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Red & Blue...Or Just Shades Of Purple?

I spend a lot of time looking for stories for posts here at C&L that I think are important, relevant to the current political environment and gene

I spend a lot of time looking for stories for posts here at C&L that I think are important, relevant to the current political environment and generally ignored by mainstream media.

But the truth of the matter is that it becomes very discouraging at times to read articles and reports that seem to constantly focus on the divide our country. So a little reminder from the first broadcast of Katie Couric's Evening News freeSpeech segment, that while the focus may be on the extremes, most of us find ourselves pretty comfortably in the middle...And Hannity, O'Reilly, Scarborough and others? That would make us the mainstream.

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