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TallahasseeGrannie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-13-05 05:51 PM
Response to Reply #88
91. The unenlightened?
The misguided?

The living dead? wait...no.... not good.
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  -As someone who is descended from these "ignorant redneck fundies"... tjwash  Dec-13-05 12:11 PM   #0 
  - what would be your description of choice...  ret5hd   Dec-13-05 12:18 PM   #1 
  - Nice personal attack. n/t  tasteblind   Dec-13-05 12:34 PM   #6 
  - no, seriously...you have misinterpreted...  ret5hd   Dec-13-05 12:39 PM   #8 
     - Oh, I see.  tasteblind   Dec-13-05 12:50 PM   #11 
     - KKKrisitans - it seperates them from the Christians they've tried  BR_Parkway   Dec-14-05 05:52 AM   #117 
  - And how would you describe someone who votes against  rkc3   Dec-13-05 12:38 PM   #7 
  - How's this for voting against your own self interests?  leeroysphits   Dec-13-05 07:10 PM   #104 
     - I've seen that here in my part of Michigan too....  erinlough   Dec-13-05 07:19 PM   #110 
        - SImple Answer: UAW members make a LOT of money  wixomblues   Dec-14-05 07:28 AM   #118 
  - Republicans?  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 12:47 PM   #10 
  - 'Redneck' isn't a racial slur  Tactical Progressive   Dec-13-05 01:07 PM   #14 
  - I agree that it is a class slur  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 01:14 PM   #17 
  - I think one CAN stop being a redneck  Ron_Green   Dec-13-05 01:46 PM   #24 
  - Is open-mindedness really a decision?  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 01:52 PM   #26 
  - "Walk a mile in my shoes"  Ron_Green   Dec-13-05 02:11 PM   #33 
  - Coming from a like background myself...  misanthrope   Dec-13-05 03:26 PM   #53 
  - No, you can be a redneck without working outdoors  Tactical Progressive   Dec-13-05 02:28 PM   #34 
  - Class isn't something you can put on or take off like a pair of shoes.  QC   Dec-13-05 01:22 PM   #18 
  - I call as your witness The Beverly Hillbillies  eeyore   Dec-13-05 01:54 PM   #27 
  - But the hillbillies in that show were more keen, more wise  Clark2008   Dec-13-05 02:32 PM   #35 
  - But they weren't rednecks  LostinVA   Dec-13-05 03:38 PM   #60 
  - Oh, absolutely  Tactical Progressive   Dec-13-05 02:50 PM   #39 
  - actually i have seen a handful of pickups with redneck in bold  seabeyond   Dec-13-05 01:55 PM   #28 
  - They call us "liberal elitists".  distantearlywarning   Dec-13-05 02:07 PM   #30 
  - They call them redneck aristocrats  The Flaming Red Head   Dec-13-05 06:22 PM   #98 
  - Don't black folks sometimes call themselves  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 03:02 PM   #43 
     - Yes, and they aren't being racist when they do it  Tactical Progressive   Dec-13-05 03:07 PM   #45 
     - That's the way I see it, too.  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 03:09 PM   #46 
     - Well, since you're a liberal 'elite'  Tactical Progressive   Dec-13-05 03:11 PM   #48 
     - but then seeing how we ar epc dems, you should have on sunscreen  seabeyond   Dec-13-05 03:16 PM   #51 
     - lol lol grannie, i will remember that n/t  seabeyond   Dec-13-05 03:15 PM   #50 
     - I work with a couple of guys who are originally from TN.  dogfacedboy   Dec-14-05 08:51 AM   #120 
     - then n word is its own special..... with its whole history.  seabeyond   Dec-13-05 03:12 PM   #49 
  - I think it's becoming more of a culture/political term  LostinVA   Dec-13-05 03:36 PM   #59 
  - Amen, TG.  The_Mule   Dec-14-05 09:53 AM   #124 
  - Wilderness fundies? (I tried.)  Festivito   Dec-13-05 05:17 PM   #88 
     - The unenlightened?  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 05:51 PM   #91 
  - what a totally excellent rant. i so appreciate and value what you  seabeyond   Dec-13-05 12:28 PM   #2 
  - Racism comes in all colors  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 12:29 PM   #3 
  - My black and gay neighbors aren't trying to impose their  High Plains   Dec-13-05 01:07 PM   #15 
  - I honestly sympathize with the emotion that accompanies your  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 01:24 PM   #19 
     - I don't believe every Southern Baptist (or whatever) is a threat to  High Plains   Dec-13-05 01:37 PM   #22 
        - I'm sorry you feel alienated in your own country.  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 01:50 PM   #25 
           - Thanks for the kind thoughts.  High Plains   Dec-13-05 02:10 PM   #32 
  - Brava from Tennessee!!  Clark2008   Dec-13-05 02:33 PM   #37 
  - Do you really believe if we're nice to them they'll start thinking?  redqueen   Dec-13-05 04:27 PM   #76 
  - I think the people you are talking about  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 05:49 PM   #90 
     - Well when you say "ignorant fundie rednecks" that's who I think of.  redqueen   Dec-14-05 10:16 AM   #126 
  - They aren't a race or a class; they are a culture and a mindset  Lorien   Dec-13-05 04:50 PM   #83 
     - You wrote  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 06:16 PM   #95 
        - Another thread that apparently inspired this one  Lorien   Dec-13-05 07:17 PM   #107 
           - Oh...thanks  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 07:18 PM   #109 
  - If you were talking about me, just say so.  distantearlywarning   Dec-13-05 12:30 PM   #4 
  - I'll gladly point the middle finger at myself, however,  antifaschits   Dec-13-05 12:34 PM   #5 
  - So am I but  tularetom   Dec-13-05 12:40 PM   #9 
  - Its a way to feel superior to others-to set oneself above the "herd"  Rowdyboy   Dec-13-05 12:54 PM   #12 
  - Don't all three terms go together, in order to narrow the target group?  redqueen   Dec-13-05 04:37 PM   #78 
  - Perhaps that brush should have painted those who  Cleita   Dec-13-05 12:56 PM   #13 
  - Hey  undergroundpanther   Dec-13-05 01:13 PM   #16 
  - Woooo hooooo! Well Said! KUDOS  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 01:26 PM   #20 
  - It tells us he knows where  Tactical Progressive   Dec-13-05 04:39 PM   #79 
  - Why are you making this a Southern thing?  LostinVA   Dec-14-05 09:31 AM   #121 
  - We're only talking about the ignorant ones.  Abelman   Dec-13-05 01:27 PM   #21 
  - And I have trouble with that word "ignorant"  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 01:45 PM   #23 
     - Uh huh.  distantearlywarning   Dec-13-05 01:58 PM   #29 
     - You just proved my point about stereotyping  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 02:54 PM   #40 
        - Well, we've tried reason  Tactical Progressive   Dec-13-05 03:43 PM   #62 
     - sorry tallahassee and some you others -- you have a poor  xchrom   Dec-13-05 02:08 PM   #31 
        - Well, you are right about that.  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 02:42 PM   #38 
        - tallahasee, i understand what you're saying -- all i have for you  xchrom   Dec-13-05 04:16 PM   #71 
           - I'm back. Now you're talking  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 05:45 PM   #89 
        - hate everywhere. do we feed it  seabeyond   Dec-13-05 03:03 PM   #44 
           - Do you think it is the fact that we have forums like this  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 03:10 PM   #47 
           - i think a lot of the polarization comes from the internet  seabeyond   Dec-13-05 03:19 PM   #52 
           - i'm not suggesting that we hate  xchrom   Dec-13-05 04:09 PM   #67 
              - well, i am a lot of things, naive isnt one of them. i hear what you say  seabeyond   Dec-13-05 04:35 PM   #77 
              - all i can say is good luck.  xchrom   Dec-13-05 04:48 PM   #82 
                 - You know  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 06:06 PM   #94 
                    - Hang in there, TG!  The_Mule   Dec-14-05 10:17 AM   #128 
              - "get a good deal tougher -- a good deal tougher -- than we are today"  redqueen   Dec-13-05 04:41 PM   #80 
              - Totally off topic, but...  distantearlywarning   Dec-13-05 06:56 PM   #100 
                 - Wow... thanks!  redqueen   Dec-14-05 10:17 AM   #127 
              - Let's see  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 06:00 PM   #93 
                 - That's not the kind of liberal I am.  distantearlywarning   Dec-13-05 06:58 PM   #101 
                    - You remind me of my concept of Jesus  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 07:02 PM   #102 
  - How can you "descend" from redneck fundies?  Squatch   Dec-13-05 02:32 PM   #36 
  - Well, my great grandfather  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 02:59 PM   #41 
  - We need to learn to relate to and persuade the uneducated and  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-13-05 03:01 PM   #42 
  - It's better to take aim at the top of the GOP than at the bottom.  ReadTomPaine   Dec-13-05 03:28 PM   #54 
  - how about the term "Dullards"?  maxsolomon   Dec-13-05 03:29 PM   #55 
  - Sorry, my family are a bunch of ignorant, redneck fundies  LostinVA   Dec-13-05 03:32 PM   #56 
  - You know, we need a better term than 'homophobic'  Tactical Progressive   Dec-13-05 03:57 PM   #65 
  - I agree with you -- I actually thought that when I wrote the post  LostinVA   Dec-13-05 04:13 PM   #68 
  - I'm sorry you have family who are evil  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 06:21 PM   #97 
  - The rednecks I know,...  misanthrope   Dec-13-05 03:33 PM   #57 
  - I said the same thing in post #56  LostinVA   Dec-13-05 03:41 PM   #61 
  - "ignorant redneck fundies", works for me.  Javaman   Dec-13-05 03:35 PM   #58 
  - I remember...  misanthrope   Dec-13-05 03:55 PM   #63 
     - exactly  Javaman   Dec-13-05 04:21 PM   #74 
        - But that's still no defense...  misanthrope   Dec-13-05 04:54 PM   #84 
           - Ignorance is universal and stupidity is never in short supply.  Javaman   Dec-14-05 11:08 AM   #130 
  - I am a fundamentalist, redneck and I endorse this message!  PurgedVoter   Dec-13-05 03:57 PM   #64 
  - Don't know about you...  misanthrope   Dec-13-05 04:59 PM   #86 
  - Ignorant Redneck Fundies live in ALL States  new_beawr   Dec-13-05 04:07 PM   #66 
  - And nations  LostinVA   Dec-13-05 04:14 PM   #69 
  - Briefly saw some show about "Hate Rock" last night  new_beawr   Dec-13-05 04:26 PM   #75 
     - Appears they are doing well in Australia at the moment as well  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 07:06 PM   #103 
  - I live in a part of Michigan that is chock full of "ignorant, redneck, ...  erinlough   Dec-13-05 07:12 PM   #106 
  - Just to discombobulate everyone...  eppur_se_muova   Dec-13-05 04:15 PM   #70 
  - Dupe deleted  eppur_se_muova   Dec-13-05 04:17 PM   #72 
  - isn't ignorant and fundie somewhat redundant?  antifaschits   Dec-13-05 04:19 PM   #73 
  - i'm devastated whenever  sniffa   Dec-13-05 04:43 PM   #81 
  - LOL!!! And still, tjwash can't even be bothered to reply to his/her own..  ret5hd   Dec-13-05 06:17 PM   #96 
  - You're missing the point.  nemo137   Dec-13-05 07:46 PM   #111 
     - Oh, baloney.  impeachdubya   Dec-14-05 12:49 AM   #115 
     - We don't alienate them, the GOP and themselves have  LostinVA   Dec-14-05 09:37 AM   #122 
  - I have become more conscious about this  Nikia   Dec-13-05 04:57 PM   #85 
  - You make an excellent point  The Whiskey Priest   Dec-13-05 04:59 PM   #87 
  - Sorry, but ignorant fundies ARE a big problem in this country.  impeachdubya   Dec-13-05 05:56 PM   #92 
  - I guess I'm just different in how I approach people  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-13-05 06:45 PM   #99 
  - Here's the rub...  impeachdubya   Dec-14-05 12:33 AM   #113 
  - Excellent post n/t  LostinVA   Dec-14-05 09:39 AM   #123 
  - That was an excellent, impassioned post and good arguments, all  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-14-05 10:57 AM   #129 
     - Coincidentally Enough  impeachdubya   Dec-14-05 07:43 PM   #134 
        - You have hammered me down to a blithering pulp  TallahasseeGrannie   Dec-15-05 08:09 AM   #135 
  - There's profound truth in what you say. I don't take back  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Dec-14-05 11:50 AM   #131 
     - "wrong" in the sentence ending, "....just coming round to  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Dec-14-05 06:02 PM   #133 
  - Caucasian is a race, redneck is a condition. n/t  Lorien   Dec-13-05 07:18 PM   #108 
  - Gotta Link? (nt)  stepnw1f   Dec-13-05 07:11 PM   #105 
  - Nope! It was another "Post-n-Run".  impeachdubya   Dec-14-05 12:38 AM   #114 
     - I Figured  stepnw1f   Dec-14-05 08:35 AM   #119 
  - Your description of your positions  Jacobin   Dec-13-05 07:58 PM   #112 
  - You're not an ignorant redneck fundie  No Exit   Dec-14-05 01:17 AM   #116 
  - How do we define redneck?  newportdadde   Dec-14-05 10:03 AM   #125 
  - At least you get an "ignorant redneck" qualifier  Inland   Dec-14-05 12:16 PM   #132 
 

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