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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-19-10 10:34 AM
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21. It still doesn't seem possible. They surely slammed a door on a promising Democratic Presidency.
Undoubtedly he seemed completely capable of great things which would have boosted the world's opinion of Democratic Presidents even more than had been accomplished by F.D.R.

They couldn't tolerate true progress, as all their power derives from controling the work force, controling the military, keeping a gulf between the poor and the oligarchy.
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  -So, compas, what is your first political memory? EFerrari  Jun-16-10 10:32 PM   #0 
  - Well, comadre, would have to say  rabs   Jun-17-10 01:39 AM   #1 
  - My mom took us bowling because she wanted to die happy.  EFerrari   Jun-17-10 10:57 AM   #5 
  - 1956. Eishenhower vs. Stevenson. My mother made us get down on our knees--  Peace Patriot   Jun-17-10 04:24 AM   #2 
  - Wow! That must have been really interesting.  EFerrari   Jun-17-10 11:01 AM   #6 
  - He was a courageous ground-breaker, and for a moment you were able to actually see him,  Judi Lynn   Jun-17-10 03:50 PM   #10 
     - No one seems to remember the anti-Catholic Irish bigotry in this country  EFerrari   Jun-17-10 07:01 PM   #14 
        - I remember truly foul anti-Catholic flyers circulating during the 1960 campaign.  Peace Patriot   Jun-17-10 10:54 PM   #15 
  - After the 1973 coup in Chile  ChangoLoa   Jun-17-10 05:25 AM   #3 
  - It's hard to imagine what that must have been like.  EFerrari   Jun-17-10 11:06 AM   #7 
     - It was a very confusing situation for a 6-7 year old.  ChangoLoa   Jun-19-10 05:08 AM   #20 
        - My mom was about that age when her father was arrested  EFerrari   Jun-19-10 03:15 PM   #24 
           - That event would stay with you forever. Even though he lived through it, the experience  Judi Lynn   Jun-21-10 09:41 AM   #25 
  - Getting concentrated free orange juice  dipsydoodle   Jun-17-10 08:32 AM   #4 
  - LOL! That must have been before corn syrup went into everything,  EFerrari   Jun-17-10 11:14 AM   #8 
  - First very political childhood moment featured 5th grade teacher asking the class  Judi Lynn   Jun-17-10 03:32 PM   #9 
  - Wowie. You know what I remember from that administration?  EFerrari   Jun-17-10 05:38 PM   #11 
     - Except that criminals get prosecuted...  DutchLiberal   Jun-17-10 06:42 PM   #12 
        - Oh, of course! I couldn't agree more.  EFerrari   Jun-17-10 06:56 PM   #13 
  - Those 2 pieces of shit Carlos Romero Barcel and Ronald Reagan winning the 1980 gubernatorial and  Guy Whitey Corngood   Jun-18-10 01:01 PM   #16 
  - That was one bad night. I voted for the president after the race  EFerrari   Jun-18-10 01:13 PM   #17 
  - 11 or 12 years old.  Mika   Jun-18-10 03:36 PM   #18 
  - When I wrapped up my short chat with John Perkins  EFerrari   Jun-19-10 03:12 PM   #23 
     - Whoa! I wonder if he'll still have to travel with bodyguards by then!  Judi Lynn   Jun-24-10 08:13 AM   #28 
  - November 22nd, 1963. nt  bemildred   Jun-18-10 05:36 PM   #19 
  - It still doesn't seem possible. They surely slammed a door on a promising Democratic Presidency.  Judi Lynn   Jun-19-10 10:34 AM   #21 
     - My first intimation of the decadence and corruption which permeates politics in the USA. nt  bemildred   Jun-19-10 01:56 PM   #22 
  - Meeting the governor when I was 4  niceypoo   Jun-22-10 11:17 PM   #26 
  - Listening to the 1948 election returns.  Downwinder   Jun-24-10 02:55 AM   #27 

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