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Old 06-05-2017, 03:36 PM
 
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I see it stated directly or implied all the time on C-D forums that the "real Americans" are people who live in red states and support Donald Trump.
I have noticed that in comments, also. Actually, a lot of those same type of comments go so far as to state that if you don't support trump, you are not a patriot, etc. But, they will deny it ever happens, and I don't care to go back through the threads to find their statements. Not worth wasting time on it.
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:36 PM
 
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It's when the holier than thou I know what's best for the world and Im from (insert city here) attitude comes out that gets us "rednecks" "hicks" "hillbillies" upset.
On occasion I'll bump into a North eastern liberal. Hear them complain about guns, trucks, this that and the other.... well 95 is that way, head north for about 20 hours. Say what you want about Florida and the south. I don't know too many who aspire to retire in NY MA CT VT ME NH.
There are plenty of rural areas in all those states. Lots of loud trucks and guns up there if that is what one is seeking. Snowmobiles too.
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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And you guys pay attention to Sarah Palin?

Anyone else?

Who is making these allegations? Surely you can come up with more than 1 person?
And you pay attention to Kathy Griffin...
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:47 PM
 
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And you pay attention to Kathy Griffin...
I haven't make any topics about Kathy Griffin, and the topic isn't about Waldokitty.

So I ask again, who is saying that only rural America counts as alleged by the OP?

Sounds like it's all made up.
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Pine Grove,AL
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Heh! Well, for once we are in complete agreement! I may lean left, but the Dems are seriously deluded on this issue. That's why I started out as a an Independent with Jeffersonian leanings. I switched my affiliation so I could vote in the primaries - much good THAT did me.
Are you actually saying you have never seen conservatives or red states referred to as "real Americans/real america" on this site ????
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:51 PM
 
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Are you actually saying you have never seen conservatives or red states referred to as "real Americans/real america" on this site ????
OP is claiming that people are saying that people in cities don't count. Who has said this?
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Pine Grove,AL
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I haven't make any topics about Kathy Griffin, and the topic isn't about Waldokitty.

So I ask again, who is saying that only rural America counts as alleged by the OP?

Sounds like it's all made up.
People say it daily on this site

If you want to argue that those people arent the majority in sentiment, thats fine, but dont pretend they dont exist.
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:56 PM
 
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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You are very correct.

There is no single "real America". Whenever I hear someone say that about any single area, I kindly remind them of the diversity of our country. The entirety of the US is the "real America".

Hawaii, the vast spaces of Alaska, Miami, Wyoming, San Francisco, NY, Texas, the plains, the rolling hills and mountains of the Appalachians...these are all "America".


Exactly!!!
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Pine Grove,AL
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OP is claiming that people are saying that people in cities don't count. Who has said this?
Thats a grammatical distinction without a difference.
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:59 PM
 
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here's a direct quote form a recent GOP VP nominee, is that good enough?

We believe that the best of America is in these small towns that we get to visit, and in these wonderful little pockets of what I call the real America, being here with all of you hard working very patriotic, um, very, um, pro-America areas of this great nation.
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So I ask again, who is saying that only rural America counts as alleged by the OP?

Sounds like it's all made up.
Gee, that's funny, um,, I knew I'd, um, heard something like that "wonderful little pockets of what I call the real America" before. So, yeah, somebody said it. And, yes, for the sake of argument, I will concede that he implied that the rest of America wasn't 'the real America' with his statement. Feel free to argue that point.
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