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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #27)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 10:56 AM

29. We're all in the same boat.

It's not fair to demand people from blue areas to trundle into red areas and proselytize. That wouldn't work anyway. But our indulgence in culture war issues divides us as Americans and weakens the most important and powerful coalition there is: the 99%. There has already been one post in this thread that mentions guns. Every time that happens pro and anti gun lobbyists cash registers ring.

Political issues are just another market, and people's emotions are just another natural resource. When we get sidetracked by ersatz culture war issues be they guns or religion we become colonialized not by region but by class.

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