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1 Americas Top Ten on Sun Aug 10, 2008 11:04 pm

gypsy


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1 - America's Top-Ranked President, Abraham Lincoln

"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts."

--Abraham Lincoln

America's 2nd Greatest President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."

- FDR



#3 - America's 3rd Greatest President, George Washington

"The nation which indulges towards another a habitual hatred, or an habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest."

-- George Washington



#4 - America's 4th Greatest President, Thomas Jefferson

"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever. . . the Almighty has no attribute that can take side with us in such a contest."

- Thomas Jefferson



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#5 - America's 5th Greatest President, Theodore Roosevelt

"No Man is justified in doing evil on the grounds of expedience."

-- Theodore Roosevelt"


#6 - America's 6th Greatest President, Woodrow Wilson

"The history of liberty is a history of the limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it."

- Woodrow Wilson.



# 7 - America's 7th Greatest President, Harry S. Truman

"When even one American - who has done nothing wrong -- is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all of Americans are in peril."

-- Harry S. Truman



#8 - America's 8th Greatest President, Andrew Jackson

"It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes."

- Andrew Jackson


#9 - America's 9th Greatest President, Dwight D. Eisenhower



"Every gun that is made, every warship that is launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed"

-- Dwight D. Eisenhower







#10 - America's 10th Greatest President, James Madison

"The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted."

- James Madison

2 wow what a smart boy i am ,,lol on Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:21 pm

rosco 357


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gee i picked the top two, all on my own, but it was not hard, Franklin and Lincoln i always knew were the top, over things i had read,, for years, many ppl that may not be with us now, worshiped Roosevelt, the job program then the war, his speech before congress will live forever,,

3 Re: Americas Top Ten on Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:29 pm

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Stated before some of us were born or old enough to remember...... I like the words of this president.



"When even one American - who has done nothing wrong -- is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all of Americans are in peril."

-- Harry S. Truman

4 Re: Americas Top Ten on Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:16 am

rosco 357


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FIGI wrote:Stated before some of us were born or old enough to remember...... I like the words of this president.



"When even one American - who has done nothing wrong -- is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all of Americans are in peril."

-- Harry S. Truman

U mean u were there for the gettyburg address???? sorry i could not resist, lol, actually i liked truman too, wish i knew more about him, i never read, only movies, lol, he had spunk, and i was born when he was in office i do believe,

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