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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Oct 25, 2012, 10:09 AM

10. It's not as cut and dry now. We're in more of a Ford vs. Chevy condition rather than regional.

 

Sure, there are regional areas, but the so-called "battleground" states show the diversity and intermixing of our interests and concerns. We don't really have a situation where you can "poke a bear" now. If it came to armed conflict it would be absolute chaos.

As for when slavery would have ended, that's a hard call. If anything, the South accelerated the process, but it was inevitable, as was the right for women to vote, equal rights, and all of the gains we've had since Lincoln. What concerns me the most is the GOP effort to roll back those gains.

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