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 Post subject: The rightwing donors who fuel America's culture wars
PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:25 pm 
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“The culture war also allows this militant minority to sustain the delusion that it speaks for the majority. By wrapping guns and crosses in American flags, they derive power from falsely believing that they represent the "real America". And as they become bolder in their claims, those of us who, in fact, represent the majority – supporting equitable policies on taxation, gun safety, access to reproductive care and the like – tend to limit ourselves. We begin to believe that we represent a minority in our country. We don't.

Younger voters may, indeed, be shying away from extreme positions in the culture wars. But we can't rely on demographics to win these battles for us. Far-right ideologues are a smaller piece of the American pie – and yet, they are winning. The solution is for the rest of us to actively engage in the political process, on all levels.”


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:40 am 
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The solution is for the rest of us to actively engage in the political process, on all levels.”




Absolutely correct...but if Americans who believe this don't get out and vote on Election Day in 2014, we'll see another "shellacking" similar to the one which occurred in 2010...and we all know the result of that.

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