Middle America


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Middle America

1. The region encompassing the states located in the middle of the US, as opposed to those on the East and West Coasts. I want to take a road trip this summer and see the sights in Middle America.
2. Collectively, the demographic of Americans who are considered to be representative of average citizens, especially those who reside in the geographic region described in Definition 1 and who are middle class and politically conservative. How is a candidate who is so overtly liberal going to appeal to Middle America?
See also: America, middle
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Undeniably, there has been a growing gap and a deepening alienation between traditional conservatives and those Ralph calls the "corporate conservatives." And it is not only inside the conservative movement and the GOP that the rift is growing, but also Middle America.
* Graphics of obesity rates and projection in next 10 years for Middle America (CDC and other sources)
I am happy for Editor Roy Huntington and wish him nothing but the best in his new home in rural middle America. I also appreciate the follow up comments that came from Real America and our "heartland," but perhaps you have been too quick to dismiss all of us out here on the far west coast as the Republic of California.
Gifford, 56, is of the opinion that Obama, 48, should listen more to middle America, and not ignore their voices.
for jimbo sitting here with you watching middle america gnaw on itself our burritos spiritless our eyes distant wandering newlyweds roll their newborn past a silver speedboat admiring its sleek design and promise of adventure eighteen wheelers lull us into post-dinner rigor mortis junction 83 has a way of marking time a cadence that sways the listless pines
DeKalb is quintessential Middle America, the part of America made up of small family towns, family farms and family things.
Nationally, Byrne believes LGBT activists need to move away from a combative message toward Middle America if they hope to achieve hill marriage rights.
Borat falls in love with Pamela Anderson and sets off across the country in an ice-cream van to find her, stopping along the way to chat with Middle America.
They successfully suppressed their most vocally militant elements, recognizing full well that the openly radical face that had appeared during many of the national marches this past spring had been counterproductive, sending an alarm through Middle America and causing skittish politicians in both parties to run for cover.
Simpson and Monica Lewinsky, Middle America began to sense that things had gone too far.
Plans are to have five All Star Sports Arenas located throughout middle America in five years, Scott Harris said.
The two camps are converging spiritually as we speak and the rainbow connecting them will help guide the disaffected "now generation" in middle America to the coasts.
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Chen & Dancers, tours the U.S., he finds it's hard for middle America to accept his brand of fusion.
And I think it's essentially true that we are out of sync with Middle America's values and mores...."