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  •  Will the South never (5+ / 0-)

    stop trying to win the Civil War? But then, I guess these Christians never met a war they didn't like.

    •  Stop kidding yourself that it is limited to the (1+ / 0-)
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      South. These fascists are all over our great country ruining the lives of millions of Americans and with your attitude it is going to be even more difficult to beat them down.

      Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome. Booker T Washington

      by Spoonfulofsugar on Sat Dec 23, 2006 at 11:17:15 AM PST

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    •  Yes, the Civil War is alive and well (2+ / 0-)
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      Good point. Various people have pointed out that the GOP has turned more and more clearly into the party of the South. So viewing current events as a continuation of our Civil War makes a lot of sense.

      More on this subject here:

      ... the Southern problem, it turns out, is really the Republicans'. They've become too Southern -- too suffused with the knee-jerk militaristic, anti-scientific, dogmatically religious, and culturally, sexually and racially phobic attitudes of Dixie -- to win friends and influence elections outside the South. ... The past, as William Faulkner once wrote of the South, isn't even past. ... the persistence of Southern identity has become a bigger problem for Republicans than it is for Democrats.

      Also here.

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