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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

Biggbear51 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 7:39 AM
I must agree with your critique of this Mr. Barone Since I was a little boy things have not been the same. It is sad that my offspring will not get to know the America I did as a child. I often find myself longing for times before my birth as i know they were tougher but certainly more morally and valuistically just to say the least. That is very likely why my wife and I decide to live in the rural area's of our state.
Texas Chris Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:39 AM
BB, you should want your kids to experience freedom, be it in "America" or whatever state, county, or city they live in.

You know who won the election (or whether we face another Florida 2000), and as I write I don't.

But whether Barack Obama is re-elected to a second term or Mitt Romney is elected the 45th president, the contours of their support during this fiercely fought campaign show that we live in Two Americas.

The culturally cohesive America of the 1950s that some of us remember, usually glossing over racial segregation and the civil rights movement, is no longer with us and hasn't been for some time.

That was an America of universal media, in which everyone watched one of three...