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  •  What will the George Wallace states do? (1+ / 0-)
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    Ian Reifowitz

    Will they vote for a third party Tea Party clown or will they choke back the bile and finally realize that the Tea Party is a small minority which has earned its disdain and will no longer be catered to by the GOP.

    Americans can make our country better.

    by freelunch on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 12:10:14 PM PDT

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    •  It's not a small minority. (1+ / 0-)
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      It's a big and very noisy minority. And it's enviably cohesive, if only because of its certainty that it can't trust anyone else.

      "The great lie of democracy, its essential paradox, is that democracy is the first to be sacrificed when its security is at risk. Every state is totalitarian at heart; there are no ends to the cruelty it will go to to protect itself." -- Ian McDonald

      by Geenius at Wrok on Sun Oct 27, 2013 at 03:18:53 PM PDT

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