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Political Map: Does Geography Shape Your Ideology? (TEXT and AUDIO)

Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, conservatives, liberals, geography, community, society, humans, interesting )

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The political map of America changes, but it doesn't change very quickly. Massachusetts was a reliably liberal state decades ago and still is. The South is still the South. This raises the question of why it is that certain areas come to be reliably...

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Yvonne White (229)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 4:12 pm
That's kinda scarey..

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 5:26 pm
Well, out and out radicals such as myself are more comfortable in Vermont than they are in Arizona.

Laurie H (817)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 6:48 pm
Very interesting take on location, location!!!~ Thank you for this share Carrie~~`

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 8:26 pm
Not a bit.....both parties are the problem

. (0)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 1:06 am
I wish it wasn't so, but I do feel pressure by society can make life either a heaven or a hell for the free thinker.

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 1:17 pm
Noted. Interesting--thanks, Carrie.
I believe Betsy Bee is up north in the Phx. area. We are quite "Progressive" here in Tucson, compared to Phx. Although there is a mixture throughout our state, due to gerrymandering & the strong conservative media push, we are controlled by the GOP. Hoping to change that very soon, though. The voices from So. AZ are getting louder and stronger. Trouble is the Koch money and the State Policy Network, along with devoutly religious groups like Catholics & Mormons. No matter where you live---Don't Give Up!

Terry King (113)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 5:31 pm
I have finally found the place I was built to inhabit. After moving to the Mendocino coast last year, I can't imagine living anywhere else. I have been a Marxist since High school and many of my neighbors are farther left than I am.

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 7:40 pm
i HAVE A DIFFERENT TAKE ON THE WHOLE SITUATION OF RED AND BLUE STATES.I has to do with what your family believes in and more than likely, unless you are a free thinker, you will vote the same as them.
Thanks Carrie.

Terry King (113)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 7:50 pm
I wish that were true Elizabeth. Two of my children grew up to be conservative Christians..... Imagine my chagrin!

Carrie B (306)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 8:10 pm
Children often take the opposite path of their parents. I have one who doesn't care, one who is conservative, and one who is liberal , but not as liberal as we are.
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