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  •  There's more to politics (2+ / 0-)
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    OhioNatureMom, biscobosco

    than just national elections.  In addition to a period of almost total domination of state politics by the Populists,  it was the incubator of the ideas that both made the Populists a genuine radical threat in their time ("Farmers," Mary Lease famously said, "should raise less corn and more hell"), and created the bank of ideas that FDR would draw heavily upon 40 years later in shaping the New Deal.

    Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?

    by ActivistGuy on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 06:47:22 AM PST

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