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  •  Indeed. And fwiw, it's amazing to me that (3+ / 0-)
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    40 years after we were in the streets through the long years of the Vietnam War, chanting

    Hey, hey, LBJ, how many kids did you kill today?
    that LBJ has been rehabilitated into some kind of progressive hero.

    "I don't love writing, but I love having written" ~ Dorothy Parker // Visit my Handmade Gallery on Zibbet

    by jan4insight on Sun May 26, 2013 at 07:46:02 PM PDT

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    •  LBJ is a progressive hero (8+ / 0-)

      In spite of being a rather crude human being, LBJ used the power of the office to further civil rights, education and the health and well-being of the weakest among us. Those are some of the best ways to judge the value of a society.

      Great society? Not quite. Lasting legacy beyond a whole lot of dead and damaged young men? Yes.

      As the (EDT) hour nears to begin Memorial Day, a link for the women lost in Vietnam. They were all nurses.

      http://thewall-usa.com/...

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