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Did Romney Actually Say He'd Take Advantage of Hostages or Dead Americans?

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Tom

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Not really, his stance on the hostages and his attitude towards Iran were very well known to Iran and the world. They made sure to return the hostages at his inauguration because they knew what was going to happen if they didn't. He laid the groundwork for their fear and deserves at least some of the credit.
What he was going to do ??

You do know about Iran-Contra ?

What Reagan did was enable the Iranian insurrection claim a victory over us, ie, defeating a sitting President, and at the same time make secret deals to sell them weapons and use the cash to violate the US Constitution by supplying weapons to the Contras.
 

CallMeJoe

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I am extremely intelligent, I dont deny that but I dont care about grammar if you guys refuse to listen to my arguments
Respect my arguments and I will respect grammar
Post an argument less atrocious than your grammar and you might earn the respect you crave.
 

CallMeJoe

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What he was going to do ??

You do know about Iran-Contra ?

What Reagan did was enable the Iranian insurrection claim a victory over us, ie, defeating a sitting President, and at the same time make secret deals to sell them weapons and use the cash to violate the US Constitution by supplying weapons to the Contras.
Selling arms to the Contras was unlawful, not unconstitutional.
 

thraashman

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Selling arms to the Contras was unlawful, not unconstitutional.
It may have been treasonous, which would be the only crime mentioned in the Constitution. Not sure if that makes it unconstitutional, explicitly constitutional (as in it was constitutionally criminal), or none of the above.
 

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