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  •  We Had A Dictator From 2001-2009 (0+ / 0-)

    The Great Decider, or whatever his title was.

    •  No we didn't. (1+ / 0-)
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      perro amarillo

      A dictator would have been able to pass the changes he wanted to make to Social Security and immigration policy.

      In both cases, his own party's members in Congress told him no.

      He was a terrible president, and his expansion of unilateral executive power did damage to our republic, but he wasn't a dictator.

      "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist." --Dom Helder Camara, archbishop of Recife

      by JamesGG on Sat Apr 14, 2012 at 10:41:42 AM PDT

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      •  Besides, for the most part, he did what (0+ / 0-)

        Dick Cheney told him.

        On Trump: "What can one say about the hair? Flying squirrel, hard landing, fallen and can't get up." —R. Brenizer

        by perro amarillo on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 09:25:26 AM PDT

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