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  •  Hate to say it but NC reminds me of... (4+ / 0-)
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    saluda, VeloVixen, OleHippieChick, kayak58

    ...a Latin American republic in the '50's, '60's or '70's which dabbled in progressive government that sought to bring power and economic opportunity to the people only to become overcome by a vicious, brutal and ruthless rightwing authoritarian backlash which led to dictatorships that sought to grind progressive and social justice impulses into the ground under its heel.  Guatemala, Chile....  Obama winning the state in '08 seems to have caused the same effect.

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