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GOP Could Use the Whiskey the Tea Party Drinks

Steve of CA Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 9:20 PM
If you subtract the southern Democrats, who were *mostly* conservative, the support for the CRA was about the same between the two parties.And it was not LBJ but Goldwater who as the standard bearer of the party opposed it. Today what opposition there is to the CRA comes from Republicans such as Rand Paul.

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