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  •  I'm not sure the North would escape fissures. (0+ / 0-)

    For some reason, societies always seem to latch onto sizeable minorities within to bully and blame.  Great Britain's bigots take breaks from hating on Muslims by hating on Poles.  Russians dislike Tatars, Georgians, Armenians and Chechens.  Sunni and Shia tear at each other over the Fourth Caliph, barely waiting for Mohammed's flesh to go back to the clay.

    The mother of all refugee crises on the Ohio shore would not be particularly conducive to development, especially if Europe's colonial powers decided to take sides.  

    "Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage." -- Lucille Ball

    by Yamaneko2 on Thu May 02, 2013 at 03:48:42 PM PDT

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