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MellowDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:59 PM
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88. Your hatred for those "not from there"
and your despise for any sort of change in "your" town pretty much sums up all the steryotypes anyone needs to know about small town America. I guess you think it's ok because it's "yuppies" as you despisingly call them, but really, the logic and the hate is no different from any other group who have moved into places before only to recieve the same blind hatred.

The only reason your small town is likely even still around with a good economy is because people have moved to it and made what sounds like not a small town at all anymore. I live in an old run-down steel town and people would be pretty damn happy to have a bunch of people start moving to town and build up the economy and their future, because right now nobody feels proud of this town and nobody feels it has a future.

Your self rightousness easily surpasses those of the out-of-towners you describe. I'm betting a lot of the locals there hated it when the artists moved in, and before you know it, the yuppies (now locals) will hate it when the next group moves in. The repetition is tiring, and you would hope a progressive would see beyond it.
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