posted on Apr, 29 2012 @ 10:48 PM
reply to post by RealSpoke
Hillbilly and hoodrat are comparable not by the definition but by social context.
I've been looking at definitions of "hoodrat", and if you feel that "hillbilly" is similar in a "social context", I'm even more offended than
I originally was!
They both usually determine ones geographical location, generalized demeanor, beliefs, appearance and speech patterns.
Isn't that called stereotyping? I've read a number of your posts, and I kind of got the idea that you were against that sort of thing. Was I
Just say you're offended by the word hillbilly. If my first post would have said this you never would have had an emotional reaction;
"Since Alex Jones' target audience is the southern white US male citizen, who tends to be right wing, it makes sense that he produces
sensationalized broadcasts about illegal aliens."
Yes I would have! Even though you didn't use the word "hillbilly", you are still implying that a "southern white US male citizen, who tends to be
right wing," doesn't have enough damn sense to realize when someone's playing them as a fool.
I can't be bigoted towards a group of people that share a fair amount of the same beliefs as me.
Horse crap! How would that keep one from being a bigot? If your statement were a valid reason to not be a bigot, there would be a whole lot less
bigotry and racism in this country.
I am a Ron Paul voter after all.
This old "hillbilly" ain't! I don't really like Romney either, so I reckon I'll just go with anyone but Mr. Obama this time around. Sometimes
life just sucks!
The only thing I'm against is tyranny and since tyranny can come from any political spectrum, why not be neutral?
I'm against racism and bigotry, if we can all overcome that, we can fight tyranny together.