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Lars39 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-01-03 12:26 PM
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12. The ultimate impact of the continuing urbanization and immigration
is that some of the southern towns 'ways of doing things' is being incremently changed. The newcomers don't put up with the oft-time stagnant status quo; they tend to be progressives. I've been seeing this in the town I live in now for at least the past 5 years. The natives are getting dissatisfied with being perceived as backwards and are making progress, albeit slow progress. Education and awareness are still the keys to progress.
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  -Number of 'Southerners' declining rmpalmer  Oct-01-03 11:37 AM   #0 
  - Well the US is changing and so is the south!  Nottingham   Oct-01-03 11:50 AM   #1 
  - Well, I guess I'm different.  seasat   Oct-01-03 11:51 AM   #2 
  - Me too!  SharonAnn   Oct-01-03 12:27 PM   #13 
     - Me & I can say that I am proud...  surfermaw   Oct-01-03 04:41 PM   #31 
  - Southerner here too.  jchild   Oct-01-03 11:56 AM   #3 
  - NO! Not Ever!  yankeeinlouisiana   Oct-01-03 12:17 PM   #9 
  - Funny, but the Los Angeles area  kskiska   Oct-01-03 12:28 PM   #14 
  - Wow......Maybe they are becoming embarrassed.  goforit   Oct-01-03 11:58 AM   #4 
  - I'm embarassed for anti-South bigots  syrinx9999   Oct-01-03 12:01 PM   #5 
     - Oh goody, another South-bashing thread.  Ripley   Oct-01-03 12:09 PM   #7 
     - Ripley, I have met the enemy, and it is us!  syrinx9999   Oct-01-03 12:23 PM   #11 
        - anti-"southerner" is just anti-"confederate..." it is healthy as...  expatriot   Oct-01-03 12:39 PM   #15 
     - There's an easy solution  chascarrillo   Oct-01-03 12:44 PM   #17 
        - ?  syrinx9999   Oct-01-03 01:07 PM   #20 
  - I was born in Tennessee  Dufaeth   Oct-01-03 12:08 PM   #6 
  - this is the 2003  syrinx9999   Oct-01-03 01:14 PM   #22 
  - North Carolinian  SpankieJane   Oct-01-03 01:36 PM   #25 
  - I am very liberal, in fact almost socialist, and am a southerner  schultzee   Oct-01-03 12:13 PM   #8 
  - geograhically you are but not ideologically...  expatriot   Oct-01-03 12:42 PM   #16 
  - "yankees"  Romulus   Oct-01-03 12:18 PM   #10 
  - The ultimate impact of the continuing urbanization and immigration  Lars39   Oct-01-03 12:26 PM   #12 
  - I am a Yankee through and through but all my ancestors fought for the Rebs  expatriot   Oct-01-03 12:47 PM   #18 
  - I Am Also A  Cambist   Oct-01-03 12:55 PM   #19 
  - Southerners is not a dirty word...  Evil_Dewers   Oct-01-03 01:08 PM   #21 
  - not all of us, sweetpea  SouthernDaisy   Oct-01-03 01:16 PM   #23 
     - Personally, driving around Jackson....  Rowdyboy   Oct-01-03 01:28 PM   #24 
     - sure. no gun racks or confederate flags here in baton rouge  enki23   Oct-01-03 02:05 PM   #28 
     - Hi southernDaisy!!  newyawker99   Oct-01-03 02:46 PM   #29 
  - It's what I've been saying.  The Backlash Cometh   Oct-01-03 01:50 PM   #26 
  - Let them do their little studies and say what they will  dbt   Oct-01-03 02:04 PM   #27 
  - I'm a Hoosier!  blackcat77   Oct-01-03 04:31 PM   #30 
  - Off the top of my head  tex46   Oct-01-03 05:04 PM   #32 
 

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