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bicentennial_baby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-26-06 11:18 PM
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20. Reagan was hardly the architect of the Cold War's end...
Jesus f'n Christ...No, the Soviet system, economic failures (i.e. failure to structurally adjust the Soviet economy), and political stagnation brought down the USSR, not Reagan, not by a long f'n shot.... :eyes:
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  -The Atlantic Monthly: The 100 most influential Americans Odin2005  Nov-26-06 09:44 PM   #0 
  - Reagan is ranked ahead of Truman?  dwickham   Nov-26-06 09:47 PM   #1 
  - It will take a few generations to see the damage Reagan actually  Erika   Nov-26-06 09:51 PM   #2 
     - Reagan is soooo overrated  southerncrone   Nov-26-06 10:21 PM   #12 
     - He's the token wingnut.  BurtWorm   Nov-27-06 07:36 AM   #27 
     - He was as influential as dropping 2 nuclear bombs, killing hundreds of thousands of civilians?  BlooInBloo   Nov-26-06 10:39 PM   #14 
        - he was more influential by ending WW2  dwickham   Nov-27-06 01:24 AM   #21 
           - I never said, suggested, or implied that Truman acted improperly...  BlooInBloo   Nov-27-06 01:35 AM   #23 
              - your comment about "killing hundreds of thousands of civilians"  dwickham   Nov-27-06 01:42 AM   #24 
                 - ... sounded influential, to the highest possible degree....  BlooInBloo   Nov-27-06 02:43 AM   #25 
  - oh, boy, more alpha primates for us to worship!  political_outcast   Nov-26-06 09:54 PM   #3 
  - 10% are women.  spindrifter   Nov-26-06 09:58 PM   #4 
  - #30 is the first woman.  Steve_DeShazer   Nov-26-06 10:01 PM   #5 
  - Wasn't it Wilson that invited  mrcheerful   Nov-26-06 10:04 PM   #6 
  - He was definitely a racist, that's for sure.  Odin2005   Nov-26-06 10:05 PM   #7 
  - and #14... notorious anti semite  troubleinwinter   Nov-26-06 10:09 PM   #8 
  - "96. Ralph Nader...he made George W. Bush the president"  jgraz   Nov-26-06 10:11 PM   #9 
  - Freeper? LOL.  Skinner   Nov-27-06 07:24 AM   #26 
     - Yep, I used to respect Nader untill he pulled that crap in 2000.  Odin2005   Nov-27-06 02:27 PM   #28 
  - As soon as I read #17 (raygun) I thought: "Screw this poll" n/t  BlueJazz   Nov-26-06 10:15 PM   #10 
  - "influential" doesn't necessaily mean "in a good way."  Odin2005   Nov-26-06 10:42 PM   #16 
     - The very notion that Reagan was more influential than Truman is laughable....  BlooInBloo   Nov-26-06 11:10 PM   #19 
  - Madison and Paine deserve to be higher up on the list.  Massacure   Nov-26-06 10:16 PM   #11 
  - Those were the omissions from the top ten  vireo   Nov-26-06 10:28 PM   #13 
  - madison belongs right up there with Hitler  political_outcast   Nov-26-06 10:41 PM   #15 
     - Sorry, but Hitler is not eligible  vireo   Nov-26-06 10:57 PM   #17 
  - Where's Skinner on the list? We need one for DU :) (nt)  The Straight Story   Nov-26-06 10:59 PM   #18 
  - Reagan was hardly the architect of the Cold War's end...  bicentennial_baby   Nov-26-06 11:18 PM   #20 
     - what Reagan is responsible for  JI7   Nov-27-06 01:35 AM   #22 

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