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  •  Roscoe is fearful (2+ / 0-)
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    susanthe, mungley

    that because his district has been gerrymandered against him he will lose.

    Fear leads to anger.

    Anger leads to Godwin (that is, among the crowd that believes any government action inevitably leads to totalitarianism).

    A definition is the enclosing of a wilderness of ideas within a wall of words -- Samuel Butler

    by A Mad Mad World on Fri Sep 07, 2012 at 10:53:26 AM PDT

    •  a brilliant summation (1+ / 0-)
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      mungley

      "Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to Godwin."

      Thank you.

      “Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” ~ John Steinbeck

      by susanthe on Fri Sep 07, 2012 at 11:32:30 AM PDT

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