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SF Guy Donating Member (8 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-04-08 12:57 PM
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9. What You Have To Understand... that a lot of old timers and rednecks in the south liked his approach.

There are a lot of those people around in places like North Carolina and South Carolina and Georgia.

Those states are also in the midst of sucking up a lot of our professional population.

Eventually, Democrats will have to learn to deal with the whole God thing. If they don't, they won't be around.
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  -If they honor Helms in any way - any kind of state funeral Taverner  Jul-04-08 12:25 PM   #0 
  - He was a racist as was strom thrumond, maddox and others /nt  still_one   Jul-04-08 12:27 PM   #1 
  - Yes - as racist as Nathan Bedford Forrest  Taverner   Jul-04-08 12:28 PM   #2 
     - No question about it /nt  still_one   Jul-04-08 12:31 PM   #5 
     - Now to be fair, Helms wasn't a traitor...  Castleman   Jul-04-08 12:45 PM   #7 
        - You Know...  SF Guy   Jul-04-08 01:01 PM   #10 
           - Then why don't you guys leave  Taverner   Jul-04-08 01:04 PM   #14 
              - Because...  SF Guy   Jul-04-08 03:29 PM   #27 
                 - Because most of us have evolved past the mid 19th century.  libnnc   Jul-04-08 03:31 PM   #28 
                    - OK, Well...  SF Guy   Jul-04-08 03:50 PM   #29 
                       -  libnnc   Jul-04-08 03:55 PM   #31 
                       - How about this - you guys get South Carolina  Taverner   Jul-04-08 11:06 PM   #41 
  - Well the problem is--he was a US Senator.  libnnc   Jul-04-08 12:29 PM   #3 
  - Perhaps we should be standing by with garbage cans of shit and piss  Taverner   Jul-04-08 12:30 PM   #4 
  - He will no doubt lie in state in the Capitol rotunda  smoogatz   Jul-04-08 12:32 PM   #6 
  - What You Have To Understand...  SF Guy   Jul-04-08 12:57 PM   #9 
     - Troll much?  Taverner   Jul-04-08 01:03 PM   #13 
     - I'm Simply...  SF Guy   Jul-04-08 01:10 PM   #17 
     - Ahhh well with that kind of truthiness  Taverner   Jul-04-08 01:11 PM   #19 
        - Sure...  SF Guy   Jul-04-08 03:28 PM   #26 
     - Best explanation EVER!  Sydnie   Jul-04-08 07:40 PM   #37 
     - LOL.  smoogatz   Jul-04-08 01:10 PM   #18 
     - I think that as those area expand via the "professional population" from other areas that the  PeaceNikki   Jul-04-08 01:14 PM   #23 
     - The Redneck Thing...  SF Guy   Jul-04-08 03:56 PM   #32 
        - Dream on, dude.  fudge stripe cookays   Jul-04-08 08:12 PM   #38 
     - What does "his approach" and "the whole God thing" have in common?  Sydnie   Jul-04-08 07:36 PM   #36 
     - He was also a Democrat  wiboy   Jul-04-08 09:24 PM   #39 
        - So were most of the Confederacy  Taverner   Jul-04-08 11:01 PM   #40 
  - I Hope Trent Lott Does The Eulogy..... (n/t)  Paladin   Jul-04-08 12:56 PM   #8 
  - There will be mass coverage on this, as there was for Russert, and please  brandnewlaptop   Jul-04-08 01:01 PM   #11 
  - You mean Russert, not Matthews  Taverner   Jul-04-08 01:02 PM   #12 
  - yes of course, fixed it  brandnewlaptop   Jul-04-08 01:07 PM   #15 
     - Russert was a Republican trying to act like a Dem  Taverner   Jul-04-08 01:07 PM   #16 
        - Russert?  SF Guy   Jul-04-08 01:12 PM   #20 
           - I know - its more of a joke than anything  Taverner   Jul-04-08 01:13 PM   #22 
  - no, I predict either little coverage or balanced coverage  Hamlette   Jul-04-08 01:12 PM   #21 
  - I wonder if  VancSouthpaw   Jul-04-08 01:59 PM   #24 
  - Where's Freddie?  lonestarnot   Jul-04-08 02:00 PM   #25 
  - Would it cause a scene...  backscatter712   Jul-04-08 03:55 PM   #30 
  - they'll canonize his sorry ass. the man hated. that was his greatest asset.  spanone   Jul-04-08 03:57 PM   #33 
  - don't worry he won't get a state funeral in Washington. They will make a big deal in NC  book_worm   Jul-04-08 04:00 PM   #34 
  - No one escapes the grim reaper  Doug.Goodall   Jul-04-08 04:03 PM   #35 

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