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Deep Throat Comes Forward

Why others need to too.

by Greg Asimakoupoulos
June 3, 2005

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Deep Throat Comes Forward
Deep Throat Comes Forward_Greg Asimakoupoulos-Why others need to too A Federal informant
with tattles to tell
divulged off the record
the truth he knew well.

His deep-throated whispers
three decades ago
led Woodward and Bernstein
to pave Nixon's woe.

His secrets uncovered
the lies we'd been told.
And though he was nameless,
we knew he was bold.

Deep Throat blew the whistle
on white collar crime.
He dared to be daring
and pointed out grime.

The world needs more like him
who'll stand up to wrong.
Who won't bow to pressure
no matter how long.

It also needs Woodwards
who'll vow not to snitch
and then keep their word
rather than getting rich.

In short, we need voices
who'll say what some hate.
Who'll recognize scandals
and cry "Watergate."

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R McNaughton from CT writes:
June 6, 2005
It's intriguing to me that the FBI had the info on Watergate. 1) Why did they have it? Were they watching everybody, including White House employees? Are they still watching everybody? 2) If the FBI had, for whatever reason, information that government leaders, elected, appointed, or hired, were involved in crime, shouldn't it have been officially reported, to someone, somewhere, other than in secret to a journalist? It seems Mr. Hoover was the most powerful man in America, and could choose to reveal what was known, at his discretion. That's frightening!

Thanks for the brief poetry.

rmb from pennsylania writes:
January 3, 2010

I watched and absorbed this saga unfold from beginning to end. This is what it takes for unscrupulous people to be shown the end result of their folly.
This day and age, we need more whistle blowers to come forward and tell what they know is wrong about certain issues. There needs to be some "soul searching" in our Goverment Offices today.


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