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The Racist History of The Republican Party
YouTube ^ | Nov 2, 2009 | Unknown

Posted on 08/30/2011 8:53:09 PM PDT by Windflier

Before you start swearing and spitting nails, the title is a misnomer. It's a play on the revisionist history the liberal Dems have been selling for over half a century.

Watch the video. Bet you're going to learn a whole lot of things you didn't know. I did.


TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: democrats; kkk; racism

1 posted on 08/30/2011 8:53:15 PM PDT by Windflier
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To: Windflier; wardaddy

I look forward to a day when conservatives quit trying to make themselves as politically correct as the Left.


2 posted on 08/30/2011 9:02:47 PM PDT by Pelham ("Resist we much!" - Al 'Jiffypop' Sharpton)
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To: Pelham

Amen.

Anti-racist is just a code word for anti-White.


3 posted on 08/30/2011 9:05:38 PM PDT by BUGSWOL (No one was ever burned at the stake for saying the Earth was flat)
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To: Pelham

Being a conservative means never having to say you’re sorry.


4 posted on 08/30/2011 9:06:13 PM PDT by MNnice (Showing fresh signs of liberalitis, the strain of the orbital muscles due to excessive eye rolling)
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To: Windflier

Interesting video. It would have more impact if it didn’t have some mis-information in it (like stating Robert Byrd was a senator from Mass.).


5 posted on 08/30/2011 9:09:14 PM PDT by Adams (Fight on!)
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To: BUGSWOL

I’d like to see some of our oh so sensitive modern conservatives read an old issue of National Review from the 60s. Their PC heads would explode when they saw what Buckley and company were saying about Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement.


6 posted on 08/30/2011 9:11:42 PM PDT by Pelham ("Resist we much!" - Al 'Jiffypop' Sharpton)
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To: MNnice

I dunno, in recent years I’ve seen plenty of grovelling and pandering by our “conservative” representatives in the press and politics.


7 posted on 08/30/2011 9:14:54 PM PDT by Pelham ("Resist we much!" - Al 'Jiffypop' Sharpton)
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To: Windflier

You might like this little article I wrote:

A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

http://russp.us/racism.htm


8 posted on 08/30/2011 9:15:00 PM PDT by RussP
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To: Pelham
I’d like to see some of our oh so sensitive modern conservatives read an old issue of National Review from the 60s. Their PC heads would explode when they saw what Buckley and company were saying about Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement.

"When a Hollywood performer [Ronald Reagan], lacking distinction even as an actor can become a leading war hawk candidate for the Presidency, only the irrationalities induced by a war psychosis can explain such a melancholy turn of events."

-- Martin Luther King, November 1967, National Labor Leadership Assembly for Peace

9 posted on 08/30/2011 9:20:05 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Windflier

It said Robert Byrd was the senator from Massachusetts. that is not correct he was the senator from West Virginia. If they have one thing wrong. I wonder what else there is.


10 posted on 08/30/2011 9:31:52 PM PDT by political1 (Love your neighbors)
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To: Windflier

While I have seen videos and information like this before there is one thing that almost all of them lack in my opinion.

The left-wing when confronted with this information always trys to resort to claims that both parties switched ideology at one or another point in history.

When presenting information like this about the history of the democrat party the history of the progressive movement needs to be pointed out as well. This way the argument they used is shown to be phony.

The progressive movement revived the KKK and still holds today to policies created by KKK democrats. Hugo Black the KKK lawyer mentioned in the video was of course appointed by progressive icon FDR. He also enshrined the leftist progressive policy of Seperation of Church and State as Constitutional law. This policy stance first reared its ugly head with KKK democrats boycotting religious ceremonies at the Capital because republicans were inviting blacks. It was aligned with the bigotry of the KKK towards catholics much the way the progressives hate catholics still today.

Abortion of course was started by progressive icon Margaret Sanger who spoke in front of the KKK and also championed racist eugenics policy.

The left lves to accuse the TEA Party of racism based upon nothing but never have to defend the long histpry of racism of the progressive movement.

Another thing that should also be mentioned is about Robert KKK Byrd. He was simply more then just a fixture in the Senate for the democrat party. He was hailed by them as a great Constitutionalist and called the ‘conscience of the Senate’. He also used to brag on his website that he had gotten more internal party promotions then any other democrat in history. This is the modern day democrats we are talking about and not democrats from yesterday. Yet the left gets away with acting as if they suddenly became the party of civil rights sometime during the sixties.

But in the sixties they simply changed their rhetoric and not their tactics. Just as all throughout history the democrat party used terrorism with the KKK, the democrats of the sixties took up the use of terrorism as well with numerous groups such as the Weather Underground.

The democrat parties histpry is consistent and should be pointed out. They are and have always been the party of socialism, slavery, racism, terrorism and treason.


11 posted on 08/30/2011 9:33:23 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: Windflier
DEMOCRAT POSTER
12 posted on 08/30/2011 9:33:58 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: political1

The state from which Robert Byrd came is hardly a controversial or particularly significant point in the video. Yes, the error should be corrected, but no, it does not invalidate the main point of the video.


13 posted on 08/30/2011 9:35:12 PM PDT by RussP
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To: Adams

Coulter’s “Demonic” does a good job as well.


14 posted on 08/30/2011 9:36:03 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Democrats: debt, dependence and derision)
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To: TheBigIf

“The left-wing when confronted with this information always trys to resort to claims that both parties switched ideology at one or another point in history.”


My article linked above at http://russp.us/racism.htm addresses this very issue head on. Please read it. You might like it.


15 posted on 08/30/2011 9:36:58 PM PDT by RussP
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To: RussP

Thanks I will read it and try to give you any comments I might have at a later time.


16 posted on 08/30/2011 9:40:16 PM PDT by TheBigIf
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To: re_nortex

Good find! Somebody ought to send this to Hannity next time he starts his MLK lovefest.


17 posted on 08/30/2011 9:57:13 PM PDT by Pelham ("Resist we much!" - Al 'Jiffypop' Sharpton)
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To: Pelham

MLK had serious problems, but he also had some very good ideas and promoted them with a passion. On the negative side, he was a liberal and probably also a plagiarist. On the plus side, he advocated for racial equality and a color-blind society. If only the Democrats believed in those principles.


18 posted on 08/30/2011 10:03:38 PM PDT by RussP
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To: Pelham
Good find! Somebody ought to send this to Hannity next time he starts his MLK lovefest.

Here's another comment from Martin Luther King concerning one of my core issues, the freedom from the serfdom of forced unionism. Suffice it to say that King wasn't very fond of right to work:

"In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining. We demand this fraud be stopped."

19 posted on 08/30/2011 10:04:46 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Windflier

The Hillary joke was kinda funny. I don’t think it was racist.

Biden, on the other hand is an idiot gas bag.


20 posted on 08/30/2011 10:11:43 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: All
Concerning right to work laws (which I mentioned in a prior post), here are the states where liberty is truly cherished against union thuggery. Compare this to the 2008 election map. The states where freedom is championed mostly overlap with those where Sarah Palin (and her running mate) triumphed:


21 posted on 08/30/2011 10:15:36 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: RussP

Well I’m old enough to have heard MLK when he was alive so I’m pretty much immune to the Saint Martin myth that has become our national religion after his death.

MLK wasn’t a liberal. John Kennedy was a liberal. MLK was a leftist with two close advisers who were members of the CPUSA, Hunter Pitts O’Dell and Stanley Levison. This at a time when communism was an existential threat to the Free World. It was King’s close association with these two Party agents that moved Robert Kennedy to wiretap him.

King was without a doubt a plagiarist, his doctoral thesis contained large portions lifted word for word from another thesis. Ted Pappas wrote a book on King’s plagiarism and there has been at least one other. The Kennedy wiretaps also revealed the Reverend King to be an accomplished serial adulterer, one who makes Bill Clinton look like a choirboy. I think the good Reverend earns extra points for accomplishing this while being, well, a Reverend.

“If only the Democrats believed in those principles.”

I think nothing amuses me more than the habit here of imagining the Democrats as the fount of wickedness and the GOP as the source of goodness. The Democrat Party had a large group within it known as the Conservative Coalition, mostly Southern, that ran Congress from the 1930s until the mid 1960s. This coalition did more to stop FDR and his progressive heirs than anything the wimps in the GOP accomplished, in large measure because the GOP had a powerful progressive wing that dominated the party. This is the GOP wing that helped Lyndon Johnson pass his Great Society programs which included the Civil Rights Bill of 1964. It is this bill that greatly expanded the ability of the federal government to control more and more of your daily life. Be sure to thank all of those wonderful ‘pubbies for bringing this gift that keeps on giving to you.


22 posted on 08/30/2011 11:03:46 PM PDT by Pelham ("Resist we much!" - Al 'Jiffypop' Sharpton)
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To: Pelham

I don’t doubt what you say about MLK. But we need to pick our battles, and now is certainly not the time to fight MLK. Anyone who does will quickly be branded a racist, not just by the liberal media, but by many (poorly informed) conservatives as well. I don’t normally believe in backing down from phoney charges of racism, but in this case it’s just a losing proposition. Sure, we can talk about MLK’s major flaws among ourselves, but if the Republicans went national with it they would get creamed. We need to just focus on his positives at this point. His message of nonviolence did save a lot of pain after all.

As for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, I am honestly not very familiar with the details in it, but my impression is that it was generally a very positive development. What in particular didn’t you like about it?


23 posted on 08/30/2011 11:56:27 PM PDT by RussP
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To: Windflier

thnx....


24 posted on 08/31/2011 1:51:49 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: TheBigIf

Whoever made that, misspelled THE on the right hand side. Weird.


25 posted on 08/31/2011 1:59:19 AM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: RussP

That bill enabled ideological meddling in large areas of American life. Some of its results include Quotas. Racial set asides. Minority preferences. Employment requirements being reduced or eliminated to assure equality of result. Reverse discrimination. Prosecution of businesses and property owners using statistical arguments. School districts being taken over by activist judges.

It doesn’t just deal with race. The bill includes sections for women that empowered the feminist agenda. It has been used to advance other agendas including ‘gay marriage’. It’s been a marvelous tool for allowing a power grab by activists inside government agencies set up to enforce the act, and for those who use the courts to force their agenda on the rest of society. Whenever there is some sort of great social change being forced upon an unwilling American public you won’t have to look far to find the 1964 Civil Rights Act involved. As the “rights for illegal aliens” movement progresses just watch what the legal argument uses.

It’s a great bill if you like an ever larger and more intrusive government wielding power in the name of diversity and equality, making sure that the little people are politically correct.


26 posted on 08/31/2011 3:12:36 AM PDT by Pelham ("Resist we much!" - Al 'Jiffypop' Sharpton)
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To: Windflier

bttt


27 posted on 08/31/2011 4:59:35 AM PDT by Luigi Vasellini (End the political class.......TERM LIMITS NOW!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: TheBigIf
The left-wing when confronted with this information always trys to resort to claims that both parties switched ideology at one or another point in history.

Interesting that you say that. Some lib made that exact claim in the comments section.

The democrat parties histpry is consistent and should be pointed out. They are and have always been the party of socialism, slavery, racism, terrorism and treason.

That's an argument that we on the right are going to have to relentlessly hammer home. It's the truth, which should be our weapon of choice.

28 posted on 08/31/2011 7:42:30 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: political1
It said Robert Byrd was the senator from Massachusetts. that is not correct he was the senator from West Virginia. If they have one thing wrong. I wonder what else there is.

Interesting that you'd attempt to cast a pall of doubt over the whole video because of one wrong (and minor) factoid.

What's your opinion of the central thrust of the video?

29 posted on 08/31/2011 7:47:55 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Adams
It would have more impact if it didn’t have some mis-information in it (like stating Robert Byrd was a senator from Mass.).

Hmm....yet another vote to invalidate the whole piece because of one incorrect (and minor) factoid.

What's your opinion of the central thrust of this history lesson?

30 posted on 08/31/2011 7:53:28 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Windflier, this video is fabulous. My only criticism of it is that it gets a bit weak at the end with the quotes from Biden. Biden calling Obama “clean” may have been slightly awkward, but it certainly does not rise to the level of the flagrant racism Democrats of the past.

The other thing to be aware of is that modern Democrats will invariably claim that the parties “switched” around the 60s, and racist Democrats all became Republicans! Until we effectively counter this claim, the rest is all just ancient history. I tried to do that in my article linked above at http://RussP.us/racism.htm.

By the way, is the text of this video available somewhere as a text file? I’d like to steal some of it if you don’t mind.


31 posted on 08/31/2011 11:47:22 AM PDT by RussP
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To: RussP
My only criticism of it is that it gets a bit weak at the end with the quotes from Biden.

Gotta agree, but you know it was put together by someone who's not a professional at these things. Damn great job for an amateur, I'd say.

32 posted on 08/31/2011 10:15:36 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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