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  •  They're not equal in size, are they? (4+ / 0-)
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    techiechick, mungley, Egalitare, blueoasis

    The fundies seem like they're largest in number among the four groups.

    27, white male, TX-26 (current), TN-07 (originally), liberal-leaning independent

    by TDDVandy on Mon Jan 09, 2012 at 07:30:53 PM PST

    •  Could just be that they're (3+ / 0-)
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      congenitalefty, EthrDemon, PSzymeczek

      the loudest.

      It's true--after the rapture, we get all their shit. Unfortunately, they all shop at WalMart.

      by techiechick on Mon Jan 09, 2012 at 09:05:44 PM PST

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    •  Narrowly defined (1+ / 0-)
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      PSzymeczek

      as those that let their invisible friend make all their decisions for them....

      I would guess it's as much as 15% of the electorate.

      Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed. Herman Melville US novelist & sailor (1819 - 1891)

      by Patriot4peace on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 03:15:14 AM PST

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    •  Some leverage beyond their numbers (1+ / 0-)
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      blueoasis

      and many have auxiliary support, enablers who count among their number... Some have more direct power and all have different vehicles to spread the word and influence policy and talking points.

      Pogo & Murphy's Law, every time. Also "Trust but verify" - St. Ronnie (hah...)

      by IreGyre on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 07:12:30 AM PST

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