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Old 12-15-2008, 08:38 AM
 
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:16 AM
 
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Nothing more than a redneck in a uniform, IMO. Besides, if you know the demographics of that area, then you know that such a person would be a big-time minority.
A racist in Chicago? Yes, I'm sure that's a minority.
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:17 AM
 
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Yup yup sho enuf forgot about all them hills in the city.
Bigger then the blessed Appalachians I suspect.
You're gifted, aren't you?

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Old 12-15-2008, 09:19 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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A racist in Chicago? Yes, I'm sure that's a minority.
No doubt they are, but they do exist.
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Teaneck, NJ
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any metro area of a big southern town theres plenty.. same with real northern towns, but there reffered as hick.
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Teaneck, NJ
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No doubt they are, but they do exist.
dont base the sin on the skin.
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:25 AM
 
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No doubt they are, but they do exist.
Please...they are a minority (I hope) but they do more than exist.
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:29 AM
 
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Miami was full of white trash when I went there. Didn't you see Miami Vice the movie?
Such a racist comment! Imagine if this person said such a derogatory thing about another race or class of people? Why do people abhor white, working-class people? They can't help it if they are poor! They can't help it if they need to hunt to put meat on the table or if they would rather hunt than work out a gym (which, by the way, they can't afford).

No, I am not one, but I know quite a few who you would define as such and I find them to be decent, honest, hard-working people. They are just trying to get by the best way they know how. These are POOR people -- please, cut them a break! Not everyone makes as much money as some of the racists on these boards and can afford to pay $4 for a cup of coffee! BTW, if the economy keeps going the way it is, it will be the "red necks" who will survive b/c they know how to live off the land.
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:32 AM
 
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Such a racist comment! Imagine if this person said such a derogatory thing about another race or class of people? Why do people abhor white, working-class people? They can't help it if they are poor! They can't help it if they need to hunt to put meat on the table or if they would rather hunt than work out a gym (which, by the way, they can't afford).

No, I am not one, but I know quite a few who you would define as such and I find them to be decent, honest, hard-working people. They are just trying to get by the best way they know how. These are POOR people -- please, cut them a break! Not everyone makes as much money as some of the racists on these boards and can afford to pay $4 for a cup of coffee! BTW, if the economy keeps going the way it is, it will be the "red necks" who will survive b/c they know how to live off the land.

"White trash" has nothing to do with "working class." White trash don't make an honest living - they smoke/deal meth or something. They might have a nominal job at a wal mart or mcdonalds around miami but it's far far from "working class." I have respect for blue collar workers. White trash is basically like white ghetto people who have no values don't mind doing whatever (leeching off the system, stealing, drugs) to get what they want.
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Old 03-23-2009, 10:15 AM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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Rednecks I tend to think of as more rural. Urbanized rednecks are what I term "white trash", and yes, contradictory to what many people might think, they exist in many areas outside of the South, particularly in the Midwest and Northeast. Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, and Cincinnati all have these kinds of people, and the surprising thing is that some of them have Southern accents. My guess is that either they were children of poor Southern whites who migrated up to these manufacturing cities back in the day, or they have grown up around a lot of blacks and adopted the accent themselves, or the accent comes from lack of education, I'm not too sure. You see a lot of poorer whites in motorcycle gangs in these cities too sporting lots of tatoos, which seems redneck-ish to me. New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and D.C. have people like this too.
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