FDR vs. Lincoln

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Who is the greater American?

FDR
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56%
Abraham Lincoln
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44%
 
Total votes : 18

FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:03 pm

Work and the holidays got in the way so I'm getting this back in gear before my year end accounting has me totally swamped.


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Greatest American of the 20th Century

Great Depression, World War II, all from a wheelchair. Subject of an awful movie starring Bill Murray.

Abraham Lincoln

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Greatest American of the 19th Century

Considered by many to be the greatest President of all time for his stewardship over the country during the civil war. Subject of an incredibly boring film starring Daniel Day Lewis.
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby Bootz2004 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:28 pm

They both cheated on their wives
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:39 pm

Bump to break the tie.
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby The Outsider » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:44 pm

Bootz2004 wrote:They both cheated on their wives



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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby The Outsider » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:48 pm

It's difficult to determine the superior of the two (if there even is a superior in this scenario) because their actions and circumstances were wildly different. I'd say that both Lincoln and Roosevelt were irreplaceably integral to the nation we live in today. Lincoln managed to repair the break in the union and Roosevelt either created himself or paved the way for pretty much all of the great policies that the Republican party has been trying to destroy for the better part of 60 years.

At the end of the day I'm voting FDR because the North probably would have still won the war and slavery would have been abolished pretty quickly anyway if not around the same time. It was getting unsustainable and many of our allies and peers were either discussing doing away with it or already had done so.

I'm not sure that any other man besides FDR had the combined balls, stubbornness, genius, and charisma to pull off what he did during his 4 (3.5 really) terms. I mean the guy was able to get elected 4 times consecutively. That's impressive.
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby RedLeader » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:00 pm

Sunova bitch! I tied it up again....
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:37 pm

FDR wins 7-9
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby Selmon Rules » Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:36 pm

Obviously packed the court in his favor....


















Can't believe you politicos left that one untouched, lol
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby Mountaineer Buc » Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:03 pm

Selmon Rules wrote:Obviously packed the court in his favor....

Can't believe you politicos left that one untouched, lol

Lincoln exceeded constitutional authority more than any President in history.

Dude made a state by decalaration.
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby Kress » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:51 pm

Mountaineer Buc wrote:
Selmon Rules wrote:Obviously packed the court in his favor....

Can't believe you politicos left that one untouched, lol

Lincoln exceeded constitutional authority more than any President in history.

Dude made a state by decalaration.



Trump hasn't yet read the constitution. And Obama? Please.
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Re: FDR vs. Lincoln

Postby Buc2 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:25 am

Trump Rocks! Go Trump!
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