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Old 12-08-2008, 09:20 PM
 
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Since when did Vermont have rednecks ? Larry The Cable Guy would feel about as comfortable in Vermont as Rosie O'Donnell would at a 24 Hour Fitness center.
lol, trust me, as liberal as the state might be, I might plenty of people there who were redneck's to the fullest: sporting confederate flags (don't ask why), blaring country music out of their pickup tricks, racist, wore nothing but carhartts or flannel shirts, were obsessed with the military, lived in trailers, had a "country" slack jawed accent, and talked about nothing except hunting, big trucks and the army. If that's not redneck I dunno what is. Alot of hippies in Vermont too, but tons of rednecks. I think Larry the Cable Guy would fit right in in some spots.
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Old 12-08-2008, 09:21 PM
 
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Well, since Chicago is one of the most dangerous big cities, and the most dangerous one with over 1,000,000, I don't see how it's "safe."
have u ever been to Chicago? You can't listen to everything the media tells u.
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Old 12-09-2008, 01:42 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, USA
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New Orleans
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1,000,000+
Most Dangerous:

1. Philly
2. Dallas
3. Chicago
4. Houston
5. Phoenix
6. San Antonio
7. L.A.
8. New York
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Old 12-09-2008, 01:56 PM
 
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Here is a survey result emphasizing importance for a large city to be welcoming of people of different color and nationalities, as well as healthcare, low cost of living, jobs, creativity and high income, but no preference for geographical regions by Kiplinger for 2008:


Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Other high-ranking cities:
2) Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX
3) Austin-Round Rock, TX
4) Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA
5) Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
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Old 12-09-2008, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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If I was poor (I am Mexican and Chinese) I would move to rural Texas.
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:37 PM
 
Location: Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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I knew a black man in his 30s who grew up in inner city Detriot, but was able to move out to northern Michigan (not the northern penninsula) with his wife and kids and he says that he loves it there because it is safe.
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Old 12-09-2008, 06:47 PM
 
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Preston, Nova Scotia. It's a town that is surprisingly 69% black just out side of Halifax and the black people are descendants of Black American Loyalists that left after the Revolutionary War and the war of 1812. Many of them have ties to Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts and NY. Some are the descendants of Jamican Maroons too.

Here's information on Preston and that history:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preston,_Nova_Scotia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Preston,_Nova_Scotia

http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/africanns/ch4.asp (broken link)

http://www.angelfire.com/ns/hjch/isner.htm

http://www.bccns.com/

http://www.novascotialife.com/?q=node/101 (broken link)

http://www.blackloyalist.com/canadia...es/preston.htm

http://www.eastpreston.com/east-preston-canada.htm

http://www.gospelflava.com/articles/...thpreston.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirk_Johnson

Also, google the movie, "Black Mother, Black Daughter" by Sylvia Hamilton that shows images of the community. Good film.

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Old 12-29-2008, 12:37 AM
 
Location: Moved to town. Miss 'my' woods and critters.
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Might explore this link that City-Data provides.....www.city-data.com/top2/toplists2.html
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Old 12-29-2008, 01:21 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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And you cant list a high crime place in a city like South Bronx, Areas in Atlanta, areas in LA, areas in Detroit, etc.
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I think I would go to a place like North Dakota or Vermont, a safer more chill city like minneapolis or chicago.
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Or if you would skip America alltogetherand go to a place like Canada, list it!

If it was canada, I would go to toronto or montreal.
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Be creative!
I would go to any city that contained the college that admitted me.
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Old 12-29-2008, 01:53 AM
 
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No offense, but I think that this question is kind of stupid.

If I was "not white"? So we are talking East Asians, Southern Asians, Arabs, Persians, Africans, Caribean people, Central Americans, South Americans, Minority North Americans, Native Americans. And we are broadbrushing all of these people into one category?

And you didn't even differentiate between people born in the US, or more recent immigrants.

A poor Mexican-American would probably want to live in a totally different place than a poor Korean who just came to the US, for example.

Do some people really see it that way? It's boiled down to "whites" and "non-whites"? Crazy.
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