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View Poll Results: Do you think FDR was a good President?
Yes 84 59.57%
No 49 34.75%
Not sure 8 5.67%
Voters: 141. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-01-2016, 07:06 AM
 
Location: Northern NJ
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The "Them vs. Us" attitude only allows black and white.
Correct, and only black in FDR's case. Only pitch black. Destroying freedom and embracing totalitarian redistributive theft is only black. There is no white. There is no gray.
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Old 08-01-2016, 08:10 AM
 
Location: St. Louis
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Correct, and only black in FDR's case. Only pitch black. Destroying freedom and embracing totalitarian redistributive theft is only black. There is no white. There is no gray.
And sweeping generalizations are for the ill-educated.
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Old 08-01-2016, 09:20 AM
 
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besides prolonging the depression, the various welfare schemes he forced upon the people, lying us into WWII, FDR allied us with Stalin who had already killed far more than hitler ever would.
Because of our country's abysmal public education system, I'm going to guess 99.99% of Americans have NO idea how many Stalin killed: 51 million for the entire Stalin Era; 20 million during the 1930s, alone.

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Old 08-01-2016, 09:23 AM
 
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When right wing hacks are called "scholars" I turn the page.
Laughing at you thinking UCLA is "right wing."
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Old 08-01-2016, 09:40 AM
 
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"National Socialism" isn't socialism like you think it is. It's a state totalitarianism.
Brings up an interesting point. Let's look at the NAZI Party Platform. See if you recognize any of the following, and with which US political party they're more closely aligned , specifically:
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We demand the nationalization of all (previous) associated industries (trusts).

We demand a division of profits of all heavy industries.

We demand an expansion on a large scale of old age welfare.

We demand the creation of a healthy middle class and its conservation, immediate communalization of the great warehouses and their being leased at low cost to small firms, the utmost consideration of all small firms in contracts with the State, county or municipality.

We demand a land reform suitable to our needs, provision of a law for the free expropriation of land for the purposes of public utility, abolition of taxes on land and prevention of all speculation in land.

The state is to be responsible for a fundamental reconstruction of our whole national education program, to enable every capable and industrious German to obtain higher education and subsequently introduction into leading positions. The plans of instruction of all educational institutions are to conform with the experiences of practical life. The comprehension of the concept of the State must be striven for by the school [Staatsbuergerkunde] as early as the beginning of understanding.
Scroll down to The program of the NSDAP: Internet History Sourcebooks
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Old 08-01-2016, 09:43 AM
 
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They also sold Volkswagens. Never delivered those, either.
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Old 08-01-2016, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Northern NJ
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And sweeping generalizations are for the ill-educated.
Not if they are correct. So I'm in good shape.
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Old 08-01-2016, 12:23 PM
 
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Not if they are correct. So I'm in good shape.
Sadly, I think that's your best shot.
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Old 08-01-2016, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Northern NJ
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Brings up an interesting point. Let's look at the NAZI Party Platform. See if you recognize any of the following, and with which US political party they're more closely aligned , specifically:
Scroll down to The program of the NSDAP: Internet History Sourcebooks

Wow, sounds very much like the Obama-Clinton approach. So a vote for Clinton is basically quite close to a vote for Nazi principles in terms of governance. Kind of a ghoulash whipped up by mixing some Nazi principles with good old fashioned Karl Marx.
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Old 08-01-2016, 04:21 PM
 
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Wow, sounds very much like the Obama-Clinton approach. So a vote for Clinton is basically quite close to a vote for Nazi principles in terms of governance. Kind of a ghoulash whipped up by mixing some Nazi principles with good old fashioned Karl Marx.
That was probably the most ephemeral reading of history I've ever witnessed.
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