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  • John F. Kennedy

    13 22.81%
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    9 15.79%
  • Richard Nixon

    3 5.26%
  • Gerald Ford

    3 5.26%
  • Jimmy Carter

    4 7.02%
  • Ronald Reagan

    26 45.61%
  • George H. W. Bush

    6 10.53%
  • Bill Clinton

    23 40.35%
  • George W. Bush

    2 3.51%
  • Barack Obama

    9 15.79%
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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    Quote Originally Posted by ConsvLiberal View Post
    George H. W. Bush was a very good President, but I did not think that he is so popular.
    Right. Good. Very good.

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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    Right. Good. Very good.
    Did you vote for him?

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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    Why is Bill Clinton on the first place?

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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    Bush 1
    Nixon. up until Watergate
    Clinton. He had his problems but the 90's were like the roaring 20's, a lot of fun and the economy was rolling.
    JFK. His handling of the Cuban Missile crisis was spot on.
    Reagan. He was a great leader, but his policies sucked big time. But I got to give him points for his leadership.
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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    RWR was the second greatest POTUS of the 20th century, trailing only FDR, so it's an easy call that he tops this list. Cold War victory and the foundation for a generation of prosperity. Nice work, Ronnie.
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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    Quote Originally Posted by ConsvLiberal View Post
    Why is Bill Clinton on the first place?
    I think Clinton did a nice job of riding the good times set up by Reagan and Bush. Plus he had the good looks and was a great master bull$hitter. Clinton only continued the policies of Bush. He raised taxes, pushed through NAFTA, and continued the policies that allowed the growth of the housing bubble that eventually brought this country economically to it's knees.

    I am not letting Cowboy Bush Jr. off with the unending war in the Middle East. We will never have economic prosperity as long as the Devils playground continues to bankrupt this country. Obama has been unable to restore our economy for the same reason. The Middle East is a black hole sucking money with no return on investment.
    Last edited by PIPEWRENCH; 06-06-15 at 03:10 PM.

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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    RWR was the second greatest POTUS of the 20th century, trailing only FDR, so it's an easy call that he tops this list. Cold War victory and the foundation for a generation of prosperity. Nice work, Ronnie.
    Greetings, Jack.

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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    Greetings, Jack.

    'Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions." > Ronald Reagan
    Happy Saturday, Polgara.

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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    Ronald Reagan, Bush Sr, Bush Jr....

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    Re: The best President of the last 50 years

    JFK wasn't POTUS in the last 50 years, he died in 63'.

    Yes, I will be THAT guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by OrphanSlug View Post
    Sorry ladies in gents, I do not think a one of them should rank even in the top 10 Presidents over this entire nation's history with the only exception being JFK. And he barely makes it, and only because of the company.
    I was thinking the same, there hasn't been a truly great president in a long, long time.

    In this new century, one would hope he or she doesn't take their sweet time in showing up.
    Last edited by Van Basten; 06-06-15 at 07:00 PM.
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