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  •  A very good point. (1+ / 0-)
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    radarlady

    I find it amusing that the South, which basically escaped developing-world type poverty as a result of the New Deal (TVA, electricity, hello?), is so against the federal government today.

    Of course, there was that small issue called Jim Craw in the '60s....

    Sponge Bob, Mandrake, Cartoons. That's how your hard-core islamahomocommienazis work.

    by Benito on Thu Aug 13, 2009 at 06:36:11 AM PDT

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    •  The South didn't "escape" third world poverty (3+ / 0-)
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      Benito, radarlady, Floande

      with the New Deal. During the late 50's I worked in tobacco fields for $4 a day picking tobacco. Many farmers still worked small 2-4 acre farms with mules and horses. Many Mill hands hadn't seen $1 an hour wages yet. And so on. I don't take issue with you, but I firmly believe the Civil War destroyed the Southern economy for over a century.

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