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  •  I add: LBJ brought oil megabucks and power (1+ / 0-)
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    Senor Unoball

    Texas isn't just a large state with many voters.

    Much of Johnson's power and influence in politics came from being Texas oil money's man for doling out the dollars.

    Remember, in those days Texas and other Southern Dems were Dems because of the Civil War.

    Republicans were Northeastern anti-slavery Establishment.

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