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Old 05-28-2011, 10:34 AM
 
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Love at first sight, NASCAR style: The couple who got married at the race track in the world¿s most redneck wedding | Mail Online


(Well, I will say this. I am happy for the couple. This article isn't fair to them including the prominent shot of the NC Confederate flag by the Daily Mail.)
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:08 AM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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Love at first sight, NASCAR style: The couple who got married at the race track in the world¿s most redneck wedding | Mail Online


(Well, I will say this. I am happy for the couple. This article isn't fair to them including the prominent shot of the NC Confederate flag by the Daily Mail.)
What a silly article. Lets see, Dover International promotes doing weddings on their website, although they say that due to demand they can no longer accommodate weddings on race weekends. Dover International Speedway - The Monster Mile® (http://www.doverspeedway.com/track/faqs.php#q23 - broken link)

All of the sports venues in Philly have been doing weddings for years. (The Phillies will even provide the Phanatic, if you want him at the wedding.)

So, really, by the standards of the writer of that article, Charlotte ain't got nuthin' on Philly, as far as rednecks.

I hope that the couple gets a location worked out & has a wonderful life.
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:24 AM
 
Location: Matthews, NC
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I guess that would qualify as redneck. The most hick wedding I have ever seen was two people who got married on horses at the county fairgrounds. God bless them though.
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:32 AM
 
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Well...they ARE rednecks, and it WAS a redneck wedding. I don't see anything wrong with them telling it like it is.
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:35 AM
 
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Many people dont seem to know that MANY white people find the term "redneck" as offensive as many black folks find the "N" word offensive. Please dont use these racially derogatory words,,thanks
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:39 AM
 
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and I wonder why people make fun of me for moving here
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:39 AM
 
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Many people dont seem to know that MANY white people find the term "redneck" as offensive as many black folks find the "N" word offensive. Please dont use these racially derogatory words,,thanks
Most rednecks I know are proud of the title. Speak for yourself.
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:44 AM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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Well...they ARE rednecks, and it WAS a redneck wedding. I don't see anything wrong with them telling it like it is.
Ehh. . is it so different from this?


YouTube - ‪Philadelphia's Ben Franklin & Betsy Ross Wedding‬‏
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Old 05-28-2011, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Charlotte
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World's most redneck wedding? Hardly, CMT's show My Big Redneck Wedding has shown much worse.
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Old 05-28-2011, 12:11 PM
 
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Well...they ARE rednecks, .... I don't see anything wrong with them telling it like it is.
If it is your opinion these people are rednecks, that is fine, you are entitled to it. (I disagree with pre-judging people in this manner, I won't argue with your right to do so.)

However that article was nothing but a hit job on Charlotte's people and they cowardly hid behind the wedding as an excuse to get away with it. How many NC Confederate flags are being flown in this city? Sorry but a lot of people do consider the term "redneck" an offensive and racist term and the paper should know better than to take an otherwise happy event and write an article like this. There was no reason for it. Whether there are proud rednecks is irrelevant to the issue.
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