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Response to byeya (Reply #9)

Mon Jul 8, 2013, 10:42 AM

14. We've been here since 2000. Remember, NC went for Obama in 2008

so, the majority of people really aren't Jesse Helms clones.

More people voted in 2012 for Dem candidates to the House of Representatives
but due to the gerrymandering by Repubs after the 2010 election, Repubs ended
up elected by about a 2 to 1 margin.

There are a lot of moderates in the state. They bought the McCrory BS that he
was a moderate and are now sorry they did.

The Moral Monday protesters are not all left leaning Dems. There are people
joining in who say they've voted Republican their entire lives.

Unfortunately, we are stuck with the gang of right wing zealots until 2014.
NC is one of 12 states without access to recall.

High education/high population counties like Durham, Orange, Buncombe, Wake and Mecklenburg
consistently vote Democratic.

So while I would agree with you that there are too many Jesse Helms clones in the state
I wouldn't go so far as to call the entire state a cesspool. But if you wanted to apply
that description to the current General Assembly, I would agree with you!

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