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  •  It was the purging of Dixiecrats and (1+ / 0-)
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    Segregationists from the Democratic Party, making it viable and even dominant in many states that had long been Republican strongholds.

    In the long run, it was a brilliant strategic move, but if it were not, there was no other acceptable choice.

    We could not continue to support people who wanted to defend Anti-Miscegenation laws and still be a Party worth voting for.

    "A house divided against itself...."

    Some shit simply has to be resolved.

    income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

    by JesseCW on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 12:50:22 AM PDT

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