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Why ‘white trash’ Americans are flocking to Donald Trump - NYP

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posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 01:00 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

Point of fact: They cant really be disrespecting the nation that much if they choose to reside there and contribute to the economy whether there perceived to be illegal or otherwise.

I have know idea what goes through Trumps mind but i will say that statistically not all illegal immigrants are rapists and murderers, the majority simply seek a better life.

Same applies to the Muslim population, not all Muslims support jihad or fundamentalist movements so why attempt to ban them from entering into a supposed freedom loving nation such as the USA?

The Man simple does not know his arse from his elbow, hence the gibberish that pours forth from his puss.
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posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 01:45 PM
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Is this really racist? Or is it an adjective being used to describe (in an albeit stereotypical way) the kind of trash Trump attracts?

In any event, someone seems to be having a bit of an issue with that political incorrectness that's supposed to be all the rage, no?



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 01:49 PM
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originally posted by: ~Lucidity
Is this really racist? Or is it an adjective being used to describe (in an albeit stereotypical way) the kind of trash Trump attracts?

In any event, someone seems to be having a bit of an issue with that political incorrectness that's supposed to be all the rage, no?


No more racist than hood rat , I reckon. It's hard to be ok with one and have an issue with another, unless you're dishonest.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 01:51 PM
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#triggered It looks like political correctness is about to die if writing things like this are acceptable to be printed.

working class whites have seen their wages and jobs collapse. Trump has wants to renegotiate trade deals and wants to reduce illegal immigrants which depress low skill wages and prevent negotiation and organization.

not that hard to understand.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 01:58 PM
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a reply to: Arizonaguy

Hoodrats too come in all races and socioeconomic levels. Just like trash does.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 01:58 PM
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posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 01:59 PM
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a reply to: jellyrev

And just how does he plan on doing that. It's just another lie. He has to get past the oligarchs and Congress before he can move that ball even a quarter inch. Don't hold your breath. He's not the answer to this issue.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 02:07 PM
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I don't need to prove he has the answer, he has successfully marketed that he does have the answer to voters, that is what matters.

@Andy06Shake
Exactly. For a lot of working whites the main issue is jobs and real wage increases. There are a large population of working whites who still vote democrat due to their unions telling them to. Trump is successfully making a play for these voters.
These voters are a large percentage of populations in states like wisconsin, michigan, ohio, and pennsylvania. The white democrats in these states are not like the democrats on the east and west coasts.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 02:10 PM
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a reply to: jellyrev

Yep. Low-information voters are easily marketed to.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 02:36 PM
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a reply to: ~Lucidity

Yea I know, when I was a low info voter coming out of high school I was a democrat.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 02:53 PM
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a reply to: andy06shake

people have no idea how the term redneck originated.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 02:59 PM
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originally posted by: Stormdancer777
a reply to: andy06shake

people have no idea how the term redneck originated.

from the red neckerchiefs striking coal miners wore. Yellow journalism in cahoots with corporate interests helped give it a negative connotation



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 03:01 PM
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a reply to: Stormdancer777

Sunburn on the back of the workers neck?

But words, or at least there meaning change over time.

Take Gay for example, that used to mean a happy go lucky, now it means homosexual

Or Paki which used to be short for Patrick and is now a derogatory term referring to people from the nation of Pakistan.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 03:03 PM
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posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 03:03 PM
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a reply to: Tempter

And the non-white trash are flocking to Hillary. So what's your point?



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 03:06 PM
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posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 03:07 PM
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I live in a diverse neighborhood, we are all probably below poverty level, why are poor whites only called trash?



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 03:12 PM
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originally posted by: Stormdancer777
I live in a diverse neighborhood, we are all probably below poverty level, why are poor whites only called trash?



let's not beat around the bush here. If one was to brand a minority trash they would be branded as racist or a bigot, and there would be an uproar. there IS a double standard, and only the most naive, or the most dishonest would deny that there is one in some aspects.



posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 03:16 PM
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Because other white people who somehow think themselves of higher station or are morally(cough, cough) superior harbor the notion that those white trash should know better than to sink to the level that they perceive them to be in.

Its a bit of racism toward your own race mixed with a health sprinkling of classicism and ignorance.

Some people just refuse to accept the fact that poverty, ignorance and social deprivation transcend the boundaries of colour creed and religion. Generally they are rich twats with silver spoons shoved where the Sun don't shine that have never had to work a day in there life.
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posted on Jul, 31 2016 @ 03:19 PM
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Taking Out the Trash By the 1890s, America’s burgeoning eugenics movement got hold of this idea and never let go. Most Americans are well aware of the horrors of Nazi eugenics—the early- and mid-nineteenth century idea that through proper breeding techniques and controlling the fertility of the “unfit,” one could produce a superior race. But few care to remember that Nazi eugenicists were taking their cues from American predecessors, who, beginning in the early decades of the twentieth century, had successfully lobbied for laws permitting states to involuntarily sterilize people considered unsuited for sexual reproduction.

.While many American eugenicists railed about the threats posed by hordes of “dysgenic” immigrants (non-white, often, but also people from “undesirable” countries and bloodlines of all sorts), the core of eugenical science was based in field studies of poor rural whites. These studies of poor white families and kinship networks were carried out all over the East and Midwest, from upstate New York to Virginia to Ohio.

Authors gave their subjects colorful names like the Jukes, the Kallikaks, the Happy Hickories, and the Smoky Pilgrims. They documented a high incidence of criminality and violence among the men and increased promiscuity and fecundity among the women. White trash was a threat, in other words, because these people were both unfit for reproduction and spectacular at it.

Field researchers often produced evidence they claimed demonstrated the deplorable effects of “defective germ plasm” (what we would today consider genetic material) passed from one generation to the next, sometimes through the immorality of interracial sex, the sexual predations of fathers on their own daughters, or reproduction between close cousins. The last two categories of illicit sexual behavior, grouped under the term consanguinity, were put forth again and again, in study after study, as evidence of the need to control the fertility of poor whites, whose incestuous, cacogenic (rather than eugenic) influence, combined with their promiscuity and fecundity, threatened to overwhelm and pollute the purer white racial stock.

It was a classic example of moral panic: Eugenicists whipped up widespread anxieties about sex, class, gender, and race to mobilize politicians and civic leaders. By 1921, American eugenicists had so firmly implanted fears of racial pollution that 15 states had passed laws permitting involuntary sterilization. Between 1907 and 1927, over 8,000 such operations were performed. Many were carried out on “feebleminded” men and women—those we would today regard as severely developmentally disabled.

But an untold number were carried out on men and women whose only apparent fault was belonging to the class popularly labeled

white trash.


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few who use the term today—either proudly or as a shaming slur—seem to know about its deep historical entanglements with the politics of sex, race, and class.

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