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    I was in college when Tricky Dick was in office.

    One of my professors worked for Nixon on his very first congressional campaign. He said he saw so much crooked stuff pulled by the Republicans that he stopped having anything to do with politics after that.

    Another professor of mine had a one question essay test for our final exam. The question was "Why should Richard Nixon be impeached?". If you answered that Nixon should be impeached, you got a C. I believe I got an A.

    But you know, I'd vote for Tricky Dick right now if it was an option. Compared to Trump, Reagan, or the two Bushes, Nixon was a bleeding heart liberal.

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    Yup.

    Clean Water Act? Nixon.

    EPA? Nixon.

    He even tried to get us universal healthcare.

    Still, he was a scumbucket, who wanted to puch all hippies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WZ7U View Post
    I was 11 when tricky Dick got into that chopper and gave what should've been the one fingered salute. I was but a young lad yet understood he was a bad, bad man. Poor Jerry Ford kept tripping over himself too. What a weird time that was.........
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    Yeah, he did some phenomenal stuff; so why did he have to be such a douche in the end?

    Like I said, I was only 11 at that time. Enlighten please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WTKX View Post
    Yup.

    Clean Water Act? Nixon.

    EPA? Nixon.

    He even tried to get us universal healthcare.

    Still, he was a scumbucket, who wanted to puch all hippies.
    I remember puchs in that era. Mostly competed with Motobecane.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WZ7U View Post
    Yeah, he did some phenomenal stuff; so why did he have to be such a douche in the end?

    Like I said, I was only 11 at that time. Enlighten please.
    Paranoia and alcohol induced self loathing coupled with a need to "tear their asses apart."
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    Only Nixon could go to China.

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    So there I was, totally naked. With only a rubber hose and a stuffed animal...

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    Heheheh.

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