Teapot Dome scandal

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a government scandal involving a former United States Navy oil reserve in Wyoming that was secretly leased to a private oil company in 1921


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Faced with a roaring economy, and the general success of Harding, the Democrats desperately needed an issue, and the Teapot Dome Scandal provided that.
The Teapot Dome Scandal describes how oilmen received oil reserves in Wyoming set aside for the U.
Liberty Tower was once home to the Sinclair Oil Company, a major player in the Teapot Dome Scandal that would forever link the Presidency of Warren G.
If the Republicans had integrity, they would open up their own Congressional investigation, as happened during the Teapot Dome scandal.
They have always bought telephones, rather than rent them from AT & T We have always been able to reproduce DNA in the laboratory Wars begin and end quickly; peace-keeping missions go on forever There have always been ATM machines We have always been able to receive television signals by direct broadcast satellite Watergate is as relevant to their lives as the Teapot Dome scandal Toyotas and Hondas have always been made in the United States There has always been a national holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
From the belching smokestacks on the East Coast to the freshly cut healthy forests on the West Coast to the ruined grasslands in the methane gas fields of Wyoming, President Bush's appointments and policies make President Harding's Teapot Dome scandal look like a tempest in a teapot.
Henry Cabot Lodge, paterfamilias of a great New England aristocratic dynasty, didn't slide along with party leadership in the 1920s when he saw the oil industry reaching its hands into the White House; he helped crack open the Teapot Dome scandal and nearly brought down his own party.
But Warren Harding had the misfortune to die at the wrong moment - immediately prior to the exposure of the Teapot Dome scandal - and thus was unable to defend himself against a mob of debunkers.
What you will find is this: Perhaps more than at any time since the 1929 Teapot Dome scandal, grassroots America is absolutely fed up with official Washington, its air of arrogance, and its wasteful ways.