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OHdem10 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-23-11 02:46 PM
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5. It appears too many Democrats drank the Reagan Kool Aid.
It has been the Goal of the Republican Party Conservative
Movement to get rid of any vestiges of the New Deal, and
Johnson's war on Poverty.

I must assume since the Democrats on the Hill are mute
on the subject, they believe more Reagan than FDR.

This will be their demise and ruin the country, but
who cares any more.
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  -Are the ideas of FDR now irrelevant to today's Democratic Party? kentuck  Mar-23-11 02:01 PM   #0 
  - They seem to be to the leadership.  hobbit709   Mar-23-11 02:12 PM   #1 
  - Pretty much.  white_wolf   Mar-23-11 02:16 PM   #2 
  - FDR had no use for trickle down.  Octafish   Mar-23-11 02:33 PM   #3 
  - Still relevant. But the leadership is oblivious. nt  Smarmie Doofus   Mar-23-11 02:44 PM   #4 
  - It appears too many Democrats drank the Reagan Kool Aid.  OHdem10   Mar-23-11 02:46 PM   #5 
  - FDR's policies had nothing to do with Democrats or Republicans  leftstreet   Mar-23-11 02:49 PM   #6 
  - Consequently, the oligarchs managed to '$omehow' render the growing left...  Amonester   Mar-23-11 02:57 PM   #8 
  - That is true.  white_wolf   Mar-23-11 02:59 PM   #9 
  - If that Left was so powerful, how is it the Right is in absolute control  OHdem10   Mar-23-11 03:17 PM   #14 
     - That Left was weakened greatly during the Cold War era.  white_wolf   Mar-23-11 03:22 PM   #16 
  - Not at all. I think we should intern all the Muslims.  MineralMan   Mar-23-11 02:52 PM   #7 
  - You knew what th OP meant - deflecting is not useful  Armstead   Mar-23-11 03:50 PM   #23 
  - In the leadership - yes. Nt  xchrom   Mar-23-11 03:01 PM   #10 
  - "I welcome their hatred" has turned in to appease republicans no matter what the cost nt  msongs   Mar-23-11 03:05 PM   #11 
  - If you support FDR's ideas, you are "hard left"  RufusTFirefly   Mar-23-11 03:06 PM   #12 
  - Yeah its crazy  white_wolf   Mar-23-11 03:10 PM   #13 
  - hell if you supported ike you`d be a commie  madrchsod   Mar-23-11 03:49 PM   #22 
  - "progressives" have decided that poor people are expendable, and no longer need be considered "the  bobbolink   Mar-23-11 03:19 PM   #15 
  - Irrelevant to Corporatists  LiberalEsto   Mar-23-11 03:31 PM   #17 
  - Good question  RMBEBBP   Mar-23-11 03:32 PM   #18 
  - yes.... and to many  fascisthunter   Mar-23-11 03:37 PM   #19 
  - Yes, but sadly Maine's new Gov. didn't get the memo  99th_Monkey   Mar-23-11 03:39 PM   #20 
  - to the leadership-yes  madrchsod   Mar-23-11 03:48 PM   #21 
 

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