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  •  The republicons are a bottomless pit of evil (4+ / 0-)

    I voted today because it is my right, my responsibility and because my parents moved from Alabama to Ohio to vote. Unfortunately, the republicons want to turn Ohio into Alabama.

    by a2nite on Tue May 06, 2014 at 01:29:26 PM PDT

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    •  Once you start down that road.... (0+ / 0-)

      .....it's very difficult to turn and go back. And as your racist constructs take a beating from reality you have to make them louder and louder, stronger and stronger. In this case, he needed NPH to be the sort of person that he would feel justified holding in contempt. It will get worse before it gets better.

      The alternative is to admit to yourself that you are an evil person and must change your thinking radically. Objectively, that's the right thing to do. Subjectively, there is nothing harder, especially if you've embedded yourself in a matrix of like-thinkers.

      "They bash your face in, and say you were always ugly." (Solzhenitsyn, Gulag Archipelago volume 3)

      by sagesource on Tue May 06, 2014 at 05:06:26 PM PDT

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