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ScottieThomaston
ScottieThomaston

I'm rather surprised that my state doesn't look WORSE on the map (not that it's particularly great.)

nancy a heitzeg
nancy a heitzeg moderator

@ScottieThomastonhey scottie -- yes.. seems to be slowing down, but the old south and the rustbelt remaoin troublesome


good to see you -- how have you been?

ScottieThomaston
ScottieThomaston

@nancy a heitzeg@ScottieThomastonI don't understand what it is about the south that makes people here so intent on being authoritarian on crime issues. It seems counter-intuitive to the whole "government is bad" view the south normally takes. But I never understood anyone here, so that's not new.


And hey! Really good to see you too. Glad I was actually awake this time - I'd been sleeping during the day and missing the conversation here. I'm doing okay I guess, nothing new's really going on but that can be good news. How are you?

ScottieThomaston
ScottieThomaston

@nancy a heitzeg@ScottieThomastonI'll try to look for that! I've been actually reading a lot more since I discovered that there are now a lot of books available to read online from Amazon. Easier for me to finish a book really quickly online. 


Glad to hear you're good! Definitely looking forward to 2014, although I'll be 30.. and that's kind of freaking me out.

nancy a heitzeg
nancy a heitzeg moderator

@ScottieThomaston@nancy a heitzeg

i'm good -- i should be grading papers but.. :) made it to the end of the semester/year..look forward to 2014.!


i think the issue in the south has always been race and the legacy of slavery-- i always think of the title of Ogletree's book From Lynch Mobs to the Killing State..


what it is..:/

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