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View Diary: 9/12/2001: Hunter S. Thompson Saw It Coming (254 comments)

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  •  Bush (4.00)
    "Nixon was a professional politician, and I despised everything he stood for--but if he were running for president this year against the evil Bush-Cheney gang, I would happily vote for him."
    Hunter S. Thompson
    •  careful... (4.00)
      Nixon? Wow, the anything but Bush doctrine has gone wild. HUAC, bombing Cambodia, escalation of Nam, I don't know...

      The biggest lesson I learned from Vietnam is not to trust [our own] government statements. - Senator James W. Fulbright

      by american pastoral on Mon Feb 20, 2006 at 04:45:04 PM PST

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      •  Believe it or not (4.00)
        Nixon also favored universal health care, wage and price controls, ending the draft, and a negative income tax. Of course, the Dems controlled both houses of Congress and the GOP was not yet under the influence of the Christian Right.

        "Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm"--James Madison

        by Dump Terry McAuliffe on Mon Feb 20, 2006 at 05:00:29 PM PST

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