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Commendatori Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-30-04 12:50 PM
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79. I'm not a liberal, but what made me a DEMOCRAT was
the George H.W. Bush administration. I actually voted for him in 1988 and for Reagan in 1984 (I was a registered independent back then), but became so disgusted at Bush during his administration that I voted for Clinton in 1992 (and 1996).

The current president-select makes me even more ill, and things like certain aspects of the Patriot Act and his failure to offset tax cuts with less spending enrage me (for the record, I am never against tax cuts, but they do have to be offset). I wasn't against deposing Saddam , but his timing (I thought Clinton should have done it in 1998) and handling of this war is inexcuseable.

I'm not a Democrat because I think all of their policies are great - in fact, quite the opposite, I don't like all of their policies. I'm a Democrat because the Republicans suck peanuts and corn out, of shit, through a straw.

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