s Resignation

On this anniversary, let’s remember one great — but too often overlooked — Lesbian African-American House Representative from Texas who steered us through a Constitutional crisis 41 years ago with logic and passion. Check out Barbara Jordan‘s brief but prescient remarks to the House Judiciary Committee at the beginning of the Nixon impeachment hearings:

The Absolute Best Way to Reflect on Nixon’s Resignation

On this anniversary, let’s remember one great — but too often overlooked — Lesbian African-American House Representative from Texas who steered us through a Constitutional crisis 40 years ago with logic and passion. Check out Barbara Jordan‘s brief but prescient remarks to the House Judiciary Committee at the beginning of the Nixon impeachment hearings:   … Continue reading

History’s Dick of the Week

The second week of May always marks two significant moments in the career of crook, arch-conservative and red-scare enthusiast Richard Nixon. First, on May 8th of 1958, while serving as Vice President, he was shoved, stoned, booed and spat upon by protesters in Lima, Peru. Then on May 9th, 16 years later, the House Judiciary … Continue reading

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