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  •  Ike did... (4+ / 0-)
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    aitchdee, drewfromct, Gorette, gizmo59

    enforce desegregation at Central High School in Little Rock. Certainly he could have done more but didn't totally turn his back to desegration. In today's context, we would be carving his mug into Mt. Rushmore. Can you see Chris Mathews now?... "Tonight on Hardball... Ike... hot love with Kay Summersby or not?"

    "We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both." - Louis D. Brandeis

    by VA6thDem on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 11:19:34 AM PDT

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    •  Well, that was back in the day (2+ / 0-)
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      when Republican presidents enforced the laws regardless of how they personally felt about them.  Now we have signing statements.

      -5.13,-5.64 (Insert witty, pithy sig line here.)

      by gizmo59 on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 02:59:43 PM PDT

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