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Most conservative state in America? It's Alabama, by a country mile
al.com ^ | 2/1/2013 | George Talbot

Posted on 02/01/2013 12:04:57 PM PST by FReepaholic

Alabama was the most conservative state in the union in 2012, with more than half of state residents describing themselves as politically conservative, according to a new survey released today by Gallup.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: alabama; conservatives; government; liberals

1 posted on 02/01/2013 12:05:08 PM PST by FReepaholic
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To: FReepaholic

Alabama is majority conservative.

And Massachusetts consistently elected Ted (thankfully, now dead Ted) and Bawney, along with Fauxahontas?

And they actually consider themselves more sophisticated than bubba and the boys?


2 posted on 02/01/2013 12:09:02 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: FReepaholic

Imagine that - all the sh*t California takes on this board and the state doesn’t even show up in the top ten most liberal.


3 posted on 02/01/2013 12:11:30 PM PST by skeeter
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To: FReepaholic

Why does North Dakota have a democrapic senator?


4 posted on 02/01/2013 12:14:10 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: skeeter

The great secret about California is that once you get out of the coastal strips from Santa Rosa to Monterey and Santa Barbara to San Diego, it pretty much is Alabama.


5 posted on 02/01/2013 12:17:36 PM PST by atomic_dog
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To: skeeter

Similar to the love Texas gets on this board and it is not in the top 10 conservative states.


6 posted on 02/01/2013 12:19:20 PM PST by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: Da Coyote

Yet, AL still had counties that went for the Bamster...can’t be said of OK.


7 posted on 02/01/2013 12:24:07 PM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: atomic_dog
The great secret about California is that once you get out of the coastal strips from Santa Rosa to Monterey and Santa Barbara to San Diego, it pretty much is Alabama.

Only if Alabama is a desert...

8 posted on 02/01/2013 12:24:23 PM PST by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: FReepaholic

I am surprised that Texas did not make the list.


9 posted on 02/01/2013 12:25:14 PM PST by Republican1795.
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To: FReepaholic

Lots of people who tell a pollster they are “conservative” have opinions that would get them zotted from FR within a week.


10 posted on 02/01/2013 12:25:25 PM PST by Notary Sojac (Ut veniant omnes)
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To: Notary Sojac

Lots of people who tell a pollster they are “conservative” have opinions that would get them zotted from FR within a week.

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Yup, same as the polls where folks identify as Christian.


11 posted on 02/01/2013 12:29:11 PM PST by dmz
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To: T-Bird45

OK is a bit more ... how shall I put this ... monochromatic than AL. Holder’s people voted for 0...


12 posted on 02/01/2013 12:30:24 PM PST by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: atomic_dog
Same in Pennsylvania . . commies infest the edges, but PAlabama rules the heartland.

Roll Tide.

13 posted on 02/01/2013 12:31:03 PM PST by tomkat ( .. deep in the heart of bygod PAlabama)
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To: FReepaholic

Roll Tide. Man, am I glad I was born here and again live here after 35 years away!!!!


14 posted on 02/01/2013 12:32:31 PM PST by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: FReepaholic

Georgia didn’t make the top 10. We need Sherman to visit an burn Atlanta again.


15 posted on 02/01/2013 12:32:56 PM PST by Little Ray (Waiting for the return of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.)
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To: atomic_dog

The bad news about California is that most of the people live in those coastal strips and they control the legislature and the electoral votes.


16 posted on 02/01/2013 12:36:08 PM PST by Little Ray (Waiting for the return of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.)
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To: kosciusko51
Similar to the love Texas gets on this board and it is not in the top 10 conservative states.

The poll is bogus, otherwise they wouldn't have Landrieu-siana on the list.

17 posted on 02/01/2013 12:39:08 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: FReepaholic

Yeah!!! My birth State, that is my born again eternal birth State. Love Alabama!!!


18 posted on 02/01/2013 12:40:23 PM PST by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: FReepaholic

Roll Tide/War Damn Eagle!


19 posted on 02/01/2013 12:40:35 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: crusty old prospector
Why does North Dakota have a democrapic senator?

I am from North Dakota, so I think it is possible that ND rats are more conservative than New York or California rats. ND is a great place to live, except for one thing. It is too dang cold, and Alabama is too dang hot.

20 posted on 02/01/2013 12:47:01 PM PST by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: kosciusko51

Monochromatic would be mostly correct for the more rural areas but the metro areas definitely have a complete color palette. As to AL, I’ve passed through three times in recent years, noticing that monochromatic could apply there, too, but only using your noted Holder scale.

Best AL attraction: Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.


21 posted on 02/01/2013 12:47:29 PM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: Mark17
20 and Alabama is too dang hot.

Speaking as an AL native, you nailed it.

22 posted on 02/01/2013 12:57:34 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: T-Bird45
7 Yet, AL still had counties that went for the Bamster...can’t be said of OK.

Right you are. State population is about 35% black. Those counties which went for the "1" are overwhelmingly black, e.g., the "black belt" counties which were designated such for the color of the soil and then later because so many slave holders settled in the same area.

Of course, bankrupt Jefferson County has Birmingham, which is 72% black. 'nuff said.

23 posted on 02/01/2013 1:02:15 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: Mark17

Just remember - we in the South get three horrible months in the summer to your three horrible months in the winter. Right now, blue skies and 59 degrees with a light north wind blowing down from North Dakota.


24 posted on 02/01/2013 1:29:26 PM PST by crusty old prospector
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To: FReepaholic

Alaska is becoming more libertarian in the last ten years.

Anchhorage is mostly that and left where the rest of the state with its sparse population is long time conservative.


25 posted on 02/01/2013 1:31:16 PM PST by Eye of Unk (AR2 2013 is the American Revolution part 2 of 2013)
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To: Da Coyote
I don't know if you've ever been unlucky enough to pass through Boston in June. June in Masshole-chew-$h!ts is queer pride month. The whole city is aflutter with rainbows and homos march in the streets, the liberal intelligencia on the sidelines with their lattes and messanger bags thoughfully taking the spectacle in through their hipster-frame glasses (aka birth-control frames.)

I'll take Alabama in a heartbeat over this pathetic regressive degenerate pit of sodomy. Oh, and we just recently footed the bill for a guy who is in prison for life for the murder of his wife to have a sex-change op. Wonderful state here. Just wonderful.

26 posted on 02/01/2013 2:00:27 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: FReepaholic

I have it on good report that most Alabama lake bottoms are littered with firearms lost in boating accidents.

ROLL TIDE


27 posted on 02/01/2013 2:50:16 PM PST by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: MacNaughton
Right you are. State population is about 35% black

Alabama is 26.5% black, 66.8% white, and then other, per US Census stats.

Census Quick Facts

28 posted on 02/01/2013 3:00:58 PM PST by Will88
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

>>I’ll take Alabama in a heartbeat over this pathetic regressive degenerate pit of sodomy.

And yet you still choose to live there?


29 posted on 02/01/2013 3:26:40 PM PST by qwerty1234
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To: qwerty1234
Sometimes you just don't have a choice. Its not a permanent arrangement in any event.
30 posted on 02/01/2013 5:52:47 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: qwerty1234

Hell. I hate Ohio anymore. This state should be nuked from orbit, after I’ve gotten my family out of here of course.


31 posted on 02/01/2013 6:53:43 PM PST by ohioman
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To: FReepaholic

Aaaaack! My beloved Texas didn’t even make the top ten? Sheeesh...


32 posted on 02/01/2013 10:55:00 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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