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  •  Good diary... (5+ / 0-)

    ...and I fixed one tag by adding the extra "e" to the name of my home state.

    Learn more about second-class U.S. citizenship at http://www.equalitymatters.org/

    by Larry Bailey on Sat Jul 18, 2009 at 05:37:44 AM PDT

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    •  I spent eight years living near Gatlinburg (1+ / 0-)
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      Larry Bailey

      It is a lovely area and the mountains are beautiful. Anyone who wants to remove mountain tops is absofrickinlutely nuts! It's bad enough when some idiot developer starts putting log cabins everywhere, like on Shield's Mountain in Sevier County, but removing the entire top? A lot of people in Tennessee think that Kentucky folk (especially east Kentucky - outside of the cities like Lexington and Louisville) are a bunch of uneducated hicks. There are jokes like: "You know why the toothbrush was invented in Kentucky? Because had it been invented anywhere else, it would have been called the 'teethbrush' "

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