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  •  Calling protesters "outside agitators" (9+ / 0-)

    I can't believe that Republican legislators are blaming Moral Mondays on "outsiders"--even though, as WRAL TV has pointed out, 98% of those arrested living in NC.

    Don't these guys know the resonance of that phrase?

    Don't they know that's what anti civil rights southerners claimed all civil rights workers were in the 1950s and 1960s?

    The highest form of spiritual practice is self observation with compassion.

    by NCJim on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 07:09:33 PM PDT

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    •  I think they're too bigoted and foolish (0+ / 0-)

      to know or care.  Our best hope is that their policies will also impact their base and get they booted in 2014.  Assholes one and all.

      The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. - Dante Alighieri

      by Persiflage on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 04:03:12 PM PDT

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    •  Oh they know quite well that this is a home grown (0+ / 0-)

      movement and they are just beginning to run a little scared.  Need to keep the pressure up on "Moral Mondays", and increase the participation.  A few of us from the Asheville area KOS folks are getting plans together for a group trip to Raleigh.

      I can't wait to go, as both my wife and I are seeing our state drift and morph into an unrecognizable backward place to live that we never thought we would ever see happen in our lifetime.

      “The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor.” - Voltaire.

      by LamontCranston on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 09:21:25 AM PDT

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