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bemildred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-26-04 11:57 PM
Response to Reply #40
43. Yep. Rigged.
Jimmy was a good Pres. as these things go.
Like Bubba, who has plenty of flaws, but was way better
than Raygun or either Bush or Nixon.
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  -Why Jimmy Carter failed? (for any history majors) JohnnyFianna1  Apr-26-04 09:32 PM   #0 
  - Carter sounded real good during the election. When he got in  FloridaPat   Apr-26-04 09:36 PM   #1 
  - Reagan and H.W. Bush had a pact alright. Why is it that....  PROGRESSIVE1   Apr-26-04 09:41 PM   #2 
  - Arms for hostages  mad_as_hell   Apr-26-04 09:45 PM   #9 
  - This seems to be it,  JohnnyFianna1   Apr-26-04 09:42 PM   #5 
  - Carter failed because he actually lived his religion  burythehatchet   Apr-26-04 09:41 PM   #3 
  - Not a Failure...  Bjornsdotter   Apr-26-04 09:45 PM   #10 
  - I think the answer is that Carter did not fail  pinkpops   Apr-26-04 09:41 PM   #4 
  - The economy was in terrible shape under Carter, and he seemed powerless  yardwork   Apr-26-04 09:43 PM   #6 
  - Not liberal  mad_as_hell   Apr-26-04 09:43 PM   #7 
  - Reagan was so trusted  cornfedyank   Apr-26-04 10:51 PM   #32 
  - "America Held Hostage'' Day 164  Classical_Liberal   Apr-26-04 09:44 PM   #8 
  - How is it that no one called Poppy and Reagan on their  JohnnyFianna1   Apr-26-04 09:47 PM   #12 
  - This is a really good question!  yardwork   Apr-26-04 10:07 PM   #23 
  - that is when nightline first came on the air.  cornfedyank   Apr-26-04 10:42 PM   #30 
  - Carter Failed...  HawkerHurricane   Apr-26-04 09:45 PM   #11 
  - Seems kinda like today, Kerry losing lefty votes to Nader.  JohnnyFianna1   Apr-26-04 09:48 PM   #13 
     - Kinda.  HawkerHurricane   Apr-26-04 09:50 PM   #15 
  - He lacked vision and purpose.  MrSlayer   Apr-26-04 09:49 PM   #14 
  - I forgot about the Mariel boat lift!  yardwork   Apr-26-04 10:10 PM   #24 
  - giving away the canal was big. i had forgot that issue  cornfedyank   Apr-26-04 10:57 PM   #34 
  - My impression  HooptieWagon   Apr-26-04 09:50 PM   #16 
  - Jimmy Carter's Malaise Speech, 1979  No2W2004   Apr-26-04 09:56 PM   #17 
  - While Carter was delivering this speach,  No2W2004   Apr-26-04 09:59 PM   #19 
  - Thanks for posting this!  yardwork   Apr-26-04 10:18 PM   #27 
  - In other words, Jimmy Carter told the truth,  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-26-04 10:22 PM   #28 
  - Thx...  MrPrax   Apr-26-04 10:48 PM   #31 
  - 444 days of "America Held Hostage". Thank you Ted Koppel.  MikeG   Apr-26-04 09:58 PM   #18 
  - The 1980 Election  RoyGBiv   Apr-26-04 10:01 PM   #20 
  - One word: Malaise  tritsofme   Apr-26-04 10:05 PM   #21 
  - Carter was the first major recipient of the GOP award  Snoggera   Apr-26-04 10:07 PM   #22 
  - several points here  unblock   Apr-26-04 10:15 PM   #25 
  - Carter actually was as unpopular as I remember.  tritsofme   Apr-26-04 11:21 PM   #35 
  - Carter failed because the media said so.  leesa   Apr-26-04 10:16 PM   #26 
  - The Onion said it best re: 1980 election.  DrWeird   Apr-26-04 10:38 PM   #29 
  - Weakened office of the Presidency and too much micromanaging  underpants   Apr-26-04 10:54 PM   #33 
  - My dad was saying...  LoZoccolo   Apr-26-04 11:34 PM   #36 
  - From everything I gather (which is relative infitesimal)  FDRrocks   Apr-26-04 11:36 PM   #37 
  - Awful recession, OPEC, inflation, and Iran  Feeney2   Apr-26-04 11:40 PM   #38 
  - It was the Iranian hostage situation that did Carter in and  Cleita   Apr-26-04 11:43 PM   #39 
  - Yes. It was basically a stolen election  downstairsparts   Apr-26-04 11:46 PM   #40 
     - Thank you for confirming this because there are those  Cleita   Apr-26-04 11:49 PM   #41 
     - Of course it is true  downstairsparts   Apr-27-04 12:01 AM   #44 
     - Yep. Rigged.  bemildred   Apr-26-04 11:57 PM   #43 
  - I don't know  CharlieBakerAble   Apr-26-04 11:53 PM   #42 
     - And so better to keep those 80 percent in the dark  downstairsparts   Apr-27-04 12:03 AM   #45 
 

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