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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 20, 2011, 12:19 PM

5. This is Nixon's legacy

The southern strategy of the conservatives was racist. Even they admit it.

Reagan ramped up this strategy with the zero tolerance "War on Drugs" which is a huge failure in terms of cost/benefit across a spectrum of costs and benefits.

Reagan's War on Drugs was, in effect, a call to endless war on the American people. We continue to see the way in which his policies began an assault on Constitutional rights that has continued with the Patriot Act.

Any time someone says he or she is a conservative and blathers about the Constitution - I have to wonder why they have supported candidates who continually undermine the constitution in order to engage in voter suppression.

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