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Mr. President, There are Red and Blue States

lshort Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 3:32 PM
It's dynamic and whatever it is at any snapshot in time is deeply connected to the events in American history, both those directly impacting that state and those affecting the nation as a whole. It's a fascinating study, actually...the TV show "How the States Got Their Shapes" actually touches on some of that sometime.

At the 2004 Democratic Convention, Barack Obama was introduced to the world. His most well-known statement from that speech remains “There are no red states or blue states, just the United States.” Fortunately, President Obama was once again wrong and we will all benefit from the fact there truly is a divide.

Living in California, we feel that divide daily. Since 1998, this state has been run by left-wing Democrats only slightly diverted by the presence of the disastrous Arnold Schwarzenegger. With this election the residents have now given complete control of the state to left-wing Democrats. Not only are the...