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Spike from MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-24-10 01:31 PM
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23. Oh gawd, that's an awful thought but you're absolutely right.
By that standard, we'll be in Iraq and Afghanistan for at least another 35 years.

I don't doubt that one bit.
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  -We would never have Medicare today if we had the Democrats we have now back then /nt still_one  Feb-23-10 05:44 PM   #0 
  - True. nt  anonymous171   Feb-23-10 05:44 PM   #1 
  - We wouldn't have civil rights reform either  47of74   Feb-23-10 05:46 PM   #2 
  - Agreed.  Juche   Feb-23-10 06:37 PM   #9 
  - LBJ woulda had an arm twisting party. One way or another it would've passed under LBJ.  Union Yes   Feb-23-10 05:52 PM   #3 
  - I meant Congress and the administration, they don't have the commitment required /nt  still_one   Feb-23-10 06:11 PM   #4 
  - LBJ was The Big Hurt. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-23-10 06:14 PM   #6 
  - Yep.  smoogatz   Feb-23-10 06:21 PM   #8 
  - Oh but the President is so powerless and can't legislate and all that.....  Edweird   Feb-23-10 06:56 PM   #11 
  - We had a lot of them, but LBJ made it hurt to vote against his expansion of Medicare. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-23-10 06:14 PM   #5 
  - Sadly, I have to agree.  City Lights   Feb-23-10 06:14 PM   #7 
  - True and don't forget LBJ was a President who would kick  Cleita   Feb-23-10 06:42 PM   #10 
  - That is a fact.  TexasObserver   Feb-23-10 06:59 PM   #12 
  - A very sad fact /nt  still_one   Feb-23-10 07:15 PM   #13 
  - lbj knew where the bodies were buried plus....  madrchsod   Feb-23-10 07:29 PM   #14 
  - Ain't that the truth...  tex-wyo-dem   Feb-23-10 11:25 PM   #15 
  - If we had the Dems then that we have now, we'd still be fighting in Viet Nam. nt  hvn_nbr_2   Feb-23-10 11:47 PM   #16 
  - Oh gawd, that's an awful thought but you're absolutely right.  Spike from MN   Feb-24-10 01:31 PM   #23 
  - and that's a fucking shame. that's how sick this society is.  RainDog   Feb-23-10 11:50 PM   #17 
  - Ditto for Social Security  Hugabear   Feb-24-10 01:03 AM   #18 
  - i think i disagree with that.  dysfunctional press   Feb-24-10 01:15 AM   #19 
  - Indeed.  freddie mertz   Feb-24-10 11:26 AM   #20 
  - And we're not going to get a public option because of today's Democrats.  progressoid   Feb-24-10 12:54 PM   #21 
  - "America has one political party with two right wings" Gore Vidal  Echo In Light   Feb-24-10 12:59 PM   #22 
  - Aw c'mon. Sure we would, but it would be slightly different.  Spike from MN   Feb-24-10 02:34 PM   #24 
  - Sad but true.  Kirbster   Feb-24-10 02:45 PM   #26 
  - We would never have Democrats today if we had the Democrats we have now back then  piratefish08   Feb-24-10 02:36 PM   #25 
 

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