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Old 12-27-2015, 02:00 PM
 
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Old 12-29-2015, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Ca2Mo2Ga2Va!
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Wow only 4 years? I've spent my whole 25 years of life in San Diego County. For the most part the poster you quoted is right. Santee is more middle class now but there is still a country redneck sort of vibe to the place. A poster in another thread said it perfectly. Santee, Poway, Lakeside etc feel more like towns you would see in rural Northern California in the outskirts of Sacramento than in Southern California. Lakeside definitely has the redneck Christian Conservative feel to it. There is also a creation museum there all about denying evolution.

I have seen a few people from middle class backgrounds I went to high school with who proudly display their love for the South by flying the confederate flag. These are people that I'm pretty sure never even lived in the South and weren't born there! If you're from California and you have a confederate flag then you're ignorant and should leave as far as I'm concerned. The military does move out to Santee and Lakeside and other towns in the county when they are done with their service and bring their backwards views from the South and Midwest with them. These beliefs get passed on through the generations.The local television and radio stations constantly worship the military. Many local businesses want everyone to "support our troops". We have elected politicians like Duncan Hunter Jr that were in the military themselves who go on the news and say stupid things about bombing other countries and anti-Muslim/immigrant/gay rhetoric. They continue being elected despite this clearly ignorant thinking. This backwards thinking comes from a lot of the military and other transplants who have moved here from the South and Midwest. So no there is no shortage of rednecks or backwards thinking in San Diego County.
i have lived ALL MY LIFE in san diego county, i just said my last 4 years was spent in santee...
and i totally agree with you on the confed flag in ca...it has no business there, how stupid!
and duncan hunter helped my husband out with an issue while he was in the marine corps...
and there are backwards people from san diego...the south and midwest does not have a monopoly on it...
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Old 01-06-2016, 12:23 PM
 
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Well, David aguilar, the name seems familiar some how, anyway you had me laughing out loud with your renditons of my neighborhood.. and even though they all have their ins and outs around the maypole, it's my territory and i'll stick around. I'm not that worldly anyhow. Keep it going, I need the humor.
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Old 01-06-2016, 12:29 PM
 
Location: Dothan AL
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Oroville. Hick and a "meth lab" at the same time.

There are similar towns in the North State. They would be a shock to the system for most Southern Californians. The North State, and its residents, are quite a bit different than urban California residents, almost as if it really were another state.
Yep, Oroville
Bakersfield used to be pretty hick too?
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Old 01-06-2016, 02:09 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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Yep, Oroville
Bakersfield used to be pretty hick too?
What do you mean "used to be?"
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Old 01-06-2016, 02:09 PM
 
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i have lived ALL MY LIFE in san diego county, i just said my last 4 years was spent in santee...
and i totally agree with you on the confed flag in ca...it has no business there, how stupid!
and duncan hunter helped my husband out with an issue while he was in the marine corps...
and there are backwards people from san diego...the south and midwest does not have a monopoly on it...
That's nice that he helped your husband but that doesn't make him any less incompetent or any less of an idiot as a politician.
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Old 01-06-2016, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Dothan AL
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What do you mean "used to be?"
I have to say it that way because I have not been there since the 1980s.
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Old 01-06-2016, 02:15 PM
 
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I drove through Alturas for the first time last year and I think that town should be one of the top hillbilly towns in the state. It's like 50 or more miles from Redding through winding roads in the hills and trees. The town is literally in the middle of nowhere. There is like one gas station, a Subway, a Mexican restaurant, a few streets of houses, and a few churches. I can't imagine why anyone would live there. It's so far from everything and nothing to do.
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Old 01-06-2016, 08:40 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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I have to say it that way because I have not been there since the 1980s.
Nor I, thank goodness. Three years there was four years too many.
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Old 01-07-2016, 12:12 PM
 
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I drove through Alturas for the first time last year and I think that town should be one of the top hillbilly towns in the state. It's like 50 or more miles from Redding through winding roads in the hills and trees. The town is literally in the middle of nowhere. There is like one gas station, a Subway, a Mexican restaurant, a few streets of houses, and a few churches. I can't imagine why anyone would live there. It's so far from everything and nothing to do.
That is what they want. Peace and quiet.
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