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8. The last couple of days on DU, I'll give it a 10
Edited on Fri Mar-11-05 09:22 PM by BamaGirl
I have experienced the regional hate thing. I grew up in Atlanta and has a teenager in the 80's. There were quite a lot of ppl from other areas of the country moving into the school district. Some of them were extremely unpleasant. I wonder if those ppl still hold the same views of the South?

I moved to Alabama in 93 and lived in NV for a year. The year in NV was pretty awful. The minute you open your mouth the stupid stereotyping starts. Anyway, other than that year I haven't seen this kind of thing in 15 years. It's frustrating that the party that supposedly has the thinkers has so many ppl bound and determined to hang onto the stereotypes.

There have been 3 "bash the South" posts in the last two days. It seems to go in waves around here. I have definitely come to the conclusion though that most ppl don't want to understand what make the South tick. They'd much prefer to stay in their comfy little boxes. It's a shame because that attitude has a lot to do with why the party can't win national elections in the South anymore.
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  -Who's "not over" the Civil War? carolinayellowdog  Mar-10-05 08:05 PM   #0 
  - I had no idea of the depth of the animosity against the south before  Rowdyboy   Mar-10-05 08:24 PM   #1 
  - This is an interesting subject ...  RoyGBiv   Mar-11-05 12:30 AM   #2 
  - re: this is an interesting subject  Graffenried   Mar-11-05 02:36 PM   #5 
     - Welcome to DU, and thanks  carolinayellowdog   Mar-11-05 06:21 PM   #6 
        - good point  Graffenried   Mar-12-05 05:49 AM   #11 
  - I blame Rush Limbaugh and other extremists.  Ripley   Mar-11-05 08:33 AM   #3 
  - Microcosm vs. macrocosm  carolinayellowdog   Mar-11-05 09:03 AM   #4 
  - One comment  BamaGirl   Mar-11-05 09:11 PM   #7 
  - Getting over it ...  RoyGBiv   Mar-12-05 01:13 AM   #10 
  - The last couple of days on DU, I'll give it a 10  BamaGirl   Mar-11-05 09:21 PM   #8 
  - For a small but extremely active and vocal minority here,  QC   Mar-12-05 01:04 AM   #9 
     - Your post really strikes a chord with me  ernstbass   Mar-16-05 02:59 PM   #15 
  - I'm totally over it. We're well adjusted in Northern Virginia.  autorank   Mar-13-05 08:56 PM   #12 
  - Well adjusted ...  RoyGBiv   Mar-15-05 10:08 PM   #13 
     - Well, they don't know reenactment. Disney ugh  autorank   Mar-16-05 12:57 AM   #14 
        - Reenactors ...  RoyGBiv   Mar-16-05 08:51 PM   #16 
           - That's interesting stuff.  autorank   Mar-16-05 10:06 PM   #17 
  - I,too,was amazed  bluedonkey   May-01-05 03:57 AM   #18 

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