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Old 10-20-2008, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Nope...I'm dead serious. I can understand people living in a neighborhood with 700k houses supporting McCain...that's in your best interest. But the poor people who support him are bloody idiots.
Yep, do keep the stereotypes going!

But it goes to show you that the "poor people" don't believe Obama's empty promises. Calling them "idiots" probably doesn't help your cause, either.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:07 PM
 
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The two Obama signs I've seen in my town were in front of an A-A church annex and what looked very much like a crackhouse downtown.

McCain signs are in front of all sorts of residences, including my well-kept manufactured home. Common sense knows no housing type. Your argument is ridiculous and, sadly, elitist.
I rent a crappy apartment and am about dirt poor, so I'm not being elitist at all. It is just what I saw today while I was driving around looking for rentals.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:08 PM
 
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As another poster mentioned, its pretty pathetic you cant have a sign in your lawn without someone trashing it. I've got mad respect for the people who put stickers on their cars. Last thing I wanna deal with is coming out to find my car vandalized or something.
2 Obama bumperstickers (Women for Obama and Catholics for Obama)

So far 2 flat tires.

I am not going to give up my right to openly support my candidate because others are jack@sses though.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Avondale, Chicago
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The average home price where we live is over $700K (in Texas, that's a lot) and you see predominantly McCain signs.

In the smaller/less expensive neighborhoods, you see more of the Obama signs.

So maybe it's just where you live.
Are you in Houston?

I see more Obama signs in River Oaks, Rice Village and other high-end neighborhoods. Not that I don't see McCain signs there, but at best it's 50-50 in the spots I see often.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:09 PM
 
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I haven't noticed that where I live.
What part of Maine do you live in? This was in Bangor.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:09 PM
 
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Yep, do keep the stereotypes going!

But it goes to show you that the "poor people" don't believe Obama's empty promises. Calling them "idiots" probably doesn't help your cause, either.
Keeping false stereotypes going seems to be the favorite pass time of McCain*Palin these days...
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Albemarle, NC
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People in my neighborhood probably scratch their heads when they see the Obama/Biden sign in the yard and the diesel truck in the driveway coupled with the fact that during any given December one of more deer can be seen hanging from the Ash tree on the corner. Did I mention the #88 flag?
HeeYAW! You need to come down to NC. We've got some big bucks down this a yonder way. Shuuu-weee.

No really, NC is a hunter's paradise out here away from the cities. The people here are salt of the earth types. Did I mention that NASCAR was raised here in this state? It might have been born on the beaches of Daytona, but these boys were hauling shine, not racing for the thrill.

As for the yard signs, we get all types. I've seen Obama sides on one side of town. I also see them in front of the more expensive homes, usually the younger executive types. I've seen McCain signs in front of doublewide trailers and in front of the banker's house. I think it really depends on what he thinks they offer. And whether their parents were Republicans or Democrats.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:10 PM
 
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I honestly don't know why on earth people who can't even afford to paint their homes or replace broken garage windows would vote against their own best interests. It's just not logical for lower income people to support someone who simply doesn't give a crap about them.

Because some people would rather starve to death before ever voting for a black.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:11 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Oh right! And this we believe? LOL
Which part don't you believe? The two signs, the crackhouse, or my McCain sign in front of my manufactured home? I frankly don't care what you do or don't believe and I'm certainly not going anywhere near the crackhouse to take a picture for you.

I live in West Texas. Hillary THUMPED Obama here in the primary and he doesn't have much support. You can reason through it or keep denying that many parts of the country can't stand Obama.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:12 PM
 
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Because some people would rather starve to death before ever voting for a black.
Oh, come now, people are not RACIST in the USA anymore....
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