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  •  He used to be. He was on Bill Buckley's (4+ / 0-)
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    show fairly often. They were great shows, although watching Buckley lean way back in his chair right off camera was always fun.

    "Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing...after they have exhausted all other possibilities." -- Winston Churchill

    by Spud1 on Tue Nov 20, 2007 at 06:05:09 AM PST

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    •  Didn't like his views much. Did like his shows! (3+ / 0-)
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      He was rare in that you could stand to listen to him, even when he was so often wrong. To his credit he favors decriminalization/legalization of Cannabis.

      "Chickens are decent people." - G. Carlin

      by The House on Tue Nov 20, 2007 at 06:21:59 AM PST

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      •  We tend to forget that conservatives used to be (2+ / 0-)
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        reasonable people (many still are), and IMO they provide a necessary check on progressives. Not all of our ideas are good ones, and (unfortunately) slow steady progress tends to stick better than radical change.

        "Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing...after they have exhausted all other possibilities." -- Winston Churchill

        by Spud1 on Tue Nov 20, 2007 at 06:28:45 AM PST

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