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View Poll Results: Favorite president
George Washington
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John Adams
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Thomas Jefferson
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James Madison
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James Monroe
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0%
John Quincy Adams
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Andrew Jackson
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Abraham Lincoln
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6.00%
Ulysses S. Grant
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Theodore Roosevelt
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William Taft
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Woodrow Wilson
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Herbert Hoover
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Franklin D Roosevelt
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Harry Truman
5
5.00%
Dwight Eisenhower
2
2.00%
John F Kennedy
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Lyndon B. Johnson
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Richard Nixon
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Gerald Ford
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Jimmy Carter
3
3.00%
Ronald Reagan
19
19.00%
George H.W. Bush
1
1.00%
Bill Clinton
19
19.00%
George W Bush
6
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Favorite President

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Favorite President

how to add a poll

ah got it

i'll go with Lincoln!

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Re: Favorite President

Click on "Thread Tools" at the right corner of your opening post, then click "Add Poll".
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Re: Favorite President

Here, I'll add one for you...

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Obama. Wait, favorite for what?
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Re: Favorite President

William Henry Harrison. Our history would be much better if more Presidents had followed his lead.
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Re: Favorite President

John Hanson!
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Re: Favorite President

Toss-up between Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush.
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Re: Favorite President

I don't have one. Of those who served during my adulthood, I liked George HW Bush pretty well, although he really increased the deficit, so I don't know about him after all.
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Re: Favorite President

Jefferson, the first president with balls.
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Re: Favorite President

Originally Posted by Sean O'Hara View Post
William Henry Harrison. Our history would be much better if more Presidents had followed his lead.
I just looked at his page on wikipedia and it says "William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 April 4, 1841) " wtf?!
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Originally Posted by FRwL View Post
I just looked at his page on wikipedia and it says "William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 April 4, 1841) " wtf?!
He was born on February 9, 1773 and died on April 4, 1841. Not sure why that is confusing you.
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Re: Favorite President

Washington
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Oh nevermind.. i should stop posting late night
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The best president, during my lifetime, was Harry Truman.

I believe the most 'important' president in our history was George Washington.
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Obama. Please add him to the poll.
I wanted to vote for Obama too, so I just voted for the closet thing: W Bush.
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Originally Posted by Joe Camel View Post
Obama. Please add him to the poll.
I'm sorta cool with leaving him off the list because he's a work in progress. After all, how many people would have picked reagan in august 1982?
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I'm sorta cool with leaving him off the list because he's a work in progress.
He's a piece of work, but you call this progress?!

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I don't have one. Of those who served during my adulthood, I liked George HW Bush pretty well, although he really
increased the deficit, so I don't know about him after all.
He also saw the need for a tax increase, and the 1992 Budget Reconcilliation Act raised taxes. This was one of the reasons he was defeated in 1992. His action, along with the Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, led to less deficit - which led to a balanced unified budget in 1998
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Jefferson, the first president with balls.
Outside of the LA Purchase (and, granted it was very imporatant) what were his accomplishments.
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Lincoln. He's one of the good ones. Well, I wasn't around to bitch about and pick apart every little thing he did. In the time, I'm sure everyone complained about him, too. Damn Lincoln. "Change" my arse.
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I believe the most 'important' president in our history was George Washington.
Also one of the earliest!
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I just voted for the closet thing: W Bush.
Actually, I think you've always been fairly out about your feelings for him.
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Re: Favorite President

Originally Posted by classicman2 View Post
Outside of the LA Purchase (and, granted it was very imporatant) what were his accomplishments.
First president (to motivate Congress) to suspend the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, first president to actively make use of a new and burgeoning party system (revolutionized campaigns and the party system in Congress), repealed numerous taxes which were the cause of much civil unrest in the time, and first president to claim the right of executive privilege.

His rhetoric and written word were all over the US Constitution, not to mention the Declaration of Independence. His construction of both documents which included as foundational a incorporation of a Lockian social contract moved constitution government forward from the whimsical thoughts of various philosophers into actual practice which went to serve as an example still to this day has how to assure the rights and privileges of governments and the governed.
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First president (to motivate Congress) to suspend the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, first president to actively make use of a new and burgeoning party system (revolutionized campaigns and the party system in Congress), repealed numerous taxes which were the cause of much civil unrest in the time, and first president to claim the right of executive privilege.

His rhetoric and written word were all over the US Constitution, not to mention the Declaration of Independence. His construction of both documents which included as foundational a incorporation of a Lockian social contract moved constitution government forward from the whimsical thoughts of various philosophers into actual practice which went to serve as an example still to this day has how to assure the rights and privileges of governments and the governed.
Okay, but how was his energy policy?

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