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04-13-2008, 05:24 PM
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gmalicoat
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Originally Posted by SLake View Post
You know as someone who grew up in a Northern state I really didn't understand the meaning of the term "carpetbagger" and the truth of the phrase until we went through all of our bull**** this summer. This is simply a continuation of my education apparently because it ceases to amaze me at how often our "enlightened Northern neighbors" have to come to our messageboards and our arena to tell us what the "only opinion that counts" is and refuses to even engage in any discussion as to our opinions as if they don't matter.

"Carpetbagger" look it up...many posters might find a picture of themselves staring out at them...
from webster's

Carpetbagger

Car"pet*bag`ger\, n. An adventurer; -- a term of contempt for a Northern man seeking private gain or political advancement in the southern part of the United States after the Civil War (1865) .[U. S.]

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