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If Obama Wins, Will He Be Another Woodrow Wilson?

wiseone Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 9:52 AM
wmou, I agree that I incorrectly identified Korea as a war authorized by Congress. However, my main point stands unaffected by this factual error, which I thank you for correcting. If our action in Korea was illegal, it's just one more example you can add to the list of illegal "wars" started by Democrats (and finished by Republicans). Truman used our "treaty" with other UN member nations as his justification for Korea. For future reference please note that since you disagree that UN authorization justifies war, you must also agree that when the UN and Obama decide to take away our guns that also will be illegal. Please note also that the Republicans OPPOSED Truman's "illegal" war in Korea and most Democrats say it was OK.
How will this election be seen in history? Obviously, it depends on who wins.

If Barack Obama is defeated, the irresistible comparison will be with Jimmy Carter. A one-term president was rejected after pursuing big government programs amid high energy prices and attacks on America in the Middle East.

Actually, that's not entirely fair to Carter. His budget deficits were minuscule next to Obama's, and in response to the Soviet attack on Afghanistan he began the defense buildup that Ronald Reagan accelerated.

Carter supported airline deregulation, which made air travel widely accessible, as well as rail and trucking deregulation, which squeezed...