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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-13-09 06:20 PM
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8. All Civil Wars have two phases, the cold phase
where langauge becomes coarsened and you see a division of the two sides... whether this is the US... look at the 1840s and 1850s... or Bosnia, or the Mexican Civil war, (The 1890s were particularly nasty).

The Right went after Clinton in ways that have led to a coarsening of the language and hate. We are seeing the same pattern

We could have stopped this a few years back, but the bush administration didn't want to... nor was capable... they benefited. At this point, I am not sure we can do much except wait for the hot phase to start. I have sneaky suspicion it already did... violence has increased since the inauguration and now we have had the murder of an anti abortion activist. That got MY attention since it does fit the pattern.
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  -Damn lazy Sunday Afternoon, nadinbrzezinski  Sep-13-09 05:57 PM   #0 
  - Oh, I hear you!  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-13-09 06:02 PM   #1 
  - It is muggy too  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 06:05 PM   #2 
  - CaliforniaPeggy I can guarantee that it won't end the way the  MadMaddie   Sep-13-09 06:12 PM   #4 
     - You are more meek and much milder than those of us from  Fire1   Sep-13-09 06:22 PM   #9 
        - If there was a draft you would have resistance  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 06:32 PM   #12 
        - Sure is especially when you saw it. No pictures of the  Fire1   Sep-13-09 06:43 PM   #13 
           - Which one of the many riots  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 06:54 PM   #14 
              - I specified no pictures of the 'resisstance,' meaning the  Fire1   Sep-13-09 07:03 PM   #15 
                 - Now that was a hell of a riot  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 07:06 PM   #16 
                    - Can't click on the pic. n/t  Fire1   Sep-13-09 07:11 PM   #18 
                       - weird, I'll give you the other link  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 07:16 PM   #19 
                          - Good pic! It DOES look familiar. "Quagmire" rings a bell. n/t  Fire1   Sep-13-09 07:21 PM   # 
                             - Yeah but if my BIL had not sent me that photo  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 07:24 PM   #21 
                                - I know I didn't see it in a paper. I'm thinking 20/20, Dateline or  Fire1   Sep-13-09 07:35 PM   #23 
        - You are probably right about the draft.  MadMaddie   Sep-14-09 12:29 AM   #24 
  - It may help when..  kentuck   Sep-13-09 06:11 PM   #3 
  - This has a hsitory, the cold phase started under Clinton  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 06:14 PM   #5 
     - What do you mean, nadin?  kentuck   Sep-13-09 06:16 PM   #6 
        - All Civil Wars have two phases, the cold phase  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 06:20 PM   #8 
           - I did read that the President gets 400 death threats per day..  kentuck   Sep-13-09 06:26 PM   #10 
              - Wouldn't shock me  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-13-09 06:30 PM   #11 
  - Beautiful day here! Church service was great too! Roasted  Fire1   Sep-13-09 06:16 PM   #7 
  - Thank gawd for football.  BlooInBloo   Sep-13-09 07:08 PM   #17 
     - Did you see the ending to that Broncos-Bengals game?  kentuck   Sep-13-09 07:21 PM   #20 
        - Nope - watched seahawks + crowd smoke the card, and the Cleveland Bradyquinns lose...  BlooInBloo   Sep-13-09 07:27 PM   #22 

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