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    Default Republicans=Hawks/Democrats=Doves?

    Found this interesting....

    While the common perception is that Republicans are all about war and Democrats a peace lovin hippies, The doomsday clock moved 18 minutes closer toward midnight (net) while Democrats were in the Oval Office and 13 minues AWAY from midnight (net) while Republicans were in the Oval Office... Not saying that the Oval Office is the end all-be all but...it is interesting...

    Note-the only times there was a change in the Party contolling the White House were when it went from a Democrat to a Republican and the net was 1 minute closer to midnight and the incoming party holds the office longer, I gave all three to the Republicans.

    Timeline of the Doomsday Clock
    Year Mins Left Time Change Presidential Political Party
    1947 7 11:53pm — The initial setting of the Doomsday Clock.
    1949 3 11:57pm +4 Democrat.
    1953 2 11:58pm +1 Democrat/Republican

    1960 7 11:53pm −5 Republican
    1963 12 11:48pm −5 Democrat
    1968 7 11:53pm +5 Democrat
    1969 10 11:50pm −3 Democrat/Republican
    1972 12 11:48pm −2 Republican
    1974 9 11:51pm +3 Republican
    1980 7 11:53pm +2 Democrat
    1981 4 11:56pm +3 Democrat/Republican
    1984 3 11:57pm +1 Republican

    1988 6 11:54pm −3 Republican
    1990 10 11:50pm −4 Republican
    1991 17 11:43pm −7 Republican
    1995 14 11:46pm +3 Democrat
    1998 9 11:51pm +5 Democrat
    2002 7 11:53pm +2 Republican
    2007 5 11:55pm +2 Republican

    2010 6 11:54pm −1 Democrat
    2012 5 11:55pm +1 Democrat
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    Default Re: Republicans=Hawks/Democrats=Doves?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pullinteeth View Post
    Found this interesting....

    While the common perception is that Republicans are all about war and Democrats a peace lovin hippies, The doomsday clock moved 18 minutes closer toward midnight (net) while Democrats were in the Oval Office and 13 minues AWAY from midnight (net) while Republicans were in the Oval Office... Not saying that the Oval Office is the end all-be all but...it is interesting...
    What is this doomsday clock you speak of?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandsjames View Post
    What is this doomsday clock you speak of?
    Started as a countdown to nuclear armageddon now includes all sorts of possible end of the world stuff-like imaginary global warming etc...

    http://www.thebulletin.org/content/d...clock/overview
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    This is an incredibly tragic thing. But perhaps one of the most successful propaganda victories in the history of the world. We haven't just destroyed the anti-war movement... we have made an anti-war movement impossible. Just the very act of protesting a war in America is treason against god and country. Even the few actual liberal democrats left are generally afraid to say anything in opposition.

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    Republicans = dumb-asses.

    Democrats = dumb-asses.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Bonham View Post
    This is an incredibly tragic thing. But perhaps one of the most successful propaganda victories in the history of the world. We haven't just destroyed the anti-war movement... we have made an anti-war movement impossible. Just the very act of protesting a war in America is treason against god and country. Even the few actual liberal democrats left are generally afraid to say anything in opposition.
    What in the holy hell does that have to do with the topic at hand?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MACHINE666 View Post
    Republicans = dumb-asses.

    Democrats = dumb-asses.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Pullinteeth View Post
    Found this interesting....

    While the common perception is that Republicans are all about war and Democrats a peace lovin hippies, The doomsday clock moved 18 minutes closer toward midnight (net) while Democrats were in the Oval Office and 13 minues AWAY from midnight (net) while Republicans were in the Oval Office... Not saying that the Oval Office is the end all-be all but...it is interesting...

    Note-the only times there was a change in the Party contolling the White House were when it went from a Democrat to a Republican and the net was 1 minute closer to midnight and the incoming party holds the office longer, I gave all three to the Republicans.

    Timeline of the Doomsday Clock
    Year Mins Left Time Change Presidential Political Party
    1947 7 11:53pm — The initial setting of the Doomsday Clock.
    1949 3 11:57pm +4 Democrat.
    1953 2 11:58pm +1 Democrat/Republican

    1960 7 11:53pm −5 Republican
    1963 12 11:48pm −5 Democrat
    1968 7 11:53pm +5 Democrat
    1969 10 11:50pm −3 Democrat/Republican
    1972 12 11:48pm −2 Republican
    1974 9 11:51pm +3 Republican
    1980 7 11:53pm +2 Democrat
    1981 4 11:56pm +3 Democrat/Republican
    1984 3 11:57pm +1 Republican

    1988 6 11:54pm −3 Republican
    1990 10 11:50pm −4 Republican
    1991 17 11:43pm −7 Republican
    1995 14 11:46pm +3 Democrat
    1998 9 11:51pm +5 Democrat
    2002 7 11:53pm +2 Republican
    2007 5 11:55pm +2 Republican

    2010 6 11:54pm −1 Democrat
    2012 5 11:55pm +1 Democrat
    Maybe because its based on the emotions and tensions of other countries towards the US? Those that wish to nuke us think twice with the GOP in office while when a dem is in office, we appear to be "weak". Since 9/11, terrorist attempts and plots and "success" has only increased since Obama took office. Maybe thats why Obama doesnt want to call the attacks terrorism cause then he will keep looking weak to the rest of the world.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pullinteeth View Post
    What in the holy hell does that have to do with the topic at hand?
    Exactly what I said. This is one of the greatest propaganda victories in the history of the world - opposing our Christian Jihads overseas isn't even considered a legitimate cause on the Left anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Bonham View Post
    Exactly what I said. This is one of the greatest propaganda victories in the history of the world - opposing our Christian Jihads overseas isn't even considered a legitimate cause on the Left anymore.
    Since they voted in mass to go to "war" with both Iraq and Afgahn, I would say it was never on list of causes to stand against. It could just be me, but it seems like they just gave you a bunch of lip service.
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