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Divided Slates Of America

The United States has divided slates
along strict party lines.
Pragmatic practice for the world atlas
each side vaguely defines.

The conservatives have preservatives
for restricting free choice.
Moral decisions create collisions
with any other voice.

The liberal camps have taxation cramps
for their social programs.
Government control will hard-earned cash dole
and choose who gets grand-slams.

The parties confound solid middle-ground
as an alternative.
Democracy fights for everyone's rights
so all "live and let live."
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