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I wouldn't want either of these women at my Commencement speech. Snooki is just the lowest common denominator and Rice... Well, her hands are tied to torture and the oil industry. Both are bottom feeders, at the least until the commencement speech, Snooki hadn't tortured anyone against their will.

On the subject of torture, use something like Sodium thiopental or other drugs and be done with it. The judge who oversaw the 2012 Aurora shooting case authorized the use of drugs to get the "truth", so if it is good enough for our own citizens, it is good enough to be used on our enemies.

FYI, you get about the same amount of truth from Sodium Thiopental as you do torturing people... Only difference is that you do not get the thrill of beating the shit out of someone.

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I saw that. Those poor kids.

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Weeks of protest by student and faculty have led former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice to back out of her commencement speech she was scheduled to give at Rutgers University.

“Commencement should be a time of joyous celebration for the graduates and their families,” her statement said. “Rutgers’ invitation to me to speak has become a distraction for the university community at this very special time.”

Snooki was invited to speak - and paid $32,000 for her time - and her speech went on without a peep.

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"As Fun pointed out, "

There's a sucker born every minute ....

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As for Reagan's contributions to the end of the Cold War....

As Fun pointed out, Reagan's greatest talent was his charm. He made a lot of people proud to be American again after a long slide downward which began after the moon landings concluded. This probably had little to do with inspiring Warsaw Pact peoples to rise up against their governments, because for the most part they were barred from hearing him.

The people most responsible for the end of the Cold War were Brezhnev and Gorbachev. Not through their reforms, but from their inept handling of the economy of the USSR, which brought the whole thing crashing down.

I ignored the contributions of Andropov and Chernenko, since all they did was take a few deep breaths and then die.

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Truman is a great example of how time changes our opinions. Silver just pointed out that while GWB is now near 50% "approval" that he is still a liability. He won't be forever.

I am one of those "conservatives" (I hate calling myself that) who thinks that Truman was a damn good president.

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"All I can say is there is a reason we were putting personal computers in everybody's homes, and the Russians weren't, and Reagan led that reason"

The reason is the difference between a centrally-planned economic system and free enterprise, which Reagan certainly supported but hardly invented. Our government can do things to help provide things conducive to free enterprise growth (e.g., funding the precursor to the Internet), or hurt it, but by and large an awful lot of our economy is gonna happen or not, sooner or later, regardless of government.

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We gave much credit to Harry Truman?

Harry Truman scored the all time low approval rating of any President since 1900. It is only since he left office that his rating has improved.

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There's a sucker born every minute.

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Well, Fun, you usually do your homework, so I believe you. All I can say is there is a reason we were putting personal computers in everybody's homes, and the Russians weren't, and Reagan led that reason, however which way history can be spun. Americans have proved again and again that we can out produce any other form of government, especially communism and socialism. When we all got together, and stopped farting around with the small ball stuff we fart around with today, during the second world war, our productivity was fantastic, our level of civil trust in one another was fortifying, and our general cultural happiness was amazingly high despite the horror of war.. And we all gave much credit to Harry Truman. There was a Democrat we all trusted!!!!

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