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The South, the Shutdown, Healthcare— Lord, help us!

The implementation of the Affordable Healthcare Act and the subsequent government shutdown have drawn out all sorts of boogeymen, a plethora of Doomsday prophecies, and a multitude of defiant oppositional gestures. While nothing changes, blame is being assigned at an astounding rate. Not a region to be left out of political controversy, the Deep South has its role to play, too. On Monday, October 7, Salon.com ran an article titled “Shutdown shows the Civil War never ended.” This very crafty argument weaves its way around comparing the modern American culture war… Read more The South, the Shutdown, Healthcare— Lord, help us!