posted on Sep, 4 2012 @ 08:27 AM
"Good" is a relative term.
Are they good simply for what they do for you personally?
Are they good for what they do for the country as a whole?
Are they good for the ideals they stand for and attempt to act upon?
Reagan was a decent President, but he did some things that still echo down thru time and was a catalyst for the corruption and greed we see destroying
the middle class...sorry, it's true.
Bush Sr. was not so great...
Clinton was a good President if you look backwards, but at the time, people called him a socialist anti-christ with a perpetual boner...
Dubya wasn't a great President...he started two wars while simultaneously cutting taxes...no one does that...wars cost money. If the corporations
wanted to get at those natural resources, they should have had to invest in it...not get a tax cut during troop deployment...insanity.
Obama isn't a great president either. I dislike his continuation of the Patriot act when it was up for renewal...he should have shot it down with
the flick of a pen...but he didn't. He should have vetoed NDAA, but he didn't. He should have vetoed HR347, but he didn't. If he wanted
socialized medicine, he should have went for socialized medicine. Telling me I have to buy a product (health insurance) from a private provider which
assures their profitability and sustainability...doesn't make me happy.
R-money is not going to be any better. I can, on one hand, understand why people get so hopeful for a "business man" for President. Ross Perot was
a business man and back then he warned of the damage that NAFTA would bring...and guess what? He was dead on correct. However, Romney is not the
same kind of business man that Perot was. Romney's 'creative destruction" business method will not work for a country...unless he is planning on
selling off loser states to the Chinese. Seriously. He hasn't stated his plans...he just says "trust me"....no...I think I want to hear the plan.
Return to tariffs? I could get on board with that...but I doubt that pure logic will come about...the Globalists like bringing their cheap foreign
made sh!t in our country without tariffs.
Bottom line is, when we look back across history at our former Presidents, we often forget the turmoil of the times. No President was "loved"
during their time...it's only through the rose colored glasses of reflection do we see their good and forget their bad.