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    it's clustered very strongly in the strongwest, and some places like Pueblo, Colorado unfortunately.  I've noticed that when i ask people about their beliefs, they are generally aware of the FOX news take, and nothing else.

    Ignorance more frequently begets confidence then knowledge. Charles Darwin

    by martianexpatriate on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 09:57:50 AM PDT

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    •  CT types gravitate towards Southwest, Mtn West (0+ / 0-)

      I'd argue that this is a self-selection effect.  Conspiracy types move to these sparsely populated areas where they think they'll be safer from the "librul" police state, Al Qaeda nukes, the coming race war, the starving hordes post-economic collapse, or whatever they think is more likely to get them wherever there are lots of people around.

      To those who say the New Deal didn't work: WWII was also government spending

      by Visceral on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 10:55:17 AM PDT

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