Who was the worst president in your life time

Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: hophead On: Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:57 am

You're talking politics and not answering the main topic. Pick and say why then shut up. My choice is a tie between Clinton and Carter because they both made me embaressed to be an American when they were in office.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: coalkirk On: Fri Jun 06, 2008 5:11 pm

Lyndon Johnson - He agreed to sacrifice one of our spy ships (USS Liberty) and its US crew to hide a dirty little secret about Israel. Google USS Liberty and read the accounts of this disgraceful incident.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: Devil505 On: Fri Jun 06, 2008 5:18 pm

hophead wrote:You're talking politics and not answering the main topic. Pick and say why then shut up. My choice is a tie between Clinton and Carter because they both made me embaressed to be an American when they were in office.


Kinda presumptuous of you to try to set the rules for this thread, don't you think? (seems to me that another member started it & the subject would seem to call for some discussion)
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: EnergyManager On: Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:05 pm

Using the same barometer that everyone seems to use for Jimmy Carter. That is High Oil price and Poor Economy Then George Bush is the all time winner for worst President . :mad:
What’s good for the goose is good for the gander

Today... Oil rises more than $11 to record high Some analysts forecast price could hit $150 a barrel by Fourth of July. Dow Jones industrials down nearly 400 points. The euro strengthened further against the greenback Friday. A Labor Department report showing the U.S. unemployment rate jumped half a percentage point to 5.5 percent last month — its biggest monthly increase since 1986 — could drag the dollar even lower in the days ahead. :mad:
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: Wood'nCoal On: Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:48 pm

hophead wrote: My choice is a tie between Clinton and Carter because they both made me embaressed to be an American when they were in office.


Agreed.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: gaw On: Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:12 pm

Ask again in 4 years. I think he is about to get elected.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: Devil505 On: Sat Jun 07, 2008 5:22 am

EnergyManager wrote:Using the same barometer that everyone seems to use for Jimmy Carter. That is High Oil price and Poor Economy Then George Bush is the all time winner for worst President . :mad:

What’s good for the goose is good for the gander


Amen brother!

( amazing isn't it?.......You mention Carter's name & all you hear is bad economy, failed rescue mission to Iran, etc..........When the same people talk about GW Bush, they say "It's not his fault."......or "He inherited it from B. Clinton" ( that, after 8 years in office & turning a huge surplus into a huge deficit........Maybe it's because he looks good in a flight suit? :lol: )
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: EnergyManager On: Sat Jun 07, 2008 10:26 am

Devil5052 wrote:Amen brother!
( amazing isn't it?.......You mention Carter's name & all you hear is bad economy, failed rescue mission to Iran, etc..........When the same people talk about GW Bush, they say "It's not his fault."......or "He inherited it from B. Clinton" ( that, after 8 years in office & turning a huge surplus into a huge deficit........Maybe it's because he looks good in a flight suit? ).
As I say to my family (Mostly Republicans) when they disagree with something I want to do.
“Those rules don’t apply to me..... I am a Republicans NOW!!!!”
:D
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: Cyber36 On: Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:36 am

Good Ole G.W.B. - "Mission Accomplished" - ruining this country & the middle class that is....................
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: EnergyManager On: Thu Jun 12, 2008 7:35 am

Cyber36 wrote Good Ole G.W.B. - "Mission Accomplished" - ruining this country & the middle class that is....................
"America for Sale", first Budweiser, maybe a foreign corporation will buy the White House and Capitol and we can rent from them. Thank you George Bush, our worst President. The problem is most of the people in America have not opened their eyes and seen what Good Ole Boy George W. Bush has done to America and the American people until it is too late..
>>>> It is already too late <<<<
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: acesover On: Sat Jun 14, 2008 1:56 pm

I started this post, now I will give my anser to the question. I think the man I hold in the highest esteem in the fourm will rebuke me(LsFarm) but here is the worst .president WITH OUT any DOUBT
The second rated B actor I think C rated.. with out a doubt led this country to the state it"s in. He should have stayed on Deah Valley days, and died there, the Old timer had him beat by a mile. Only the ones who have the wisdom of old age will know this to be true. Sorry Ls,your man was an actor, too bad he died and didn't know he was dieing. Was he the only president to bring in a star gazer, soo sayer, a dream reader, a person that foresee the future , into the White House to take advice? WHAT A JOKER . you got to be kiding me, this man was,,,,,,,,Fread's dog crap is better any thing this man did for this country.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: Duengeon master On: Sat Jun 14, 2008 2:33 pm

gaw wrote:Ask again in 4 years. I think he is about to get elected.
I did not know that Jimmy Carter :sick: excuse me Barack Obama was going to be our next president. oh well I guess we will end up with a liberal democrat as pres. if Obama doesn't get elected :roll2:
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: gaw On: Sat Jun 14, 2008 2:46 pm

acesover wrote:I started this post, now I will give my anser to the question. I think the man I hold in the highest esteem in the fourm will rebuke me(LsFarm) but here is the worst .president WITH OUT any DOUBT
The second rated B actor I think C rated.. with out a doubt led this country to the state it"s in. He should have stayed on Deah Valley days, and died there, the Old timer had him beat by a mile. Only the ones who have the wisdom of old age will know this to be true. Sorry Ls,your man was an actor, too bad he died and didn't know he was dieing. Was he the only president to bring in a star gazer, soo sayer, a dream reader, a person that foresee the future , into the White House to take advice? WHAT A JOKER . you got to be kiding me, this man was,,,,,,,,Fread's dog crap is better any thing this man did for this country.


Do we read the "tea" leaves or smoke them for further interpretation? This is too cryptic for me.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: Devil505 On: Sat Jun 14, 2008 3:47 pm

gaw wrote:Do we read the "tea" leaves or smoke them for further interpretation? This is too cryptic for me.


Ronald Reagan was who he meant.....but I wouldn't rate him that poorly when you have criminals like Nixon & GW Bush to choose from.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: EnergyManager On: Sat Jun 14, 2008 6:44 pm

Ronald Reagan was very much like John Kennedy, both are icons that people want to gravitate to regardless of their shortcomings. I ask people why they like Ronald Reagan and then I ask them to tell me three tangible things he did. Most response that he made me proud to be an American. Look up the definition of tangible, that is perception. Ronald Reagan was likable to most people, I see very little substance. His acting ability did help him be liked.

When he ran for governor of California he had one speech. He was taken aside and trained to response to questions in an almost computer like process. If he was asked a certain kind of question his brain would remember the script he received and respond accordingly.

An even Sam Donaldson said we sat and did nothing for years. All news was chorographic no dialogue. As for Sam Donaldson you either love him or hate him, no debate here, but at least he asks the hard questions, most news people do not.
1) Lets not forget the worst economic time was in the first term of the Reagan.
2) The Military buildup in the 80s was initiated in the Carter Administration
3) Communism was over in Eastern Europe long before the Reagan administration told us. Ending any earlier would have cut the profit of the big defense contractors too soon. Very much like today.
4) 1983 Beirut barracks 241 servicemen were killed
5) And when Reagan did not want to respond he always said to best my recollection. (Iran-Contra affair) In the end, fourteen administration officials were charged with crimes, and eleven convicted, including Caspar Weinberger the Secretary of Defense during these events. They were all pardoned in the final days of the George H. W. Bush presidency, who had been vice-president at the time.

"Teflon President" “ After carefully watching Ronald Reagan, I can see he's attempting a great breakthrough in political technology. He has been perfecting the Teflon-coated presidency. He sees to it that nothing sticks to him. He is responsible for nothing. He was the great communicator but that all he was.....

I wish we would had the opportunity to see Robert F. Kennedy as President. Much of what John gets credit for was him.
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