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February 14, 2008


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What many people don't know is that FDR in 1932 essentially ran on no program to fight the Depression, other than campaigning on balancing the budget.

Bill Swan

Couldn't have said it any better. Looking forward to Nov.


As I recall, McCain was part of the Keating Five. That should have ended his career as a holier than thou politician. It would have in a decent world. Then again we should not forget all the bombs he dropped on Vietanamese families in an assault on that country that so frightened anti communist French journalist Bernard Fall that he felt the Vietnam as a historic entity might cease to exist.

Mary Schmidt

Well, as evidenced by Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King and JFK (man on the moon by 1969 and we didn't even have some of the technology yet) - you've got to have rhetoric or you'll never have the reality.

After two presidential terms based on preaching fear - hope is a good message, regardless of the pitch, from left or right.

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