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Sat Jan 26, 2013, 08:05 AM

West continues to drift into Democrats' column

DENVER (AP) -- A political generation ago, the West signaled the nation's rightward swing - from the emergence of Ronald Reagan to the success of tax-limitation ballot measures in California and Colorado. But now the fabled expanse of jagged peaks, arid deserts and emerald coastlines is trending in a different direction.

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yortsed snacilbuper Jan 2013 OP
tanyev Jan 2013 #1
11 Bravo Jan 2013 #5
Gin Jan 2013 #2
Kolesar Jan 2013 #3
CanonRay Jan 2013 #4

Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 08:28 AM

1. LOL! I saw your headline and thought Allen West. Whaaaa?

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Response to tanyev (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 10:46 AM

5. So did I! All I could think of was, "FUCK, we don't want him!"

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Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 08:34 AM

2. I thought it was about that loon West.....

And.....i said NO...hell NO!

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Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 08:37 AM

3. "Back to nature" types voted for renewable energy in Colorado

The influx of hikers, skier, cyclists, etc. has turned some western states away from domination by ranching and mining interests.

In my dreams, I would live near Lake Tahoe, Crested Butte, or the Puget Sound.

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Response to yortsed snacilbuper (Original post)

Sat Jan 26, 2013, 08:43 AM

4. Having just moved from an extremely RED Colorado county

I can tell you it ain't happening everywhere. We had more Liberty U bible thumping, gun toting wackos than I can count.

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