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View Diary: Tea Party takes over NC. Governor-elect Pat McCrory introduces Art Pope as his Budget Director !!! (15 comments)

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  •  Many Poor White Republicans (0+ / 0-)

    will be hurt by this. Maybe they will vote in their best interests next time.

    "In Japan, American occupation forces quickly became 50,000 friends. In Iraq, they would quickly become 50,000 terrorist targets. " James Webb, Sep 02

    by ParaHammer on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 10:43:19 AM PST

    •  Very doubtful... (0+ / 0-)

      There are a handful of blue areas in the state (Asheville, Charlotte, the Triangle (Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill).

      The rest is all red, rural areas.

      Even though they'll be hurt by this, they'll consider themselves martyrs.
      They'd rather suffer than let:
      LGBT people get any rights
      Women control their own bodies
      Let the federal gov't run anything

      I'm not looking forward to the next 4 years here, but I'll do what needs to be done to make his term there as rocky as possible.

    •  I wouldn't count on it. (0+ / 0-)
      Maybe they will vote in their best interests next time.
      The poor whites in Louisiana haven't figured it out yet.

      "I'm totally pro-choice in the matter of abortion. But of course I'm also so radically pro-life that I think every person from birth onward must have full and affordable access to healthcare." - Gail Collins

      by gritsngumbo on Fri Dec 21, 2012 at 03:42:35 PM PST

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