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  •  This made them so red, so deep, so fast? (1+ / 0-)
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    RevJoe

    I really don't understand it.

    "A Republic, if you can keep it."

    by Publius2008 on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 12:04:02 PM PDT

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    •  I think they finally feel they can express their (2+ / 0-)
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      rubyr, schnecke21

      inner greediness/selfishness.  Before, they may have been more responsible to society as a whole.  Now, they can be selfish about voting for their own interests (they think) as compared to being asked to spend money to improve society through schools and other taxes.

      •  I think you have really hit on something here (1+ / 0-)
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        ColoTim

        and it is germane across the nation. The Tea Party made it acceptable to be openly greedy, selfish, misogynist and racist. Excellent point that I had not thought about, in just this way, before. Thank you, ColoTim.

        "Southern nights have you ever felt a southern night?" Allen Toussaint ~~Remember the Gulf of Mexico~~

        by rubyr on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 01:12:37 PM PDT

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