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  •  I'm sorry (0+ / 0-)

    That i don't treat the party that filibustered the civil rights act with more deference.

    I had to go back and look when i even used the term "democrat party" -- it was once, in a comment response.

    And I haven't edited or republished the essay to change any instances.

    So I think you're overreacting a bit.

    •  You do realize that the members of that party (3+ / 0-)
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      all flipped after the civil rights act and took over the party that you grew up associating with, right?  Southern Dems took over the party, opened the door for the religious right, and YOU thought that they were the people you wanted to be up until your magical transformation.

      "Kindly go render the fat in your head in a large kettle of boiling water. Thank you." - Bumblebums -7.38, -6.46

      by balancedscales on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 09:42:47 PM PST

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    •  Those Democrats became Republicans as did their (1+ / 0-)
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      supporters because of the Civil Rights Act. LBJ said the Democrats lost the south for a generation.  He was right.  Those pro segregation Democrats became Republicans.

      Follow PA Keystone Liberals on Twitter: @KeystoneLibs

      by wishingwell on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 02:47:59 AM PST

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