When Do We Become Too Polarized?

 

Over on the Member Feed, Colin B Lane asks if we’ve reached a point where the ideological chasm between liberals and conservatives is so deep that we’re essentially living in two different realities. Here’s an interesting geographical cognate from the Guardian:

There is one Republican governor left in New England: Paul LePage of Maine, and one Democratic governor in the old south: Mike Beebe of Arkansas. LePage only won 38% of the vote in 2010 and would have lost had his competitors not split the vote. Polling shows he’s incredibly vulnerable in 2014. Beebe is required by term limits to step down in 2014, and Republicans are favored to win his seat.

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I am ambivalent about benefit concerts which seem to be getting more frequent and taking place quite soon after every major storm and natural disaster. Ideally it’s for a good cause and as long as help is getting to the right people then I’m all for it. What I fear is not bad motives but […]

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A pre-existing condition health insurance program established by Obamacare is already straining its own budget and, to control costs, the administration’s Health and Human Services Department (HHS) has stopped enrolling any new people in the program, according to an audit by the General Accountability Office (GAO). So begins a story on CNSNews today. Rationing has […]

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