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    Two Americas

    America has become two nations of roughly equal size. Hence: polarization.

    http://www.nationalreview.com/articl...michael-barone

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    “The culturally cohesive America of the 1950s that some of us remember, usually glossing over racial segregation and the civil-rights movement, is no longer with us and hasn’t been for some time.”

    “There are plenty of smart and creative and successful people in both Americas. But they don’t like to mix with each other these days.”

    “One America tends to be traditionally religious, personally charitable, appreciative of entrepreneurs, and suspicious of government.”

    “The other tends to be secular or only mildly religious, less charitable, skeptical of business, and supportive of government as an instrument to advance liberal causes.”





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    The roughly equal size of the two Americas means neither side can keep unilateral power very long. All one side has to do is slice off a couple percent and the results reverse. The Bushes pere et fils (plus Jeb and younger GP Bush) appealed to Hispanics. They sliced about 10% off the usual Democratic preference. And they won three out of four national elections on that strength.

    Next time the GOP only has to slice off a piece of the Dem coalition and they can win.

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    “Conservatism is the fear that somewhere, somehow, someone you think is your inferior is being treated as your equal"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cigar View Post
    Aw, she's cute.

    Obama has screwed her future.

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    And Cigar's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mainecoons View Post
    And Cigar's.
    He likes to point to demographic changes that have ironically been particularly hard on blacks.
    Whoever criticizes capitalism, while approving immigration, whose working class is its first victim, had better shut up. Whoever criticizes immigration, while remaining silent about capitalism, should do the same.


    ~Alain de Benoist


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    Quote Originally Posted by keymanjim View Post
    Aw, she's cute.

    Obama has screwed her future.
    Don't worry ... I'll take care of her ... once she's 18
    “Conservatism is the fear that somewhere, somehow, someone you think is your inferior is being treated as your equal"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    He likes to point to demographic changes that have ironically been particularly hard on blacks.


    Yea ... I'm really feeling the PAIN!
    “Conservatism is the fear that somewhere, somehow, someone you think is your inferior is being treated as your equal"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cigar View Post
    Don't worry ... I'll take care of her ... once she's 18
    It's a good thing that you wait until a girl's age matches your IQ before you hook up with them.

    Just, don't get any dumber.

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    Many blacks are but unlike you I don't find it funny.
    Whoever criticizes capitalism, while approving immigration, whose working class is its first victim, had better shut up. Whoever criticizes immigration, while remaining silent about capitalism, should do the same.


    ~Alain de Benoist


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    you think that the city folk are gonna be okay cause they all live together harmoniously, multiculturally, hand in hand, share and share alike...then you haven't lived in the city. Those fools are gonna be the first to go feral. And then they'll find some way out of the city and into our part of the country.

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