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butterfly77 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-06-09 03:10 PM
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40. I'll second that..
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  -Race, the South and 2010 ccharles000  Apr-05-09 09:35 PM   #0 
  - Down here in TN.....  poboyross   Apr-05-09 10:04 PM   #1 
  - (facepalm)  BlooInBloo   Apr-05-09 10:09 PM   #3 
  - and that means....sarcasm?  poboyross   Apr-06-09 05:40 AM   #13 
  - Harold Ford is a wonderful man with a brilliant mind  grantcart   Apr-05-09 10:36 PM   #8 
  - Gotta love the love....  poboyross   Apr-06-09 05:52 AM   #14 
  - Harold Ford sux  skooooo   Apr-06-09 07:40 AM   #18 
     - Except, if he doesn't run, a Democrat has no shot in hell at winning  Kalyke   Apr-06-09 11:39 AM   #27 
     - I'll second that..  butterfly77   Apr-06-09 03:10 PM   #40 
     - I disagree  grantcart   Apr-06-09 03:14 PM   #43 
        - LOL....brilliant!  poboyross   Apr-06-09 03:33 PM   #44 
  - What about candidates who aren't from a political "family" like President Obama?  Mayberry Machiavelli   Apr-06-09 12:26 AM   #11 
  - Some in the south would rather go to bed with the devil than to vote for a black man  Top Cat   Apr-05-09 10:06 PM   #2 
  - Some in ANY part of the United States would rather go to bed  Kalyke   Apr-06-09 11:42 AM   #28 
     - It is tough when you leave the south and have to adjust your accent  genna   Apr-06-09 02:11 PM   #31 
     - I agree it needs better leadership.  Kalyke   Apr-06-09 02:24 PM   #34 
     - sounds like  CTLawGuy   Apr-06-09 05:50 PM   #48 
  - interesting read, thanks ccharles!  Divine Discontent   Apr-05-09 10:17 PM   #4 
  - Bigots are reproducing at low enough rate, that the most relevant question now is...  BlooInBloo   Apr-05-09 10:22 PM   #5 
  - Black politicians in Georgia aren't that big of deal  Number23   Apr-05-09 10:28 PM   #6 
  - I was raised in Downtown Decatur, perhaps the most liberal city in the entire South.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Apr-05-09 10:47 PM   #9 
  - Really?? You think it's that bad for him there?  Number23   Apr-05-09 10:54 PM   #10 
     - Yep. If Obama couldn't win the state despite his popularity, then neither can Baker.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Apr-06-09 09:39 AM   #23 
        - Thanks, L_S. I have to say that is damn disappointing though  Number23   Apr-06-09 05:42 PM   #47 
  - I hadn't noticed a large number of state elected black politicians in Georgia  genna   Apr-06-09 02:16 PM   #32 
     - Wasn't thinking of a "pocket of advancement"  Number23   Apr-06-09 05:21 PM   #46 
  - race is still an issue for some democrats  mkultra   Apr-05-09 10:32 PM   #7 
  - Obama is winning in the parts of the south that matter.  Drunken Irishman   Apr-06-09 12:50 AM   #12 
  - I hope NC(where I live)goes for Obama again.  ccharles000   Apr-06-09 06:44 AM   #15 
  - I don;t think Obama even needs the south - in 2012, I think he can realistically  Hawaii Hiker   Apr-06-09 07:18 AM   #17 
     - That's just the thing...  Drunken Irishman   Apr-06-09 08:31 AM   #19 
     - I would love to see Utah go blue  ccharles000   Apr-06-09 08:36 AM   #20 
     - It will be interesting to see the electoral vote changes in 2012  Hawaii Hiker   Apr-06-09 08:43 AM   #21 
        - I'd be shocked if California doesn't gain EVs.  Drunken Irishman   Apr-06-09 09:22 AM   #22 
        - Actually, for a few years now  Bluenorthwest   Apr-06-09 09:58 AM   #24 
        - no not true...  cwcwmack   Apr-06-09 11:05 AM   #25 
           - Really?, I thought places like Riverside were seeing a boom,  Hawaii Hiker   Apr-06-09 02:53 PM   #38 
     - Dean said all 50 states matter. Obama went to as many places as he could  genna   Apr-06-09 02:20 PM   #33 
  - Obama at about 50-50 approval in Alabama. (link)  trof   Apr-06-09 07:00 AM   #16 
  - 2012  Robbins   Apr-06-09 11:28 AM   #26 
  - Democrats will undoubtedly have a major advantage due to Census numbers.  Liberal_Stalwart71   Apr-06-09 11:51 AM   #29 
  - ahhh... NO  cwcwmack   Apr-06-09 02:24 PM   #35 
  - How are you disagreeing with what I was suggesting? Electoral votes are based on population  Liberal_Stalwart71   Apr-06-09 03:07 PM   #39 
     - sigh...  cwcwmack   Apr-06-09 03:34 PM   #45 
        - O.K. thanks. I appreciate the explanation, though I still disagree. I work with the Census  Liberal_Stalwart71   Apr-06-09 10:36 PM   #49 
           - sorry...  cwcwmack   Apr-07-09 12:33 PM   #50 
              - A nice bottle of RED will do ya some good!  Liberal_Stalwart71   Apr-07-09 04:45 PM   #51 
  - I won't deny the bias in the older black community but  genna   Apr-06-09 02:36 PM   #36 
     - I think the social and political culture are similar among all ages in the black community  Liberal_Stalwart71   Apr-06-09 03:11 PM   #41 
  - From what I've seen, GA is a lost cause. I have my doubts about AL too.  NC_Nurse   Apr-06-09 12:06 PM   #30 
     - I think the difference here is Georgians say what is on their minds and in their hearts  genna   Apr-06-09 02:39 PM   #37 
        - I wasn't thinking of racism specifically. Just Republicanism. It's rampant.  NC_Nurse   Apr-06-09 03:13 PM   #42 

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