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  •  This lends credence to Obama's message (4+ / 0-)

    that we are the change we can believe in.

    It's clear that areas struggling economically are facing enormous challenges as they tend to be the most conservative and xenophobic.  New ideas are viewed as threats, not opportunities.

    "If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich." JFK - January 20, 1961

    by rontun on Sun Feb 22, 2009 at 04:39:54 PM PST

    •  the rural areas will do just fine (0+ / 0-)

      their conservative outlook and xenophobia will aid them.
      Not everything is universally a bad thing.
      consider: how many folks would they need to shoot to keep living, if a plague hit the big city nearby?
      an awful lot.

      xenophobia saves!

      Jesus ain't comin', go ahead and put the Nukes back now.

      by RisingTide on Mon Feb 23, 2009 at 10:28:04 AM PST

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