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    Default Why LBJ is ranked in top 10 or 12 presidents

    Why he is consistently ranked by historians within the top 10 or 12 presidents:

    Civil Rights Act
    Medicare
    Voting Rights Act
    Medicaid
    Expansion of SS disability insurance
    Food Stamps
    Etc.



    https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/...ump-biden-list

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    Historians are deeply corrupt, most are also now ignorant.
    The bottom line is that conservatives cant admit to themselves the Evil they have allowed to romp on their watch.

    This is going to hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye10 View Post
    Historians are deeply corrupt, most are also now ignorant.
    Because you disagree with their ranking does not make them corrupt or ignorant.

    Who would you put #1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flash View Post
    Because you disagree with their ranking does not make them corrupt or ignorant.

    Who would you put #1?
    I am not qualified to make a list, but that Historians now say what they are expected to say rather than the truth is obvious, and conforms to the massive lying that takes place in this society now.
    The bottom line is that conservatives cant admit to themselves the Evil they have allowed to romp on their watch.

    This is going to hurt.

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    I am not an expert, BUT based upon what I know of LBJ he would if he could speak now conclude that The Great Society has been a disaster....and he would be right.
    The bottom line is that conservatives cant admit to themselves the Evil they have allowed to romp on their watch.

    This is going to hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cypress View Post
    Why he is consistently ranked by historians within the top 10 or 12 presidents:

    Civil Rights Act
    Medicare
    Voting Rights Act
    Medicaid
    Expansion of SS disability insurance
    Food Stamps
    Etc.

    https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/...ump-biden-list
    Of more interest to me is the conniption the MAGAts are having by seeing the Orange Jesus ranked dead last.

    https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/...ump-biden-list
    Trump ranked as worst US president in history, with Biden 14th greatest
    Survey of 154 scholars places 45th president behind even ‘historically calamitous chief executives’ linked to civil war
    God bless America and those who defend our Constitution.

    "Hatred is a failure of imagination" - Graham Greene, "The Power and the Glory"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye10 View Post
    I am not an expert, BUT based upon what I know of LBJ he would if he could speak now conclude that The Great Society has been a disaster....and he would be right.
    On what basis do you call it a disaster?
    Is it because the poverty rate in the US has been cut in half of what it was before LBJ?

    Give us your objective standard for making your claim.
    "We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid."

    "Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye10 View Post
    I am not qualified to make a list, but that Historians now say what they are expected to say rather than the truth is obvious, and conforms to the massive lying that takes place in this society now.
    There is nothing historians are "expected to say." If so, they would all give the same answers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc Dutch View Post
    Of more interest to me is the conniption the MAGAts are having by seeing the Orange Jesus ranked dead last.

    https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/...ump-biden-list
    Trump ranked as worst US president in history, with Biden 14th greatest
    Survey of 154 scholars places 45th president behind even ‘historically calamitous chief executives’ linked to civil war
    Trump is a corrupt insurrectionist with 91 felony indictments to his name, and has been found liable for fraud, defamation, and sexual assault in courts of law.

    He is 45th worst, and no other president comes close.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poor Richard Saunders View Post
    On what basis do you call it a disaster?
    Is it because the poverty rate in the US has been cut in half of what it was before LBJ?

    Give us your objective standard for making your claim.
    I wouldn't call it a disaster but there are problems with a "welfare state". Psychologically, it's harmful for a person to grow up dependent upon the State instead of being armed with an attitude and ability of self-sufficiency.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cypress View Post
    Trump is a corrupt insurrectionist with 91 felony indictments to his name, and has been found liable for fraud, defamation, and sexual assault in courts of law.

    He is 45th worst, and no other president comes close.
    Can't disagree with any of those facts.
    God bless America and those who defend our Constitution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye10 View Post
    I am not an expert, BUT based upon what I know of LBJ he would if he could speak now conclude that The Great Society has been a disaster....and he would be right.
    A large fraction of your MAGA moron friends are currently on the healthcare, disability, and food assistance programs LBJ enacted, and they owe him a debt of gratitude for that.

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    It must be noted that the Swamp/Blob killed the President before LBJ, and shoved out the one after....this was always a time where a great President was unlikely to be found.
    The bottom line is that conservatives cant admit to themselves the Evil they have allowed to romp on their watch.

    This is going to hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cypress View Post
    A large fraction of your MAGA moron friends are currently on the healthcare, disability, and food assistance programs LBJ enacted, and they owe him a debt of gratitude for that.
    America is in collapse, and the 1960's radicals have a lot to do with this.
    The bottom line is that conservatives cant admit to themselves the Evil they have allowed to romp on their watch.

    This is going to hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc Dutch View Post
    I wouldn't call it a disaster but there are problems with a "welfare state". Psychologically, it's harmful for a person to grow up dependent upon the State instead of being armed with an attitude and ability of self-sufficiency.
    The welfare state ended during Clinton. People do not live on welfare. You have to find a job after 2 years and you have a lifetime limit of 5 years.

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