Originally Posted by whoman69
Moderates that had to send their message to the far right to appease their Republican base or get blown out even further.
Bullshit. It was moderate Rs that lost their seats in Congress.
To others: RR had a Democratic congress who he appeased in order to get the military build-up he wanted to deal with the SU. He did deliver on that promise. Not the Dept of Ed though.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950