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pullyourheadout Donating Member (18 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-15-03 03:31 PM
Response to Reply #104
106. I am a Democrat and am offended by this.
Aren't you?
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  -Gringo is an anti-southern bigot Gringo  Aug-15-03 01:21 PM   #0 
  - let me understand  ma4t   Aug-15-03 01:26 PM   #1 
  - yep....  stopthegop   Aug-15-03 01:29 PM   #5 
  - Good point ma4t...  kentuck   Aug-15-03 01:29 PM   #7 
     - "racism,religious extremism, poverty, and good old boy corruption"  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 01:32 PM   #10 
        - or San Francisco, or New York, or L.A.  dirk   Aug-15-03 01:40 PM   #22 
  - Why are we so defensive?  bamademo   Aug-15-03 01:26 PM   #2 
  - No bubbles bursting here  Gringo   Aug-15-03 01:33 PM   #11 
  - I'm not from the south but one thing in your post bothered me....  vi5   Aug-15-03 01:26 PM   #3 
  - What's A Woman With A Mullet?  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 01:30 PM   #8 
  - A realy bad, outdated hair cut......  vi5   Aug-15-03 01:35 PM   #14 
  - that's a very intolerant statement then.  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 01:58 PM   #38 
  - Who's to say that the original poster is very educated?  mitchum   Aug-15-03 05:11 PM   #162 
  - I don't find women in mullets amusing at all  Gringo   Aug-15-03 01:37 PM   #17 
  - you might want to find another word  binaryline   Aug-15-03 02:32 PM   #57 
     - I apologize if that word is offensive.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:37 PM   #60 
  - Hard to imagine great leftists of the past critiquing the hairstyles  QC   Aug-15-03 11:17 PM   #202 
     - I'm no "Great Leftist" just a little guy on a librul board.  Gringo   Aug-16-03 03:03 PM   #216 
  - ...  bicentennial_baby   Aug-15-03 01:29 PM   #4 
  - One of my favorite news photos of racism and hate in action is from MA  markus   Aug-15-03 01:51 PM   #32 
     - That was then...this is now  RationalRose   Aug-15-03 02:15 PM   #49 
     - It probably is, but much of the country (and not just the south)  markus   Aug-15-03 02:43 PM   #65 
     - You're right, just spen one minute w/ my grandparents  breezygirl   Aug-15-03 07:43 PM   #191 
  - I'm not in denial about it  Skittles   Aug-15-03 01:29 PM   #6 
  - Oh, a number of reasons  dbaker41   Aug-15-03 01:30 PM   #9 
  - Martin Luther King  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 01:34 PM   #13 
  - Didn't he also say...  zoidberg   Aug-15-03 01:39 PM   #20 
  - LBJ  wryter2000   Aug-15-03 01:47 PM   #28 
  - Militant Leftist Southerner Here  Dob Bole   Aug-15-03 11:14 PM   #201 
  - The Klan marches in CT too  RationalRose   Aug-15-03 01:36 PM   #15 
  - Excellent points.  Ripley   Aug-15-03 01:38 PM   #18 
  - At one point  wryter2000   Aug-15-03 01:46 PM   #26 
  - I'm in the south and I can't stand southerners either.  cat_girl25   Aug-15-03 01:33 PM   #12 
  - Did you also notice a whole lot of  GumboYaYa   Aug-15-03 01:36 PM   #16 
  - I saw a lot of African Americans  Gringo   Aug-15-03 01:47 PM   #27 
     - Just because you saw a confederate flag  Ripley   Aug-15-03 01:55 PM   #33 
     - Not "a" confederate flag  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:10 PM   #47 
        - It's a 1st Amendment issue  mantis49   Aug-16-03 12:07 AM   #204 
           - Of course they have the right to fly it.  Gringo   Aug-16-03 03:09 PM   #218 
     - Gringo, I don't think you are an anti-Southern bigot.  GumboYaYa   Aug-15-03 02:44 PM   #67 
     - I like your reply.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:57 PM   #71 
     - LOL, I apologize  GumboYaYa   Aug-15-03 03:15 PM   #86 
     - This is an argument you can't win as evidenced by the following reply.  brigadoon   Aug-15-03 03:47 PM   #114 
     - Gringo  HFishbine   Aug-15-03 03:13 PM   #84 
  - Northerners...why such jackasses?  ScotTissue   Aug-15-03 01:38 PM   #19 
  - Duh - I'm from Texas.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 01:51 PM   #31 
     - I love NYC too  ScotTissue   Aug-15-03 01:56 PM   #36 
        - I have to agree there  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:01 PM   #40 
           - Um  5thGenDemocrat   Aug-15-03 02:04 PM   #43 
  - Look for a relationship between aggressiveness and defensiveness  carolinayellowdog   Aug-15-03 01:39 PM   #21 
  - ill tell you why  Kamika   Aug-15-03 01:41 PM   #23 
  - I've spent a LOT of time in the south  Gringo   Aug-15-03 01:55 PM   #35 
     - Scapegoating?  carolinayellowdog   Aug-15-03 02:02 PM   #41 
     - Carolinayellowdog, I think you hit the nail on the head.  TNDemo   Aug-15-03 02:59 PM   #72 
     - Most white people have racist relatives.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:08 PM   #80 
     - Really? wow  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:09 PM   #81 
     - If you are white, and claim to not have a single racist relative,  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:17 PM   #88 
        - Well, I don't--so I must be a liar.  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:18 PM   #92 
           - You probably are a liar  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:21 PM   #93 
              - I'm speechless  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:22 PM   #95 
                 - You're hardly speechless  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:26 PM   #101 
                    - It's doing more than yours  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:28 PM   #102 
                       - Yeah, Rush likes to give dems advice on his show, too.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:34 PM   #107 
                          - I am a Democrat  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:35 PM   #109 
     - I don't have any racist relatives.  TNDemo   Aug-15-03 03:21 PM   #94 
     - You're probably a liar <sarcasm>  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:25 PM   #99 
     - well i should know  Kamika   Aug-15-03 04:27 PM   #134 
        - Bullshit.  BillyBunter   Aug-16-03 01:15 AM   #206 
     - carolina  5thGenDemocrat   Aug-15-03 03:51 PM   #117 
     - Maybe they are - so what if they are?  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:05 PM   #76 
     - Gringo is right.  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 04:24 PM   #133 
        - you really think that 90% of the radio stations  Iris   Aug-15-03 04:29 PM   #135 
        - he is NOT right  Kamika   Aug-15-03 04:30 PM   #136 
        - he is Very right  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 04:36 PM   #139 
           - what are you on about  Kamika   Aug-15-03 04:37 PM   #140 
           - LOL....right  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 04:48 PM   #147 
              - ookay  Kamika   Aug-15-03 04:50 PM   #148 
              - Apparently he was.....  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 04:54 PM   #152 
                 - Im willing to bet  Kamika   Aug-15-03 05:15 PM   #166 
                    - Lots of interracial couples at my kids schools.  TNDemo   Aug-15-03 06:21 PM   #183 
                    - Denial  niceypoo   Aug-16-03 11:50 AM   #209 
                       - So are we talking northern/southern or rural/urban disctinctions here?  QC   Aug-16-03 11:52 AM   #210 
                    - And Pigs can fly  niceypoo   Aug-16-03 11:47 AM   #207 
              - Oh wait, I forgot...one anecdote is theory in your world.  Ripley   Aug-15-03 04:51 PM   #150 
                 - Maybe they remember they weren't treated so well up there, either  Iris   Aug-15-03 04:55 PM   #153 
                 - And don't forget "Ghosts of Mississippi"  dbaker41   Aug-15-03 06:51 PM   #185 
           - You are showing your true colors.  Ripley   Aug-15-03 04:47 PM   #145 
        - I think you need to read my post #67.  GumboYaYa   Aug-15-03 04:34 PM   #138 
        - He didnt paint you as a racist.  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 04:41 PM   #141 
           - Well, he did in an way he probably didn't realize and you  GumboYaYa   Aug-15-03 04:48 PM   #146 
              - What Gringo did  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 04:53 PM   #151 
                 - You are not paying attention to what we are saying.  GumboYaYa   Aug-15-03 05:03 PM   #157 
        - The North can be just as racist as the South  breezygirl   Aug-15-03 07:50 PM   #192 
     - If you don't associate  helleborient   Aug-15-03 02:45 PM   #69 
  - I think most folks get defensive when they are attacked  AverageJoe   Aug-15-03 01:43 PM   #24 
  - I'd just as soon he NOT come for another visit.  dbaker41   Aug-15-03 01:48 PM   #29 
  - Maybe it's because we're more sensitive to subject-verb agreement...  Pompitous_Of_Love   Aug-15-03 01:46 PM   #25 
  - LOL!  dirk   Aug-15-03 01:55 PM   #34 
  - I Just Spit Water All Over My Monitor  PopSixSquish   Aug-15-03 03:24 PM   #98 
  - I apologize for my grammatical faux pas  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:30 PM   #105 
     - Not a Freeper at all, just tired of this leftist attitude.  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:34 PM   #108 
        - Did I say you were a freeper?  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:40 PM   #111 
        - Not a freeper but tired of leftists?  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 04:46 PM   #143 
  - Seems to me  5thGenDemocrat   Aug-15-03 01:51 PM   #30 
  - I grew up in that area!  tnlefty   Aug-15-03 02:18 PM   #50 
     - Chickamauga's a beautiful place  5thGenDemocrat   Aug-15-03 02:27 PM   #55 
  - LOL! Gringo - you create your own weather  supernova   Aug-15-03 01:57 PM   #37 
  - gringo, way to piss them off.  indie   Aug-15-03 01:59 PM   #39 
  - or maybe he came across  stopthegop   Aug-15-03 02:05 PM   #44 
  - you guys are great  indie   Aug-15-03 02:24 PM   # 
     - snort  ulysses   Aug-15-03 03:17 PM   #91 
     - Yankee?  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 04:44 PM   #142 
     - Southerners are yankees too  drdigi420   Aug-15-03 04:58 PM   #154 
     - you left out "stupid asshole"  fishnfla   Aug-15-03 05:09 PM   #160 
  - Why are you in favor of liberal Southerners at DU being  carolinayellowdog   Aug-15-03 02:05 PM   #45 
  - i'm from the north  indie   Aug-15-03 02:14 PM   #48 
  - If Suggesting A Group Of People Are Corrupt , Racist, and Extreme  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 02:20 PM   #52 
     - he didn't suggest those things  indie   Aug-15-03 02:38 PM   #62 
     - Did you read the "seminal" post?  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:43 PM   #64 
  - really. It's hard enough being liberal here without this.  Iris   Aug-15-03 04:31 PM   #137 
     - Without this?  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 05:00 PM   #155 
        - its hard cuz  Kamika   Aug-15-03 05:25 PM   #172 
        - "nicey"poo - I'd like to know  Iris   Aug-15-03 07:17 PM   #190 
  - Maybe I'm just flame-baiting  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:06 PM   #46 
     - Anger about racism  carolinayellowdog   Aug-15-03 02:19 PM   #51 
     - I dunno...  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:26 PM   #54 
     - If Only Southerners Are Racist  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 02:24 PM   #53 
     - Most segregated metro areas are in the Great Lakes region  carolinayellowdog   Aug-15-03 02:29 PM   #56 
     - I certainly would never say that  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:33 PM   #59 
     - Obviously Sunday isn't enough that's why you're hearing it on the radio  tnlefty   Aug-15-03 02:32 PM   #58 
     - Oh that reminds me - THE MASSAGE PARLORS!  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:40 PM   #63 
        - And what positives did you see?  helleborient   Aug-15-03 02:43 PM   #66 
        - Please read the original post -  Gringo   Aug-15-03 02:55 PM   #70 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-15-03 03:11 PM   #83 
        - every ten miles huh?  fishnfla   Aug-15-03 05:14 PM   #163 
           - F@$% ALL of you people calling me a liar.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 05:44 PM   #176 
     - Strange---  Heddi   Aug-15-03 03:59 PM   #122 
     - I drive a lot in the south.  Ripley   Aug-15-03 04:06 PM   #128 
        - Take a drive from Seattle to Spokane, or Idaho  Heddi   Aug-15-03 05:16 PM   #168 
     - Of course, you are  mitchum   Aug-15-03 05:14 PM   #165 
  - Duh. People don't appreciate bigoted generalizations (n/t)  LizW   Aug-15-03 02:02 PM   #42 
  - Is the tension that created the Liberty City riots in Miami  helleborient   Aug-15-03 02:37 PM   #61 
  - Is The Tension That Created The L A Riots in California  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 02:45 PM   #68 
  - Don't know how to answer that.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:00 PM   #73 
     - My point was if you use the same lens for Miami  helleborient   Aug-15-03 03:48 PM   #115 
  - Some days I just want to say, "Cut them loose."  alcuno   Aug-15-03 03:00 PM   #74 
  - I Guess You Weren't In Chicago  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 03:08 PM   #78 
  - Why north to south? Seniors like the weather and taxes.  alcuno   Aug-15-03 04:00 PM   #123 
  - I'm from Illinois  helleborient   Aug-15-03 03:51 PM   #116 
  - Ah, you shoulda gone to N'wawlins  markus   Aug-15-03 03:05 PM   #75 
  - ulysses just thinks  ulysses   Aug-15-03 03:05 PM   #77 
  - Assholes like this are why the Democrat Party is in the MINORITY  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:08 PM   #79 
  - The majority of registered voters are still democrats buddy  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:14 PM   #85 
  - Wow, I like stars and bars and blackface? You're so intelligent.  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:17 PM   #90 
  - the what?  bicentennial_baby   Aug-15-03 03:24 PM   #97 
     - Attitudes like his make it hard to say "Democratic"  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:26 PM   #100 
        - Oops, did the mask slip a little there, spanky?  gratuitous   Aug-15-03 03:30 PM   #104 
           - I am a Democrat and am offended by this.  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:31 PM   #106 
              - "We" are all democrats here.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:38 PM   #110 
              - I am a middle of the road Democrat  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:41 PM   #112 
              - I think you meant Max Cleland, not McClellan  dbaker41   Aug-15-03 11:29 PM   #203 
              - No  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 05:14 PM   #164 
  - Another excluded middle fallacy  carolinayellowdog   Aug-15-03 03:11 PM   #82 
  - The only bigot I met in the South recently was my brother-in-law  AlinPA   Aug-15-03 03:16 PM   #87 
  - Maybe you should visit GA then  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:23 PM   #96 
     - Maybe you should visit Gringo then.  QC   Aug-16-03 12:20 PM   #212 
  - How Come the First Black Governor  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 03:17 PM   #89 
  - The thing that you don't seem to realize  notmypresident   Aug-15-03 03:29 PM   #103 
  - exactly  SheepyMcSheepster   Aug-15-03 04:01 PM   #124 
  - you just hit the nail on the head  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 05:16 PM   #167 
  - could you give names and locations of these stores?  Iris   Aug-15-03 03:43 PM   #113 
  - I Live In FL and Travel The South Frequently  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 03:57 PM   #121 
     - yes. From reading these threads, you'd think  Iris   Aug-15-03 04:02 PM   #125 
        - Please, what BS  Gringo   Aug-15-03 04:07 PM   #129 
           - what town in GA? What kind of gas station? Was it locally owned?  Iris   Aug-15-03 04:14 PM   #130 
           - I'm Driving From Orlando To Charleston  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 04:51 PM   #149 
           - I've lived in AR most of my life and have no idea what youre refering to  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 04:15 PM   #131 
  - I'm bowing out  Gringo   Aug-15-03 03:52 PM   #118 
  - No, I bashed you too.  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 03:54 PM   #119 
     - I am going to nap now  Gringo   Aug-15-03 04:04 PM   #126 
        - I thought you were leaving?  pullyourheadout   Aug-15-03 04:05 PM   #127 
        - If racisim is a "sickness endemic" to ther places besides the South,  Iris   Aug-15-03 04:16 PM   #132 
  - My recent trip to Memphis  helleborient   Aug-15-03 03:57 PM   #120 
  - Atlanta is the one exception in the south  drdigi420   Aug-15-03 04:47 PM   #144 
  - It's Transplanted Yankees Living In Them There Burbs  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 05:03 PM   #156 
  - you got it. And why are they there?  Iris   Aug-16-03 12:13 PM   #211 
  - What about Chapel Hill, Carrboro, New Orleans, Athens, etc..?  mitchum   Aug-15-03 05:19 PM   #170 
  - I love how this thread plays out  anti_shrub   Aug-15-03 05:04 PM   #158 
  - did you love this part too?  fishnfla   Aug-15-03 05:18 PM   #169 
     - He didnt say that.  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 05:28 PM   #174 
        - The message is clear  fishnfla   Aug-15-03 05:52 PM   #180 
  - That's why I head north.  Clete   Aug-15-03 05:04 PM   #159 
  - Seriously... I think Southerners are discriminated against  mkregel   Aug-15-03 05:10 PM   #161 
  - Dang nice flame Gringo :-)  nothingshocksmeanymore   Aug-15-03 05:20 PM   #171 
  - Oh My F-ing God  Gringo   Aug-15-03 05:49 PM   #177 
  - This is a stupid thread on both sides  SweetZombieJesus   Aug-15-03 05:27 PM   #173 
  - OK I'M WRONG, Gringo is WRONG  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 05:34 PM   #175 
     - Christ, learn to read  SweetZombieJesus   Aug-15-03 05:50 PM   #178 
     - Pointing out southern racists  niceypoo   Aug-15-03 06:17 PM   #182 
     - I Didn't Know It Was Bull Connor  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-15-03 05:58 PM   #181 
  - People see wwhat they want to see  Northwind   Aug-15-03 05:52 PM   #179 
  - "...racism, religious extremism, poverty and good-old-boy corruption..."  buddhamama   Aug-15-03 06:30 PM   #184 
  - At first, I thought your post was putting us on, or maybe just testing.  TacticalPeak   Aug-15-03 06:57 PM   #186 
  - Poetry.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 07:08 PM   #188 
  - Thanks, Gringo.  TacticalPeak   Aug-15-03 09:43 PM   #195 
     - Ya Gotta Stop  OrdinaryTa   Aug-15-03 09:51 PM   #196 
        - All of us in all states need to do better electorally against Repugs...  TacticalPeak   Aug-15-03 10:58 PM   #200 
           - Voting Reflects A People's Values  OrdinaryTa   Aug-16-03 12:33 AM   #205 
              - Or anger with the status quo  helleborient   Aug-16-03 03:13 PM   #220 
  - Why The South Gets No Respect  OrdinaryTa   Aug-15-03 09:12 PM   #194 
  - The south is full of stereotyped individuals.  aquaman   Aug-15-03 07:01 PM   #187 
  - Yeah, that's the way, keep on kickin' him after he's thrown in the towel.  Gringo   Aug-15-03 07:10 PM   #189 
  - The fact is, folks, that the whole argument is completely stupid  breezygirl   Aug-15-03 08:14 PM   #193 
  - I hear where you are coming from Gringo. You meant well.  cat_girl25   Aug-15-03 10:06 PM   #197 
  - as a gay , I've avoided the south like the Plague  mitchtv   Aug-15-03 10:26 PM   #199 
  - too, bad.  Iris   Aug-16-03 11:49 AM   #208 
     - my meskin-murkin in laws went to GA last year  mitchtv   Aug-16-03 02:17 PM   #213 
        - what's your point?  Iris   Aug-16-03 02:27 PM   #214 
  - For many it's simply because it's unfamiliar  helleborient   Aug-16-03 03:07 PM   #217 
  - "Gringo" means "foreigner" in Spanish  sal   Aug-15-03 10:14 PM   #198 
  - Perjorative or not - I am applying it to myself  Gringo   Aug-16-03 02:56 PM   #215 
     - Not wanting to flame or defend rednecks  helleborient   Aug-16-03 03:10 PM   #219 
     - "taking pride in identification with rural or small town areas..."  cat_girl25   Aug-16-03 03:50 PM   #221 
     - Oh, another former El Pasoan!  Piltdown13   Aug-16-03 04:31 PM   #222 
        - Grew up in E. Texas (Beaumont) til I was 10  Gringo   Aug-16-03 04:38 PM   #223 
           - I'm never surprised at people's reactions  Piltdown13   Aug-16-03 04:56 PM   #224 
  - Are there any Black people participating in this thread?  Isome   Aug-16-03 05:24 PM   #225 
     - What a great (and long) post.  Gringo   Aug-16-03 05:38 PM   #226 
        - *lol*  Isome   Aug-16-03 05:49 PM   #227 
           - I am locking this thread.  newyawker99   Aug-16-03 08:29 PM   #228 
 

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