Middle America

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Middle America

1. the territories between the US and South America: Mexico, Central America, Panama, and the Greater and Lesser Antilles
2. the US middle class, esp those groups that are politically conservative
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for the last 15 years, the elite, based in Washington, New York, and a few large metropolises, allies with the underclass against Middle Americans, who pay the taxes, do the work, fight the wars, suffer the crime, and endure their own political and cultural dispossession at the hands of the elite and its underclass vanguard.
I happened to be the face of middle Americans. It was a ploy," The Independent quoted him, as saying.urzelbacher said he is supporting the Tea Party Movement.
It was a performance aimed squarely at the middle Americans who lapped up her debut but have been deserting her ever since.
Redfield's topics include middle Americans, Mexican folk, the sociology of the Yucatan, folk culture and society.
It is elitist in that it assumes that its architects know best what is good for working-class, middle Americans.
Shunning Nixon's past gives the reader little material with which to judge the book's argument that Nixon attempted to assemble a new majority not out of "electoral expediency," but rather because he believed "his political concerns matched those of the middle Americans whose votes he sought" (235).
We are now seeing the results of decades of political indifference to the well-being of not just the poorest Americans but of many who cling perilously to life as middle Americans.
Until the AMT "fix" comes along, many middle Americans will be vulnerable to the "fat cat" trap.
To me, part of the reason for circulation decline is the fact that for many Middle Americans, we don't see our values reflected in the nation's news coverage.
"A bunch of puritanical Middle Americans have no right to decide who loves whom and who are joined in a formal and legally binding union.
Becker and Feinberg recently looked at two focus groups, divided by income level: the first earning $150,000 to $200,000 a year (they call them Professionals), the second (a group they call Middle Americans) with earnings ranging from about $50,000 to $80,000 annually.
All the insightful commentary of NCR, America, Commonweal and the like does not seem to reach Middle Americans, who are embracing this war as a defense of their freedoms.

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