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Changing America

lutherlutheran Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 2:20 AM
Dear Cal, I have worked to eliminate race from the consciousness of Americans. My kind of white man supported women’s rights, civil rights and the equality of men. So now, as I see it, the general population voted against Romney because he represents the white man? How else to explain a vote against the best interests of the people? So now I stop. I stop fighting for the equality of minorities. Given the freedom of the vote, minorities wind up voting against the very people that gave them equality. This is the danger to freedom you obviously do not see. When people who have fought for minority freedoms get trampled to the liberal sense of race retribution, the minorities have made enemies of white man they hate. Racism in reverse.

"The color of the world is changing day by day." -- "Les Miserables," the musical

A look at the electoral map indicates the Republican Party won in square miles. Unfortunately for them, electoral votes, not landmass, won President Obama a second term. Analysis from the Center for Responsive Politics estimated that total spending on federal elections would peak at nearly $6 billion, an all-time record. This spending included ads that carpet bombed swing states; yet we are still an almost equally divided nation. But America is rapidly changing.

Historically, the losing party turns introspective and asks itself how to...