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  •  That mentality was shared by a very disturbed (12+ / 0-)

    individual who came on the world stage back in 1933.

    And I don't make the comparison frivolously.

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    Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.
    ~ Jerry Garcia

    by DeadHead on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 04:41:40 PM PST

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    •  Jackie Robinson, Republican National Convention (1+ / 0-)
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      1964:

         That convention was one of the most unforgettable and frightening experiences of my life. The hatred I saw was unique to me because it was hatred directed against a white man. It embodied a revulsion for all he stood for, including his enlightened attitude towards black people.

          A new breed of Republicans had taken over the GOP. As I watched this steamroller operation in San Francisco, I had a better understanding of how it must have felt to be a Jew in Hitler's Germany.

      America—We built that!

      by Mokurai on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 09:44:24 AM PST

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