It is a social class label that
originated from the poor whites
in the West Virginia, Northern/Eastern Kentucky, Southern Ohio and southwestern Pennsylvania areas.
a very similar lifestyles
to each other
and many were raised in that
type of environment, never traveled
anywhere nor lived
anywhere but in that
type of community.That
lifestyle consist of the following
events on TVLeisure Shopping
Fixing up older vehicles in their yard
Listen to old Rock songs such
as Lynard Skynard, The Eagles, CCR and Bob Segar.
Talk about how the world is going to hell because of a large
number of social issues that
are on the newsThey
feel that they
are a "victim" of others
including the government, "outsiders" such
and upper income people.
Deep down, they
many look down on this culture so they lash
out in frustration to justify their existence.
Many do NOT have
any type of formal education beyond
A premier occupation to these people are usually Union jobs in the North, and factory jobs in the south where a relative assisted them on entry
of the job.
(This is EXTREMELY common
and I have
seen this first hand, even with jobs in the Government sector where they
were not qualified for the job in any capacity)
Many of them have
friends of other
races but they have
deeply ingrained racists views on minorities
view most blacks as "ghetto" and the blacks who appear educated