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suzie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-22-09 12:27 AM
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148. I have also lived in northern, southern and mid-Atlantic regions.
And have worked retail in the South, where I've been treated abysmally by Northerners such as yourself, who acted as if I didn't have the sense to pour water out of a boot. Did I mention that I have an advanced degree and a long professional history?

I haven't found Southern women to be any more manipulative than any other women. Nor have I experienced the problems dealing with contractors, repair people, etc., that you describe. Perhaps it's your attitude that puts people off?

And if being direct means that when people from the North or Mid-Atlantic Region hear your southern accent and automatically lower your I.Q. by 20 points, and admit to you that they do it, why I guess some might consider that directness an asset. I didn't.

My spouse is a professional guy, raised in the South, schooled in the South, worked in the South. I've lived a whole variety of places and I've never met anyone in the North, West, or mid-Atlantic regions who comes close to being as supportive of women as he is. And who spent a long career in public service helping women get ahead. I have a whole array of Southern male friends who are the same--and I'm also friends with their very strong, non-manipulative, wives.

I never experienced that kind of support in the North or the Mid-Atlantic Region when I was a young career woman--in fact, just the opposite.

But since DU is about progressive Democrats, I have to tell you that going to a meeting and telling southerners that they are awful, that nothing is as good as back home in the North, that you just can't believe how corrupt, ignorant and stupid they are and "Oh BTW, you guys need to listen to us and go out and do what we say and then we'll get some Democrats elected here"--is not a great strategy.
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  -Southerners looking to share their Confederate holiday Judi Lynn  Mar-21-09 06:18 AM   #0 
  - Well maybe they just want to take their states and try seceding again?  willing dwarf   Mar-21-09 06:21 AM   #1 
  - I always wonder if I would have supported Lincoln in trying  Jeep789   Mar-21-09 06:34 AM   #2 
  - My people were all in England or Wales. So, I guess, we supported the South. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-21-09 06:48 AM   #7 
  - There is a good chance that your ancestors were against slavery by  No Elephants   Mar-21-09 07:39 AM   #14 
     - britain funded the south.  Hannah Bell   Mar-21-09 04:22 PM   #82 
        - Funded? Not really. British merchants happily  Occam Bandage   Mar-21-09 04:38 PM   #94 
           - Although the South never succeeded in convincing foreign powers to intervene against the North,  Hannah Bell   Mar-21-09 04:44 PM   #98 
              - Yep. As I said, British merchants were happy to trade with the South.  Occam Bandage   Mar-21-09 04:53 PM   #101 
              - The loans weren't "trades". They were loans, with cotton as collateral.  Hannah Bell   Mar-21-09 05:14 PM   #107 
                 - A banker providing cash now for cheap goods at a later date is indeed trade.  Occam Bandage   Mar-21-09 05:21 PM   #111 
                    - It's a loan of money capital. You're playing word games.  Hannah Bell   Mar-21-09 05:29 PM   #115 
                       - Made by investors looking to make a buck off the temporarily cheap price of cotton.  Occam Bandage   Mar-21-09 05:32 PM   #116 
                          - Britain's "official" policy was neutrality. Yet at the outset of the war,  Hannah Bell   Mar-21-09 05:48 PM   #121 
                             - How does this explain that British gun mnaufacturers  Thothmes   Mar-21-09 06:18 PM   #132 
                                - i'm not sure what you think needs explaining.  Hannah Bell   Mar-21-09 06:21 PM   #134 
              - Not "to intervene against the north." To intervene against the United States This was .  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 10:57 AM   #162 
  - I agree with you 100%  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 03:47 PM   #70 
  - To each his own...  burning rain   Mar-23-09 04:03 AM   #212 
  - If Lincoln had had nukes  Lilith Velkor   Mar-23-09 09:47 PM   #230 
  - If it were only...  quickesst   Mar-21-09 06:44 AM   #4 
  - I'm not sure if I've ever seen that so elegantly put.  Sugar Smack   Mar-21-09 03:47 PM   #69 
  - Thank you .....  quickesst   Mar-21-09 06:48 PM   #140 
  - Nicely said. nt  Obamanaut   Mar-21-09 05:14 PM   #108 
  - Thank you!  Bryn   Mar-22-09 01:14 AM   #152 
  - Kindly cite the post numbers of the posts on this thread that condemn everyone who lives in the  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 10:40 AM   #158 
  - Why would you do that to the 42 to 48 percent of us who didn't  Kalyke   Mar-21-09 02:37 PM   #57 
     - There must be some state you could warm up to, so to speak. No Dem left behind!  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:04 AM   #163 
  - I am glad my state (NC) does not observe Confederate History Month.  ccharles000   Mar-21-09 06:35 AM   #3 
  - What do the Confederate whitewash and the Bush Legacy Project have in  No Elephants   Mar-21-09 06:44 AM   #5 
  - How True! I wonder how many have actually read those Articles of Secession?  theHandpuppet   Mar-23-09 08:10 PM   #225 
  - Ahh. Nothing like venerating America-hating traitors to make one feel patriotic.  denverbill   Mar-21-09 06:46 AM   #6 
  - They should be able to do all those things.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-21-09 04:15 PM   #75 
     - The Confederate flag, however, is the only flag of Americans who committed treason against  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:09 AM   #164 
        - Are you saying that the Confederate flag isn't covered under the 1st Amendment?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 06:05 PM   #196 
           - How you come up with that from my post is a mystery.  No Elephants   Mar-23-09 04:28 AM   #214 
              - Asking a question for clarification, not uncommon here.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 11:20 AM   #221 
  - There is a lot of good about the South  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 07:01 AM   #8 
  - I am sure Germany and the German people have much to commend them  No Elephants   Mar-21-09 07:33 AM   #13 
  - We were discussing the CSA  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 10:40 AM   #28 
     - I think that it is perhaps difficult to understand that many  suzie   Mar-21-09 11:26 AM   #32 
     - Hmm...  liberal1973   Mar-21-09 12:12 PM   #34 
     - The South was wrong to secede  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 12:45 PM   #39 
     - "It's not unusual for traitors to be detested."  geek tragedy   Mar-21-09 12:58 PM   #42 
     - They are not despised in their own land  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 02:51 PM   #62 
        - "In their own land?" Isn't the USA their own land? Volunteers from the South  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:24 AM   #167 
     - "It's not unusual for traitors to be detested."  Critters2   Mar-21-09 05:54 PM   #125 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-23-09 02:40 PM   #223 
     - People signed up to fight with their friends and family during the  suzie   Mar-21-09 04:31 PM   #87 
     - They did not have to fight for the North, but they did not have to fight for the  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 10:32 AM   #157 
        - "Either people were on the correct side of the issues or they weren't."  suzie   Mar-22-09 01:21 PM   #185 
           - Sorry, but your post is full of false dichotomies and other major flaws. For instance,  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 01:41 PM   #186 
     - Please cite a source for your contention  Thothmes   Mar-21-09 06:22 PM   #135 
     - Hatred of the South is hard for sane people to understand  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 12:29 PM   #35 
     - Of course wars are always sold to those who actually fight them  EFerrari   Mar-21-09 12:53 PM   #40 
     - It's not hard to sell ...  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 04:15 PM   #76 
        - The War of Northern Aggression.  geek tragedy   Mar-21-09 04:32 PM   #88 
        - How about "the day the government of the United States refused to extend slavery to the  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:20 AM   #166 
        - "Intent on murder, rape and pillage"  Occam Bandage   Mar-21-09 05:07 PM   #105 
        - How does someone in Georgia see someone crossing the Potomac?  EFerrari   Mar-21-09 05:24 PM   #112 
        - It's not Geography, it's Palinography.  Occam Bandage   Mar-21-09 05:28 PM   #113 
        - Why, from their window, of course. Or does that work only in Alaska?  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:30 AM   #168 
        - Now you have a sense of how Africans felt when they were captured  Critters2   Mar-21-09 05:56 PM   #126 
           - Hmm... you will hate this then  comtec   Mar-24-09 09:11 AM   #233 
     - So, Southerners were not loyal Americans?  geek tragedy   Mar-21-09 12:56 PM   #41 
     - ...  Occam Bandage   Mar-21-09 05:09 PM   #106 
     - Some former slaves held offices for a couple of years. Oh, the  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:40 AM   #169 
     - My entire family (which is African American) is from Louisana and Texas  babythunder   Mar-21-09 07:05 PM   #141 
     - NO Revisionism, Please  badgervan   Mar-21-09 10:08 PM   #143 
        - The government of the United States did not want to extend slavery. The South rebelled against the  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 10:50 AM   #161 
        - There was much more to the war than slavery  MajorChode   Mar-23-09 02:38 AM   #206 
           - You ....  badgervan   Mar-23-09 08:27 PM   #227 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-21-09 12:45 PM   #38 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-21-09 01:09 PM   #46 
     - Wow - don't know much about history, do you?  Kalyke   Mar-21-09 02:45 PM   #58 
        - Yep. There's a reason West Virginia became its own state. nt  Critters2   Mar-21-09 05:59 PM   #127 
     - "...when their homeland was invaded..."  October   Mar-21-09 01:38 PM   #49 
     - The old argument that most of the Confederate soldiers were not slave owners is true.  Aristus   Mar-21-09 03:12 PM   #65 
     - I agree  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 03:52 PM   #71 
     - Great sum up  treestar   Mar-22-09 02:47 PM   #188 
     - Please see Post 158. Or are you implying that everyone in the South now  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:15 AM   #165 
        - Of course the majority of southerners want to celebrate the confederacy  comtec   Mar-24-09 09:19 AM   #234 
     - the notion of stating the CSA only ruled for 4 years is disingenuous at best  Donnachaidh   Mar-21-09 04:24 PM   #83 
     - I have ancestors who fought for the Confederacy,  Critters2   Mar-21-09 05:52 PM   #124 
     - And no one should judge you by your ancestry, either for good or for evil. You  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:43 AM   #170 
     - "We" were discussing the desire to share a Confederate holiday. I made an analogy. I did not  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 10:19 AM   #156 
  - ANY history is worth celebrating?  Lorien   Mar-21-09 10:34 AM   #27 
  - Let's think about that ....  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 10:48 AM   #30 
     - Oh, well if people were kept as property  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 02:26 PM   #54 
        - The Fascist would have hated the CSA  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 02:58 PM   #63 
           - Way to ignore the main point of what I posted  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 03:25 PM   #66 
              - Take a Tum and settle down  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 03:37 PM   #67 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-21-09 03:40 PM   #68 
                 - Read "Slave Nation"  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 04:03 PM   #72 
                    - Wasnt necessary to see through you  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 04:10 PM   #73 
                       - Come on, Comrade  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 04:21 PM   #79 
                          - Feel free to go away mad  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 04:32 PM   #89 
                          - I wasn't going to ask, but ...  F.C.James   Mar-22-09 06:07 AM   #153 
                          - edit  Marr   Mar-21-09 05:41 PM   #119 
                             - What, WHAT!  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 05:47 PM   #120 
                                - Haha, no, no-  Marr   Mar-21-09 06:03 PM   #129 
                                   - Ha! Can't damn him for that one  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 06:10 PM   #131 
                 - No, the Founders fought over slavery, too. The slave owners representing the Southern  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:59 AM   #173 
                    - Sorry, no, you can't excuse the rest of the Founding Fathers.  suzie   Mar-22-09 02:37 PM   #187 
                       - Kindly point out where I excused anyone for anything. The poster to whom I was  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 02:58 PM   #192 
                          - Sorry, no.  suzie   Mar-22-09 03:13 PM   #194 
                             - Again, I never excused anyone. Pointing out facts that surrounded an action is not  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 03:21 PM   #195 
                                - The Founding Fathers had a choice to found a new nation  suzie   Mar-23-09 01:31 AM   #205 
                                   - No kidding. Everyone had a choice about slavery, except the slaves had fewer choices about it than  No Elephants   Mar-23-09 03:18 AM   #210 
  - Nothing worth celebrating. They've been the most  geek tragedy   Mar-21-09 12:44 PM   #37 
  - Strange you should feel that way  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 01:50 PM   #50 
  - WTF? Live in delusion much?  rvablue   Mar-21-09 04:21 PM   #81 
  - Last time I read a history book, the Voting Rights Acts, the  suzie   Mar-21-09 04:43 PM   #97 
  - True. Without taking anything away from LBJ, no one could have gotten the Civil Rights  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 12:14 PM   #175 
     - According to what I'd read,  suzie   Mar-23-09 03:15 AM   #209 
        - Without the groundwork laid by the Kennedys and without the assassination, the Civil  No Elephants   Mar-23-09 04:08 AM   #213 
           - Lyndon Johnson was Senate Majority Leader.  suzie   Mar-23-09 11:02 AM   #219 
              - Unlikely? Did you just make that up?  No Elephants   Mar-24-09 04:23 PM   #235 
  - All of those things you listed took place in the 1950s and 1960s  Uncle Joe   Mar-21-09 04:54 PM   #102 
     - Not so much a collusion. The SCOTUS had held that "separate but equal"  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 11:48 AM   #171 
  - Yes, and we had to send troops in to force the South to become  geek tragedy   Mar-21-09 04:33 PM   #90 
  - That doesn't make any sense.  Marr   Mar-21-09 05:48 PM   #122 
  - They Still Do...  badgervan   Mar-22-09 12:42 PM   #181 
  - Hi.  bvar22   Mar-21-09 04:31 PM   #86 
     - My guess would be Indiana.  geek tragedy   Mar-21-09 04:35 PM   #92 
     - It would help if all the Republicans from the North,  suzie   Mar-21-09 04:47 PM   #99 
     - I had to work with one of those for a few weeks  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 04:59 PM   #103 
     - The answer is New York.  bvar22   Mar-21-09 11:27 PM   #147 
     - Good for you!  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 04:42 PM   #96 
     - Believe it or not, that is very Mediterranean, too. And if someone brought a dish  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 12:23 PM   #176 
     - How about this one?  suzie   Mar-21-09 04:51 PM   #100 
  - "Only ruled for four years?" By law, yes. By mentality, no.**nm  misanthrope   Mar-21-09 06:28 PM   #137 
  - ok  boomerbust   Mar-21-09 07:01 AM   #9 
  - They lost. They should get the fuck over it.  Ian David   Mar-21-09 07:07 AM   #10 
  - Excellent Idea. I think we should have history month for similar groups, like the Viet Cong.  billyoc   Mar-21-09 07:25 AM   #11 
  - Was the Viet Cong fighting for the right to  No Elephants   Mar-21-09 07:42 AM   #16 
  - Looking to share their neo love of the Confedrate flag  No Elephants   Mar-21-09 07:29 AM   #12 
  - Disgusting Holiday  SteelPenguin   Mar-21-09 07:40 AM   #15 
  - Confederate History Month?  proud2BlibKansan   Mar-21-09 08:13 AM   #17 
  - Southern values- The south I know  wilt the stilt   Mar-21-09 08:19 AM   #18 
  - Good - more jobs for my kids.  Kalyke   Mar-21-09 02:48 PM   #60 
  - I'll second some of what he said.  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-21-09 04:12 PM   #74 
     - I have also lived in northern, southern and mid-Atlantic regions.  suzie   Mar-22-09 12:27 AM   #148 
        - Youre quick to dismiss my observations.  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-22-09 03:07 PM   #193 
           - You're equally quick to dismiss my observations as well.  suzie   Mar-23-09 02:47 AM   #207 
              - Winter white, perhaps...  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-23-09 09:09 AM   #218 
  - My aren't we bitter about little Johnny not making the team.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-21-09 04:21 PM   #80 
     - didn't try to buy a spot  wilt the stilt   Mar-22-09 06:57 AM   #154 
     - I see your ethics are just like the coach's.  wilt the stilt   Mar-22-09 07:09 AM   #155 
        - I don't have a dog in the fight. Just making an observation.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 06:07 PM   #197 
           - answer the question  wilt the stilt   Mar-22-09 08:05 PM   #199 
              - You didn't ask a question until this post.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 08:43 PM   #200 
                 - the question is to you  wilt the stilt   Mar-22-09 09:17 PM   #202 
                    - It would depend.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-22-09 09:23 PM   #203 
                       - don't see a problem  wilt the stilt   Mar-23-09 06:16 AM   #217 
                          - Where did your $10,000 come in there?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 11:18 AM   #220 
                             - it was fundraising  wilt the stilt   Mar-23-09 12:18 PM   #222 
                                - I didn't say it was voluntary.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 07:59 PM   #224 
                                   - you start off with an  wilt the stilt   Mar-23-09 09:42 PM   #229 
                                      - Get over it dude. He didn't make the team, he may be a better man because of it.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-23-09 09:53 PM   #231 
                                         - obviously you are young  wilt the stilt   Mar-24-09 08:39 AM   #232 
  - Just Say "No Thanks!"  Demeter   Mar-21-09 08:25 AM   #19 
  - I will be damned before I celebrate "Confederate History"  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-21-09 08:37 AM   #20 
  - Southern values. #1  wackywaggin   Mar-21-09 08:46 AM   #21 
  - Secessionist Traitors Month?  aquart   Mar-21-09 08:48 AM   #22 
  - Benedict Arnold Traitors Day Sale..Everything 25% Off!!!!!!  madmom   Mar-21-09 08:49 AM   #23 
  - Ahh - celebrate "The Right To Own Slaves And Force The Other State To Do So" day...nice...  TankLV   Mar-21-09 08:59 AM   #24 
  - So many still fighting that long lost battle  liberal N proud   Mar-21-09 09:44 AM   #25 
  - I am highly amused that Confederate Memorial Day occurs on the date...  mitchum   Mar-21-09 10:11 AM   #26 
  - gotta love North Carolinian marksmanship  Thothmes   Mar-21-09 06:35 PM   #139 
  - Home Rule For Hell!  gratuitous   Mar-21-09 10:41 AM   #29 
  - As the South (a/k/a GOP) continues to marginalize itself  scytherius   Mar-21-09 10:52 AM   #31 
  - another valuable exercise in turd-polishing...  NorthernSpy   Mar-21-09 11:28 AM   #33 
  - Original title: White Power and Slavery Celebration Day.  geek tragedy   Mar-21-09 12:43 PM   #36 
  - What does he mean by "Southern" values?  varelse   Mar-21-09 12:58 PM   #43 
  - Hospitality, treason, slavery? Good question. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-21-09 01:00 PM   #44 
  - Mint Julips, magnolias, the Stars & Bars, whips, chains, and brutality. Hoorah!  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-21-09 01:03 PM   #45 
  - I have no problems with mint juleps or magnolias.  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 12:36 PM   #179 
  - Southern values?  cherish44   Mar-21-09 01:32 PM   #47 
  - IMO, it's a slap in the face to Americans.  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 12:41 PM   #180 
  - 'by people who do not respect Southern values' - Ah, what "values" might those be?  Bluebear   Mar-21-09 01:33 PM   #48 
  - Confederate Memorial Day sounds OK - honoring the fallen soldiers,  old mark   Mar-21-09 01:54 PM   #51 
  - Many think it never stopped.. they just changed tactics  SoCalDem   Mar-21-09 02:35 PM   #56 
  - Honoring those who fell fighting against the United States of America for  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 12:34 PM   #178 
     - high school history  pnutbutr   Mar-23-09 06:04 AM   #216 
  - southern values?  Blue_Tires   Mar-21-09 02:13 PM   #52 
  - Well Said, BT.  Paladin   Mar-21-09 04:19 PM   #78 
  - Oh FiddleDeeDee break out the red velvet cake and hoop skirts  Stevenmarc   Mar-21-09 02:16 PM   #53 
  - Mr Henie took Arnold to his first KKK meetin ...... now that is heritage !  TWiley   Mar-21-09 02:28 PM   #55 
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  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-21-09 02:50 PM   #61 
  - Looks to me like a pretty intelligent discussion n/t  F.C.James   Mar-21-09 03:00 PM   #64 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-21-09 04:17 PM   #77 
  - LOL!  Critters2   Mar-21-09 06:19 PM   #133 
  - Texas does not observe Martin Luther King's birthday as Confederate Memorial Day  NoPasaran   Mar-21-09 04:26 PM   #84 
  - I don't remember Juneteenth being a holiday in Texas. In fact,  struggle4progress   Mar-21-09 09:52 PM   #142 
     - "Some People." Who Were They, A Bunch Of Right-Wing White Guys?  Paladin   Mar-22-09 11:54 AM   #172 
        - I lived in Dallas and had a construction job with a working class crew that did gigs  struggle4progress   Mar-22-09 12:43 PM   #182 
  - I grew up in NC  cwydro   Mar-21-09 04:26 PM   #85 
  - I've lived in Florida all my life and never heard of it, either  csziggy   Mar-21-09 04:59 PM   #104 
  - My family has been in the south since well before the civil war.  cobalt1999   Mar-21-09 04:34 PM   #91 
  - The invention of the "white race"  nichomachus   Mar-21-09 04:35 PM   #93 
  - The South is a lovely place with lovely people. But fuck the neo-Confederate dickheads.  Occam Bandage   Mar-21-09 04:41 PM   #95 
  - It's not just the South.  PA Democrat   Mar-21-09 05:15 PM   #109 
     - My cousin's daughter was a skinhead in Massachusetts. However, she had been born in  No Elephants   Mar-22-09 12:49 PM   #183 
  - Well isn't that special?  Hekate   Mar-21-09 05:20 PM   #110 
  - NO thanks  Raine   Mar-21-09 05:28 PM   #114 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-21-09 05:35 PM   #117 
  - If anyone is interested ...  ColbertWatcher   Mar-21-09 05:38 PM   #118 
  - Live and let live.  aikoaiko   Mar-21-09 05:49 PM   #123 
  - Interesting that they suddenly need to commemorate their "heritage" in this way, now that  Marr   Mar-21-09 06:01 PM   #128 
  - Just a coincidence I'm sure  comrade snarky   Mar-21-09 06:07 PM   #130 
  - Not to defend them  Sgent   Mar-21-09 06:33 PM   #138 
  - Let's all burn a Confederate Flag to celebrate  santamargarita   Mar-21-09 06:26 PM   #136 
  - I always love these South-bashing threads.  NaturalHigh   Mar-21-09 10:09 PM   #144 
  - Well, it could be worse.  suzie   Mar-22-09 12:51 AM   #149 
  - Yeah, must be because all Southerners are inbred!  mykpart   Mar-22-09 01:07 AM   #150 
  - Yeah, because we know that all the problems have been solved...  NaturalHigh   Mar-22-09 01:12 AM   #151 
  - Oh, please.  Marr   Mar-22-09 12:00 PM   #174 
  - We Bash With The Hope...  badgervan   Mar-22-09 01:15 PM   #184 
  - It is bashing to recognize there are assholes there who think  treestar   Mar-22-09 02:54 PM   #191 
  - Tracy CA may have been the West Coast hub  comrade snarky   Mar-22-09 08:59 PM   #201 
  - well one of my ancestors fought for the Confederacy  citizen snips   Mar-21-09 10:21 PM   #145 
  - "my ancestor never had slaves"  classysassy   Mar-21-09 10:53 PM   #146 
  - Why would someone want to celebrate brothers killing brothers?  NNN0LHI   Mar-22-09 10:42 AM   #159 
  - Because that's how they roll. It's a you-kinda-have-to-be-there thing.  BlooInBloo   Mar-22-09 10:44 AM   #160 
  - No thanks!  Starry Messenger   Mar-22-09 12:27 PM   #177 
  - See post 84  tammywammy   Mar-22-09 02:49 PM   #189 
  - VA has Lee-Jackson Day on MLK Day  LostinVA   Mar-22-09 06:11 PM   #198 
  - "Confederate Day" April 20  PM Martin   Mar-22-09 02:50 PM   #190 
  - Um, that "legacy" is RACISM.  Zhade   Mar-22-09 09:24 PM   #204 
  - Anyone notice how many low count posters are on this thread? On other boards, I've noticed  No Elephants   Mar-23-09 03:03 AM   #208 
  - Hail Cascadia!  Norrin Radd   Mar-23-09 03:45 AM   #211 
  - And people wonder why there's so much "South bashing" on DU....  Obamarama   Mar-23-09 04:32 AM   #215 
  - Some Values, there. Treason  WeDidIt   Mar-23-09 08:15 PM   #226 
  - I am a fan ot the NEW South...not the old...  ddeclue   Mar-23-09 08:38 PM   #228 

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