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  •  It seems we have two radical views of small (1+ / 0-)
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    town living.

    If this happened in my small town, that family -- and I don't care how deep their roots ran -- would be facing most people wanting to run them out. They'd be sued, and their family reputation tainted for the rest of history.

    There's often very good reason there were two sides of the tracks going through small towns.

    Physics is bulls**t. Don't let them fool you. Fire IS magic.
    (Facts brought to you by the Party of the Future - the GOP)

    by Pescadero Bill on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 09:34:42 AM PDT

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    •  Six of one, half a dozen of the other. (1+ / 0-)
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      I get what you're saying. There very well may be some from the "other side of the tracks" that feel that way, so this anecdote may not be a unanimous representation of the feelings of the town as a whole.

      “Birds…scream at the top of their lungs in horrified hellish rage every morning at daybreak to warn us all of the truth. They know the truth. Screaming bloody murder all over the world in our ears, but sadly we don’t speak bird.” Kurt Cobain

      by RadicalParrot on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 09:39:56 AM PDT

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