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Old 12-25-2008, 03:55 PM
 
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I've lived in SoCal my whole life, 55 years to be exact. I hope to God I can make it 'till retirement and get the H*** out of here. I really want to move to KY when that time comes. I want to get away from all the silly PC and so called 'Progressive' thinking that's taken hold here. Why would anyone want to move from a "Progressive" state to a nice place like KY only to try and make KY into the very place they left? It's no wonder some native Kentucians resent them and are not anxious to warm up to them. If you want PC, Progressive, Liberal or whatever move to the east or west coasts and leave the real folks in the middle alone! And stop with the police state 'BANNING' of everything...live and let live for Pete's sake!

 
Old 12-28-2008, 09:27 PM
 
Location: El Paso, TX
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The Bowling Green area is no worse than the rest of KY regarding racism I believe. I used to live in Hardin county and actually think it was worse there. My high school was full of a lot of racial tension.

To be honest, I can't think of an area where there are predominantly black farmers. There really is not any need to really look for them though, most (not quite all) are accepting.

There is no shortage of land. I personally would look toward Alvaton, Plano, and Smiths Grove area for a home with some acreage. Until Natcher is expanded though, Alvaton and Plano will require driving on the INSANELY congested Scottsville RD to get into Bowling Green.
 
Old 12-30-2008, 09:14 PM
 
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Because blacks are more prone to criminal activity than whites? .

I just deleted all the crap that you just spewed, we have heard it all before . What the point is, is that blacks are more prone to criminal activity than whites, how hard is that?

You wanna continue to let blacks use white people to keep falling down go ahead, it doesnt work though.... *turns on BET.*.see?
 
Old 12-30-2008, 09:21 PM
 
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You don't say, well this is something you need to read up on.



FBI - Crime in the US, 2002 - Persons Arrested (http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/cius_02/html/web/arrested/04-table61.html - broken link)

Non metropolitan counties? Are you serious? Nice try.
 
Old 01-04-2009, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Near L.A.
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I know, per visiting the cities and hearing people tell personal stories about their experiences, that there are still some racist "hotheads" in Shepherdsville/Bullitt County and in and around Corbin.

Racism exists everywhere sure, but I guess a few places still exist where select folks aren't afraid to tell you how they feel. The irony is that Shepherdsville and Corbin are two of the state's fastest-growing areas.
 
Old 05-12-2009, 05:27 PM
 
Location: VAGABUNDUS
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Somewhere in between Cincinnati, OH and Lexington might be good. Fleming or Bath county perhaps, both rural but close enough to urban areas to go there if you need to.



I'm going to say something that might get me flamed but hear me out.

In most of these areas, if you're black, and act like Bill Cosby, or Wayne Brady, or James Earl Jones, you'll be fine. If you act like 50 Cent, or Tupac, you'll have trouble in a mostly white neighborhood.

Just an observation.
You are right. When you act like thugs society shuns you, when you embrace decency society accepts you. This is what some brothers dont get. Act like Bill Cosby and you are perceived as acting white. Question is what did acting white by Bill, Oprah,James got these folks-HONER AND RESPECT from all races!
 
Old 05-18-2009, 05:23 PM
 
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What i have noticed in the 55 years that i have lived in Ky is that people from everywhere else speak funny. Not funny ha ha but funny strange. People from up yonder (finger pointing north) say things like: Youins got any pop around heah? What the heck does that mean? Are they making fun of us? Doesnt sound nice to me. And sexual harassment abounds when people come in from out of state..........same with asexual harassment and just plain harassment...... flatlanders coming in for a good laugh at our expense.......keep on coming i guess, just bring plenty of that tourister money with you.................that will ease the pain some i reckon
 
Old 05-28-2009, 01:22 AM
 
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I did not want to read through 15 pages of posts, so here it goes. Kentucky for the most part is very laid back. Business here is done very differently than many other large states. My wife initially had a hard time because she was used to being a very driven person and forgot that you had to slow down and always inquire about a person's family life and so forth.

My only issue would be politics. If you have been tainted by that pathetic California government and people like Pelosi, Feinstein, Boxer and Waxman and vote for liberals please stay in California. Kentucky is a very nice CONSERVATIVE state and we like it that way. I have many friends in Colorado who are very upset with all the California liberals that have decided to flee the mess they created in California and move to Colorado. The problem is they start voting for more liberals and there goes Colorado.

You will enjoy the freedom of Kentucky much more than California. Kentucky is not interested in being a nanny state and we want it to stay that way.

Racism. That comes and goes. It depends on the type of city and community you decide to move to. You would experience less of a problem in the Cincy area. If you are respectful and kind then I don't think you will have a problem. What would cause a problem? Having families or quests that act like inner city youth!! That does not fly in Kentucky.

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I live in California and it's past time to pack up and ship on outta here. You're all aware of all the problems ... a few more perhaps that's newer.

I'm in my early 50's and I want at least five to ten acres of land. I'm shocked at how lovely some of the homes in KY are.

I've worked as a counselor/case manager as well as a tech writer. I'm currently taking a few biotech classes at the local jr. college and hopefully I'll be able to land a gig as a medical writer/documentation specialist.

I'm dreaming of The Country. Perhaps an hour or 45 mins away from a urban center... the smaller the better. I've lived most of my life in cities and I'm REALLY sick of them. The area I was raised in ... well, all of our parents were from the South. I like the values.

So how's the racial issues in Kentucky? Bowling Green looks REALLY good. (Both in terms of affordable land and the way that people tend to get along together.)

I've looked into demographics, and there seems to be a relatively low number of blacks in the entire state(?) and most seem to live in the major urban centers. Questions:

1.) Comments on the culture of race in Kentucky ... esp. in and around Bowling Green.

2.) Are there any nice rural areas where you might seem more black farmers or country people?

3.) Is it even necessary to look for such areas? (smile)

PLEASE be as candid as possible. Holding nothing back is the most kindest thing you can do.

fred-
 
Old 05-28-2009, 01:30 AM
 
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I've lived in SoCal my whole life, 55 years to be exact. I hope to God I can make it 'till retirement and get the H*** out of here. I really want to move to KY when that time comes. I want to get away from all the silly PC and so called 'Progressive' thinking that's taken hold here. Why would anyone want to move from a "Progressive" state to a nice place like KY only to try and make KY into the very place they left? It's no wonder some native Kentucians resent them and are not anxious to warm up to them. If you want PC, Progressive, Liberal or whatever move to the east or west coasts and leave the real folks in the middle alone! And stop with the police state 'BANNING' of everything...live and let live for Pete's sake!
You sir will be very welcome! Just leave that liberal California stench behind.
 
Old 05-28-2009, 08:00 AM
 
Location: Kentucky
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Kentucky tends to vote democrat for state and local governments and Republican for national.
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