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kairos12

(13,062 posts)
Tue Dec 4, 2012, 07:07 PM Dec 2012

Ronald Reagan and his Tea Party Zombies

Whenever I find myself in the unfortunate position of hearing anything about Reagan I do my best to ask the person if he or she remembers where, in all of these here United States, Reagan chose to give his first post convention speech in 1980. Uniformly they don't remember. That would be Philadelphia, Mississippi. Yes sir, the spot near which the civil rights workers were murdered in 1964. His theme, of course, was "States Rights."

As Rethug teabaggers try to strip away voting rights, LGBT rights, health care mandates, abortion rights, and apparently, today, the rights of the disabled in that Senate Vote, I always remember the hater political blood line of others who dare to be different, or less fortunate goes back a ways in time. Cold comfort, but a reality check.

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