Hey GOP! If you don't broaden the party...

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    Arms for hostages: according to many of the right wing-nuts here and elsewhere Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and now Barack Obama are unpatriotic and deal with our enemies (opinions based solely on philosophical disagreements absent rational argument), but when conservatives and Republicans...

    you get the point.
     
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    You absolutely correct. We traded arms with Iran.

    Of course, the point isn't to point this out. The point is that cheap demagoguery and simplistic bumper sticker sloganeering is no way to run foreign policy.
     
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    Isn't it funny how it works? Funding and arming brutal terrorist regimes makes America safer, but talking to elected heads of government makes America less safe. That is why Reagan was such a great guy, for selling BOMBS to Iran in order to make a buck to send it terrorists in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.
     
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    My observation: People who admire Ronald Reagan are often ignorant of Reagan's actions. Too bad they are usually only knowledgeable of his words.

    Reaganites: fortune cookie ideologues
     
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    Thank the Democrats and all right thinking Americans (liberals), for not allowing Social security to be privatized.

    lunacy up front and close:
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    I guess people have short memories. :lol:

    ~privatize
    social security debate
     
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    Actually it's partisan nitwits who blame one party over another that have nearly ruined America.
     
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    No, the Republicans are mostly to blame.

    Phil Gramm and George Bush specifically.
     
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    Xenophon is right ... and Chris is a case in point.
     
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    No really.

    Phil Gramm put the amendment into a spending bill on the day before Christmas recess that allowed the creation of the financial derivatives that destroyed the banks.

    George Bush cut taxes for the rich and increased the National Debt to fund the ridiculous invasion of Iraq.
     
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    ... and who keeps pushing to force these banks to loan money to high risk people that can not nor have any intention of paying them back?
     

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