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    most teenagers recognize BS, but only a small percentage do anything about it. Only a few percent a year change or drop religion or change political party. For the rest, that's just the world they live in, and they can't change it, and they go along to get along.

    The Federalists became Jefferson's implacable foes in the election of 1800, and functioned as the original Party of No during his eight years as President. They won their last state-level election in 1815. If the Republicans disappear in 2023, which would match that chronology, it would go into the history books as comparably sudden. But everything of the kind takes forever when you have to live through it.

    How did you go bankrupt?

    Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.

    Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

    America—We built that!

    by Mokurai on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 08:41:51 AM PST

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