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joecool65 Donating Member (262 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-20-09 10:30 AM
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8. Iranian hostage crisis
Reagan won because of the Iranian hostage crisis. If the hostages would have been released, Carter would have won. Too much bad pr for Carter for months and months and months.
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  -Ronald Reagan beat Jimmy Carter in 1980 and Walter Mondale in 1984 AllentownJake  Dec-20-09 10:20 AM   #0 
  - Well, yeah...that's about the gist of it. n/m  Chan790   Dec-20-09 10:21 AM   #1 
  - Just want to make sure  AllentownJake   Dec-20-09 10:24 AM   #2 
  - You got it about figured out alright  madokie   Dec-20-09 10:25 AM   #3 
  - Right...  AllentownJake   Dec-20-09 10:27 AM   #5 
  - I wasn't aware of the dlc back then so much  madokie   Dec-20-09 10:43 AM   #13 
  - I thought Reagan's best line was  Yupster   Dec-20-09 10:45 AM   #14 
  - And didn't that win the golden ring for the working class!  shraby   Dec-20-09 10:27 AM   #4 
  - And when he won he eliminated every tax bracket above 30%.  geckosfeet   Dec-20-09 10:28 AM   #6 
  - That, a compliant media, and the October Surprise treason.  Octafish   Dec-20-09 10:29 AM   #7 
  - Iranian hostage crisis  joecool65   Dec-20-09 10:30 AM   #8 
  - You hit the nail on the head  C_Lawyer09   Dec-20-09 11:26 AM   #18 
  - the DLC wasn't formed until after Mondale lost. It was formed in 1985.  John Q. Citizen   Dec-20-09 10:30 AM   #9 
  - Yeah, it's a shame  Turbineguy   Dec-20-09 10:30 AM   #10 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Dec-20-09 10:32 AM   #11 
  - The Great Tax Cutter implemented the tax on gratuities.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-20-09 10:38 AM   #12 
  - The Great Tax Cutter implemented the largest tax increase in post WWII history.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-20-09 10:48 AM   #15 
  - Yeah, DLC is evil  HughMoran   Dec-20-09 10:53 AM   #16 
     - Ahem  AllentownJake   Dec-20-09 10:58 AM   #17 

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