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View Diary: Virgil Goode makes the presidential ballot in Virginia, but a Republican challenge looms (141 comments)

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  •  the early ethnographers referred to the (2+ / 0-)
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    rudyblues, VeloVixen

    planter class in VA as the "Cavalier" class (or maybe the Caviler class?)

    •  Is that where . . . (1+ / 0-)
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      . . . the college mascot came from?

      Hmm.

      The few I've heard were from the landed gentry, so I'll bet on Cavaliers (how then, did Cleveland get the Cavaliers? Marketing genius?).


      - The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
      - Aristotle


      by rudyblues on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 10:31:57 AM PDT

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