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Posted By: Garnet, 6/23/2022 12:33:48 PM

In March 2021, President Biden spent an afternoon with a group of academic historians. They had assembled to advise the President on how his presidency might be shaped to be considered “historic.” Press reports hinted that the President’s staff saw an opportunity to nudge their boss into adopting an ambitious domestic agenda by crafting an image of Biden consulting history as a guide. The historians were gathered at the President’s request by Jon Meacham, the author of Biden’s favorite history, The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels. To many, it looked as if Meacham was to play the role of house historian, as

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bur Oak 6/23/2022 12:43:31 PM (No. 1194513)
Biden's presidency will be historic. It will be infamously historic much to the detriment of the country, its citizens and perhaps the world.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JrSample 6/23/2022 1:01:14 PM (No. 1194524)
Most people who voted for Biteme did so, because they desired a return to normal. If it had not been for Covid, Trump would have been re-elected in a landslide, but a fickle electorate blamed him for an international health crisis. Trump's poor messaging and the disinformation of the establishment press tricked many people into thinking that the return to a conventional politician in office would be the solution. Biden's ''shut down the virus'' nonsense was a lie by a corrupt politician to exploit peoples' frustration. He was supposed to fix Covid and return the economy to pre-pandemic levels, not embark on a huge inflationary spending spree to transform the country into a leftist utopia. Many of his voters are experiencing buyer's remorse since they were tricked by the old bait-and-switch.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/23/2022 1:11:44 PM (No. 1194528)
Very interesting article. It states Biden wants to create a program to rival FDR's New Deal or LBJ's Great Society. Would the New Deal or Great Society even be achievable in today's economic environment? The Federal Government is 30 trillion in debt. US debt total is over 90 trillion. The dollar is already being devalued because of this. Today's government needs to understand they are very limited in what they can do given today's economic environment. It can implement things that cost little or nothing. It can implement programs that see positive return in a short period of time. Beyond that is undoable. All these big, massive programs, regardless of what area of our government they are in, cannot be done.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 6/23/2022 1:25:48 PM (No. 1194533)
He's already made history as being the worst POTUS post Civil War. He's historically incompetent and inept as well as morally and ethically repugnant.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Quigley 6/23/2022 1:43:27 PM (No. 1194546)
FTA: “The Joe Biden of yesteryear would never have countenanced a Justice Department that treats parents quarreling with their school board over CRT as domestic terrorists.” The article seems to be premised on the idea that the old biteme was a regular guy and that these historians lit a greed fire under him to go all in on transforming the country so he could be a Big Shot in history, like Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer. I don’t think the old biteme was anything good. His crackhead son, broken daughter and abandoned grandchild show it. The story he tells of putting a dead dog on the porch of an old lady constituent when he was a minor official- whether true or not - shows the stink of his soul and the contempt in which he holds his constituents. No, he’s a venal creep who has denied responsibility and followed instructions for his political success. What a jerk and creep and incompetent and incontinent.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rich323 6/23/2022 2:24:23 PM (No. 1194579)
Biden is the second president to be installed. Obama was the first, non citizen selected as pResident. Based on what is happening now, can you not believe they installed a noncitizen as president? Once they got away with that, they are going full bore to kill off America.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rich323 6/23/2022 2:28:02 PM (No. 1194583)
Junior the fat sampler aka number two, is a never Trumper! Trump was elected in a landslide overruled by ballot harvesting and eventually will be proved machine hacking. A lot of Never Trumpers showing up here, Jonah did you pay them to make comments here?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 6/23/2022 3:26:34 PM (No. 1194643)
#2 - President Trump WAS elected in a landslide. The probability of an incumbent president increasing his vote total by 20%...and losing...is statistically zero. The reality is that Biteme probably had 15 million fraudulent ballots in addition to the 65 million that maybe actually voted for him...the same vote total that Clinton got in 2016. Just recently - https://ussanews.com/2022/06/09/evidence-shows-georgia-voting-system-may-have-added-15-to-raffensperger-totals/ - it is being reported that Brad Raffensperger got a 15% bump in his vote total in the primary courtesy of the Dominion machines when compared to a hand count. It's naive to think that didn't occur to favor Biden...in addition to mail-in ballot stuffing, multiple precinct voters, dead voters, ghost voters, etc, etc..... It was a Trump landslide and it wasn't even close. There is no way Biden's Basement Campaign got 16 million more votes than Hillary did in 2016...and who knows how many of her votes were fake.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Citoyen 6/23/2022 4:04:53 PM (No. 1194665)
Obama is not a “non-citizen.” He is a natural born citizen, although a terrible human being. Biden is worse and far stupider whose ego was pumped by Democrat “historians” whose god is Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: JimBob 6/23/2022 4:15:47 PM (No. 1194672)
"They had assembled to advise the President on how his presidency might be shaped to be considered “historic.” No need for them to assembly. The HairSniffer's pResidency is already Historic. He has dethroned Jimmah, and dethroned Zero, to be come the Worst. President. Ever.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: cheeflo 6/23/2022 4:35:56 PM (No. 1194690)
Oh, it’ll be “historic,” all right. Just not in the way he hopes. Infamous would be more apt.
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