How nutty are they going to get?

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    I just spoke with a Republican relation of mine. She is taking this election very hard. She firmly believes the Obama is a Muslim terrorist and a Communist. According to her, the free world is coming to an end.

    When I tried to calm her down and mentioned that I would have perferred Joe Biden, she declared that he was even worse.

    I'm scared to even speak to a few other Republican relatives of mine (several of whom didn't even call me two days ago on my 50th birthday - no doubtedly because I'm an Obama supporter.)

    These people are genuinely scared. They have taken all the extreme negative propaganda that was tossed around during this election as the Bible truth.

    The more level headed Republicans out there really need to start calming these people down.
     
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    Nothing can be done to calm them. My in-laws are ready to leave.
     
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    Where are they going?
     
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    Who knows. Probably Alaska to join the AIP Party.
     
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    That's just silly. Personally I'm working on a Cindy Sheehan type persona. I wanna travel the country protesting on someone else's dime. Lot's of media attention and stuff. Only problem so far is that Obama has never done anything so it's tough to get traction.
     
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    LOL, I'm sure you'll miss them...
     
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    This is why fear campaigning worked on them when Rove tapped into it 8 and 4 years ago. I think some people are wired, simple as that, to see in black and white and fear gets them into a single minded modality, period. Other people are wired to see grey.
     
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    Happy Birthday, enjoy it! You are going to die. J/K. Hyperbole is the norm in the days following an election, but you know that, you're OLD. ;)
     
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    Unless Obama makes a MAJOR reach across the table, the divide between the sides will get a lot worse. I see the same thing being said on my end. Homeschooling parents looking at taking their kids into hiding out of the coming changes in schooling laws. Others are arming themselves. Several have decided to close their businesses by the end of the year and lay off all of their employees.
     
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    You know it's kinda weird. After the response on this board yesterday from most Republicans after Obama won, I thought "what a gracious bunch of people", because most of them were congratulatory, unlike the likes of myself and quite a few other lefties who were ungracious when Bush won. Then I hear stories like CW's and AH's and think maybe I jumped the gun.....
     

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