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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 02:46 PM

Map lays out racist election tweets, most originated from southeast

Source: Daily News

"A flurry of racist tweets that followed President Barack Obama’s re-election came primarily from southern states, according to a map that geographically pinpointed the point of origin of the hate speech."

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/map-pinpoints-election-online-hate-tweets-article-1.1199402



Racist diehards were, unfortunately, encouraged by the GOP's dog-whistle tactics. I'm looking forward to the day when the Republican party takes a forceful stand against racism.

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Reply Map lays out racist election tweets, most originated from southeast (Original post)
Andy Stanton Nov 2012 OP
valerief Nov 2012 #1
Aristus Nov 2012 #18
lexx21 Nov 2012 #19
valerief Nov 2012 #21
loudsue Nov 2012 #2
BobbyBoring Nov 2012 #15
PossumSqueezins Nov 2012 #3
heaven05 Nov 2012 #4
AlbertCat Nov 2012 #5
Bluenorthwest Nov 2012 #11
Robeysays Nov 2012 #17
AlbertCat Nov 2012 #20
SemperEadem Nov 2012 #6
JPK Nov 2012 #9
theHandpuppet Nov 2012 #12
sakabatou Nov 2012 #7
frylock Nov 2012 #8
beachgirl2365 Nov 2012 #10
GodlessBiker Nov 2012 #13
DeSwiss Nov 2012 #14
cntrfthrs Nov 2012 #16
Eleanors38 Nov 2012 #22

Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 02:46 PM

1. It must really hurt to be that stupid. nt

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Response to valerief (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:17 PM

18. Stephen King once described life for a stupid person.

He wrote about a person "for whom life is nothing more than a moment-by-moment flow of sensory input."

No thought, no reason, no logic, no enlightenment or illumination, nothing to strive for, and no hope of betterment.

It must be a sad way to live...

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Response to valerief (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:08 AM

19. I was unfortunate enough to be raised by a redneck....

from the back woods of Winston Salem. He and his brothers would sit around and talk about "dropping the bum" among other things that made no logical sense. The women would sit in the kitchen and talk about getting their "har" done and how badly their kids were failing in school. When they looked at my mom she told them that I made great grades, which made my mom and I outcasts. She and I simply didn't fit in with their "norm".

Sometimes being an outcast is a good thing.

Anyway, he would yell at me for reading Byte magazine (back when it was actually written by engineers), or would imply that something was wrong with me for not being interested in sports. Basically he didn't like what he couldn't understand.

I understand the world of the stupid very well as a long term observer. They are ruled by their emotions and their genitalia. Their sense of pride comes from the kind of car that they drive, how much they can drink, or what their drinking buddies think of them.

All in all they are a very sad bunch, but easily led by the vile spew that the republican party pumps out.

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Response to lexx21 (Reply #19)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:18 PM

21. You were lucky to have an encouraging mother. I had neither.

Teachers tried to talk my mother in letting me be double-promoted (this was back in the fifties) but she thought it would interfere with my social life. In the projects. Eventually, you get beaten down and become what they expect of you--a loser. Of course, I had an edge. I was a loser already being female in the fifties. It takes a lot of years to undo that damage.

Not all the stupid people are in the South. The Northeast has its share, too.

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 02:49 PM

2. The republican party will never take a forceful stand against racism.

They wouldn't have any party members.

They'd have a party and nobody would show up!

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Response to loudsue (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:32 PM

15. It's kind of strange how things turn around

I was raised in Northern VA and remember when Harry F Byrd (D VA) shut down all the pubic schools when integration started.
At that time, Dems were more raciest than Rs. Never again (I hope)!

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:00 PM

3. This is shocking!

Racism from Republicans???? No way!

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:02 PM

4. the

rethugs need racism in their bag of tricks to keep us mistrustful and hating each other while they clean out the bank. Never happen.

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:26 PM

5. Population.

Were AZ and ND and WY and AK and OK....etc. not practically empty, they would look just like the South.

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Response to AlbertCat (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 04:03 PM

11. 6,482,505: population of Arizona. 2,978,512: Mississippi. 4,802,740 Alabama

How is Arizona practically empty? OK is also more populated than Mississippi, for what that's worth.

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Response to AlbertCat (Reply #5)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 10:58 PM

17. lol az? not populated?

 

more than 6 million of us. that's far off form WY, ND, and AK.

ps. The Phoenix metropolitan area (also known as the Valley of the Sun) is the 12th largest metro area by population in the United States with about 4.2 million people in 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and is one of the largest cities in the United States by land area.

Maricopa county which ranks fourth among the nation's counties and is greater than the population of 23 states.

for shits and gigs. (Maricopa County is also one of the largest counties in the United States by area having a land area greater than that of seven states.)

yeah.

us racists in az.

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Response to Robeysays (Reply #17)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:07 AM

20. Mea culpa...

.... it's just all those brochures that tell you to carry extra water and gas when you travel there.... doesn't make it sound very populated. I suppose it's just more concentrated than spread out.

And there are plenty of racists in AZ. In every state!

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:38 PM

6. interesting that both Alabama and Mississippi are in the top 10

of states which receive the most federal aid....

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Response to SemperEadem (Reply #6)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:43 PM

9. Re: State welfare

I'll bet most of the states in the top ten are in the south.

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Response to SemperEadem (Reply #6)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 04:48 PM

12. I wish the MSM would remind folks of this, and often

Maybe we should just fulfill their desires and cut them loose -- let's see how long they could survive without the hated federal government.

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:41 PM

7. They would never completely run-away from racism

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:42 PM

8. shocking

:-|

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:59 PM

10. I wonder how many of these racial tweeters are inbred?

 

More than likely they are swimming at the shallow end of the gene pool, and have been for a number of generations now,. (at least that is the case here in UT, ) but I think it would be an interesting study to see how many of them support and promote all that "Cuzin Luvin!"

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:23 PM

13. In other news, rats eat garbage.

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:53 PM

14. K&R

- These racist pigs are the remnants leftover from ''The Southern Strategy'' -- which turned out to be the unintended payment that was made in the form of Southern racist pigs being transferred to the Repuke Party, in order to and in exchange for cleaning them out of the Democratic Party with the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. It was Nixon's idea, for which the Democratic Party will be forever grateful to the bastard.......

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:56 PM

16. North Dakota

North Dakota.....as a Member of the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara tribal Nation...I am not surprised that my beautiful State is inhabitated by racists...I'm also sure their vitriolic vomit will continue to spew since the native Peoples vote in ND put Heidi Heitkamp in the Senate...BARACK AND HEIDI 2012!!!

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Response to Andy Stanton (Original post)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 04:40 PM

22. Thank god posters in this thread don't use intolerance and stereotyping...

to characterize tens of millions of people.

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