Ronald Reagan Did Not Fire David Stockman

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    Why Conservatives Lie About David Stockman

    I keep seeing and hearing people write and say that Reagan fired David Stockman.

    from the historical record: Letter Accepting the Resignation of David A. Stockman as Director of the Office of Management and Budget

    Dear Dave:

    It is with regret and a high regard for your accomplishments that I accept your resignation as Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

    Not many people, even here in Washington, could name our Nation's Budget Directors for the past twenty years. But just about everyone knows who has held that post for the past four and a half years. Your analytical intelligence and obvious devotion to the public interest quickly made you one of my most important advisers. The fresh approach you brought to budget issues, and your courage in confronting long-established special interests, earned you the respect even of those who opposed us in specific areas. Most importantly, you have shown that it is possible to reduce Federal spending without sacrificing vital human services.
    ...

    Sincerely,

    Ronald Reagan


    ... ... ...

     
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    One would think true conservatives would embrace Stockman:

    David Stockman: “Crony Capitalism” Has Killed the Free Market and Democracy

    David Stockman:

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    but most of the spankers here @ USMB only regurgitate the crap they get from narrow ideological sources


    *sigh
     
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    As usual, you don't know what you're talking about. Cabinet-level officers are almost never ADVERTISED as having been fired, they're told they have to resign, and usually are sent off PUBLICLY with all kinds of praise as to how they were the greatest thing since sliced bread, etc, but everyone "gets" what happened. Except you. :D
     
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    Ronald Reagan should be EXHUMED and sworn back in.

    Never - and I mean NEVER - have I seen this country more fucked up since he left office.
     
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    really?

    Wow!! You must be really, really, really smaht.

    David Stockman ran the OMB for Reagan. Stockman fought White House insiders and others while advising Reagan. Stockman servd Reagan and Reagan kept him on.

    btw smaht-dope, most cabinet level officers in battles like Stockman was involved in usually retire, resign or get reassigned during a second term.

    you are sooooo not so smaht.

    :cool:
    dD
     
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    You sound like one of those morons who bought a lifestyle on credit and now cry because the bill came due.

    eat shit asswipe

    :lol:
     
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    I recall everyone saying that Obama fired McChrystal, yet I also read his resignation letter.
     
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    Dainty is blathering on about who President Reagan did or didn't fire during the Reagan Administration!

    He's a very topical feller, that Dainty.
     
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    Yeah, it was only 26 years ago. Maybe we will see something from Carter or Nixon next? :tongue:
     
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    Fired is a powerful term. Very few people have been 'fired' by a President (General Douglas MacArthur who was fired by Truman, and Oliver North who was fired by President Reagan, come to mind.

    Most cabinet officials do not stay for second terms because of inside admin turf battles.

    Facts suck when one is a wingnut or moonbat, but they are what they are.

    Reality bites when pushing ideologically based opinions
     

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