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StatesRights
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« on: November 12, 2008, 12:33:40 AM »

LBJ

-Failed War on Poverty
-Political Opportunist
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StatesRights
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« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2008, 10:46:58 PM »

I vote for Reagan for giving a politically popular voice to an asinine economic concept that, for some time, was the basis for winning presidential elections. Reagan effectively, and maybe proudly used the ignorance of the American public to push through his corporatist agenda. the arms race is also a factor.

Hate on the man that won the cold war?
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StatesRights
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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2008, 09:43:29 PM »

But of course, Johnson did sign the voting rights act, so it's all a mixed bag.

And then you have to take in to account that the Act was redundant in the first place. LBJs other problem was he was a very dirty politician who had no qualms about cheating and spying on political opponents.
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« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2008, 01:48:08 AM »

But of course, Johnson did sign the voting rights act, so it's all a mixed bag.

And then you have to take in to account that the Act was redundant in the first place.

Redundant? The 1965 Voting Rights Act was flawed legislation--and certainly, the Act has only gotten worse with time--but hardly redundant.

Yep, see the Fifteenth Amendment. See the biggest problem was and still is that when the government creates a law, enforces it in a piss poor manner then enacts an even more regressive law.
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« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2008, 11:37:16 AM »

Shift the blame is fun! In your warped world are Democrats guilty of anything?
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