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  •  Perhaps I shouldn't be so cynical, (1+ / 0-)
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    ExStr8

    but I have written off Georgia's state politics as a hopeless cause.  The state is controlled by a bunch of right wingers who are long on talk and short on compassion.  

    Yes, I vote, but that's about all I do.  National elections mean more to me at this point.  However, with demographic changes, Georgia could soon be in play for Democrats in presidential and statewide elections.  When it comes to the state legislature, I believe that it will be in the grip of Republicans for many elections to come.

    I'd love to be proven wrong on that last point.

    •  I wrote off GA the first time Bob Barr was (1+ / 0-)
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      foresterbob

      elected or the day Lester Maddox rode a bike backwards on the statehouse grounds (to be fair, SC's Strom Thurmond standing on his head on the state capital grounds also did not impress me)

      •  Shame on both of you! (0+ / 0-)

        How can you say you've written off Georgia without lifting a finger to do anything about it?

        Georgia is already in play for statewide elections, which is one place we can have an effect. Just look around you at the demographics -- they've already shifted in our direction.

        Follow Kos Georgia (we're still working on "joining" issues) and join when you can. Message me with your location so we can see which group will be closest to you.

        We have a progressive agenda to press, and writing off the state isn't in keeping with the DK mission.

        It's not just a zip code, it's an attitude.

        by sboucher on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 06:43:36 PM PST

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