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  •  States as political units in the US (0+ / 0-)

    I appreciate that the notion of "states rights" has in the past been used to justify all manner of awful policies and laws enacted by states that are/were in conflict with the prevailing federal statutes. However nostalgic it may soon become as a result of these efforts by R governors and their cronies in state legislatures in order to further balkanize the US electorate, I think a convincing case can still be made-- evne to republicans-- that states should speak with one voice with regard to the only truly national election our country holds-- that of the Chief Executive.

    We are the United States, after all.

    "It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important." Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Arabiflora on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 07:13:37 PM PST

    •  True, we are. But some people would likely... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...choose to return to the pre-Civil War usage (The United States are...) instead of the current usage (The United States is...)

      Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

      by Meteor Blades on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 08:52:57 PM PST

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