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Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:08 PM

Reagan, S&L crisis, stock market rout, exploding deficits. Bush, ballooning deficits, almost a

complete worldwide economic collapse. Trump, massive deficits, massive uncertainty, massive worldwide turmoil and instability, financial markets in disarray, with all indicators screaming recession

There is a common thread here, and still a significant number of people still voted for a racist, sexist, bigot, who went into multiple bankruptcies

What does that say about us as a country?

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Response to still_one (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:13 PM

1. Many Americans have extremely short memories and/or

they are dumber than DS.

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Response to still_one (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:13 PM

2. Lots of ignorant people among the voting populace.

repugs have worked for decades to destroy the U.S. education system, and it's worked.

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Response to still_one (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:20 PM

3. In our country, there are many people who are culture voters.

Culture voters want their politicians to pay lip service, but not necessarily take action, on their pet issues, like abortion, gay rights, people of color, immigrants, etc.

Culture voters vote for politicians who are bought off by the rich.

The rich are ripping off anyone and everyone they can.

Ballooning deficits are caused by tax cuts for the rich, excessive defense spending, and unnecessary wars.


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Response to still_one (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:23 PM

4. it says that our most basic history, economic and civics education is a failure

funded by people who know better to keep their sheep ignorant.

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Response to still_one (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:33 PM

5. You'd think more people would notice.

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Response to still_one (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 09:53 PM

6. You left out Nixon. He went off gold, which blasted the dollar, resulted in double digit inflation,

and international financial-recession-commodity depression disasters; that wrecked the ' 70's.

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Response to empedocles (Reply #6)

Thu Aug 15, 2019, 12:06 AM

9. He also instituted wage and price controls,

which resulted in a nasty rebound inflation that got blamed on Carter.

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Response to still_one (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 10:00 PM

7. You left out Poppy - "My boys have a right to make a living" - (Neil?)

When Poppy was questioned about his grifter sons... Neil cashed in on the S&L crap.













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Response to still_one (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 11:33 PM

8. About 40% say they approve of all this.

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