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Old 06-26-2013, 11:08 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by badfast View Post
The people's press link highlights the ignorance of Americans. A fundamental misunderstanding of the ideologies of liberalism and conservatism and the systems of socialism and capitalism. If you are an American and believe in the Constitution you are a liberal--brush up on your Locke, Hobbes, and Rights of Man. But the political education of America is composed of sound bytes and bumper stickers.
Ignorant Americans decide elections. People actively following things like we do are a distinct and small minority.
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