The legacy of Nixon.

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    He started the EPA.
    The clean water act.
    The endangered species act.
     
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    Clearly a RINO.
     
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    Like Reagan, Bush 1 and II?
    all 3 ran up massive debt.
    Bush II did the pill bill, etc.

    Whan was the last republican presidnet that was not a RINO?
     
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    He was pretty thin skinned. Alot like Obama in some ways.
     
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    Theodore Roosevelt, maybe.
     
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    Actually, I think that Nixon was a really good President. He inherited the mess in Vietnam that had been created by Johnson (the absolute worst President ever). He did his best with that, but it was an impossible situation before he took command.

    Unfortunately, the whole Watergate thing - the upsurption of Democracy and abuse of power justified his impeachment.

    Worst thing about it was that he did not need (nor was close to needing) to break the laws that he did to retain power - he was overwhelming popular at the time.
     
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    Teddy was a total leftist!

    Great man!
     
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    Nixons transgressions were actually quite trivial compared to what has happened since then.
     
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    Reagan - Now there was a RINO!
     
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    That was Oliver North.
     

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