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199. Nixon 2012.
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  -Will we ever elect a President as Liberal as Richard Nixon again... SunnySong  Jun-27-10 12:21 AM   #0 
  - That's why the Republican party took him out.  Skink   Jun-27-10 12:27 AM   #1 
  - Yep he was set up by poppy et al by the Townhouse scandal & the editing of tapes.  mod mom   Jun-27-10 08:49 AM   #77 
  - Townhouse scandal?  hootinholler   Jun-27-10 12:04 PM   #130 
  - I discovered it in Russ Baker's "Family of Secrets", here's an article he wrote:  mod mom   Jun-27-10 01:53 PM   #148 
     - Thanks for another wonderful post. Don't have time to read this  truedelphi   Jun-27-10 03:01 PM   #172 
     - Well damn it  hootinholler   Jun-27-10 03:25 PM   #174 
     - I know how you feel. I've starting watching this show "The Fabulous Beekman Brothers"  mod mom   Jun-27-10 05:56 PM   #185 
     - The Nixon Presidency was the culmination of a Right-Wing Coup  MinM   Jun-27-10 05:42 PM   #182 
     - Thanks for the recommendation.  mod mom   Jun-27-10 05:57 PM   #186 
     - ^ It's a MUST READ! ^ Thanks for the bullet points, Mod Mom!  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 07:09 PM   #198 
  - Interesting, but I think Nixon sank himself.  chrisa   Jun-28-10 08:17 AM   #240 
  - Nixon's paranoia destroyed him, not his party.  Arkana   Jun-27-10 02:04 PM   #153 
     - that's what the powers who did him in want you to believe:  mod mom   Jun-27-10 02:26 PM   #161 
     - You're right--Woodward and Bernstein just made up all that Watergate crap.  Arkana   Jun-27-10 07:44 PM   #213 
        - Woodward, who was the receiver of the information, was connected to intelligence.  mod mom   Jun-27-10 07:59 PM   #216 
           - Wow, this isn't an overdose of hyperbole and a massive strawman at all.  Arkana   Jun-27-10 09:43 PM   #226 
     - Maybe He Had Good Reason to Be Paranoid  Demeter   Jun-27-10 10:20 PM   #228 
  - You must know this post will go nowhere on DU  Goldstein1984   Jun-27-10 12:28 AM   #2 
  - We need to drain this nation of the greed of I've got mine and F you.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:35 AM   #7 
  - Off to the home page with this post.  obxhead   Jun-27-10 12:49 PM   #141 
  - By the success of this thread perhaps Neil should consider Alabama.  mod mom   Jun-27-10 02:01 PM   #151 
  - Guess you were wrong, eh?...nt  SidDithers   Jun-27-10 02:05 PM   #154 
  - So you want a liar who was forced into taking stances by a Democratic Congress? How about one as  ProSense   Jun-27-10 12:29 AM   #3 
  - I will take the charlatan if I have to... FDR is a pipe dream... Nixon seems doable.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:30 AM   #4 
  - "Nixon seems doable." Right, because  ProSense   Jun-27-10 12:41 AM   #12 
     - I'm not rewriting history... heck  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:45 AM   #14 
     - Quick test  ProSense   Jun-27-10 12:57 AM   #15 
     - Fair enough but how many more Americans would bne alive today if we had passed the bill.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 01:01 AM   #18 
     - That's the rub isn't it?  ProSense   Jun-27-10 01:18 AM   #24 
        - Sorry. You don't need the rose colored glasses after all, you must be blind.  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 02:11 PM   #158 
     - Now you're claiming the the Insurance Profit Protection Act is single payer?  dflprincess   Jun-27-10 09:11 PM   #225 
     - "No more than he can afford to pay"  eridani   Jun-27-10 01:29 AM   #28 
     - What about the probable cuts in Medicare and Medicaid next year?  Better Believe It   Jun-27-10 09:25 AM   #82 
     - LOL. You just got schooled. n/t  leeroysphitz   Jun-27-10 10:11 AM   #89 
     - Never learned a lesson yet.  Jakes Progress   Jun-27-10 05:48 PM   #183 
     - I wish I had a job so I could by a pair of those rose colored glasses.  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 02:07 PM   #155 
     - I agree, stick to the facts. Like he has forgiven the Bush Admin war crimes.  rhett o rick   Jun-27-10 06:56 PM   #192 
     - Here's a fact. 50 million on food stamps dont give a shite about "green".  rhett o rick   Jun-27-10 07:08 PM   #196 
  - Lies versus the wrong skin color camps? I will take the lies. nt  ZombieHorde   Jun-27-10 01:59 AM   #36 
  - Will we ever have a Congress as a liberal s that one?  Radical Activist   Jun-27-10 09:29 AM   #83 
  - No fair, not in the talking points to discuss Congress.  suzie   Jun-27-10 11:08 AM   #98 
  - Perfectly fair... where are the democrats in congress.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 01:07 PM   #145 
     - The greedy types were led by Nixon and his Southern Strategy, which has sold racism for the years  suzie   Jun-27-10 03:41 PM   #176 
  - How in the fuck is it obvious? Stick with facts for christ sake...........  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 02:17 PM   #159 
     - You think there are no conservative Democrats?  Radical Activist   Jun-27-10 03:37 PM   #175 
        - Believe whatever you want. Presidents have personalties too just.........  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 06:13 PM   #188 
           - Most of Nixon's supposed progressive accomplishments were forced on him by Congress.  Radical Activist   Jun-27-10 06:27 PM   #189 
              - Tell me where I "praise" Nixon? I swear to fucking god some..........  pattmarty   Jun-28-10 06:28 AM   #238 
  - I'll take an Obama who is "forced into taking stances" by a Democratic Congress.  JackRiddler   Jun-27-10 02:35 PM   #164 
  - FDR only passed people-friendly litigation  TBF   Jun-27-10 02:36 PM   #165 
  - I'd settle for someone as liberal  PSzymeczek   Jun-27-10 07:40 PM   #211 
     - Taft probably did more, but you're right -  TBF   Jun-28-10 02:38 PM   #241 
  - +1  UrbScotty   Jun-27-10 04:45 PM   #181 
  - NIXON IMPOSES WAGE AND PRICE CONTROLS!!!!!  madrchsod   Jun-27-10 12:32 AM   #5 
  - So Obama is not a socialist/nazi?  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 02:19 PM   #160 
  - Cheney and Rumsfeld started with Nixon dont need more of them  lunasun   Jun-27-10 12:34 AM   #6 
  - I'm not talking about the man of course I wouldn't want a Zombie president.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:37 AM   #10 
     - Zombie Reagan & Jindal  saigon68   Jun-27-10 01:13 AM   #22 
  - Yeah Nixon did all that, all by his little self  sandnsea   Jun-27-10 12:36 AM   #8 
  - No he had a Democratic congress and activst population turning the screws.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:38 AM   #11 
  - "Where are those elements today I ask you."  ProSense   Jun-27-10 12:43 AM   #13 
  - Today we have a Democratic Congress and WH that are owned by the corporatists.  rhett o rick   Jun-27-10 07:03 PM   #195 
  - Bought off. And bought off with the cheapest of bribes.  TheMadMonk   Jun-27-10 12:59 AM   #17 
  - Legislators are bought off with trinkets and beads.  Poboy   Jun-27-10 10:41 AM   #95 
  - Standing in a long line at B of A cashing their checks from lobbyists n/t  Catherina   Jun-27-10 02:30 PM   #162 
  - During his lunch hour, while he was planning Watergate, while he composed music with his left hand  Major Hogwash   Jun-27-10 03:56 PM   #178 
  - If these accomplishments were listed without being attributed to Nixon, we'd  gateley   Jun-27-10 12:36 AM   #9 
  - I appreciate this post, really shows how far our country has fallen.  scarletwoman   Jun-27-10 12:58 AM   #16 
  - "Little did I realize then that the real forces in the shadows who were taking him down "  ProSense   Jun-27-10 01:02 AM   #19 
     - Sorry, I no longer subscribe to such facile, one-dimensional views of that history.  scarletwoman   Jun-27-10 01:37 AM   #30 
     - "His downfall happened because he started believing he was the one in control -- he wasn't"  ProSense   Jun-27-10 01:40 AM   #32 
     - Because it was the even MORE EVIL "evil bastards" who did him in.  scarletwoman   Jun-27-10 01:46 AM   #33 
     - Well, I don't have sympathy for evil bastards who get what's coming to them.  ProSense   Jun-27-10 01:52 AM   #34 
        - Who said anything about sympathy?  scarletwoman   Jun-27-10 02:06 AM   #39 
           - Too subtle.  Jakes Progress   Jun-27-10 05:52 PM   #184 
     - Think Saddam.  Jackpine Radical   Jun-27-10 12:03 PM   #128 
     - ^Good insight, Scarletwoman^  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 04:20 AM   #52 
     - I think it really got going with the OSS/CIA in the last days of WWII  Jackpine Radical   Jun-27-10 12:39 PM   #140 
     - That's when Cheney and Rumsfeld started their evil plans for  treestar   Jun-27-10 08:45 AM   #74 
  - I see you are paraphrasing Jon Stewart. He did do a great one with this, didn't he?  Better Today   Jun-27-10 01:04 AM   #20 
  - Didn't see it but it wouldn't surprise me. The first time I heard this was from a  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 01:09 AM   #21 
  - For your enjoyment then, link below.  Better Today   Jun-27-10 01:16 AM   #23 
  - Jon Stewart is hilarious, but like any comedian  treestar   Jun-27-10 08:46 AM   #76 
     - If anything, Jon Stewart is consistently funny...  liberation   Jun-27-10 01:57 PM   #149 
  - Don't forget the Endangered Species Act  Lorien   Jun-27-10 01:21 AM   #25 
  - Or the EPA...  WCGreen   Jun-27-10 02:01 AM   #37 
  - D'oh! Can't believe I forgot that. The environment was a HUGE issue back then  Lorien   Jun-27-10 11:51 AM   #119 
  - And the National Environmental Policy Act (which is a BIG DEAL), and banning DDT  XemaSab   Jun-27-10 02:02 AM   #38 
     - The first Earth Day  PSzymeczek   Jun-27-10 07:44 PM   #214 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-27-10 01:24 AM   #26 
  - The discussion is about policies, not personalities  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 04:29 AM   #54 
  - Yeah, the same people who were cheering Jindal are now cheering Nixon. n/t  ProSense   Jun-27-10 08:14 AM   #69 
  - There's a shocker.  KonaKane   Jun-28-10 02:44 PM   #244 
  - Nixon was a psychopath, who was already talking about running for a third term.  suzie   Jun-27-10 11:15 AM   #102 
  - It's so hard to get many people around here to separate the two; personalities vs. policies  Lorien   Jun-27-10 12:01 PM   #126 
  - It's why we need a President and a Prime Minister  Hawkowl   Jun-27-10 01:59 PM   #150 
  - Policies like attempting to fix an election and then lie about it?  KonaKane   Jun-28-10 02:46 PM   #245 
  - Perspective matters.  Bluenorthwest   Jun-27-10 08:36 AM   #71 
     - In answer to your questions:  KonaKane   Jun-28-10 04:18 PM   #251 
  - And liberal republicans like Jacob Javits, Weiker, etc..  Cetacea   Jun-27-10 01:27 AM   #27 
  - sorry deleted  corpseratemedia   Jun-27-10 03:49 AM   #49 
  - Well, you are getting something very similar to his health plan!  depakid   Jun-27-10 01:35 AM   #29 
  - Occupation Health & Safety Administration  sce56   Jun-27-10 01:40 AM   #31 
  - Family of Secrets is a must read, a brilliant history  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 07:00 PM   #193 
  - If you pick and choose then Reagan is a liberal as well  AzNick   Jun-27-10 01:57 AM   #35 
  - Bush was a liberal  ProSense   Jun-27-10 02:10 AM   #40 
     - Again, if you pick and choose... Obama is a gun nut  AzNick   Jun-27-10 02:50 PM   #170 
  - Don't forget  ProSense   Jun-27-10 02:23 AM   #41 
  - Isn't it sad when we look back at a Republican who was  Goldstein1984   Jun-27-10 02:48 AM   #42 
  - You look upon the days when a president chose to send 28,000 Americans to their  suzie   Jun-27-10 11:40 AM   #112 
  - I never thought I'd see the day  greenbird   Jun-27-10 02:56 AM   #43 
  - What fresh Hell is this?  Hekate   Jun-27-10 03:06 AM   #44 
  - I despise revisionist history. And to a significant degree that's what your op is  cali   Jun-27-10 03:10 AM   #45 
  - It's insane, isn't it?  Hekate   Jun-27-10 03:17 AM   #46 
     - it's stupid. and, well, stupid sucks. particularly when taken to this degree  cali   Jun-27-10 03:31 AM   #47 
  - Yes...AFTER this country hit's rock bottom  PFunk   Jun-27-10 03:43 AM   #48 
  - it's incredibly, breathtakingly dumb to think  cali   Jun-27-10 03:57 AM   #50 
     - Neither is Obama..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 04:12 AM   #51 
     - lol. it's a stupid argument; a stupid comparison.  cali   Jun-27-10 04:22 AM   #53 
        - The point being that by today's standards Nixon was a flaming liberal..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 05:29 AM   #57 
           - no he wasn't.  cali   Jun-27-10 05:30 AM   #58 
           - So you think America has not moved to the right in the last thirty years?  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 05:41 AM   #59 
              - um, I said that America has moved to the right in an earlier post  cali   Jun-27-10 05:47 AM   #60 
                 - Other people have posted other FACTS about Nixon..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 05:56 AM   #61 
                    - bwahahahaaha. I did indeed respond- with the facts  cali   Jun-27-10 05:57 AM   #62 
                       - The FACTS have already been posted..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 06:05 AM   #63 
                       - Self Delete eom  NorthCarolina   Jun-27-10 09:06 AM   #78 
           - Why do we need to lurch rather than gentle steering?  treestar   Jun-27-10 09:14 AM   #80 
           - The nation is like an oil tanker headed for a reef to starboard..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 09:39 AM   #86 
           - Maybe it's because I live in the South, but I never, ever considered someone  suzie   Jun-27-10 12:00 PM   #125 
              - Like any politician, or indeed person, Nixon was a study in contradictions..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 04:43 PM   #180 
                 - Nixon was an evil psychopath who planned to overturn the 22nd amendment  suzie   Jun-27-10 06:09 PM   #187 
                    - You are hearing something that's not being said..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 06:30 PM   #190 
                       - No, you've made up some fantasy world where race-baiting and anti-semitism equals liberalism.  suzie   Jun-28-10 12:26 AM   #235 
     - You can't completely compare the politics of the 1950s-70s to now  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 07:22 PM   #204 
  - Pick up a history book ...  RoyGBiv   Jun-27-10 04:35 AM   #55 
  - Chew on some facts, all you rah rah Nixon folks:  cali   Jun-27-10 04:46 AM   #56 
  - I don't see anyone "Rah" ing Nixon at all. The OP was attempting to point out  NorthCarolina   Jun-27-10 09:12 AM   #79 
     - "Will we ever elect a President as Liberal as Richard Nixon again..."  ProSense   Jun-27-10 09:22 AM   #81 
     - All Presidents have accomplishments. The discussion revolves around the  NorthCarolina   Jun-27-10 09:33 AM   #84 
        - Right, and Reagan had a liberal record.  ProSense   Jun-27-10 10:14 AM   #90 
           - I hardly think  NorthCarolina   Jun-27-10 11:16 AM   #103 
           - Where the fuck did that come from? This is a comparison of POLICIES........  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 02:33 PM   #163 
              - Really?  ProSense   Jun-27-10 07:23 PM   #205 
                 - AGAIN, nobody called Nixon a liberal. Spend some time tonight.....  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 10:15 PM   #227 
                    - "Will we ever elect a President as Liberal as Richard Nixon again..."  ProSense   Jun-28-10 12:26 AM   #236 
     - +1  paulk   Jun-27-10 10:38 AM   #91 
     - Democrats cheering Nixon is no different from Democrats cheering McCain. n/t  ProSense   Jun-27-10 11:11 AM   #100 
        - a simplistic reply  paulk   Jun-27-10 11:14 AM   #101 
           - Well said...+1  bvar22   Jun-27-10 01:12 PM   #146 
           - "to actually respond to what people say"  ProSense   Jun-27-10 07:44 PM   #212 
     - ^ Exactly ^  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 07:32 PM   #207 
     - Because the notion that Obama is ideologically less liberal than Nixon is absurd  Hippo_Tron   Jun-27-10 10:34 PM   #229 
  - Never.  mochajava666   Jun-27-10 07:35 AM   #64 
  - the congress he had to deal with was insanely liberal by today's standards  unblock   Jun-27-10 07:51 AM   #65 
  - nixon was an abomination....put down the crack pipe  spanone   Jun-27-10 07:52 AM   #66 
  - Not until after the fall.  mmonk   Jun-27-10 07:58 AM   #67 
  - Only if progressives can be 1/2 as competent as conservatives  stray cat   Jun-27-10 08:01 AM   #68 
  - His healthcare reform was HMOs nt  IronLionZion   Jun-27-10 08:29 AM   #70 
  - Exactly.  ProSense   Jun-27-10 08:41 AM   #72 
     - My memory of Nixon was that he was far from Liberal  goclark   Jun-27-10 10:02 AM   #87 
     - Where's the federally funded single payer health care you mentioned, Prosense?  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 09:02 PM   #223 
  - It won't ever be 1972 again  treestar   Jun-27-10 08:42 AM   #73 
  - There is no reason that it can't be 1972 again....  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 10:38 AM   #92 
  - Support abortion for biracial babies!!!! nt  CBR   Jun-27-10 08:46 AM   #75 
  - I don't think it will happen in my lifetime. nt  LWolf   Jun-27-10 09:36 AM   #85 
  - and believe it or not Nixon signed legislation establishing  Citizen Worker   Jun-27-10 10:04 AM   #88 
  - the signing of legislation means very little....  tomp   Jun-27-10 11:30 AM   #107 
     - He had 43 vetos with 7 overidden 16% overidden  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 11:40 AM   #111 
        - "I am not claiming above Nixon was some progressive nirvana or a good president."  ProSense   Jun-27-10 11:41 AM   #113 
           - The OP is about how far right AMERICA's persepective has lurched that if  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 11:46 AM   #117 
              - Can you imagine Nixon proposing this:  ProSense   Jun-27-10 11:54 AM   #122 
                 - Well Nixon was a president and saying will we ever have a country as liberal  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:02 PM   #127 
                    - "Am I saying Nixon was that voice? Good lord no..."  ProSense   Jun-27-10 12:12 PM   #135 
                       - The problem is that it is more than a few policies it was the vast majority...  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 06:42 PM   #191 
                          - "why does the Dept of Homeland Security still exist"  ProSense   Jun-27-10 07:09 PM   #197 
  - Or even Ike.  joe black   Jun-27-10 10:41 AM   #93 
  - I don't do Richard Nixon.  saltpoint   Jun-27-10 10:41 AM   #94 
  - Jebuus  Uzybone   Jun-27-10 11:00 AM   #96 
  - This isn't really a pro-Nixon OP..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 11:22 AM   #104 
     - "Rather it's anti-Obama."  ProSense   Jun-27-10 11:23 AM   #105 
     - Just my opinion..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 12:09 PM   #134 
     - It's more a measure of how far to the right we've gone since then.  EFerrari   Jun-27-10 11:42 AM   #115 
        - That's true..  Fumesucker   Jun-27-10 12:06 PM   #131 
        - bingo. n/t  Soylent Brice   Jun-28-10 03:43 PM   #247 
  - not if big money has anything to say and do about it  ShamelessHussy   Jun-27-10 11:02 AM   #97 
  - Our government will get overthrown before that happens.  harun   Jun-27-10 11:09 AM   #99 
  - "Worked surprisingly tirelessly for native American rights...."  tomp   Jun-27-10 11:27 AM   #106 
  - "I would love to see Obama be a Jimmy Carter style president,,,"  ProSense   Jun-27-10 11:34 AM   #108 
  - Yes! n/t  bondwooley   Jun-27-10 11:42 AM   #114 
  - Nixon's health insurance plan was to the left of Obama's, also...  amborin   Jun-27-10 11:34 AM   #109 
  - Um  ProSense   Jun-27-10 11:36 AM   #110 
     - yes, really  amborin   Jun-27-10 11:43 AM   #116 
     - Saying it doesn't make it so. n/t  ProSense   Jun-27-10 11:51 AM   #120 
     - reading it above that was my take as well...  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 11:48 AM   #118 
     - Nice. Do the Fox "news" or Ann Coulter type of link. I'm going to...........  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 02:45 PM   #168 
  - it's not "we as a country" that has moved rightward.  tomp   Jun-27-10 11:52 AM   #121 
  - Well, it's true  Turbineguy   Jun-27-10 11:55 AM   #123 
  - We had a Democratic congress and Senate that acted like one, and the Fairness Doctrine  Lorien   Jun-27-10 11:58 AM   #124 
  - Exactly.. and we had people on the street and a middle class  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:04 PM   #129 
     - People in the streets don't make Nixon liberal n/t  ProSense   Jun-27-10 12:08 PM   #133 
     - Without the enviromental movement cogress and Nixon don't pass/sign all that wonderful and  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:14 PM   #136 
        - Right, so Nixon wasn't liberal. n/t  ProSense   Jun-27-10 12:17 PM   #137 
           - The OP isn't about Nixon the man it is about the policies passed under his watch.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 12:22 PM   #138 
              - Right on, SunnySong.  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 07:17 PM   #201 
     - I remember those days.  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 07:18 PM   #202 
  - This is a decent example of how far the Republican party has shifted  Lone_Star_Dem   Jun-27-10 12:07 PM   #132 
  - Nixon devoted more Federal funding to cancer reasearch than any of his predecessors!  DailyGrind51   Jun-27-10 12:25 PM   #139 
  - Nixon gave the green light to Kaiser HMOs. "Less medical care. More profit"  keepCAblue   Jun-27-10 12:53 PM   #142 
  - self-deleted. duplicate. n/t  keepCAblue   Jun-27-10 01:01 PM   #143 
  - Yeah, right. And imagine if Nixon-Bush-Dulles hadn't assassinated RFK, what might have been. n/t  keepCAblue   Jun-27-10 01:02 PM   #144 
  - Sad but true.  Crunchy Frog   Jun-27-10 01:13 PM   #147 
  - Started the EPA, block grants to states. Yep, quite a "liberal" by............  pattmarty   Jun-27-10 02:03 PM   #152 
  - Started the DEA. not very liberal. n/t  garybeck   Jun-27-10 02:08 PM   #156 
  - If we should hate nixon for just one thing...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-27-10 02:11 PM   #157 
  - Chomsky on Nixon - "Richard Nixonin many respects the last liberal president"  Catherina   Jun-27-10 02:41 PM   #166 
  - Hunter Thompson on Nixon: HE WAS A CROOK  ProSense   Jun-27-10 07:13 PM   #200 
     - HST on Nixon in 2003: "I miss Nixon. Compared to these Nazis we have in the White House now,  scarletwoman   Jun-27-10 10:51 PM   #231 
        - Nazis  ProSense   Jun-27-10 10:57 PM   #232 
  - Aside from his environmentalist leanings, Nixon was a Bush Crime Family fascist tool from the start  Sebastian Doyle   Jun-27-10 02:44 PM   #167 
  - Nixon was responsible for unleashing the health insurance industry on all of us  earth mom   Jun-27-10 02:47 PM   #169 
  - I guess I won't make the mistake of directly quoting Richard Nixon again  KonaKane   Jun-27-10 02:54 PM   #171 
  - Wow - the last Repub pres who actually wanted to govern. n/t  Beartracks   Jun-27-10 03:18 PM   #173 
  - Not Until We Break The Grip Of The Corporate State.  colsohlibgal   Jun-27-10 03:44 PM   #177 
  - We should rename Democratic Underground to Nixon Underground in his liberal honor.  Major Hogwash   Jun-27-10 03:59 PM   #179 
  - ROFL  dionysus   Jun-27-10 07:02 PM   #194 
  - Nixon 2012.  ProSense   Jun-27-10 07:10 PM   #199 
     - How about we just re-elected the head?  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 07:19 PM   #203 
        - Hey, Nixon is your guy.  ProSense   Jun-27-10 07:24 PM   #206 
           - Only in a cartoon fantasy world.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 07:32 PM   #208 
           - "I do wish we could start to go back to policies that are for people and not corporations."  ProSense   Jun-27-10 07:33 PM   #209 
              - No we are talking about things like unions,  TBF   Jun-28-10 02:42 PM   #242 
           - "Nixon is your guy" - malicious misrepresentation.  inna   Jun-27-10 10:40 PM   #230 
           - You've made that quite clear,  TBF   Jun-28-10 02:43 PM   #243 
  - You forgot Methadone Clinics.  RagAss   Jun-27-10 07:35 PM   #210 
  - So you are idolizing a man who was a crook and a liar  RFKHumphreyObama   Jun-27-10 07:51 PM   #215 
  - But he gave us HMOs. What's not to love? n/t  ProSense   Jun-27-10 08:00 PM   #217 
     - Ted Kennedy always regretted not making that deal.  SunnySong   Jun-27-10 08:11 PM   #218 
        - "Read Nixon's plan and honestly tell me The United States was better off without it." It didn't pass  ProSense   Jun-27-10 08:42 PM   #219 
        - That is better than what we got this year, alas.  Mimosa   Jun-27-10 09:05 PM   #224 
  - Nixon did all he could at the time to create this disaster we're living thru now --  defendandprotect   Jun-27-10 08:43 PM   #220 
  - and kept some kick ass recordings....  PatrynXX   Jun-27-10 08:54 PM   #221 
  - If your meme is to go after Obama as they did Nixon  Hutzpa   Jun-27-10 08:59 PM   #222 
  - Nixon was a piece of garbage that ended his own career, by his own paranoid brain.  Rex   Jun-27-10 11:01 PM   #233 
  - The one thing I hate most about Nixon was he starting the privitzation of healthcare to form HMOs!  1776Forever   Jun-28-10 12:07 AM   #234 
  - Sounds a lot like this book: SILENT COUP THE REMOVAL OF A PRESIDENT  1monster   Jun-28-10 12:40 AM   #237 
  - Ask Salvador Allende or the Frente Amplio for starters.  retread   Jun-28-10 07:12 AM   #239 
  - Since when is $85.6B less than $76.6B?  Heywood J   Jun-28-10 03:28 PM   #246 
  - Here's what Nixon really did:  MajorChode   Jun-28-10 04:03 PM   #248 
  - "Taxed the rich more than the poor"  MajorChode   Jun-28-10 04:11 PM   #249 
     - 1971-1981 15 brackets 14% to 70%  SunnySong   Jun-28-10 04:15 PM   #250 
        - Certainly there is no reason, however...  MajorChode   Jun-28-10 08:58 PM   #252 
           - True that,,, nt  SunnySong   Jun-28-10 10:23 PM   #253 
 

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