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11-05-15 -- Dr. Phranq Tamburri = Trump Report + Bengazi & Hillary Clinton - (VIDEO/BONUS & MP3s)

Dr. Phranq Tamburri (Local Activist) comes on the show to give 'The Trump Report" and also an in depth look at Benghazi and Hillary Clinton (Publisher Recommended)
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November 5th, 2015

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TOPIC: The Trump Report - Update on Donald Trump's Campaign


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Friday, February 28, 2003 - Ernest Hancock interviews G Gordon Liddy (Archive Below):

Tony Snow from Fox News Sunday faces tough revelations about his past as a speech writer for daddy Bush during Gulf War I. G. Gordon Liddy pops into the studio for a little one on one.

David Kelly and Bill Perry explain Objectivism to a libertarian.

Guest: Tony SnowG Gordon LiddyDavid KellyBill Perry

Subject: Fox NewsObjectivismAnti WarMedia SpinIraq War

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2012 Benghazi attack


The 2012 Benghazi attack took place on the evening of September 11, 2012, when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi,Libya, killing U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith.[7] Stevens was the first U.S. Ambassador killed in the line of duty since 1979.[8] The attack has also been referred to as the Battle of Benghazi.[9]

Several hours later, a second assault targeted a different compound about one mile away, killing two CIA contractors, Tyrone S. Woods and Glen Doherty.[10][11]Ten others were also injured in the attacks.

Many Libyans condemned the attacks and praised the late ambassador. They staged public demonstrations condemning the militias (formed during the civil war to oppose leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi),[12][13][14] which were suspected of the attacks.

The United States immediately increased security worldwide at diplomatic and military facilities and began investigating the Benghazi attack.[15][16] In the aftermath of the attack, State Department officials were criticized for denying requests for additional security at the consulate prior to the attack. As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton subsequently took responsibility for the security lapses.[17]

On August 6, 2013, it was reported that the U.S. had filed criminal charges against several individuals, including militia leader Ahmed Abu Khattala, for alleged involvement in the attacks.[18] Khattala has been described by Libyan and U.S. officials as the Benghazi leader of Ansar al-Sharia, which was listed in January 2014 by the U.S. Department of State as a terror organization.[19][20][21] On the weekend of June 14, 2014, U.S. Army special operations forces, in coordination with theFBI, captured Khattala in Libya.[22]

Initially, it was reported by the media the Benghazi attack was a spontaneous protest triggered by an anti-Muslim video, Innocence of Muslims.[23] Subsequent investigations determined that there was no such protest and that the attacks were premeditated;[24] though captured suspect Ahmed Abu Khattala stated that the assault was in retaliation for the video.[25]

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Kunta Kinte Had it Coming
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I remember watching this scene when it first appeared, in the TV miniseries adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in 1977.

This scene was particularly horrific, as the two slave catchers offer runaway slave Kunta Kinte the "choice" between being castrated or having the front of his right foot cut off. He "chooses" the foot, and one of the men brings down his axe on it.

The scene was written with the intention of getting across the very real horrors inflicted upon people by the institution of slavery. And it works. It is a horrifying scene that I'm sure stayed with everyone who saw it for many years afterwards.

Watching it 38 years later though in the context of 2015 America, it isn't horrifying though, it is chilling.

When one of the slave catchers proclaims "...the man's made his choice" before chopping off Kinte's foot, I can see millions of Americans nodding along in assent and commenting that this was, after all, the man's fourth attempt at running away, and running away from slavery was a crime. I can hear them tsk-tsk-ing: "If he didn't want his foot chopped off, he should have just obeyed the law!" "He should have listened to his masters!" "He should have had more respect for authority!"

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Bob Woodward Says Clinton Emails Remind Him Of The Nixon Tapes

The veteran journalist compared the email controversy to the Watergate cover-up.

Bob Woodward, the Washington Post reporter who famously helped break the news of the Watergate scandal, said Hillary Clinton's private email server reminds him of Richard Nixon's secretly recorded Oval Office conversations.

Appearing on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Monday, Woodward compared the controversy over the former secretary of state's emails to Nixon's cover-up of Watergate. 

"Follow the trail here," he said. "There are all these emails. Well, they were sent to someone or someone sent them to her, so if things have been erased here, there's a way to go back to who originated these emails or who received them from Hillary Clinton."

He continued, "It, in a way, reminds me of the Nixon tapes. Thousands of hours of secretly recorded conversations that Nixon thought were exclusively his. ... Hillary Clinton initially took that position: 'I'm not turning this over, there's gonna be no cooperation.' Now they're cooperating. This has to go on a long, long time, and the answers are probably not going to be pretty." 



Benghazi chairman: We uncovered Clinton's email issue


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton answers inquiries on the details of her email to the House Select Committee on Benghazi.



Rep. Jim Jordan vs. Hillary Clinton: Why Did You Tell Egyptians Benghazi Was a Terrorist Attack But Not The American People?

At a House Select Committee on Benghazi hearing Thursday, Rep. Jim Jordan introduced e-mails that show then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calling the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya terrorism to family and the Egyptian prime minister.

Jordan then questioned why she told Americans the Benghazi attack was a response to an infamous YouTube clip mocking Muslims but e-mailed it was a terrorist attack to the Egyptian prime minister and family.

"You can tell the Egyptian prime minister it's a terrorist attack, but you can't tell your own people," Jordan scolded Clinton.

REP. JIM JORDAN (R-OH): You just gave a long answer, Madam Secretary, to Ms. Sanchez about what you heard that night, what you're doing. But nowhere in there did you mention a video. You didn't mention a video because there was never a video-inspired protest in Benghazi. There was in Cairo but not in Benghazi.

Victoria Nuland, your spokesperson at the State Department, hours after the attacks said this, "Benghazi has been attacked by militants. In Cairo, police have removed demonstrators."

Benghazi, you got weapons and explosions. Cairo, you got spray paint and rocks.

One hour before the attack in Benghazi, Chris Stevens walks a diplomat to the front gate. The ambassador didn't report a demonstration. He didn't report it because it never happened. An eyewitness in the command center that night on the ground said no protest, no demonstration; two intelligence reports that day, no protest, no demonstration.

The attack starts at 3:42 Eastern time, ends at approximately 11:40 pm that night.

At 4:06, an ops alert goes out across the State Department.

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Nixon White House tapes - Missing 18 Minutes - Wiki


The Nixon White House tapes are audio recordings of the communications of U.S. President Richard Nixon and various Nixon administration officials and White House staff, ordered by the President for personal records.

The taping system was installed in selected rooms in the White House in February 1971 and was voice activated. The records come from line-taps placed on the telephones and small lavalier microphones in various locations around the rooms. The recordings were produced on up to nine Sony TC-800B open-reel tape recorders. The recorders were turned off on July 18, 1973, shortly after they became public knowledge as a result of the Watergate hearings.

Nixon was not the first president to record his White House conversations; the practice began with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and continued under Presidents Harry S. TrumanDwight D. EisenhowerJohn F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson. It also continued under Presidents Gerald FordJimmy CarterRonald ReaganGeorge H. W. BushBill ClintonGeorge W. Bush, and Barack Obama. What differentiated the Nixon system from the others, however, is the fact that the Nixon system was automatically activated by voice as opposed to being manually activated by a switch. The Watergate tapes are interspersed among the Nixon White House tapes. The tapes gained fame during the Watergate scandal of 1973 and 1974 when the system was made public during the televised testimony of White House aide Alexander Butterfield. Only a few White House employees had ever been aware that this system existed. Special Counsel Archibald Cox, a former United States Solicitor General under President John F. Kennedy, asked District Court JudgeJohn Sirica to subpoena eight relevant tapes to confirm the testimony of White House Counsel John Dean.

On August 20, 2013, the Nixon Library and the National Archives and Records Administration released the final 340 hours of the tapes that cover the period from April 9 through July 12, 1973.[1]

History of the Nixon White House taping system[edit]

On February 16, 1971, the taping system was installed in two rooms in the White House: the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room. Three months later, microphones were added to President Nixon's private office in theOld Executive Office Building, and the following year microphones were installed in the presidential lodge at Camp David.[2] The system was installed and monitored by the Secret Service, and tapes were kept in a room in the White House basement.[2] Significant phone lines were tapped as well, including those in the Oval Office and the Lincoln Sitting Room, which was Nixon's favorite room in the White House.[2]

Only a select few individuals knew of the existence of the taping system. The recordings were produced on as many as nine Sony TC-800B machines using very thin 0.5 mil tape at the extremely slow speed of 15/16 inches per second.[2]

The tapes contain over 10,500 hours of conversation.[3] Hundreds of hours are of discussions on foreign policy, including planning for the 1972 Nixon visit to China and subsequent visit to the Soviet Union. Only 200 hours of the 3,500 contain references to Watergate[3] and less than 5% of the recordings have been transcribed or published.[4]

Revelation of the taping system[edit]

Watergate scandal Events People

The existence of the White House taping system was first confirmed by Senate Committee staff member Donald Sanders, on July 13, 1973, in an interview with White House aide Alexander Butterfield. Three days later, it was made public during the televised testimony of Butterfield, when he was asked about the possibility of a White House taping system by Senate Counsel Fred Thompson.

On July 16, 1973, Butterfield told the committee that Nixon had ordered a taping system installed in the White House to automatically record all conversations; it was possible to concretely verify what the president said, and when he said it. Only a few White House employees had ever been aware that this system existed. Special Counsel Archibald Cox, a former United States Solicitor General under President John F. Kennedy, asked District Court Judge John Sirica to subpoena nine relevant tapes to confirm the testimony of White House Counsel John Dean.

The Saturday Night Massacre[edit]

Main article: Saturday Night Massacre

President Nixon initially refused to release the tapes, for two reasons: first, that the Constitutional principle of executive privilege extends to the tapes and citing theseparation of powers and checks and balances within the Constitution, and second, claiming they were vital to national security.[citation needed] On October 19, 1973, he offered a compromise; Nixon proposed that U.S. Senator John C. Stennis, a Democrat, review and summarize the tapes for accuracy and report his findings to the special prosecutor's office. Special prosecutor Archibald Cox refused the compromise and on Saturday, October 20, 1973, Nixon ordered the Attorney GeneralElliot Richardson, to dismiss Cox. Richardson refused and resigned instead, as did Deputy Attorney General William RuckelshausSolicitor General and acting head of the Justice Department Robert Bork discharged Cox.

Nixon appointed Leon Jaworski special counsel on November 1, 1973.

The 18½ minute gap[edit]

According to President Nixon's secretary, Rose Mary Woods, on September 29, 1973 she was reviewing a tape of the June 20, 1972, recordings[5] when she said she had made "a terrible mistake" during transcription. While playing the tape on a Uher 5000, she answered a phone call. Reaching for the Uher 5000 stop button, she said that she mistakenly hit the button next to it, the record button. For the duration of the phone call, about 5 minutes, she kept her foot on the device's pedal, causing a five-minute portion of the tape to be re-recorded. When she listened to the tape, the gap had grown to 18½ minutes and she later insisted that she was not responsible for the remaining 13 minutes of buzz.

The contents missing from the recording remain unknown to this day. It is widely believed that the tapes recorded a conversation between Nixon and Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman. Nixon said that he never heard the conversation and did not know the topics of the missing tapes.[6] Haldeman's notes from the meeting show that among the topics of discussion were the arrests at the Watergate Hotel.[7] White House lawyers first heard the now infamous 18½ minute gap on the evening of November 14, 1973, and Judge Sirica, who had issued the subpoenas for the tapes, was not told until November 21, after the President's attorneys had decided that there was "no innocent explanation" they could offer.[7]

Rose Mary Woods demonstrating how she may have erased tape recordings

Woods was asked to replicate the position she took to cause that accident. Seated at a desk, she reached far back over her left shoulder for a telephone as her foot applied pressure to the pedal controlling the transcription machine. Her posture during the demonstration, dubbed the "Rose Mary Stretch", resulted in many political commentators questioning the validity of the explanation.[8]

Years later, former White House Chief of Staff Alexander Haig speculated that the erasures may conceivably have been caused by Nixon himself. According to Haig, the President was spectacularly inept at understanding and operating mechanical devices, and in the course of reviewing the tape in question, he may have caused the erasures by fumbling with the recorder's controls; whether inadvertently or intentionally, Haig could not say. In 1973, Haig had speculated aloud that the erasure was caused by an unidentified "sinister force".[9]

In a grand jury interview in 1975, Nixon noted that he initially believed that only four minutes of the tape was missing. When he later heard that 18 minutes was missing, he said, "I practically blew my stack."[6]

Nixon's counsel, John Dean, has said that "These recordings also largely answer the questions regarding what was known by the White House about the reasons for the break-in and bugging at the Democratic National Committee headquarters, as well as what was erased during the infamous 18½-minute gap during the June 20, 1972, conversation and why."[10]


Nixon himself launched the first investigation into how the tapes were erased. He claimed that it was an intensive investigation but came up empty.[6]

On November 21, 1973, Sirica appointed a panel of persons nominated jointly by the White House and the Special Prosecution Force. The panel was supplied with the Evidence Tape, the seven Sony 800B recorders from the Oval Office and Executive Office Building, and two Uher 5000 recorders. One Uher 5000 was marked "Secret Service". The other was accompanied by a foot pedal, respectively labeled Government Exhibit 60 and 60B. The panel determined that the buzz was of no consequence, and that the gap was due to erasure[11] performed on the Exhibit 60 Uher.[12] The panel also determined that the erasure/buzz recording consisted of at least five separate segments, possibly as many as nine,[13] and that at least five segments required hand operation; that is, they could not have been performed using the foot pedal.[14] The panel was subsequently asked by the court to consider alternative explanations that had emerged during the hearings. The final report, dated May 31, 1974, found these other explanations did not contradict the original findings.[15]

The National Archives now owns the tape, and has tried several times to recover the missing minutes, most recently in 2003.[16] None of the Archives' attempts have been successful. The tapes are now preserved in a climate-controlled vault in case a future technological development allows for restoration of the missing audio. Corporate security expert Phil Mellinger undertook a project to restore Haldeman's handwritten notes describing the missing 18½ minutes,[17] though that effort also failed to produce any new information.[18]

The "smoking gun" tape[edit]

In April 1974, the House Judiciary Committee subpoenaed the tapes of 42 White House conversations. At the end of that month, Nixon released edited transcripts of the White House tapes, again citing executive privilege and national security; the Judiciary Committee, however, rejected Nixon's edited transcripts, saying that they did not comply with the subpoena.

Sirica, acting on a request from Jaworski, issued a subpoena for the tapes of 64 presidential conversations to use as evidence in the criminal cases against indicted former Nixon administration officials. Nixon refused, and Jaworski appealed to the Supreme Court to force Nixon to turn over the tapes. On July 24, the Supreme Court voted 8-0 (Justice William Rehnquist recused himself) in United States v. Nixon that Nixon must turn over the tapes.

In late July 1974, the White House released the subpoenaed tapes. One of those tapes was the so-called "smoking gun"[19] tape, from June 23, 1972, six days after the Watergate break-in. In that tape, Nixon agrees that administration officials should approach Richard Helms, Director of the CIA, and Vernon A. Walters, Deputy Director, and ask them to request L. Patrick Gray, Acting Director of the FBI, to halt the Bureau's investigation into the Watergate break-in on the grounds that it was a national security matter. The special prosecutor felt that Nixon, in so agreeing, had entered into a criminal conspiracy whose goal was theobstruction of justice.

Once the "smoking gun" tape was made public on August 5, Nixon's political support practically vanished. The ten Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee who had voted against impeachment in committee announced that they would now vote for impeachment once the matter reached the House floor. He lacked substantial support in the Senate as well; Barry Goldwater and Hugh Scott estimated no more than 15 Senators were willing to even consider acquittal. Facing certain impeachment in the House of Representatives and equally certain conviction in the Senate, Nixon announced his resignation on the evening of Thursday, August 8, to take effect noon the next day.


After Nixon's resignation, the federal government took control of all of his presidential records, including the tapes, in the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974. From the time that the federal government seized his records until his death, Nixon was locked in frequent legal battles over control of the tapes; Nixon argued that the act was unconstitutional in that it violated the Constitutional principles of separation of powers and executive privilege, and infringed on his personal privacy rights and First Amendment right of association.[20][21]

The legal squabbling would continue for 25 years, past Nixon's death. He initially lost several cases,[22] but the courts ruled in 1998 that some 820 hours and 42 million papers and documents were his personal private property and had to be returned to his estate.[23]

On July 11, 2007, the National Archives were given official control of the previously privately operated Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California.[24] The newly renamed facility, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, now houses the tapes and releases additional tapes to the public periodically, which are available on-line, and are in the public domain.

In August 2015, Washington Post associate editor and investigative journalist Bob Woodward, compared Hillary Clinton's handling of her email controversy to Nixon's handling of the matter of the tapes, saying Clinton's emails "remind him of the Nixon tapes".[25]

In popular culture[edit]

In an updated version of his song "Alice's Restaurant", performed shortly after Nixon's death in 1994, musician Arlo Guthrie recalls learning that Chip Carter had found a copy of the original LP in the Nixon library, and later wondering whether it was a coincidence that both the original "Alice's Restaurant" track and the infamous gap in the Nixon tapes were "exactly 18 minutes and 20 seconds long."

Joe Strummer references the Watergate Tapes in the lyrics of the song "I'm So Bored With the U.S.A." by the Clash.

In the 2007 film National Treasure: Book of Secrets, protagonist Riley Poole mentions the missing segment of the tapes in his conspiracy theory novel.

In the film Dick, Arlene records a love message to Nixon and sings a song for 18½ minutes, which Nixon later erases for fear of people thinking he was having an affair with a minor.

In the "Day of the Moon" episode from the television show Doctor Whothe Doctor tells Nixon he must record all conversations in his office in case he is under the influence of the Silence, aliens that could use post-hypnotic suggestion to make him do what they wanted. At the end of the episode the Doctor informs Nixon, who now believes the human race to be safe, that there are still other aliens out there wanting to destroy Earth, indicating this is the reason the tapes began and continued, in fear of aliens influencing him.

In "The Obsolescent Cryogenic Meltdown", an episode of the ABC Family series The Middleman, a previous Middleman is at a high-stakes card game where the only items in the pot are priceless objects; he stakes an old-fashioned tape recorder, claiming that it holds "the missing eighteen minutes".

In the film X-Men: Days of Future Past, Nixon is featured as a character and it is suggested that the contents of the tapes relate to the US government's involvement with anti-mutant activities.


13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi - Official Trailer:

From Michael Bay comes 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Watch the official trailer, in theaters January 15th.



Sam Bacile - The Innocence of Muslims Trailer

Ladies and gentlemen, it's back! Just when you thought The Innocence of Muslims was gone forever, the controversial 14-minute trailer on which then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (no less of a liar than her boss Obama) blamed Benghazi is back online for your viewing pleasure!

If you happen to be offended by the content of this video, then instead of flagging this video, how about not watching it instead? We have freedom of speech in this country, you know, and that includes the freedom to make fun of historical figures that some people hold, um… sacred.

As for why I'm uploading this video right now, here it is (please take note, YouTube):
That's right, it should have never have been scrubbed from the Internet in the first place! Feel free to rip this video and upload it on your own channels! Share it with like-minded friends!

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