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  •  The "smile" is the Black Belt (3+ / 0-)
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    A region of former prairie and 19th-20th century agriculture that reaches across those three states (as a physiographic region) and across much of the South (as a sociological region) and which is predominantly black:

    Part of the process of cracking the Deep South has to be aggressive organizing and voter registration in the Black Belt.

    We are the principled ones, remember? We don't get to use the black hats' tricks even when it would benefit us. Political Compass: -6.88, -6.41

    by bmcphail on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 06:27:34 PM PST

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    •  I assumed that (1+ / 0-)
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      but glad to see my assumption confirmed. Yet is it enough to build on to turn one or more of these states Blue?

      •  I wouldn't think by itself but it's an important (1+ / 0-)
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        part of the solution

        We are the principled ones, remember? We don't get to use the black hats' tricks even when it would benefit us. Political Compass: -6.88, -6.41

        by bmcphail on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 01:25:08 PM PST

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