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Obituary: Robert Neil Justice

Obituary: Robert Neil Justice

August 31, 1944 - June 22, 2022 Robert (Bob) Justice was born on Aug. 30, 1944, in Portsmouth, Ohio to Ruey Aubrey Justice and Clarice (Stidham) Justice. He lived on a farm in South Webster, Ohio, then moved to Oak Hill, Ohio until 1960 when the family relocated to Denver, Colo. He attended Thomas Jefferson High School and was an outstanding guard on the football team. Bob had the uncanny ability to fix almost anything that had moving parts. He often fixed things no one else could. He ... Full Story

Watergate and Iran-Contra – worse than thought

Watergate and Iran-Contra – worse than thought

Shocking New Evidence Reveals Depths of 'Treason' and 'Treachery' of Watergate and Iran-Contra New evidence continues to accumulate showing how Official Washington got key elements of two major presidential scandals of the Nixon and Reagan administrations wrong. By Robert Parry March 10, 2013  | A favorite saying of Official Washington is that “the cover-up is worse than the crime.” But that presupposes you accurately understand what the crime was. And, in the case of the two major U.S. ... Full Story

On this Day, November 17, 1970

On this Day, November 17, 1970

My Lai trial begins The court-martial of 1st Lt. William Calley begins. Calley, a platoon leader in Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade (Light) of the 23rd (Americal) Division, had led his men in a massacre of Vietnamese civilians, including women and children, at My Lai 4 on March 16, 1968. My Lai 4 was one of a cluster of hamlets that made up Son My village in the northern area of South Vietnam. The company had been conducting a search-and-destroy mission as ... Full Story