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Posted: 10/27/2004 4:40:33 PM EST
What was the BEST thing Clinton did? Try to think of a serious answer, I know there is plenty to poke fun at.

So what was the best thing he did in those 8 years, there's got to be something?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:42:39 PM EST
Leave office
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:43:53 PM EST
Pulled our boys out of Somalia. I realize that he pulled them out due to sheer cowardice, but they should've never been there to begin with. That's a pretty lousy "best" thing.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:44:21 PM EST
Didn't stand in the way of Congressional Republicans reforming welfare and limiting the growth of the federal budget.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:44:27 PM EST

Originally Posted By JasonD:
Leave office



ROFLMFAO
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:44:32 PM EST

Originally Posted By JasonD:
Leave office



+1
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:44:45 PM EST

Originally Posted By JasonD:
Leave office

+1
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:44:48 PM EST


Well he fixed the economy.
He made our streets safer with the AWB
He improved the morale in the military.
He got a BJ.

OK so only one of the four is true.

Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:44:49 PM EST
I can't think of a fucking thing.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:48:48 PM EST
im ganna have to say the BJ
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:49:32 PM EST
Markie Post
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:50:27 PM EST
Leave office.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:52:21 PM EST
thinking hard

still thinking

i dunno? what good did he do, other than ride the economy "produced" by previous presidents?

Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:53:50 PM EST

Originally Posted By the:
Markie Post




I have to disagree, Eleanor Mondale!

Going along with welfare reform is his biggest accomplishment.

It is amazing how many Dems still think he was great stuff when he, in actual terms, got none of his platform accomplished.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:53:51 PM EST
Spread herpes to skank interns?

I can't think of anything else.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:53:59 PM EST
not by any means a clinton lover,but he did resist a lot of pressure from the rest of the world right after princess diana died to get us to sign the landmine ban treaty,but he refused to do it cause it would have fucked over our troops on the Korean DMZ.Corse that dosnt make up for selling our nuclear warhead secrets to red china for campain money,but it was the one time he stood up for the best intrests of the american people
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:59:20 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/27/2004 5:08:42 PM EST by Strudle54]
I think this was Clinton, but I am not 100 % sure...if it was him, this is the ONLY thign I agree w/ him on.

Selling your house you do not pay Taxes on the profit unless you make over $250K, or have lived in the house < 3 years. I know this is a law, becasue I sold my house and made a few $$, and paid no Taxes. Now, if a Bush did that it would be a tax cut for the rich....

Again, I am not 100% sure if that was Bill Billy Bob Clinton who signed that into law.

Other then that, him Leaving office!
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:59:46 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/27/2004 5:02:05 PM EST by raven]
Signed welfare reform and NAFTA, Iraqi Liberation Act, stopped Balkan genocide (after standing by for 6 years), Cut capital gains tax from 28% to 20%, ordered military to end the block on civilian GPS that made civilian units less accurate than military ones.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:59:54 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:00:12 PM EST
*crickets* *dead silence*
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:01:02 PM EST
Completing things that Regan had started such as welfare reform
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:01:22 PM EST
What kind of dumbass question is that?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:01:29 PM EST
He more or less balanced the budget.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:02:16 PM EST
Monica
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:03:11 PM EST

Originally Posted By warlord:
He more or less balanced the budget.



Clinton nor any other politician deserves credit for that. The economy was bring ing in huge amounts of revenue. A monkey could have balanced the budget when you're rolling in it.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:03:31 PM EST
H46Driver hit the nail on the head with Republican welfare reform,,,,
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:03:41 PM EST
Welfare reform.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:05:23 PM EST
is there a time limit to this question?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:05:26 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/27/2004 5:06:41 PM EST by imposter]

Originally Posted By H46Driver:
Didn't stand in the way of Congressional Republicans reforming welfare and limiting the growth of the federal budget.


Absolutely. He also was an unwavering advocate of free trade.

GWB could learn a few things from Clinton when it comes to controlling spending and free trade.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:06:17 PM EST

Originally Posted By JasonD:
Leave office



My first thought too

+1
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:19:25 PM EST
He did what the Republican congress forced him to do.

Other than that...the best thing he did was...LEAVE!

Just imagine the mischief he and Hillary could have done IF the adults had not regained control of the congress in 1994 after 40 years of entrenched liberalism?

HILLARYCARE ANYONE?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:23:20 PM EST
He grew 8 years older and closer to death.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:25:47 PM EST
He even did something to help out gun owners



He put the CMP under private management, so now orders get processed much quicker. Of course I doubt that he did it for our benefit, but rather as a cost savings.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:26:57 PM EST
He gave Arafat a cigar soaked in Monica's pussy juice.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:30:42 PM EST
IF you want to make lemonade out of the lemon AWB, democrats lost a lot of seats in congress because of it, and taught them (to a point) gun control aint as popular as they thought.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:31:34 PM EST
Easy. He proposed lots of way-out far-left policies like Hillarycare and the AWB, thus driving the American public to give the Republican party control of the House for the first time in decades.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:32:20 PM EST

Originally Posted By raven:

Originally Posted By warlord:
He more or less balanced the budget.



Clinton nor any other politician deserves credit for that. The economy was bring ing in huge amounts of revenue. A monkey could have balanced the budget when you're rolling in it.



I know some people will be unhappy with me saying this, but one of the good things he did was NOT cut taxes so much that he didn't have revenue surpluses to actually pay down the national debt significantly.


I'm ready for my beating now.....
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:32:41 PM EST
+1 for turning off "Selective Availability" that artificially degraded civilian GPS performance... the unit on my boat frequently reports estimated position error as tight as 20ft! Before, if I remember correctly, the best that we could hope for would be somewhere around 300ft.

--Mike
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:32:44 PM EST
kept everything running smoothly while getting blowjobs in the oval office, just like so many before him (the blowjob part).
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:39:19 PM EST
Be the boss and get a BJ in his office, from an intern, get caught and still get to keep his job.

Now we have a precedent for future ligtiation.

Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:41:50 PM EST
He could have died while having open heart surgery.

The only thing more awesome than that would have been him being gunned down with an "Assualt Weapon" by Hitlery!
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:04:39 PM EST
leave office to real President
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:10:35 PM EST

Originally Posted By raven:

Originally Posted By warlord:
He more or less balanced the budget.



Clinton nor any other politician deserves credit for that. The economy was bring ing in huge amounts of revenue. A monkey could have balanced the budget when you're rolling in it.



I don't remember who said this in the summer before the '92 election, but I heard someone on the radio say that whoever won that election would probably get 8 years in office because they would ride high on the peace dividend. This person predicted the economic boom because of the end of the cold war expenditures.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:13:55 PM EST

Originally Posted By Roadhawk:
He gave Arafat a cigar soaked in Monica's pussy juice.



No wonder he got sick
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:18:41 PM EST

Originally Posted By Roadhawk:
He gave Arafat a cigar soaked in Monica's pussy juice.



I'M GOING TO HAVE TO GIVE A BIG +1 HERE.

It's undeniable. That was a bold move.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:21:14 PM EST
He taught us that a blowjob is not "a sexual relation". Boys are quoting him on this to girls.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:26:09 PM EST

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:

Originally Posted By Roadhawk:
He gave Arafat a cigar soaked in Monica's pussy juice.



No wonder he got sick



She's Jewish so I guess she's not his kind of pie.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:28:54 PM EST

Originally Posted By XM-15:
He taught us that a blowjob is not "a sexual relation". Boys are quoting him on this to girls.



Girls are too smart for that one
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:37:52 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:49:39 PM EST
The economy was really good during his presidency, but I don't think that he really had that much to do with it, he just took all the credit for it.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:56:49 PM EST
+1 with the Balkans.

I hate to say it, but he did the Right Thing there.
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