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Old 05-25-2012, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Yeah
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Do you have any friends? That mindset does not continue today..
Yes I do, and yes it does.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:08 PM
 
Location: Yeah
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So you have a disdain for people who work hard labor jobs and don't give a damn about what others think, got it.
I have disdain for people who don't take what others think and use it constructively, instead of being proud of their ignorance and unwillingness to come in to the 21st Century. That is rampant in this region. The comparison to Alabama is so accurate.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:18 PM
 
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I have disdain for people who don't take what others think and use it constructively, instead of being proud of their ignorance and unwillingness to come in to the 21st Century. That is rampant in this region. The comparison to Alabama is so accurate.
So why don't you move if you think this is specific to Pittsburgh? I am asking this seriously. It seems like you really dislike this city and it's residents.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:42 PM
 
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So why don't you move if you think this is specific to Pittsburgh? I am asking this seriously. It seems like you really dislike this city and it's residents.
Isn't it clear he LOVES to feel superior? This is his ideal scenario! A lifestyle he enjoys, and people all around he can disdain.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:49 PM
 
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I don't know what the **** Dan the college professor is doing, but I'll be buying a nice home within walking distance of a major bus line this summer on much less than a college professor's salary. If he's still living like a college student after 20 years here, then that's his own personal failing, not Pittsburgh's.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:57 PM
 
Location: Philly
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Funny and very true.
Not at all. Lancaster is nearly 40% Hispanic...York and chambersburg are also west of thornsdale. It was illegal to marry interracially in Alabama until very recently.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:14 PM
 
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There is nothing unique about the rural areas in PA being more "conservative" than the large metros: that's a national pattern.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:31 PM
 
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Wow, we really do live in different versions of Pittsburgh. I'm very happy in mine, and feel pretty bad that you appear to be so miserable in yours.

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I have disdain for people who don't take what others think and use it constructively, instead of being proud of their ignorance and unwillingness to come in to the 21st Century. That is rampant in this region. The comparison to Alabama is so accurate.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:38 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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I have disdain for people who don't take what others think and use it constructively, instead of being proud of their ignorance and unwillingness to come in to the 21st Century. That is rampant in this region. The comparison to Alabama is so accurate.
Do you really think there aren't people like that all over the country? If you hate Pittsburghers so much, maybe you'd be happier not in Pittsburgh.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:40 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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Not at all. Lancaster is nearly 40% Hispanic...York and chambersburg are also west of thornsdale. It was illegal to marry interracially in Alabama until very recently.
Don't forget Harrisburg is also nearly 50% black I believe. I think I saw somewhere that Lancaster and Bucks Counties and the most segregated places with Hispanics. Reading and Lancaster but have a lot of them, but once you get out of each city, very few call the other parts of the counties home.
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