You’re from Arizona, right? How is it being so liberal living in a red state? Is it hard? Because I live in NY (born & raised in Queens) and I always how your fellow Arizonians (sp?) responded to your liberal opinions.

No, I’m from Alabama, which is also a red state. I think it may even be more red than Arizona, if that’s possible. Being liberal and living here is quite a challenge. I don’t generally talk about politics with most of the people I know from here. I’ve tried, but it generally results in my getting ignored or told that I live in the wrong place to be that liberal or that I’m in the wrong church to be that liberal. So, it’s very frustrating. Some of my friends are “understanding”. I have a few that have similar perspectives, but most are very conservative and are either Southern Baptists, Pentecostal, Mormon, Catholic, Church of God, or Church of Christ. I try to ignore their slams against liberals and I try not to be too pushy with my opinions, though sometimes I blow up at them.

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About Janet Morris

I'm from Huntsville, Alabama. I've got as many college credits as a doctorate candidate, and the GPA of some of them, too. I have a boss by the name of Amy Pond. She's a dachshund. My parents both grew up in Alabama.