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SIMPLYB1980 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-24-07 02:44 PM
Response to Reply #25
36. LoL!
I guess I could be confused with with a Yankee NORTHerner, till I open my mouth. We got quite the southern twang here in Gaston County. :hi:
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  -Why all the hate for the South? SIMPLYB1980  Aug-24-07 01:40 PM   #0 
  - Let's hear it for the South!!!  citizen_jane   Aug-24-07 01:44 PM   #1 
  - Hear, hear! I'm glad to see this thread. It hurts to see your friends bad-  cspanlovr   Aug-24-07 01:45 PM   #2 
  - Thank you both for you kind words.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 01:47 PM   #3 
  - There are a lot of transplants to the South  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 02:50 PM   #41 
     - Not for the better, as you seem to imply  lastliberalintexas   Aug-24-07 04:15 PM   #90 
        - Well, I didn't mean to imply better or worse  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 06:09 PM   #108 
  - R&K  Nutmegger   Aug-24-07 01:49 PM   #4 
  - All we have to do is swing 5 - 10 % of the voting pop.  aikoaiko   Aug-24-07 01:49 PM   #5 
  - I lived in NC while Jesse Helms ruled the state. Enough said about the past...  sinkingfeeling   Aug-24-07 01:49 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, now we've got Burr and Dole representing us in the Senate.  Benhurst   Aug-24-07 02:19 PM   # 
     - No way two Repugs truly represent NC  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 02:52 PM   #44 
  - Yah! What has the south ever done to anybody! Haters!  BlooInBloo   Aug-24-07 01:49 PM   #7 
  - I don't hate the South  Taverner   Aug-24-07 01:51 PM   #8 
  - IN MEMORY OF ATHEISTS IN FOXHOLES AND COUNTLESS FREETHINKERS WHO HAVE SERVED THIS COUNTRY  sad_one   Aug-24-07 07:05 PM   #117 
     - Awesome!  Taverner   Aug-24-07 08:07 PM   #119 
  - "We can't have ____ in our platform because of conservative southern states"  Bluebear   Aug-24-07 01:51 PM   #9 
  - I'm ok with bashing them, when bashing is deserved....  BlooInBloo   Aug-24-07 02:00 PM   #14 
  - I agree  Taverner   Aug-24-07 04:05 PM   #85 
  - Very well put.  SemiCharmedQuark   Aug-24-07 04:40 PM   #96 
  - Bluebear, I know that line well  FLDem5   Aug-25-07 12:59 PM   #178 
  - Agree with you. But, why is Edwards still in a fight to win his own state? nt  MookieWilson   Aug-24-07 01:52 PM   #10 
  - Huh? Edwards won the 04 NC caucus (and SC primary) and consistently leads other Dems in 08 polling  struggle4progress   Aug-25-07 10:18 AM   #158 
  - Regional Bigotry  ribofunk   Aug-24-07 01:57 PM   #11 
  - The south does not have a monopoly on racist, biggeted, people.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 02:04 PM   #17 
  - Save your pixels Simply  supernova   Aug-24-07 02:06 PM   #19 
  - Not a monopoly like Microsoft is not a monopoly. nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-24-07 02:19 PM   #24 
  - Don't forget one of the worst race riots  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-24-07 02:35 PM   #28 
  - "remember" it? People *live* it. Sheesh. Damn racism-deniers.  BlooInBloo   Aug-24-07 02:49 PM   #40 
  - Like I just told IndianaJones, the KKK was big in Indiana too! n/t  snappyturtle   Aug-24-07 05:46 PM   #102 
  - Sorry, but no  Alcibiades   Aug-24-07 02:40 PM   #32 
  - I Apologize, SimplyB, My Wording Was Ambiguous  ribofunk   Aug-24-07 03:54 PM   #79 
     - Thank you.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 07:00 PM   #116 
  - And justified by the treason ca. 1861-65. Don't forget that the  coalition_unwilling   Aug-24-07 02:52 PM   #43 
  - Exactly. It was treason. Nothing less. nt  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 12:43 PM   #173 
  - I would love to have 'regional bigotry' defined...  sampsonblk   Aug-25-07 03:21 AM   #146 
  - I don't hate the south...just rednecks...some of the in the North too  YOY   Aug-24-07 01:58 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-24-07 02:00 PM   #13 
  - Southern Defense Brigade DEPLOY!!!  BlooInBloo   Aug-24-07 02:06 PM   #18 
     - Just stating a fact that racism is pervasive in the United States.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 02:36 PM   #29 
        - Show me **1** person who EVER said "it's just the South" - Just ONE....  BlooInBloo   Aug-24-07 02:48 PM   #39 
           - And your engaging in being an Assclown.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 03:00 PM   #51 
              - Yah - by pointing the finger somewhere else. With friends like you who needs enemies?  BlooInBloo   Aug-24-07 03:08 PM   #57 
                 - Yeah, let's tell it like it is, right? The South is obviously filled  Threedifferentones   Aug-24-07 06:08 PM   #106 
  - Because we ran out of Porn  supernova   Aug-24-07 02:00 PM   #15 
  - mmmm....redneck porn  jgraz   Aug-24-07 03:05 PM   #54 
     - SNORT!  supernova   Aug-24-07 03:19 PM   #62 
     - SSSSOOOOOOU UUUEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!  BlooInBloo   Aug-24-07 04:01 PM   #82 
  - Mostly, it's generalizations.  huskerlaw   Aug-24-07 02:01 PM   #16 
  - I'm Texas-born to an all-Southern family, but I admit, I've done my share of  Aristus   Aug-24-07 02:12 PM   #20 
  - It's OK...  MilesColtrane   Aug-25-07 01:00 AM   #139 
  - Gimme sweet tea, a Faulkner novel, music from Louisiana, and southern cooking  northernsoul   Aug-24-07 02:13 PM   #21 
  - Give me W.T. Sherman and U.S. Grant any day of the week  coalition_unwilling   Aug-24-07 02:56 PM   #48 
  - And just how many Native Americans did your ancestors kill.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 03:05 PM   #53 
     - ancestors? the 1960's? nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-24-07 03:07 PM   #55 
        - Time fer some schoolin'  buddyhollysghost   Aug-25-07 08:59 AM   #152 
           - The Trail of Tears removed thousands of Native Americans  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 11:51 AM   #163 
              - That *death march* began in the North more than 100 years earlier....  jus_the_facts   Aug-25-07 01:22 PM   #181 
                 - No, the trail of tears began in Georgia.  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 01:26 PM   #182 
                    - All Southerners did this?  buddyhollysghost   Aug-25-07 01:51 PM   #185 
                       - You strongly implied that the South had no history of genocide  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 02:08 PM   #186 
                          - You strongly inferred whatever you wanted to infer  buddyhollysghost   Aug-25-07 04:40 PM   #191 
                             - Andrew Jackson pushed for it, insisted on it when the Supreme court  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 08:06 PM   #199 
                                - My family would die laughing if they could read this thread  buddyhollysghost   Aug-25-07 10:06 PM   #202 
  - What - no Georgia peaches.?  emilyg   Aug-24-07 03:00 PM   #50 
  - Keep up the good fight, Simply. You can't get much farther  lazyriver   Aug-24-07 02:18 PM   #22 
  - I must not have been here long enough  DFW   Aug-24-07 02:18 PM   #23 
  - From your handle,  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-24-07 02:37 PM   #30 
     - Appreciated, but not necessary  DFW   Aug-24-07 06:12 PM   #110 
     - Driving?  qdemn7   Aug-24-07 07:19 PM   #118 
  - How can you call that the South?  hfojvt   Aug-24-07 02:23 PM   #25 
  - LoL!  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 02:44 PM   #36 
  - Speaking as a Southerner, raised mostly in the South, and currently living in the South  Hissyspit   Aug-24-07 02:23 PM   #26 
  - I agree  Alcibiades   Aug-24-07 02:43 PM   #35 
  - My husband is a sixth generation Texan  ayeshahaqqiqa   Aug-24-07 02:32 PM   #27 
  - After the Rethuglican reign of terror  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 03:36 PM   #71 
  - Sorry, but the radical right  skiddlybop   Aug-24-07 02:39 PM   #31 
  - I understand that the radical right demonizes Massachusetts.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 03:15 PM   #60 
     - sorry to say you are right  mitchtv   Aug-24-07 10:41 PM   #134 
  - If many Dems could resist the need to South bash, we'd run the country for the next 50 years  rudy23   Aug-24-07 02:40 PM   #33 
  - We've had a hell of a lot wose than this to deal with.  dbt   Aug-24-07 02:42 PM   #34 
  - I shudder when I hear so-called progressive...  Vodid   Aug-24-07 02:44 PM   #37 
  - Great post.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 03:20 PM   #63 
  - Few reasons  Prophet 451   Aug-24-07 02:46 PM   #38 
  - yeh  zippy890   Aug-24-07 02:58 PM   #49 
  - I don't know where you and reply #38 are getting your numbers so  snappyturtle   Aug-24-07 05:08 PM   #99 
     - OK, conceded  Prophet 451   Aug-25-07 10:54 AM   #159 
  - W, Cheney, and Rove are not southerners.  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-24-07 03:02 PM   #52 
  - But they present themselves as Southern n/t  Prophet 451   Aug-24-07 04:38 PM   #95 
  - Don't forget that the South fired first in the U.S. Civil War -n/t  coalition_unwilling   Aug-24-07 03:08 PM   #56 
  - Yes and Northern troops raped southern women.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 03:22 PM   #64 
     - I was responding to the post "Few Reasons" and adding a  coalition_unwilling   Aug-24-07 03:30 PM   #66 
        - True enough, but...  Prophet 451   Aug-24-07 04:53 PM   #98 
        - So what crimes did your great^nth grandparents commit?  Posteritatis   Aug-24-07 06:22 PM   #112 
  - Mr. Brit, Rapture theology began in Britain of all places  lastliberalintexas   Aug-24-07 04:24 PM   #93 
  - Ok, in order...  Prophet 451   Aug-24-07 04:48 PM   #97 
  - Good points  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 05:49 PM   #103 
  - And don't forget this little gem of the south  hogwyld   Aug-25-07 02:06 AM   #140 
     - That might be unfair  Prophet 451   Aug-25-07 11:04 AM   #160 
  - Don't hate the South & voting Edwards BUT.....something that irks me....  K8-EEE   Aug-24-07 02:52 PM   #42 
  - Virginia is the birth place of English speaking America. Then Maryland,  nealmhughes   Aug-24-07 06:30 PM   #113 
  - I thought we hated She Who Must Be Nominated.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-24-07 02:52 PM   #45 
  - Tommarow it will be whatever I decide to post on I guess.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 03:34 PM   #69 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-24-07 02:53 PM   #46 
  - lol. careful there. nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-24-07 02:54 PM   #47 
  - No, that ain't the South sucking. it's the wind blowing toward the NORTH.  dbt   Aug-24-07 03:11 PM   #58 
     - If the wind is blowing toward the North, it's because the South BLOWS  JVS   Aug-24-07 03:15 PM   #59 
        - You'll notice there ain't any "Northern Comfort."  dbt   Aug-24-07 03:19 PM   #61 
           - We don't need it. We already live somewhere good enough not to need strong drink  JVS   Aug-24-07 03:42 PM   #76 
  - This thread has brought out the most hateful group on DU -  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-24-07 03:23 PM   #65 
  - I beg to differ on that. nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-24-07 03:31 PM   #67 
  - You're so full of hate and bigotry aimed at southerners, that's what I would expect of you.  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-24-07 03:35 PM   #70 
     - lol. one time...at band camp. nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-24-07 03:42 PM   #74 
        - Really, I was surprised too. I'm a native Hoosier and I about died  snappyturtle   Aug-24-07 05:34 PM   #101 
  - No it should be aired...  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 03:42 PM   #75 
  - South bashing? now I've seen it all. nt.  IndianaJones   Aug-24-07 03:44 PM   #77 
     - sure --South-bashing  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 04:08 PM   #88 
  - There is a difference between bigotry and criticism  Prophet 451   Aug-25-07 11:10 AM   #161 
  - It is a perceived characteristic that Southerners extol their region to the  hedgehog   Aug-24-07 03:32 PM   #68 
  - Some people are attempting to continue the Civil War  notsodumbhillbilly   Aug-24-07 03:37 PM   #72 
  - Stereotyping, scapegoating, misplaced concreteness  carolinayellowdog   Aug-24-07 03:41 PM   #73 
  - Well said....  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 03:56 PM   #80 
     - Nice link.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 09:46 PM   #128 
  - The South holds the rest of the country hostage, because they  wienerdoggie   Aug-24-07 03:45 PM   #78 
  - "the South holds the country hostage..."  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 04:16 PM   #92 
     - As far as Presidential elections go, it's true. Look at all the calculations  wienerdoggie   Aug-24-07 05:31 PM   #100 
        - I agree. And I'm tired of it, too.  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 11:57 AM   #167 
  - Paging Skinner  Bryn   Aug-24-07 03:56 PM   #81 
  - Nothing is outside DU rules here....  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 04:02 PM   #83 
  - Yah! No matter WHAT happens down there! Never bash our great great heritage!  BlooInBloo   Aug-24-07 04:04 PM   #84 
  - OK what do you want  marions ghost   Aug-24-07 04:11 PM   #89 
  - who is bitching here?  Bryn   Aug-24-07 05:52 PM   #105 
  - Agreed. This is most divisive....what purpose does it serve?  snappyturtle   Aug-24-07 04:16 PM   #91 
  - Cuz it's so damn hot. Although, we are having a heat wave up here. . .  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Aug-24-07 04:06 PM   #86 
  - Well said SIMPLYB!  wildbilln864   Aug-24-07 04:06 PM   #87 
  - The "South" is no longer a geography thing  eridani   Aug-24-07 04:36 PM   #94 
  - I don't think people hate the South, at all.  Jack Sprat   Aug-24-07 05:49 PM   #104 
  - it would help if you would even consider voting for a President who is not from the South  Hamlette   Aug-24-07 06:09 PM   #107 
  - That's hysterical!  smirkymonkey   Aug-24-07 08:39 PM   #121 
  - Who is the "you" you're addressing?  carolinayellowdog   Aug-24-07 08:51 PM   #122 
  - As I have said in other posts.  SIMPLYB1980   Aug-24-07 10:02 PM   #130 
  - That's hilarious!  hogwyld   Aug-25-07 02:23 AM   #141 
  - As a native Pennsylvanian, that rant was so fucking satisfying and funny!  wienerdoggie   Aug-25-07 12:39 PM   #172 
  - it's been around for awhile, its a true gem  Hamlette   Aug-25-07 02:13 PM   #187 
  - "You had to have your fucking orange juice."  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 12:55 PM   #177 
  - It's not the South--it's the politics.  zanne   Aug-24-07 06:10 PM   #109 
  - Just a generic reminder to all members - re: region of residence.  pinto   Aug-24-07 06:17 PM   #111 
  - "Do not post messages that are bigoted against......region of residence."  Elwood P Dowd   Aug-24-07 06:56 PM   #114 
  - People violate the religion one all the time  treestar   Aug-25-07 09:23 AM   #155 
     - I've seen some place of residence bashing  treestar   Aug-25-07 11:55 AM   #165 
  - Because of the people that live here?  RGBolen   Aug-24-07 06:58 PM   #115 
  - if anyone has had to endure the Legal System in the South  symbolman   Aug-24-07 08:24 PM   #120 
  - Arbitrally (sic) bashing the South. . .  cordelia   Aug-24-07 10:57 PM   #136 
     - my fucking pleasure  symbolman   Aug-24-07 11:17 PM   #138 
        - Where's the line? Maryland US, Virginia THEM?  carolinayellowdog   Aug-25-07 05:55 AM   #148 
  - Hear! Hear! and a big Amen!!!  Greylyn58   Aug-24-07 09:09 PM   #123 
  - We should set the South -- and especially Southern women -- FREE --  defendandprotect   Aug-24-07 09:17 PM   #124 
  - Laughter is liberating and I think the "red neck" comedians . . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-24-07 09:21 PM   #125 
  - Really? I'm enslaved? By whom?  cynatnite   Aug-24-07 09:22 PM   #126 
     - Well, let's see. . . a system of Segregation existed for more than 100 years . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-24-07 09:46 PM   #127 
  - yep--and Edwards is one way to do it. If he aint on the top of the ticket, he should be VP  yurbud   Aug-24-07 09:55 PM   #129 
  - You, and I mean all of you, left New Orleans to die.  frustrated_lefty   Aug-24-07 10:10 PM   #131 
  - cause The South will Rise Again...  ruiner4u   Aug-24-07 10:12 PM   #132 
  - Southern States Will Play An Important Role In The 2008 Presidential Election...  Blackhatjack   Aug-24-07 10:23 PM   #133 
  - Well, they have played an 'important role' in many elections.  Bluebear   Aug-24-07 10:56 PM   #135 
     - It just means we cannot afford to ignore the South if we want to win...n/t  Blackhatjack   Aug-24-07 11:09 PM   #137 
  - What hate for the South?  treestar   Aug-25-07 02:26 AM   #142 
  - Let's compare notes on north/south prejudice  carolinayellowdog   Aug-25-07 06:26 AM   #151 
  - I think it's because a self-anointed 'intelligentsia' claimed  Beerboy   Aug-25-07 02:35 AM   #143 
  - I didn't hate the South  Beerboy   Aug-25-07 02:42 AM   #144 
  - IMPEACH!!  Swamp Rat   Aug-25-07 03:15 AM   #145 
  - I don't know, but now I want some grits and cornbread!  Ghost in the Machine   Aug-25-07 03:30 AM   #147 
  - And here we go, right onto a Yankee Bashing thread. n/t  NutmegYankee   Aug-25-07 05:58 AM   #149 
  - The South were willing to kill their fellow Amwericans so they could keep their slaves. How's that?  Perry Logan   Aug-25-07 06:04 AM   #150 
  - Get an education.  frustrated_lefty   Aug-25-07 10:17 AM   #157 
  - The South didn't support slavery?  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 11:53 AM   #164 
     - That is not what I said, and if you bothered to get an education  frustrated_lefty   Aug-25-07 12:23 PM   #170 
        - Living in ethnic neighborhoods is a damn sight different  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 12:39 PM   #171 
           - I know how you feel.  AX10   Aug-25-07 01:05 PM   #179 
           - Yep. Remind me again who won the civil war.  mycritters2   Aug-25-07 01:07 PM   #180 
              - Lincoln should have crushed them.  AX10   Aug-25-07 01:45 PM   #184 
                 - Amen, kill the fuckers  frustrated_lefty   Aug-25-07 03:31 PM   #189 
                    - Seriously "kill the fuckers"???  tammywammy   Aug-25-07 04:46 PM   #192 
                    - lol! Though they are largely abominable, that's going too far.  BlooInBloo   Aug-25-07 05:27 PM   #195 
           - By all means, go ahead.  frustrated_lefty   Aug-25-07 03:30 PM   #188 
              - Hint:: the southern states are on the short end of the literacy stick...  BlooInBloo   Aug-25-07 05:29 PM   #196 
  - And their redneck descendants control our political process.  wienerdoggie   Aug-25-07 12:44 PM   #175 
  - ...  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-25-07 09:02 AM   #153 
  - Everything goes in cycles  tammywammy   Aug-25-07 09:16 AM   #154 
  - What's all this REALLY about?  marions ghost   Aug-25-07 10:15 AM   #156 
  - Perhaps because there is legitimate reason for complaint?  Prophet 451   Aug-25-07 11:36 AM   #162 
  - No --raise all the points you want...  marions ghost   Aug-25-07 11:57 AM   #168 
     - But when that "type" is concentrated in one locality  Prophet 451   Aug-25-07 12:11 PM   #169 
        - Well...  marions ghost   Aug-25-07 12:54 PM   #176 
           - Oh, don't worry about that`  Prophet 451   Aug-25-07 01:36 PM   #183 
  - For sure, repuke rednecks and freepish fundies live all over the US  treestar   Aug-25-07 11:56 AM   #166 
  - I see WAY more "Why do people hate the South" threads than "I hate the South"  annabanana   Aug-25-07 12:43 PM   #174 
  - Horsecrap, you can't wade through the moronic polls  frustrated_lefty   Aug-25-07 03:33 PM   #190 
  - Born in Georgia to  Maestro   Aug-25-07 05:22 PM   #193 
  - Small world....  aquaman   Aug-25-07 09:29 PM   #201 
  - I think it's because it's "acceptable" bigotry.  idgiehkt   Aug-25-07 05:25 PM   #194 
  - The people there consistently vote against their best interests, and vote for the worst candidates?  jpgray   Aug-25-07 06:28 PM   #197 
  - Thank YOU!  tinfoil tiaras   Aug-25-07 06:36 PM   #198 
  - We don't hate the South. We just like to tease y'all sometimes.  demobabe   Aug-25-07 09:12 PM   #200 
 

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