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AspenRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-20-10 03:22 PM
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83. It is slowly changing, but some places still have that kind of mentality
firmly entrenched, and it will take longer to break.
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  -An inconvenient fact for the South Bashers here... Ghost in the Machine  Dec-19-10 05:01 PM   #0 
  - Population is the important consideration, not land mass  DavidDvorkin   Dec-19-10 05:04 PM   #1 
  - Exactly, dirt don't join hate groups  Warpy   Dec-19-10 05:09 PM   #3 
  - Hey, my lawn must hate me, no matter what I do for it, it still looks like crap!  DailyGrind51   Dec-19-10 05:34 PM   #17 
  - I have to agree...  demmiblue   Dec-19-10 05:13 PM   #6 
  - I dunno about NJ  Mopar151   Dec-22-10 10:17 AM   #91 
  - Ok, New Jersey's Population, 2009 estimate 8,707,739 - Tn's Population, 2009 estimate 6,296,254  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 05:15 PM   #8 
  - Land doesn't vote or hate.  NutmegYankee   Dec-19-10 06:21 PM   #29 
  - Jesus H. Christ.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-19-10 07:03 PM   #33 
  - Ghost. It may be more constructive to ask you how YOU would change the  bluestate10   Dec-19-10 07:08 PM   #38 
  - I try to change as many minds as I can, whenever I get the chance to..  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 08:01 PM   #46 
     - The South needs Bashing.  nosmokes   Dec-20-10 09:54 AM   #67 
        - Then the problem isn't the South, it's the pundits.  Kalyke   Dec-22-10 12:31 AM   #86 
        - ya, I know exactly what I said. But the rest of the country doesn't use  nosmokes   Dec-22-10 09:29 AM   #88 
        - Just who is "The Rest of Us" that you allude to in your post?  NeedleCast   Dec-22-10 11:37 AM   #97 
  - And small as we are, land-wise....had est. 6,497,967 population in 2008  pipi_k   Dec-22-10 09:45 AM   #90 
  - One hate group per 170k people in Tennesee, one per every 221k in Delaware.  Marr   Dec-19-10 05:15 PM   #9 
  - There are more residents in Shelby County Tn than the entire state of Delaware  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 05:24 PM   #13 
     - What's yours?  Marr   Dec-19-10 05:28 PM   #16 
     - Ok, so how many would one encounter in New Jersey? See post #8 for details...  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 05:54 PM   #23 
        - See what? You didn't list the number of hate groups. You talked about  Marr   Dec-19-10 07:56 PM   #43 
     - The point is that per capital is important.  bluestate10   Dec-19-10 05:35 PM   #19 
  - This is what happens when a conservative state doesn't fund schools.  Radical Activist   Dec-22-10 01:06 PM   #101 
  - I'll testify :) many of the best people I know are Southern  stuntcat   Dec-19-10 05:08 PM   #2 
  - Same here...  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 10:16 PM   #59 
  - Me too!  NorthCarolina   Dec-19-10 10:40 PM   #63 
  - You left out the Republican party.  rug   Dec-19-10 05:10 PM   #4 
  - Also  justinsb   Dec-19-10 05:35 PM   #18 
  - I really get tired of  SheilaT   Dec-19-10 05:11 PM   #5 
  - In many parts of the Deep South 90% of Whites vote Puke.  Odin2005   Dec-19-10 05:14 PM   #7 
  - How about backing that assertion up  cordelia   Dec-19-10 07:32 PM   #41 
  - Being a liberal in a Blue State doesn't take much, but it takes character in a Red one...  PurityOfEssence   Dec-19-10 05:17 PM   #10 
  - Yeah it's hell being a Liberal surrounded by rightwing fundie nutbags  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 10:18 PM   #60 
  - Excellent points.  geardaddy   Dec-20-10 02:20 PM   #74 
  - The John Birch Society had a large office near my bus stop  EFerrari   Dec-19-10 05:21 PM   #11 
  - The Birchers started in Belmont,MA in the fifties and they  virgogal   Dec-19-10 07:01 PM   #32 
  - Is it the number of hate groups or the size of the hate groups?  taught_me_patience   Dec-19-10 05:24 PM   #12 
  - That's another important consideration  DavidDvorkin   Dec-19-10 05:55 PM   #24 
  - Hate groups is not all that is wrong with the south.  bluestate10   Dec-19-10 05:26 PM   #14 
  - Right on!  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-19-10 05:36 PM   #20 
  - I'd rather look at the politics in the South  cali   Dec-19-10 05:28 PM   #15 
  - Alaska must be a bastion of tolerance then  NoGOPZone   Dec-19-10 05:38 PM   #21 
  - The biggest one-person hate group that calls Alaska home is.....  Anakin Skywalker   Dec-19-10 07:58 PM   #44 
  - Toughen up  tularetom   Dec-19-10 05:53 PM   #22 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-19-10 06:08 PM   #25 
  - Spend less energy defending the South, more energy changing the South.  JVS   Dec-19-10 06:10 PM   #26 
  - When are you moving down here so I can print out your voter's registration card?  Kalyke   Dec-22-10 12:30 AM   #85 
  - I would argue land area is irrelevant. What are population densities?  bluerum   Dec-19-10 06:17 PM   #27 
  - Alabama's Population, 2009 estimate 4,708,708 - New Jersey's Population, 2009 estimate 8,707,739  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 06:54 PM   #31 
     - As a Mississippian, I'd have to say population size matters far more than land-mass.  Selatius   Dec-22-10 12:33 AM   #87 
     - It's not just population SIZE  Shandris   Dec-22-10 11:22 AM   #95 
  - evidently you are not including the baptists/southern baptists which severely skews the results lol  msongs   Dec-19-10 06:19 PM   #28 
  - I have no idea what the actual numbers of members would be,  pnwmom   Dec-19-10 06:36 PM   #30 
  - Land mass comparisons are BS  MedicalAdmin   Dec-19-10 07:04 PM   #34 
  - Aaaarrrgh.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-19-10 07:05 PM   #35 
  - LOL. Seriously. It's almost like a setup.  JVS   Dec-19-10 07:08 PM   #36 
  - Maryland and DC, northern????  RB TexLa   Dec-19-10 07:08 PM   #37 
  - In which states do you see the most rebel flags?  niceypoo   Dec-19-10 07:09 PM   #39 
  - Bingo!!  Zoeisright   Dec-20-10 12:44 PM   #73 
  - It is inherently hypocritical to dump on people from an entire region...  Skip Intro   Dec-19-10 07:21 PM   #40 
  - If that were the only thing being claimed as South bashing, that would be one thing.  Pithlet   Dec-19-10 08:22 PM   #47 
     - Oh please, we've both been around DU long enough to have seen knee-jerk bashing of the South.  Skip Intro   Dec-19-10 08:57 PM   #51 
        - Guess we just read them differently.  Pithlet   Dec-19-10 09:10 PM   #53 
           - We'll agree to disagree then.  Skip Intro   Dec-19-10 10:21 PM   #61 
  - actually you`ll find these cockroaches in every state  madrchsod   Dec-19-10 07:53 PM   #42 
  - Land mass? Really?  Codeine   Dec-19-10 07:58 PM   #45 
  - Whose fault is it that you can't understand that populations exist inside those land masses?  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 10:14 PM   #58 
     - Land mass is utterly meaningless.  Codeine   Dec-19-10 10:24 PM   #62 
        - Yeah, I addressed that point in another post, too..  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 10:44 PM   #64 
  - unfortunately,Texas rules..and it's not just size.  w8liftinglady   Dec-19-10 08:27 PM   #48 
  - Well not according to some people here..  Ghost in the Machine   Dec-19-10 09:37 PM   #56 
  - But we have the barbecue in Texas  snooper2   Dec-22-10 11:42 AM   #98 
  - Not to mention that people in the South tend to be fatter, so hate groups PER VOLUME  Dreamer Tatum   Dec-19-10 08:28 PM   #49 
  - thank you and kick. nt  JanMichael   Dec-19-10 08:31 PM   #50 
  - If you're a democrat and live in the South we feel your pain.  RegieRocker   Dec-19-10 09:07 PM   #52 
  - Land Mass arguments on these matters are nonsense.  Dawson Leery   Dec-19-10 09:12 PM   #54 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-19-10 09:14 PM   #55 
  - This is a joke and you're engaging in ironic "South bashing," right?  JackRiddler   Dec-19-10 09:40 PM   #57 
  - Doesn't the Republican Party in some areas count as Hate Groups ?  JI7   Dec-19-10 10:48 PM   #65 
  - Who in their right mind would bash...  The Midway Rebel   Dec-19-10 11:33 PM   #66 
  - why did you leave out population?  fascisthunter   Dec-20-10 10:01 AM   #68 
  - Feeling A Little Guilty?  Forrest Greene   Dec-20-10 10:10 AM   #69 
  - The South is beautiful,  bvar22   Dec-20-10 12:26 PM   #70 
  - Hate isn't just restricted to the south.  Ganja Ninja   Dec-20-10 12:35 PM   #71 
  - I agree  AspenRose   Dec-20-10 02:27 PM   #75 
  - Yes. Western PA will prove your point. The area has its share of hating, intolerant teabaggers.nt  AlinPA   Dec-20-10 02:48 PM   #78 
  - I came across more racism times I visited New Jersey than living in the South  Mimosa   Dec-20-10 12:37 PM   #72 
  - A HUGE oversimplification  NoGOPZone   Dec-20-10 02:33 PM   #76 
  - The difference between northern racism and southern racism  AspenRose   Dec-20-10 02:36 PM   #77 
     - That's not true.  Kalyke   Dec-20-10 02:57 PM   #79 
     - *sigh*  AspenRose   Dec-20-10 03:21 PM   #81 
        - Ah... missed my point, completely.  Kalyke   Dec-22-10 12:28 AM   #84 
     - That's an accurate description of the way it used to be, Aspen Rose  Mimosa   Dec-20-10 03:12 PM   #80 
        - It is slowly changing, but some places still have that kind of mentality  AspenRose   Dec-20-10 03:22 PM   #83 
  - The number of hate groups is irrelevant  K8-EEE   Dec-20-10 03:22 PM   #82 
  - I think the bigger problem is people  revolution breeze   Dec-22-10 09:38 AM   #89 
  - Bashing and confusion are easily mistaken.  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-22-10 10:27 AM   #92 
  - Why do you let things like this bother you so much?  Joe Fields   Dec-22-10 10:29 AM   #93 
  - Sorry, I've Tried....  WiffenPoof   Dec-22-10 11:09 AM   #94 
  - I was born in Arkansas, raised in Oklahoma and Kentucky. Your anger is misdirected.  Heidi   Dec-22-10 11:34 AM   #96 
  - Well, the plethora of northern hatred of the southern states  Cutatious   Dec-22-10 12:54 PM   #99 
  - Argument fail.  Lucian   Dec-22-10 01:04 PM   #100 
  - Region-bashing is against the rules here  pinboy3niner   Dec-22-10 01:11 PM   #102 
  - This is selective data.  HuckleB   Dec-22-10 01:24 PM   #103 

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