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View Poll Results: Agree or disagree: When you demonize the other side, you make America a less civilized society
Strongly agree 28 62.22%
Somewhat agree 7 15.56%
Neither agree nor disagree 4 8.89%
Somewhat disagree 1 2.22%
Strongly disagree 5 11.11%
Voters: 45. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-30-2009, 03:33 AM
 
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Why not? Currently, more Americans call themselves independents than Democrats or Republicans.

Pollster.com: National Party Identification (ALL ADULTS)



You just couldn't stop yourself from turning it into an anti-liberal statement, could you...
who is in power right now? i am just dealing with the facts on the country as it stands right now.
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Old 07-30-2009, 03:40 AM
 
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who is in power right now? i am just dealing with the facts on the country as it stands right now.
You basically said that liberals are destroying this country. I read that as an opinion, not a fact.
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Old 07-30-2009, 04:26 AM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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I strongly disagree.
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Old 07-30-2009, 06:44 AM
 
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You basically said that liberals are destroying this country. I read that as an opinion, not a fact.
my exact statement was LIBERAL SPENDING is destroying this country.

liberal as in too much, too often, by too many people, UNCHECKED.
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Old 07-30-2009, 10:11 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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I'm not sure about civilized, but it certainly makes society less civil. I think it also lets people rationalize treating people who disagree like utter crap much more easily then thinking of them as another human being, anything is open when the opponent is evil.
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Old 07-30-2009, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Blankity-blank!
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Unless and until we actually do start seeing ourselves as part of one country in this together, until we start to recognize all our humanity, we are going to dissolve in destruction and violence. This is a very real and frightening possibility.

Lara M. Gardner: Stop Demonizing The Other Side's Supporters
What is the most civilized part of American society?
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