The Best Presidents

Re: The Best Presidents

PostBy: Wood'nCoal On: Sun Jun 22, 2008 8:50 pm

If Clinton had done the right thing in 1993 we may not have had 9/11. Instead he was preoccupied by his cavorting (i.e a blowjob or two in the oval office) to address the first WTC bombing...or the USS Cole bombing for that matter. But there is one less aspirin factory in the world thanks to him.

Get real, how could you possibly compare GWB to Slick Willy?
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Re: The Best Presidents

PostBy: Devil505 On: Sun Jun 22, 2008 8:59 pm

Wood'nCoal wrote:If Clinton had done the right thing in 1993 we may not have had 9/11.



There's plenty of blame to go around on both sides of the aisle, even b4 Clinton, John. My response:
If R. Reagan hadn't cut & run, (with no response) after the 1983 Beirut Marine barracks bombing, the WTC attacks of 1993 & 9/11/2001 may never have happened either. (conversely, if the Iran Hostage rescue attempt had succeeded, Jimmy Carter would today be revered as a decisive strong leader)
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Re: The Best Presidents

PostBy: gaw On: Sun Jun 22, 2008 9:43 pm

I am not a big student of history but what little I have read makes me believe that James Knox Polk does not get the credit he deserves. I guess many historians may have high regard for him but he is not well known by the general public. He expanded the United States territory and fought the Mexicans, I can't find problems with that. When elected he said he would serve one term only and kept his word, imagine that. Even though he was long before my time he gets my respect.

I wonder how Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, & GWB will be seen in 100 to 150 years from now. I guess we will not know.
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Re: The Best Presidents

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Mon Jun 23, 2008 10:28 pm

It won't take 100 years, hold on to your hat.
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Re: The Best Presidents

PostBy: beemerboy On: Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:32 am

Wood'nCoal wrote:If Clinton had done the right thing in 1993 we may not have had 9/11. Instead he was preoccupied by his cavorting (i.e a blowjob or two in the oval office) to address the first WTC bombing...or the USS Cole bombing for that matter. But there is one less aspirin factory in the world thanks to him.

Get real, how could you possibly compare GWB to Slick Willy?



Bush has had seven years to "get" Osama BinLadin. But, that was put on the back burner labeled as "not important" in order to satisfy his oil buddies (whom just got generous no-bid contracts to produce oil in Iraq).

Let's keep the poor people afraid of the shadows and while they are distracted by the latest BinLadin tape we can shred the Constitution further.
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Re: The Best Presidents

PostBy: stovepipemike On: Sun Jun 29, 2008 8:08 am

My vote is for Dwight David Eisenhower, "Ike". Warned this country about the perils of the Military Industrial Complex in his famous Leaving Office Speech,Integrity beyond any question,a.k.a. couldn't be bought, lead the greatest military force the world had known during WWII,acted solely in the interest of this nation and its people. Crack open any of the books about him and you can see for yourself. He is my hero and this country needs another like him right now but that does not seem possible, sad to say.Mike
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Re: The Best Presidents

PostBy: Devil505 On: Sun Jun 29, 2008 8:30 am

stovepipemike wrote:My vote is for Dwight David Eisenhower, "Ike"


History has been much kinder to President Eisenhower than when he first left office & I agree that he was a pretty darned good President for the 1950's era. (he was the first President I remember &, as a kid watching the "Big Brother" TV show in the Boston area.....I used to drink a milk "Toast" to him daily!) :yes:
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