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  •  Just take more money out of school lunch programs (16+ / 0-)

    and stuff like that. No reason to touch the huge ag subsidies the good folks of whiter than thou OK get. After all, they're real Americans, not like those inner city folk.

    •  Just for the record: (0+ / 0-)
      According to the 2010 United States census, the racial and ethnic composition of Oklahoma was the following:[3][13][14]

      White: 72.2% (Non-Hispanic Whites: 68.7%)
      Black or African American: 7.4%
      Native American: 8.6%
      Asian: 1.7% (0.4% Vietnamese, 0.3% Indian, 0.2% Chinese, 0.2% Korean, 0.2% Filipino, 0.1% Hmong, 0.1% Japanese)
      Pacific Islander: 0.1%
      Two or more races: 4.7%
      Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 8.9% (7.1% Mexican, 0.3% Puerto Rican, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Guatemalan, 0.1% Salvadoran, 0.1% Cuban)

      http://en.wikipedia.org/...
      The U.S. population's distribution by race and ethnicity in 2010 was as follows- due to rounding, figures may not add up to the totals shown:[48]

      Race / Ethnicity Number Percentage of
      U.S. population
      Americans 308,745,538 100.0 %
      White or European American 223,553,265 72.4 %
      Black or African American 38,929,319 12.6 %
      Asian American 14,674,252 4.8 %
      American Indian or Alaska Native 2,932,248 0.9 %
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 540,013 0.2 %
      Some other race 19,107,368 6.2 %
      Two or more races 9,009,073 2.9 %
      Not Hispanic nor Latino 258,267,944 83.6 %
      Non-Hispanic White or European American 196,817,552 63.7 %
      Non-Hispanic Black or African American 37,685,848 12.2 %
      Non-Hispanic Asian 14,465,124 4.7 %
      Non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native 2,247,098 0.7 %
      Non-Hispanic Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 481,576 0.2 %
      Non-Hispanic Some Other Race 604,265 0.2 %
      Non-Hispanic Two or more races 5,966,481 1.9 %
      Hispanic or Latino 50,477,594 16.4 %
      White or European American Hispanic 26,735,713 8.7 %
      Black or African American Hispanic 1,243,471 0.4 %
      American Indian or Alaska Native Hispanic 685,150 0.2 %
      Asian Hispanic 209,128 0.1 %
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander Hispanic 58,437 0.0 %
      Some Other Race Hispanic 18,503,103 6.0 %
      Two or more races Hispanic 3,042,592 1.0 %
      Total

      http://en.wikipedia.org/...

      I'd say Oklahomas is roughly as "white" as the US as a whole (72%), and has a larger proportion of NA's.  I can't say about Moore, OK specifically.

      I'm part of the "bedwetting bunch of website Democrat base people (DKos)." - Rush Limbaugh, 10/16/2012 Torture is Wrong! We live near W so you don't have to. Send love.

      by tom 47 on Tue May 21, 2013 at 09:22:12 AM PDT

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