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Discussion in 'Historical Events & Figures' started by politicalforum, Dec 14, 2006.

  1. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
  2. Abraxis Axis

    Abraxis Axis Well-Known Member

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    which president was that? I still think Carter was the best he allowed us to move forward in our imperialistic crusades without him we may have never moved forward..

    thats my opinion anyhow clinton was ok but not the best by any means
     
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    You just like Clinton because he really did inhale.
     
  4. Abraxis Axis

    Abraxis Axis Well-Known Member

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    Actually the only thing i liked him for was his balancing of the budget and putting us in the black. and he had great hair
     
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    He actually was a decent musician too.
     
  6. Abraxis Axis

    Abraxis Axis Well-Known Member

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    suprisingly yes he was
     
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    9sublime Well-Known Member

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    Rokers putting in a lot of effort on the comprehensible posting side of things.
     
  8. Abraxis Axis

    Abraxis Axis Well-Known Member

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    Roker was banned pay attention
     
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    I thought you weren't around when that happened.
     
  10. Abraxis Axis

    Abraxis Axis Well-Known Member

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    Look below his name by the avatar thingie
     
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    Lindsay Well-Known Member

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    Haha, I love the analogy.. Clinton's BJ and Van Gogh's ear... hahahahaha niiiiice.
     
  12. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

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    So I guess its just a coincidence that you show up right after Roker got banned. Anyone notice that Roker's signature was "Fly Navy" and then we get this guy showing up claiming to have been on an aircraft carrier in the Middle East in the 70's and has an avatar of pilot's wings? That's what we in the intelligence field call an indicator.
     
  13. vyo476

    vyo476 Well-Known Member

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    It is interesting to note that, on Wikipedia's "Historical Rankings of United States Presidents" (I'll post a link below), Abraham Lincoln is number one...followed by FDR.

    It should also be noted that James Polk, Lyndon Johnson, and Harry Truman are all higher than Ronald Reagan. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_rankings_of_United_States_Presidents
     
  14. USMC the Almighty

    USMC the Almighty Well-Known Member

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    They have a lot of what I would consider to be terrible ranks. Wilson, JFK, LBJ are all way too high.

    That LBJ one has me baffled.
     
  15. vyo476

    vyo476 Well-Known Member

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    The lasting contributions of the Great Society and War on Poverty (which decreased the percentage of impoverished Americans from 19% to 11.1% and instituted programs that have kept that percentage from getting above 15% since, in contrast to the previous American average of 20-23%) are what LBJ's high ranking is based on.

    The one that threw me the most was John Adams' high ranking. The best things he did were things that involved him not doing much: not making a big deal about having to transfer power to a rival party and not going to war with France even though most of the country wanted to. He was a terribly unpopular president who consistently defied the wishes of the American public (even if, in hindsight, we can see that he was right not to go to war with France in 1798).
     
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