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Obama Impeachment Almost Complete

Optimista Wrote: Mar 24, 2014 5:25 PM
Actually Alex they were running out of steam 10 years before Reagan came along. They would have collapsed a lot sooner hadn't it been for their shear brutality. They were spending more than 30% of their GDP on weapons and military buildup while the population was starving trying to keep up with the US.
Optimista Wrote: Mar 24, 2014 9:28 PM
You are correct.
He read them correctly and acted on it big time.
Demosthenes5 Wrote: Mar 24, 2014 7:44 PM
And Reagan put them over the edge. All while the Democrats accused him of being a cowboy wanting to start WWIII. It doesn't matter if the Soviet Union was a paper bear 10 years before Reagan- he was the 1st to call their bluff.