Originally Posted by RBA
Midwestern values? Is that a slam against the rest of the country?
I take it as a slam against the midwest - which I thought began with Illinois and included Minnesota. What exactly are midwestern values - Minnesota and the Dakotas were formed by the genocide of the indigenous people, and grew prosperous through bootlegging during prohibition and graft and corruption by the Railroad companies and the grain and commodity cooperatives. So when people talk about midwest values they're referring to some type of myth of their own making.