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  •  there are two Idahoes (5+ / 0-)

    you have Sun Valley that is very civilized and it is near Boise that is growing.
    then you have the panhandle and Coeur d'Alene.
    this is a white supremist area, and wingnut heaven.
    this is where Palin was brought up. she did not come out of a vacuum.

    Henry Dribble "if all you have is a hammer, then everything looks like a nail." Phish/Wittgenstein

    by henry dribble on Thu Aug 27, 2009 at 04:21:01 PM PDT

    •  That same panhandle that you think is racist (2+ / 0-)
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      amk for obama, cai

      had a jury that awarded a million dollar settlement against the Aryan Nations that got it shut down. There was never more than a few dozen members living out at that site anyway, but like all news the negative news sells better and faster than the positive.

      "WE GET WHAT THE FUCKING WE DESERVE"
      Classical Music Mayhem

      by smileyman on Thu Aug 27, 2009 at 06:08:44 PM PDT

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      •  Is that the judgement... (1+ / 0-)
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        ... that made the term "Aryan Nation" property of the Southern Poverty Law Center?  I know they own some term of the kind, from a lawsuit...

        •  Yup, that's the one (1+ / 0-)
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          cai

          Though the names actually belong to the Keenan family who were the victims of a shooting there. The compound now belongs to the North Idaho College who use it for farming and botany experiments.

          "WE GET WHAT THE FUCKING WE DESERVE"
          Classical Music Mayhem

          by smileyman on Thu Aug 27, 2009 at 11:13:57 PM PDT

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