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JeffR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-18-09 02:11 AM
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21. Keep telling yourself that the most heinous criminal to occupy the Oval Office
was just, well, doggone, it, a little quirky. This man was the single greatest threat to the Republic and the rule of law in its history. Bar none. Jefferson Davis was a goddamn American saint by comparison.

DU's unfailing sliding scale ain't ringing true here. He was complex, yeah. So were the times. So are the times now. Maybe we should all use a somewhat sharper and wider lens when examining what's happening - as Walt Starr famously put it - right the fuck now...

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  -The ultimate irony: By today's standards Tricky Dicky Nixon would be a Dirty Fucking Hippie.. Fumesucker  Dec-18-09 12:37 AM   #0 
  - He was also an advocate of a Guaranteed Minimum Income n/t  leftstreet   Dec-18-09 12:41 AM   #1 
  - Oh yes, I forgot that one.. Thanks.. n/t  Fumesucker   Dec-18-09 12:42 AM   #2 
  - How I wish that had happened. Just think of the money and time saved  Luminous Animal   Dec-18-09 12:48 AM   #8 
  - It's true. And he called himself a Republican!  Quantess   Dec-18-09 12:44 AM   #3 
  - He pushed for mandated and subsidized insurance before it was cool and audacious  Oregone   Dec-18-09 12:44 AM   #4 
  - And Kennedy said no ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-18-09 12:45 AM   #5 
  - If he had not been such a hateful paranoid character, and that little Watergate thingy...  avaistheone1   Dec-18-09 12:49 AM   #9 
  - Basically ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-18-09 01:01 AM   #17 
  - Precisely  Sherman A1   Dec-18-09 03:17 AM   #28 
  - Nixon 2012. n/t  ProSense   Dec-18-09 12:46 AM   #6 
  - Hilarious!  Union Yes   Dec-18-09 12:50 AM   #10 
  - Nixon/Obama 2012  avaistheone1   Dec-18-09 12:50 AM   #11 
  - He's tanned, he's rested, he's ready..  Fumesucker   Dec-18-09 12:50 AM   #12 
  - RFLMAO - Ding, Ding, Ding. We do have a winner!  avaistheone1   Dec-18-09 12:52 AM   #13 
  - "Put down your crack pipes and your beer bongs, and pay attention  Heywood J   Dec-18-09 03:24 PM   #38 
  - Take away his warmongering and his obsession with spying and intrusion of privacy and you've got ..  Union Yes   Dec-18-09 12:47 AM   #7 
  - Warmongering?  jberryhill   Dec-18-09 07:00 AM   #29 
  - Why the difference? I posted this on another thread but I'll post it here too  Pirate Smile   Dec-18-09 12:53 AM   #14 
  - He also believed, personally anyway, on treatment over incarceration. K&R  20score   Dec-18-09 12:53 AM   #15 
  - "the average cost of a day of hospital care now exceeds $110"  pissedoff01   Dec-18-09 12:56 AM   #16 
  - He was the last domestic economic progressive the nation has had  brentspeak   Dec-18-09 01:10 AM   #18 
  - Foreign policy: what about China?  alp227   Dec-18-09 01:37 AM   #19 
  - Keep telling yourself that the most heinous criminal to occupy the Oval Office  JeffR   Dec-18-09 02:11 AM   #21 
     - Hardly  jberryhill   Dec-18-09 07:12 AM   #31 
        - I agree, Reagan was far worse  G_j   Dec-18-09 07:16 AM   #32 
  - He was a goddamn crook then and he'd be a goddamn crook now.  JeffR   Dec-18-09 02:02 AM   #20 
  - When Obama is done, let's compare body counts and crimes  Mithreal   Dec-18-09 02:11 AM   #22 
     - Yeah. Let's just do that.  JeffR   Dec-18-09 02:13 AM   #23 
        - I hope I am eating crow, that's all I have to say  Mithreal   Dec-18-09 02:14 AM   #24 
           - Hey, I hope you are too, but I also hope both you and I  JeffR   Dec-18-09 02:17 AM   #25 
  - True ... now he'd be a better Democrat  Raine   Dec-18-09 02:23 AM   #26 
  - hell, does anyone remember how Sen. Joe McCarthy first came to fame?  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Dec-18-09 02:42 AM   #27 
  - Democrats today are far to the right of Republicans of the 1950's!  Fumesucker   Dec-18-09 09:27 AM   #33 
  - I don't much care for your choice of words there fumesucker  madokie   Dec-18-09 07:11 AM   #30 
  - Eh, I *are* a dirty fucking hippie..  Fumesucker   Dec-18-09 09:29 AM   #34 
     - Peace  madokie   Dec-18-09 04:29 PM   #39 
  - A sobering realization  Blue Owl   Dec-18-09 10:49 AM   #35 
  - Says more about CURRENT DEMS than it says about Nixon, but yeah tricky Dick was from  TiberiusGracchus   Dec-18-09 11:00 AM   #36 
  - And funded the National Endowment for the Arts. What a lefty. nt  thereismore   Dec-18-09 01:59 PM   #37 

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