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Know Nothing Politics

Know-nothingism is the insistence there are simple, brute- force, instant-gratification answers to every problem. The party's de facto slogan has become "Real men don't think things through. Republicans believe tweedy intellectuals cause all the trouble.
to read Paul Krugman's article published in: Spiegel, 8/8/2008, click on
 http://www.spiegel.de/international/0,1518,570800,00.html

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