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  •  "zealot" (1+ / 0-)
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    eXtina

    = only way to define people who believe in things you can't imagine, like diversity and equity of opportunity.

    The GOP thinks of these as empty fillers, phrases that get bandied about to reach constituencies not political ideals of actual people

    Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds. --Elie Wiesel

    by a gilas girl on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 06:25:28 AM PDT

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    •  A zealot is a driven true believer (1+ / 0-)
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      eXtina

      The only question being what they truly believe in. In Ari's case, I believe it was power and glory, however dishonorably gotten, not patriotism.

      "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

      by kovie on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 06:29:35 AM PDT

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