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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
White racist Kentuckian denounces government, though it keeps him alive
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Jan. 13, 2014 5:06 p.m.



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With help from Beth Reinhold of the National Journal, Mark Karlin of Buzzflash expounds HERE on the problem of poor white Appalachian voters being lured into racial class warfare:

To understand Kentucky’s conflicted relationship with the federal government, 50 years after hosting President Johnson’s launch of the “War on Poverty,” is to meet Terry Rupe. The 63-year-old widower can’t remember the last time he voted for a Democrat, and he’s got nothing nice to say about President Obama. He’s also never had health insurance, although he started working at age 9. Since his wife’s death four years ago, he’s been ...

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