Skip to comments.Democratic petition asks Steele to retract support for book on GOP, race
Posted on 06/11/2005 8:23:33 AM PDT by Pikamax
Democratic petition asks Steele to retract support for book on GOP, race Lierman calls publication 'divisive commentary'
By David Nitkin Sun Staff
June 10, 2005
The Maryland Democratic Party has launched a petition drive asking Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele to repudiate his support of a book on the racial history of the Republican Party. Democratic Chairman Terry Lierman said Michael Zak, author of Back to Basics for the Republican Party, used inflammatory language during a Lincoln Day dinner in Southern Maryland last month.
"Mastery over blacks has always been Democratic policy," the Calvert Recorder quoted Zak as saying during the dinner speech. In the book, Zak calls the Ku Klux Klan the "terrorist wing" of the Democratic Party.
(Excerpt) Read more at baltimoresun.com ...
The book celebrates the Republican Party's anti-slavery founders and urges Republicans to challenge Democratic entitlement to the black vote.
In his letter, Mr. Lierman's cites excerpts from the book and from speeches by Mr. Zak.
For example, "Mastery over blacks has always been Democratic Policy. Before it was cotton. Now it is misery." And "Democrats are socialists and we should call them socialists. It's to the Democrats' advantage children grow up poor and uneducated."
>>>>Where is he lying?
You can always tell when an arrow aimed at the libs strikes home and reveals them for what they are.
Why in the world would anyone apologize for speaking the truth?
Freedom of speech only applies when one speaks kindly of democrats or poorly of republicans.
The Dems don't like "inflammatory language"? ? Coulda fooled me.... oh, piffle.
Hmmmm very interesting and appropriate name.
The other night, on Hannity and Colmes, Colmes defended Dean's comments by citing comments made by Rush Limbaugh. Colmes is always willing to go out on any sort of limb to defend his party's corruption.
Reading the article, the rats didn't offer a single factual disagreement. Typical.
I guess the truth hurts sometimes.
The DUmbocRAT party is now the "deaf, DUmb, and blind party" as well.
The GOP => The Party of Lincoln
demoRats => The Party of Jim Crow
If black people would learn US History I suspect more would vote Republican.
I thought the same thing, when I heard of that Dim named Rich Masters.
OOOOOHHHHH, the ugly truth feenzy from the Dums starts. BTW, how do the Dummy Dums explain the fact that it was the REPUBLICAN GOV of Texas during RECONSTRUCTION, that supported the founding of the FREEDMAN org in TEXAS. it is known that Republicans were lynched in Texas, along with Blacks. The numbers are more accurate for Repubs, since the DUMS would lynch blacks and bury them. The belief is that many more blacks were lynched by the Dums than is documented.
Oh yeah, like a talk show personality compares with a former governor, Presidential candidate and DNC chairman. Colmes crashed and burned from his absurdity awhile ago, but he just doesn't know it yet. And Juan Williams is in the wreckage with him. LOL
"You can always tell when an arrow aimed at the libs strikes home and reveals them for what they are."
Grandpa said it like this: "When you throw a rock, only the dogs that yelp are the ones you hit."
The Democratic Party can't face the facts of its racist past...
Any time that a Dim gets singled out for something, Colmes has to run and dig up something a Republican said, or did, years ago, in order to justify his own party's actions.
I agree bit I believe you got the term bass ackwards.
A little history here:
The Democratic Party is generally regarded to have originated with Andrew Jackson, a slaveholder and genocidal indian fighter.
In its early years, the Democratic Party was led by southern slaveholders and the northern merchants who relied on them.
The Confederacy was led by Democratic politicos, who couldn't stomach Lincoln's election.
After the Civil War, scores of black Republican officeholders were elected.
Reconstruction was reversed, and Jim Crow created, by the Democratic State parties in the southern States.
Northern Democrats had little use for black voters. The progressive Woodrow Wilson was a racist.
Southern Democrats successfully defeated every piece of Federal civil rights legislation, including anti-lynching laws, up until 1964.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 would not have passed without the votes of Congressional Republicans. A higher percentage of Republicans voted for it than Democrats.
"I agree bit I believe you got the term bass ackwards."
LOL. Thanks, but argue with Grandpa. You'll find him in heaven.
you got it man- free speech only for those who think, act and speak like the rats- the rest be damned!
The Dems don't like inflammatory language? If it weren't for inflammatory language, what would the Dems have to say?
"African-Americans up until the 1950s were Republicans. ... We switched that based on many of the things that Republicans were doing," Leggett said. "I agree with the sentiment that the book is outrageous, and it makes assumptions that we can't think, we aren't intellectual and we follow the party blindly."
And in the past half-century, the Democrats have NOT betrayed that trust placed in them, by Americans of African descent, over and over again? By the Democrats' own stereotyping, by promises made and never kept, by destroying the very structure of whole families and neighborhoods?
This is more of the same mindset Democrats have. It's the "everybody does it" strategy and their only defense is to start claiming Republicans do the same or similar things. The truth is, everybody does NOT do it. No Republican officials have made the claims or statements Howard Dean and other prominent Democrats make. Instead of addressing the outrageous statements Dean makes, their strategy is to attack Republicans for supposedly doing the same thing.
This is one major reason Democrats virtually hate George W. Bush. In the Democrat defense of Clinton they claim Bush does the same things Clinton did, somehow exonerating Clinton from his reputation. The fact Bush does not lie and cheat as Clinton did drives them nuts.
And murdered by the DUMs.
"it makes assumptions that we can't think"
Why doesn't Leggett, former head of the State Democratic Party, follow this principle and allow blacks to form their own views.
Nowhere. But that hits the Dems is their most sensitive spot. Bush picked up Black votes last year to the consternation of the Democrats who for 50 years have controlled the Black vote out of a combination of fear and dependence. Unlike Hispanics though, the Blacks are less ready to shed that dependence.
Mike Zak's points are spot on and the book should be read by everyone, especially Democrats. The Republican Party represents freedom for all, while the Democrats represent control over all.
What's the book's title? I'll order it on Amazon ASAP & help bump up Lt/Guv Steele's sales!
The Dims want to hide that they are the Anti-African-American party or the We know best for African-Americans party? What a surprise.
As I posted on another thread the other day, the Dims history is:
1. 1781 to 1865, pro-slavery. That is the best for African-Americans. They can not handle being full citizens. We know best for African-Americans.. [The terrioris wing of the Dim party were patroling to stop runaway slaves.}
2. 1866 to 1955, pro-Jim Crow. That is the best for African-Americans. They can not handle being full citizens. We know best for African-Americans. [The terriorist wing of the Dim party was the KKK during this period.]
3. 1956 to the presents, The government plantantion. That is the best for African-Americans. They can not handle being full citizens. We know best African-Americans. [The terriorist wing of the party is enforcing poltical correctness and threatening GOP and conservative speakers during this period.]
Thanks, P. I'm on it!
Why doesn't Grand Exhalted Kleagle and Wizard of the Golden Kights of the White Magnolia of the Democrat Klan, Robert "Sheets" Byrd, simply send some of his night riders from the closest big city over to tune this guy up a little?
NOBODY IS ENTITLED TO THE BLACK VOTE.
Good grief! The color of a man's skin does not make him different as a voter. They want the same things that every normal person wants. A good job, a good family, maybe a business of their own. None of those things gives either party the right to "claim" them. I'm sick of it.
Don't fold Mike, don't fold. You've got great support out here!
Your thoughts on this?
I would love to see Michael Zak speak at a West Virginia GOP function... in particular, in re their upcoming US Senate race against you know who. :)
Isn't the Senate apologizing for not passing anti-lynching legislation in the 50's/60's without (1) mentioning filibusters and (2) mentioning who blocked said legislation.
Pretty much historical fact, IMHO. For 100 years, the Democrats maintained power via the "solid South" and Urban Ethnic bases using race bating and class hatred. Mix in the intimidation tactics of their KLAN and Union sub-chapters and it was easy to suppress "dissidents" in each base.
For the last 50 years, they have maintained power via the solid "minority" vote based on race and class hatred and the intimidation tactics of their so-called "Civil Rights" sub-chapters that attack on command any "dissidents" such as the Honorable Lt. Governor of the State of Maryland.
It's been a remarkably consistent party for over 150 years. Their continuing theme is to cast fear, doubt, division and hatred all designed to pit one group of Americans against another with their objective always to have the largest segment on their side. It worked pretty well as long as professional cynics ran the party, but fell on hard times since the true zealot 60 radicals took over. The problem the Democrat have now, is that the leadership actually believes in the crap they are trying to sell when only truly corrupt cynics like Boss Tweed, Bill Daley, or Bill Clinton can really peddle that load of manure.
I know both Mikes and Steele has no reason to retract his support of Zak's Book, this clown leading the MD Democratic Party was Dean's pointman in Maryland and this is a phony issue to deflect attention from Dean.