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  •  Well, where's Old Hampshire, then? Huh? (3+ / 0-)
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    eXtina, Wreck Smurfy, zesty grapher

    For that matter, where's East Virginia and West Dakota and Northwest Carolina and Middle-Aged Jersey?  I think someone is stealing our states!!!!!

    •  Once upon a time, (2+ / 0-)
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      Hatrax, mayim

      there was an East Jersey. Little known fact.

      -8.38, -7.74 My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world. - Jack Layton

      by Wreck Smurfy on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 09:58:22 PM PDT

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    •  I wish there were a West and East Dakota. (1+ / 0-)
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      It would make a whole lot more sense, at least culturally and politically.  West of the Missouri, it's redneck cowboy country very much like Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho; livestock and grain production are the mainstays of the economy.  East of the Missouri it's soybeans and corn and a (comparatively) liberal attitude like Minnesota or Iowa.  West River locals pretty well loathe the "liberals"  east of the Missouri. I grew up in West River SD; the only reason I ever return is to visit relatives, but within a week I'm ready to get the hell out.  And I never, ever open my mouth about politics.  If you're even slightly to the left of Atila the Hun, you're toast in a lot of bars in western SD.  

      -7.13 / -6.97 "The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion." -- Edmund Burke

      by GulfExpat on Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 03:29:11 AM PDT

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