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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 decade ago

Can you cite any brilliant liberal policies in action?

Since Democrats lay claim to all knowledge and wisdom, name some wonderful liberal legislation that has improved our lives.

I, am clearly just a Limbaugh dittohead and in need of guidance.

Update:

I'll give you Truman getting us into WW II. Infrastucture has been around since the Romans were in power. No one ideology can lay claim to that. Republicans voted for the Civil Rights Act, Democrats against it. Lincoln was Republican. Ask your parents or grandparents how great medicaid/care is. Prohibition was a bi-partisan effort on the fed and state level.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Thank a liberal

    From dKosopedia

    If you do not have skin cancer, and have ever stood outside without having a peeling sunburn within moments, thank the ozone layer, thank the ban on CFCs, and thank a liberal.

    If you have not died in a heat wave, drought, hurricane, flood, wildfire, or other climate change disaster, and like the idea of your children and grandchildren not living in desert wastelands, thank a liberal.

    If you have ever breathed clean air or drank clean water, thank a liberal.

    If no woman you know has died or been maimed in a back-alley Abortion, thank a liberal.

    If you have never been lynched, or had your children firebombed in a church, thank a liberal.

    If you are glad we don't live in a right-wing dictatorship along the lines of what conservatives overtly and covertly created in Iran, Guatemala, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, the Congo, Chile, Brazil, El Salvador, the Philippines, Indonesia and many others, thank a liberal.

    If you have ever used Medicare, thank a liberal.

    If you have not gotten cancer from radiation, thank the nuclear test ban and thank a liberal.

    If you have ever sat on a public seat, drank from a drinking fountain, stood on a bus, or done anything in public without worrying about being beaten up for being in the wrong section for your skin color, thank a liberal.

    If you've ever driven on an interstate highway, thank a liberal.

    If you grew up in a family of less than 12 kids, like the idea of being able to choose if you have 12 kids or not, if you don't live in an overpopulated third world slum, or just think birth control is a good idea, thank a liberal.

    If your family benefited from the GI Bill of Rights, FHA Mortgages, and so forth, thank a liberal.

    If you have ever bought anything from Europe, and are glad the Marshall plan kept it from remained a bombed-out shell or falling to communism or neo-fascism, thank a liberal.

    If you are glad that the Nazis don't control half the world (conservatives opposed joining World War 2 until it was forced on them) thank a liberal.

    If you have ever eaten food (agricultural subsidies), flicked on a light switch (rural electrification) or benefited from the Tennessee Valley Authority, thank a liberal.

    If you ever drank a beer or a glass of wine without being thrown in jail, thank a liberal.

    If you are not a land-owning white male, but have voted, thank a liberal.

    If you have not died from tainted meat, been prescribed something useless or poisonous by a quack doctor, have not given your children cough syrup which turned out to have heroin as its secret ingredient, thank a liberal. (And Nixon)

    If your workplace is safe and you are paid a living wage, including overtime; if you enjoy a 40-hour week and you are allowed to join a union to protect your rights without being lynched, thank a liberal.

    If you've ever seen a national park, and it hadn't been strip mined and clear-cut into a desert wasteland, thank a liberal.

    If you have never suffered from an economy of massive deflation, and have never even heard of an economic phenomenon called a "panic", thank a liberal.

    If your children go to school instead of working in coal mines, thank a liberal.

    If you're a Native American and have not been killed or died in a concentration camp, or if you live near Native Americans and are not at war with them, thank a liberal.

    If you have an industrial or high-tech job - or really, any job other than those available in a slave-powered cash crop economy (i.e., a third world economy) thank a liberal.

    If you're not a slave or "indentured servant" (white slave), don't think protection of slavery belongs in the constitution, if you've never been chained to a boat where half the passengers die, been whipped, had your family split up, been forced to "breed" with another slave you've never met, been raped by your boss, or killed for not being profitable, thank a liberal.

    If you oppose political parties starting massive wars to destroy America, just because they lost the election, and killing hundreds of thousands of Americans in process - if you just don't have that much fanatical hatred of Lincoln's policy of to restricting slavery to states where it already existed, thank a liberal.

    If you're part-Irish, Catholic, Jewish, or for that matter anything not Anglo-Saxon Protestant, and are allowed to live in America, and are not harassed and attacked for failing to be born Anglo-Saxon Protestant, or if you've ever bought or used anything built by a non-ASP American, thank a liberal.

    If you kind of like freedom of speech, and don't want the state government to be able to censor you - (you think the 14th amendment is a good idea) - thank a liberal.

    If you have ever bought or sold anything transported by the transcontinental railroad, or eaten food from a farm created by the railroad, thank a liberal.

    If you think the US constitution is pretty cool, and have ever traveled too or done business with a coun

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Ask the residents of New York, New Jersey, Michigan and California.. they've seen 'em all.

    BTW, Reality check!! LBJ's civil rights legislation was passed by REPUBLICANS... many DEMS voted NO!! Without Republican support, it never would have passed...

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    social security, public education, nationalized health care in most rich countries. lots of things.

    when does anarchy, or conservatism work?

  • 1 decade ago

    Brilliant and liberal policies do not belong in the same sentence.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Labor laws, infrastructure, civil rights,,,,,,,,,,

    Hey Limbaugh dittohead, were you really looking for an answer??

    correrafan...........It's just looking for dittohead answers but thanks for the list!

  • 1 decade ago

    Welfare. It keeps those people dependent on them and it pretty much guarantees that bloc of votes. Brilliant.

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    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Yes, heres a whole list

    There ya go.

  • 1 decade ago

    They will be making the rich pay there fair share. for starters.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Uh all i see is lies,and excessive wasting of our money... So no i cant.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The stimulus will save us if given a chance.

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