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polichick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-10-10 12:28 PM
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31. It happened with deregulation and the handoff of resources to the wealthy...
Every president since Reagan is guilty as sin!
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  -How has the Democratic party fallen that it went from the economic policies of FDR and Truman brentspeak  May-09-10 06:08 PM   #0 
  - Uh...what does FDR stand for? Is that a Facebook thing?  Oregone   May-09-10 06:32 PM   #1 
  - Champions of Japanese-Americans!!!! All the way! nt  CBR   May-09-10 06:34 PM   #2 
  - Too much FDR-Truman created prosperity killed progressivism. nt  Captain Hilts   May-09-10 06:41 PM   #3 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-09-10 07:22 PM   #4 
  - Computers were invented since the policies of FDR  WeDidIt   May-09-10 07:33 PM   #5 
  - FDR/Truman "prosperity" was bought on the backs of  alcibiades_mystery   May-09-10 07:42 PM   #6 
     - Some of the same people romanticizing FDR to lambaste Obama would no doubt  ProSense   May-09-10 07:54 PM   #8 
     - My family like many American families would not have been able to eat had it not been for FDR.  avaistheone1   May-10-10 11:24 PM   #36 
        - "The notion of romanticizing FDR is pure nonsense." Really?  ProSense   May-10-10 11:32 PM   #37 
        - I am very grateful for FDR. I would not be here without him.  avaistheone1   May-10-10 11:56 PM   #41 
        - That was the situation in the 1930's, not in 2010  Hippo_Tron   May-12-10 04:00 AM   #57 
     - The, uh, what???  brentspeak   May-09-10 08:27 PM   #11 
        - Your most clueless post yet  alcibiades_mystery   May-09-10 09:09 PM   #16 
  - "champions of the people"?? The "economic policies of FDR and Truman" favored whites only.  ClarkUSA   May-09-10 07:53 PM   #7 
  - "concentration camps"  brentspeak   May-09-10 08:38 PM   #13 
  - Stop putting lipstick on a pig. FDR and Truman's economic policies favored whites only.  ClarkUSA   May-09-10 08:51 PM   #14 
  - That's kind of the way  Enthusiast   May-09-10 09:00 PM   #15 
  - And marriage is between a man and a woman, that's how it is done these days  Hippo_Tron   May-12-10 03:41 AM   #55 
  - Actually there was high black employment in the New Deals WPA program and federal funds  avaistheone1   May-10-10 11:36 PM   #38 
  - "internment camps" to you just "sucked"?  tranche   May-10-10 12:24 PM   #29 
  - So, are you saying that the camps didn't suck?  brentspeak   May-10-10 09:52 PM   #33 
  - Oh, yeah, being a black man in the south in the 50's was GREAT!  boppers   May-10-10 11:11 PM   #35 
     - I guess that you missed the fact that Truman integrated the Armed Forces.  olegramps   May-11-10 08:40 AM   #43 
        - It wasn't like he waved a magic wand.  boppers   May-11-10 11:49 PM   #52 
           - So that is supposed to alter the facts that he ordered the change.  olegramps   May-13-10 07:53 AM   #61 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-10-10 07:58 AM   #25 
  - A good number of Roosevelt's economic policies were rooted in WWII...  Drunken Irishman   May-09-10 08:17 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-09-10 08:24 PM   #10 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-09-10 08:33 PM   #12 
  - Obama isn't as bad as Clinton. Clinton cut regulation. Obama at least is pushing  craigmatic   May-09-10 09:15 PM   #17 
  - Comparisons of that sort have to be viewed in the context of the times  depakid   May-09-10 09:25 PM   #18 
  - Clinton also vetoed some deregulation  Enrique   May-09-10 09:29 PM   #19 
  - The bill that triggered Enron was signed in 2000, not 1995. n/t  ProSense   May-09-10 09:36 PM   #20 
     - Both bills were a problem, though the 1995 legislation set the stage  depakid   May-09-10 09:45 PM   #21 
        - "Shielded Accountants From Investor Lawsuits" Ridiculous. The bills that led to the crisis were  ProSense   May-09-10 09:50 PM   #22 
           - So Enron's shenanigan's occurred only after 1999 and 2000? LOL  depakid   May-09-10 10:11 PM   #24 
              - "That assertion is lame on its face!" Here's a clue  ProSense   May-10-10 10:35 PM   #34 
                 - Persistent- and persistently clueless  depakid   May-10-10 11:49 PM   #39 
                    - You said: " So Enron's shenanigan's occurred only after 1999 and 2000? LOL"  ProSense   May-10-10 11:54 PM   #40 
                       - What I said was correct  depakid   May-11-10 12:02 AM   #42 
                          - What you said was nonsense.  ProSense   May-11-10 08:43 AM   #44 
  - Instead of taking "a step" he should be pushing ot reinstate Glass Steagall  dflprincess   May-09-10 10:08 PM   #23 
  - Carter started de-regulation. He got the ball rolling. Phones. Airlines. nt  Captain Hilts   May-10-10 07:59 AM   #26 
  - Not as bad as Clinton is no recommendation, Obama did choose Pharmaceutical and Insurance profits  pundaint   May-12-10 02:53 AM   #54 
  - Only on the LW and RW boards is Clinton continually portrayed as a bad president.  Beacool   May-10-10 08:12 AM   #27 
  - same with obama. the LWers call him a RWer, and the RWers call him a communist.  dionysus   May-10-10 12:25 PM   #30 
     - Yes, you do have a point.  Beacool   May-11-10 10:42 AM   #50 
  - NO NO NO..The DEM Party has NOT FALLEN...its vice versa, the DEM PARTY IS ON THE RISE  opihimoimoi   May-10-10 12:01 PM   #28 
  - It happened with deregulation and the handoff of resources to the wealthy...  polichick   May-10-10 12:28 PM   #31 
  - Yep.  Sebastian Doyle   May-10-10 12:40 PM   #32 
  - Actually, most Presidents have favored the wealthy elites in this country.  Jennicut   May-11-10 08:56 AM   #46 
  - Yeah, and the Dem party used to hate black people and ran over native americans like they were  Jennicut   May-11-10 08:47 AM   #45 
  - I do not see the opposition to equal rights for all as moderate  Bluenorthwest   May-11-10 09:15 AM   #47 
     - I agree with you on that point.  Jennicut   May-11-10 09:39 AM   #49 
  - Yes, this realization of neo-liberalism threatens to gut our beloved democratic party.  ShortnFiery   May-11-10 09:17 AM   #48 
  - You lost me at (thanks to Ross Perot)  Hippo_Tron   May-12-10 04:03 AM   #58 
  - Obama is on the verge of passing Wall Street Reform  gravity   May-11-10 10:49 AM   #51 
  - Because they suck!  Dr.Phool   May-12-10 12:25 AM   #53 
  - FDR had an angry mob that would've thrown out the constitution and replaced it with a dictator  Hippo_Tron   May-12-10 03:48 AM   #56 
  - m.o.n.e.y  mmonk   May-12-10 04:46 AM   #59 
  - Follow the money.  Dappleganger   May-12-10 08:24 AM   #60 
 

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