Why did President Richard Milhouse Nixon take the US dollar off the gold standard in 1971? Do...
you suppose this was the move that opened the floodgates of American capitalism to what some people call speculative "casino" finance?
As I recall it was done principly so that the Government could run deficits. And now look where we are at..
by mio cid 7 years ago
I try to think back and I can't remember a worse candidate than Mitt Romney.
by bigeddie06385 7 years ago
Would the United States have become involved in the Viet Nam War if Richard Nixon had won in 1960?Do you think that Nixon's peace-loving Quaker beliefs would have had any influence on his decision, (should a president's religious beliefs influence his decisions?) or would he have done the...
by Thomas Byers 3 years ago
Was Richard Nixon The Worst Crook We Ever Had As President?Was Richard Nixon the worst crook we ever had as U.S. President? What do you think? What did you think of Richard Nixon? How will future history judge Richard Nixon? What do you think? What president do you think was the biggest crook? Tell...
by retief2000 3 years ago
Who is the bigger criminal, Richard Nixon or Hillary Clinton?Nixon's allies and cronies used White House authority to block investigations and hide illegal and marginally legal actions. Hillary and her allies and cronies, including the President, have participated in the greatest illegal transfer...
by ga anderson 2 years ago
Just watched a couple CNN Nixon shows; "Our Nixon," and a segment of "The Seventies" that dealt with Nixon and Watergate.Watergate and its taint on Nixon's presidency is a given. So skip that part. Was Pres. Nixon a good president for America's interests?*ps. his 1974 election...
by mio cid 8 years ago
The republican position is that under no circumstance will they allow any tax raise as part of the negotiations to raise the debt ceiling.They also want spending cuts, right now,significant in quantity,and across the board except on defense , when asked if the only way an agreement could be reached...
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