An interesting link

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  1. Not_hard_to_find

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    Professor Joseph Olson of Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul,
    Minnesota, points out some interesting facts concerning the most recent
    Presidential election:
    Population of counties won by:
    Gore=127 million
    Bush=143 million
    Square miles of land won by:
    Gore=580,000
    Bush=2,2427,000
    States won by:
    Gore=19
    Bush=29
    Murder rate per 100,000 residents in counties won by:
    Gore=13.2
    Bush=2.1
    Professor Olson adds:
    "In aggregate, the map of the territory Bush won was mostly the land
    owned by the tax-paying citizens of this great country. Gore's territory
    mostly
    encompassed those citizens living in government-owned tenements and
    living off government welfare..."
    Olson believes the U.S. is now somewhere between the "complacency and
    apathy" phase of Professor Tyler's definition of democracy; with some 40
    percent of the nation's population already having reached the
    "governmental dependency" phase.
     
  3. Magnetic Poles

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    Doesn't anybody ever check this stuff out before posting it as truth? Also, Gore didn't run in the last presidential election, Kerry did.

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/tyler.asp

    Most of this is wrong, fabricated, and the professor cited as the source is not the source at all.
     

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