Thursday, May 19, 2005
Couldn't have written it better myself...
Growing up on the Central Coast of California I was surrounded, influenced, shaped and molded by the free-loving, Hippie-spirited, far left. Honestly, it was a great atmosphere and really helped me understand the world. There was no 'Far Left', just us'Normal' people vs. the evil, bigoted, mean conservatives.
I just came across an article published last February from someone who like myself, was raised near San Francisco. The only difference between his story and mine is that I converted to the normalcy of conservativism just before college. His transformation came after September 11th. I guess our names are also different... he kept his Hippie name (Cinnamon) while I dropped mine (Lil' Helgmeister). Actually that was my skater name, but its close enough.
Whether you're on the right or the left, it's a great window into the world of converts like me who grew up and rebelled against how we were raised.
OPINION: The Making Of A 9/11 Republican
posted by El Capitan at 5:02 PM