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Guilty of Being Southern
National Review Online ^ | July 2 | Lee Habeeb

Posted on 07/02/2013 6:20:33 PM PDT by Hojczyk

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1 posted on 07/02/2013 6:20:33 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

I’d like to know what she did to p!ss off the media?


2 posted on 07/02/2013 6:28:03 PM PDT by tiki
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To: Hojczyk
I've lived my entire life in New England (except when the Department of Defense was my employer),had my first taste of “grits” at Fort Knox when I was 19 (and hated it) and can't even begin to understand NASCAR.However,one of my very favorite songs is “Heart Of The Night” by Poco and I have far more respect for the average resident of Georgia than I do for 99% of the residents of my home state.
3 posted on 07/02/2013 6:30:22 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: Hojczyk

“Well, I’m a good ol’ Rebel...”


4 posted on 07/02/2013 6:32:56 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Hojczyk

She said Jesse Jackson “forgave” her, and I heard Jimmy Carter threw her some support; but then, they’re pals.


5 posted on 07/02/2013 6:33:09 PM PDT by floralamiss ("For the sake of His sorrowful passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.")
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To: Hojczyk

The most racist people I’ve met are all New England leftists. Sure they put on a good show, but when they’re in private conversation they say the most despicable things.

Most Southerners I’ve met talk openly, and joke around with “less than sensitive” racial humor, but probably wouldn’t ever be malicious.

Just my personal experience.


6 posted on 07/02/2013 6:33:15 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: Gay State Conservative

Regular grits are an acquired taste unless you have a half a cow worth of butter in them. CHEESE grits on the other hand, especially with bacon bits, are just wonderful.


7 posted on 07/02/2013 6:34:26 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Hojczyk

Guilty? Hardly.


8 posted on 07/02/2013 6:36:44 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: tiki

She said Michelle Obama stuffed her face the whole time she was in the studio, now the Obamaites are out to get her.

Blasphemy. That’s what got her in trouble

Thou shalt not blaspheme the fat assed first lady.


9 posted on 07/02/2013 6:37:06 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Shadow44

The northeast is much more segregated than the South; we use natural obstacles (rivers) and man-made ones (freeways, railroads) to keep our blacks in welfare reservations.

Then we lecture Southerners about tolerance...


10 posted on 07/02/2013 6:38:48 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: tiki

The South has been the symbol for all that is evil in America according to the uber-liberals. I think they hate hearing a Southern accent. Liberals are very big on stereotyping people and who is stereotyped more than Southerners?

Which brings me to this question— is there a Southern owned television network? Are the country music channels owned by Southerners? Even though I live in Massachusetts, I would like to see a more even distribution of American culture. Does everything we see have to come from New York or L.A.?


11 posted on 07/02/2013 6:39:06 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Hojczyk

Ohomo needs many more Paulas to keep up the fiction that this is a cracker nation. Who will be next against the wall?


12 posted on 07/02/2013 6:39:13 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Venturer

She said Michelle Obama stuffed her face the whole time she was in the studio, now the Obamaites are out to get her.


Yep. This is from 2011 ........

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2047901/Paula-Deen-Michelle-Obama-ate-guest-Ive-show.html


13 posted on 07/02/2013 6:40:04 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Shadow44

Frederick Douglas chastised northerners for this 150 years ago; the hypocrisy involved was obvious back then.


14 posted on 07/02/2013 6:40:20 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: tiki

She didn’t piss off the media, she pissed off Mrs. Obama. Said she couldn’t stop eating, or some such.


15 posted on 07/02/2013 6:41:06 PM PDT by glock rocks (Stand up!)
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16 posted on 07/02/2013 6:50:55 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Venturer

I think you got it right. I think this whole attack was orchestrated to let people know and fear the retribution that will follow and the extent that they will go to. Do you think anyone else will publicly critique His or Her Arrogance?


17 posted on 07/02/2013 6:51:32 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Drug abuse is not a victimless crime ... look at what Obama is doing to the country!)
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To: Hojczyk

I grew up in Virginia and I can tell you that yes there was a lot of racism there but it is even worse now and it is not white on black but black on white. I was shocked when I went back there recently and saw how things have devolved. I caused a big stir when I ordered a meal at KFC and said I wanted all white meat. The large woman behind the counter looked like she was going to come over the counter and beat me. You could have heard a pin drop in that place. I was informed in a surly tone that I was supposed to ask for all breast meat, not white meat.


18 posted on 07/02/2013 6:56:17 PM PDT by albionin
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To: Gay State Conservative

was gettin ready to fire back at you until I read your Georgia comment....sorry you don’t like grits....it is one of my favorite dishes


19 posted on 07/02/2013 6:57:39 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Black Agnes

love plain old grits....ask any Italian they’ll tell you that polenta is terrific....we won’t tell them its just grits


20 posted on 07/02/2013 6:58:43 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: cradle of freedom

” I think they hate hearing a Southern accent.”


Was stationed in Connecticut while in the Navy....Very true! It is shameful the way i was treated...beautiful countryside...people..not so much.


21 posted on 07/02/2013 7:05:11 PM PDT by chasio649
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"...had my first taste of “grits” at Fort Knox when I was 19 (and hated it)..."

Now hold on a minute...if all you've had are Army grits, you ain't had grits, my FRiend! Army cooks could ruin hot water soup, and I never had decent grits in any chow hall, in y 11 years in boots.

Also, if they were loaded up with sugar, syrup, or anything other than butter, salt and pepper (hot sauce or sawmill gravy are acceptable under certain circumstances), you didn't have grits. I saw many a Yankee over the years think because they look like cream of wheat, they were...big mistake.

Cracker Barrel has about the closest thing to decent grits of any national, cookie-cutter, chain restaurant, but they're hit and miss. Next time you're in the South, stop at a Mom n' Pop greasy spoon or a truck stop, and chances are you'll be able to find good grits.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

22 posted on 07/02/2013 7:11:11 PM PDT by wku man (Amnesty? No Way, Jose (No Se Puede!) by 10 Pound Test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsTUQ8yOI2c)
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To: Hojczyk
All in all, a very good article.
It should drive the liberals and the "Establishment Republicans" nuts.
23 posted on 07/02/2013 7:16:01 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Nifster; Black Agnes
CHEESE grits on the other hand, especially with bacon bits, are just wonderful.

Well,my first...and last...experience with grits was with *Army* grits.Given what I know about what Army cooks can do to just about anything maybe I haven't given grits a fair chance! ;-)

But NASCAR...I just don't get it!

24 posted on 07/02/2013 7:16:10 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I’m from the south and *I* don’t get NASCAR.

Haul A@@ and turn left.

I’m just not seeing the point.


25 posted on 07/02/2013 7:17:46 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Hojczyk

I have lived all over this country. Born way back when Kalifornia was a place to be. Moved to New England when I was very young and son of a GI Brat. All of my ‘formative years’ were spent in New England.

Now, I live in the “CENLA”, er, Central Louisiana area, all 85 feet above sea level, and a swamp not a quarter mile from the house. Imagine the shock of someone who had a very good training in the English Language, hearing how it’s been bastardized, in New Orleans!! Sure, I lived through New England hurricanes on Cape Cod, which was still above sea level, last time I checked. Then came Hurricane Katrina, and all the fishbowl jokes were jokes no more. I learned what ‘grits’ were, in Portland Oregon. It seems that a lot of the wagon train drivers were Southern, and brough their culture with them to Oregon, (the end of The Oregon Trail sits just above the falls in the Willamette River, at the south end of town. So, I had my toe-dipping in Southern Cuisine in the Pacific NorthWest.

Concluding, I have lived here in LA, the longest of any places I have been. I have a reason to anchor. Do I consider myyself “ a Southerner”. I remember so often, I have tried ‘to grow where you are planted’. I believe that when I finally rest, just might be ‘planted’ here.

As to the whole “Paula Deen/southerner” idea, “I am Spartacus!”


26 posted on 07/02/2013 7:17:57 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Nifster

There’s a reason southrons are fat.


27 posted on 07/02/2013 7:20:02 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Gay State Conservative
GRITS (Girls Raised In The South); or ... grits the food, which is just another excuse to eat butter and salt.
Nothing taste better!
28 posted on 07/02/2013 7:20:58 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: chasio649

Most racist part of the country is the Northeast. The biggest race riot in American history were the “Draft Riots” in NYC when Lincoln said white men were being drafted into the Union army to help free slaves. Those mean ole Yankees hung every black in sight and said no way in hell would they be conscripted in any Army to free anyone, especially “n******. As far as accents go, I am 63 years old, lived all over the world many times over and never tried to lose my southern accent. I carry it as a badge of honor. I despise Southerners that are ashamed of their heritage. I have been told I sound a lot like fellow Tar Heel Richard Petty and of course he was my favorite NASCAR driver when I was growing up.


29 posted on 07/02/2013 7:21:58 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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If it ain’t Dixie, it won’t do!


30 posted on 07/02/2013 7:24:14 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Venturer

<”Thou shalt not blaspheme the fat assed first lady”<

If I wanted a “fat assed First Lady”, I would have Voted for Clinton in 1992 and 1996.


31 posted on 07/02/2013 7:26:21 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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The most racist people I’ve met are all New England leftists.

A quick story...I lived for 20 years in an upper middle class suburb of Boston.Some would even call it wealthy (but I'm not wealthy for sure).It's also *very* "progressive",if ya catch my drift.A few years before I moved out someone proposed building some "affordable housing" in one of the nicer parts of town.Well,as I'm sure you expected...the neighbors went ballistic."It's too dangerous"."Think about the environment"."The traffic would be terrible,kids would be hit and killed".Stuff like that.Of course that wasn't the *real* reason.

Also...same subject...google "Commonwealth Day School" and pay particular attention to the hits you get from The Harvard Crimson (yah,*that* Harvard).You'll see a tale about the racism of the best and the brightest of Harvard University.It even involves (in a bad way) Julia Child and Laurence Tribe.Priceless!

32 posted on 07/02/2013 7:27:46 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: wardaddy

FYI


33 posted on 07/02/2013 7:32:14 PM PDT by chasio649
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To: Hojczyk

Somebody should start Southern Living cable TV channel. There’s 50 million people in the South To cater to. If the folks in New York don’t like it, too bad!


34 posted on 07/02/2013 7:35:11 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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GRITS (Girls Raised In The South); or ... grits the food, which is just another excuse to eat butter and salt.

I was talking about the food variety...never heard of the other kind.I find that concept strangely intriguing. ;-)

35 posted on 07/02/2013 7:35:14 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: cradle of freedom

I don’t know but I haven’t watched the Food Network since this dust-up happened and I’m not going to until they apologize or rehire her. I have to go to Walmart sometimes but I’ll check everywhere else first. This is a high tech lynching, pure and simple.


36 posted on 07/02/2013 7:38:01 PM PDT by tiki
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To: glock rocks

I wondered. They just seemed to pull this out of a hat and then went for the jugular.


37 posted on 07/02/2013 7:39:11 PM PDT by tiki
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."It's too dangerous"."Think about the environment"."The traffic would be terrible,kids would be hit and killed".Stuff like that.Of course that wasn't the *real* reason.

My first boss out of college was a graduate of Amherst. I remember how impressed I was that he spent his vacation that summer as a Freedom Rider in Mississippi (it was 1963).

When he returned, to his dismay, he discovered that his landlord had rented the apartment next door to a black man. He was absolutely livid -- "I'm not gonna live next door to a GD nigger!"

So, he moved out.

It was my first lesson about liberals.

38 posted on 07/02/2013 7:39:44 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: albionin

It is the same way here with Hispanics, they are sooooooo racist, first against blacks and then against whites.


39 posted on 07/02/2013 7:40:26 PM PDT by tiki
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To: Black Agnes

LOL, me either. I’m not from the south but spent every other summer there.


40 posted on 07/02/2013 7:42:25 PM PDT by tiki
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To: onedoug

“Well, I’m a good ol’ Rebel...”
I’m the son of a son of a son of a Confederate soldier .
My only regret is that they did not win .
Many of us are willing to give it another go .
What’dya say ?


41 posted on 07/02/2013 7:46:55 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: wku man

Apart from homemade, the best “restaurant” grits I’ve had were from the Southern waffle/breakfast chain “Huddle House”.


42 posted on 07/02/2013 7:52:36 PM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
NASCAR...I just don't get it!

'NASCAR' hasn't been NASCAR ever since it essentially spread out of the South and became "popular"

Frankly I stopped watching when Richard Petty retired, 'NASCAR' banned the rebel Battle Flag and dropped Tobacco sponsers.

And replaced them with hauircare products, household cleaners, women racers and restricter plates.

I'd rather go to dirt tracks and see amatuer backyard racers than these tempermental, metrosexual wannabees. .
43 posted on 07/02/2013 7:56:06 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: Shadow44

When Dee Brown got drafted by the Boston Celtics, all his teammates/ friends said, I paraphrase, “oh, you going up south, huh?”


44 posted on 07/02/2013 8:01:53 PM PDT by representativerepublic (...loose lips, sink ships)
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To: Little Pig

Every pile of grits needs a fried egg cut up in it.


45 posted on 07/02/2013 8:02:44 PM PDT by Liberty Wins
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Most of the younger people today, don't know that two of the three civil rights workers killed in Mississippi were white.
They weren't taught the truth.
All they know is Medgar W. Evers , which is of little importance to those who lived through the tribulations of the 60s and 70s.
I had a older friend who worked for a well know house trailer dealer out of Meridian MS during that time, that was part of that situation on the old pond south of Philadelphia MS, and talked about the situation getting "out of control".
Her said they were just trying to scare the three out of the state, when a drunk pulled the trigger.

I was at Volk Field, Wisconsin, doing a summer camp with the Air National Guard in 76 and we well out the west gate to a burger joint and sat down on a picnic table to eat.
A black man pulled up in a Lincoln two door car in his late 60s and started talking to us when he heard our southern accent.
He told us of the hard times he'd had in the north, and was surprised we'd even talk to him, judging from our accent.
Needless to say, he said the prejudice he'd experienced in the north was far worse than what he'd seen down south, as a traveling salesman.
46 posted on 07/02/2013 8:18:53 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Liberty Wins

Willie Smith:

I’ve tried to keep quiet about the Paula Deen situation, but I’ve seen so much “dirt” being tossed around, I figured I might as well shed a little light.

I’ve worked at Ms. Deen’s restaurant for close to nine years and I’m as “BLACK” as they come. I was never forced to enter through the back door. It’s a rule that ALL employees enter through the back door so we don’t disturb guest while they’re eating. I’m currently a waiter there, which is about as front house as you can get. I didn’t have to beg to be a waiter. In fact, I was ASKED to be one. Many of her staff in the front house are black. Young black kids in college. Bathroom usage is for ALL employees, but we(ALL EMPLOYEES) only use the back of the house restrooms during service so that we don’t disturb guest. One of Paula’s longest working employees, an elderly BLACK woman, was invited to be a guest at Paula’s house after this lady had surgery. Paula looked out for her. The restaurant looks out for ALL OF US by providing health and dental insurance and 401 K plans. Not too many restaurants doing that. We’re also allowed paid vacation. As a BLACK man who has been with the company for some time now, I’m simply saying don’t believe all accusations you’re hearing....cause they’re just that. Accusations. And no, I’m not just saying this to brown nose my employers. I’m saying this as someone who doesn’t believe in casting stones at an individual for making a mistake.

Signed,
A happily employed and thankful young man.


47 posted on 07/02/2013 8:19:01 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Gay State Conservative
Check it out.
48 posted on 07/02/2013 8:23:54 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: tiki
I’d like to know what she did to p!ss off the media?

The media is a hungry pack of hyena like beasts. "The Pack" loves to feast on controversy and nothing is more controversial than race, or even the hint of racism and their favorite hunting grounds is all things Southern preferably "white'(especially conservative) male, and Christian.

When "The Pack"finishes gnawing the old bones of one victims, they're on the prowl for their next victims.


Paula Deen did the worse thing and that was to show her belly and beg forgiveness. When "The Pack"smells blood or senses weakness that's when it is most deadly. They know their victim won't fight and is a easy victim .

She should have turned on her attackers and fight as Rush Limbaugh has done through the years.
Never show the pack your tail, always your teeth, even when you have only one tooth.

Make the pack pay for each bite.

Of course known liberals are exempt because "The Pack" knows once it starts feeding on each other, it only exposes them to "The Truth" and that must be protected from exposure at all costs.

"The Truth" is of course, they are all hypocrites and are guilty of all the sins they accuse of their victims.
49 posted on 07/02/2013 8:24:44 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: Hojczyk

Okay, I forgive her. ;-)


50 posted on 07/02/2013 8:25:11 PM PDT by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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