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  •  face it , deep South is a third world country- (1+ / 0-)
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    Hardhat Democrat

    Ruled by despots.  At least parts of it is.

    •  Not really fair... (6+ / 0-)
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      sberel, wonmug, rickeagle, Fabian, RiaD, j b norton

      The first thing we need to do is stop writing off huge swaths of America.  I've never lived in the South, and probably never will.

      That being said, though?

      There are many, many great people there who don't deserve to be ridiculed or left behind because of the actions of their current 'leaders'...

      It's about time we all work together.  For everybody...

      "it's time for consumers to turn into citizens" - RiaD

      by Hardhat Democrat on Mon Jan 26, 2009 at 04:26:23 PM PST

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      •  bravo! (2+ / 0-)
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        Hardhat Democrat, j b norton

        ::stands, applauding::

        well done!

        Liberal/Blades 2012
        The hippies had it right all's about time...the culture as a whole sent out a big, wet, hemp-covered apology.MMorford

        by RiaD on Mon Jan 26, 2009 at 05:34:26 PM PST

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      •  Its the corrupt churches and preachers. U would (1+ / 0-)
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        Hardhat Democrat

        think they'd want to keep their members healthy, or at least alive.  Instead, they have in far too many cases been bribed by the pro-life and Repuke-values machine.  What do you think Bush's faith-based initiative was about?  Why do you think these churches ARE the Repuke GOTV machine in many places?

        But, of course, we can not tell their members what is going on.  We are apostates and infidels to their eyes.  As their corrupt preachers are only to happy to keep braying.

        Sadly, we can only hope that the reality-based revolution in DC and the inevitable Haggard-cancers will bring some to their senses.

        Oh, ansd revoke tax exempt status for partisan churches (of both parties).

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