Does it just bug anyone else...

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    when Europeans, etc. use the word "redneck" as an insult? Seriously. That's like the N-word and balck people. It's our word. They have no right using it. I'll bet half of them don't even know where it comes from. Jeez.

    Well, I'm really bored and its 12:36 AM. Someone entertain me.
     
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    Any word used as an insult bugs me. :spank3:
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    It is just one more example of liberal elitism. The liberals here in the USA also love to refer to people from the South as "rednecks, cowboys, etc" as if they are disparaging words. What makes no sense at all is how on the one hand, the libs say they are for the working man (i.e. peasants) then they turn around and disparage them by turning words associated with hard workers that earn little pay and are generally uneducated (in a formal manner) into derogatory terms. It shows how the left really has no empathy at all for the hardworking Middle America that supports this country with its food and raw resources. It shows how FAKE the liberals are.
     
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    Liberals will end up making a mess of the US and then sit back and whine for somone to help turn it around. Its too late for Canada, Liberals have screwed this country over,so all Americans should take a lesson from that.
     
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    I think "redneck" is used to resurrect the feelings of persecution that the hippie culture sensed in the 60s and 70s. The liberals of today still need an enemy to explain the failure of their agendas so they resort to passe terms and dated arguments. I, like you, doubt they even know what they're talking about.
     
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    I heard one of you folks call a talk show the other day...He was talking about the
    outrageous taxes he pays and the truth about the medical system..
    Despite all the claims by many up there that things are peachy, he painted a pretty bleak picture...
    Oh..he wants to move to the U.S.
     
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    Well in spite of all claims of how great Canada is we have our problems here to so this caller was right. High taxes, a hugh bloated bureaucracy sucking off the system, declining job opportunities etc. The US is still seen as the place to be if you want to "make it" in life. After vacationing to Florida this summer its obvious how dynamic the US still is..there is an energy there that does not exist in Canada. On the military side our "navy" once was one of the biggest and now its a joke..little better than a "third world" power. We are stuck buying second hand subs from the Brits that do not work. The army has no jeeps and other essentials needed for a good deployment.
     
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    Nah. Doesn't bother me at all. I'm pretty immune to insult because I have nothing I need to prove and I consider the source. Euros have had an unjustified superiority complex for a very, very long time. They live in a stratified, stagnant, socialist society which mires them in their status quo and prevents them from advancing. They might as well return to the days of feudalism - matter of fact, in may ways, they have done exactly that.

    The only good use for Europeans today is to serve as a warning to those in this country of what can happen when you let government get too large and you spend all your time looking back instead of ahead.
     
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    I think we call that "energy" capitalism.
    Capitalism...the gas to run a mighty engine that takes you places.
    Socialism....the drag on an engine, which soon gets stuck in the mud for lack of gas.
     
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    True enough. I also heard the other day that the french "accept" corruption in their government. To them it's normal, and they just look the other way.
     

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