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  •  The Southern Strategy may have helped... (8+ / 0-)

    ...Nixon and Reagan and Bush Sr. and Jr. but going forward it will destroy the Republican party and make it irrelevant.

    The 2012 electoral map for Romney looks very similar to the map of states and territories where slavery was legal.  The exceptions are Indiana (which has gone stupid lately), Virginia (a very swing state trending blue) and New Mexico and Colorado where Hispanics/Latinos make a difference (IMO)

    Slave states and territories

    4% shift

    The latent slavery mentality will continue to diminish even in ex-slavery states.

    Another map that correlates is one showing the states where corporal punishment in schools is legal;

    Corporal punishment by state

    Corporal punishment is a remnant of the slavery mentality.  Indiana again is the exception.

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    by Shockwave on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 10:02:59 AM PST

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