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Political thought followup

I mentioned in the previous post that our government has perfected the polarizing bi-partisan activity of 'us' vs. 'them.

In the 2000 elections I was told how someone slapped a friend of mine in his house because she disagreed with his politics.

In the 2004 elections I read countless stories of election motivated violence.

If this feeling of us vs. them continues... if we poliarize this nation perfectly down the center. 50% of us hating and mistrusting 50% of us. If the violence keeps building...

Now, for those of you who may have taken a history class. Do the words, "Civil War" make sense?

Because sooner or later it will only take one event. That's how these things begin. Let's stop talking about Black and White. Let's go back to thinking for ourselves.


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Which makes me wonder exactly when we started referring to "Red States vs. Blue States". I recall hearing it during the 2000 election cycle, in discussions on increasing polarization.

These days I do not see much searching for common ground on the part of either side, so smug are they in each one's own superiority. These disunited states shall fall back to the Articles of Confederation if current trends continue.

After reading both of your posts, I have to say, I'm just as concerned as you, man. We're headed for dark days. BUT...We're not there yet. I still have hope for the future. W only has two more years, and mkore and more people are starting to get pissed off. Have faith. :)

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