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  •  Was the Republican party ever a big tent? (2+ / 0-)
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    Ginny in CO, NancyWH

    Really?

    Maybe I'm just too young and/or too ignorant of history.

    •  Nah. Just rhetorical wannabe. :) nt (1+ / 0-)
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      NancyWH

      "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

      by Ginny in CO on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 02:04:27 AM PST

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    •  Back before the Southern Strategy (0+ / 0-)

      when Jackie Robinson was a Rockefeller Republican and campaigned for Nixon, because he had a better record on civil rights than Kennedy. In 1964, after Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts and Medicare, that was all over, and Robinson wrote of the Republican National Convention that year that he felt like a Jew in Hitler's Germany.

      Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

      by Mokurai on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 10:53:28 AM PST

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