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Americans gobble up almost 100 million turkeys

According to an analysis of the 2012 Census of Agriculture, 45.3 million turkeys were sold in the 26 states that voted for President Barack Obama in the 2012 general election, while 50.4 million were sold in the 24 states that voted for Republican challenger Mitt Romney that year.  

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Fairness: The racial gap is pretty huge

The Pew Research Center found in 2013 that blacks are much more likely than whites to say that  blacks in their community were treated less fairly  in dealing with the police, in the courts, and in other contexts. 

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