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Democratic petition asks Steele to retract support for book on GOP, race
Baltimore Sun ^ | 06/11/05 | David Nitkin

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 ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: backtobasics; gop; michaelsteele; michaelzak; rnc

1 posted on 06/11/2005 8:23:33 AM PDT by Pikamax
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To: Pikamax

http://washingtontimes.com/metro/20050610-103304-8510r.htm

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?


2 posted on 06/11/2005 8:25:10 AM PDT by Pikamax
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To: Pikamax

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?


3 posted on 06/11/2005 8:26:13 AM PDT by Eagles Talon IV
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To: Pikamax

Freedom of speech only applies when one speaks kindly of democrats or poorly of republicans.


4 posted on 06/11/2005 8:26:37 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Anyone who thinks we believe Hillary on any issue is truly a moron.)
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To: Pikamax

The Dems don't like "inflammatory language"? ? Coulda fooled me.... oh, piffle.


5 posted on 06/11/2005 8:27:06 AM PDT by Alia
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To: Pikamax

"Lierman"

Hmmmm very interesting and appropriate name.


6 posted on 06/11/2005 8:29:23 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Anyone who thinks we believe Hillary on any issue is truly a moron.)
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To: Alia

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.


7 posted on 06/11/2005 8:29:50 AM PDT by Paul Atreides (FACT: You can get more reliable information in a beauty shop, than from the media)
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To: Pikamax
"Democrats have nothing to offer other than angriness and name-calling," she said

Reading the article, the rats didn't offer a single factual disagreement. Typical.

8 posted on 06/11/2005 8:30:08 AM PDT by TheDon (Euthanasia is an atrocity.)
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To: Pikamax

I guess the truth hurts sometimes.


9 posted on 06/11/2005 8:30:13 AM PDT by Sthitch
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To: Pikamax
Democratic petition asks Steele to retract support for book on GOP, race Lierman calls publication 'divisive commentary'

ROTFLMPJO

The DUmbocRAT party is now the "deaf, DUmb, and blind party" as well.

10 posted on 06/11/2005 8:30:29 AM PDT by Mister Baredog ((Minuteman at heart, couch potato in reality))
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To: Alia

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.


11 posted on 06/11/2005 8:30:30 AM PDT by boofus
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To: cripplecreek

I thought the same thing, when I heard of that Dim named Rich Masters.


12 posted on 06/11/2005 8:31:45 AM PDT by Paul Atreides (FACT: You can get more reliable information in a beauty shop, than from the media)
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To: Pikamax

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.


13 posted on 06/11/2005 8:33:07 AM PDT by marty60
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To: Paul Atreides

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


14 posted on 06/11/2005 8:33:46 AM PDT by txrangerette
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To: Alia
If his language is "Inflammatory", they can take some advice from their Imperious Leader's weaker half.

They might want to "Put some ice on that."
15 posted on 06/11/2005 8:34:30 AM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (Children's classic songs updated for Islam "If you're happy and you know it, Go Kaboom!")
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To: Eagles Talon IV

"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."


16 posted on 06/11/2005 8:35:17 AM PDT by righttackle44 (The most dangerous weapon in the world is a Marine with his rifle and the American people behind him)
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To: Pikamax

The Democratic Party can't face the facts of its racist past...


17 posted on 06/11/2005 8:36:31 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: txrangerette

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.


18 posted on 06/11/2005 8:37:42 AM PDT by Paul Atreides (FACT: You can get more reliable information in a beauty shop, than from the media)
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To: righttackle44
"..only the dogs that yelp are the ones you hit."

I agree bit I believe you got the term bass ackwards.

19 posted on 06/11/2005 8:43:39 AM PDT by Eagles Talon IV
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To: Pikamax

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.


20 posted on 06/11/2005 8:44:10 AM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: Eagles Talon IV

"I agree bit I believe you got the term bass ackwards."

LOL. Thanks, but argue with Grandpa. You'll find him in heaven.


21 posted on 06/11/2005 8:46:10 AM PDT by righttackle44 (The most dangerous weapon in the world is a Marine with his rifle and the American people behind him)
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To: cripplecreek

you got it man- free speech only for those who think, act and speak like the rats- the rest be damned!


22 posted on 06/11/2005 8:46:31 AM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: Alia

The Dems don't like inflammatory language? If it weren't for inflammatory language, what would the Dems have to say?


23 posted on 06/11/2005 8:47:54 AM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: Pikamax
Isiah Leggett, former head of the state Democratic Party and a law professor at Howard University, said Zak's "is an outrageous book and it belittles African-Americans and it stereotypes African-Americans."

"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?

24 posted on 06/11/2005 8:48:36 AM PDT by alloysteel ("Master of the painfully obvious.....")
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To: Paul Atreides

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.


25 posted on 06/11/2005 8:57:26 AM PDT by Morgan in Denver
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To: popdonnelly
black Republican officeholders were elected.

And murdered by the DUMs.

26 posted on 06/11/2005 8:58:15 AM PDT by marty60
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To: alloysteel

"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.


27 posted on 06/11/2005 8:58:42 AM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: Pikamax
>>>>Where is he lying?

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.

28 posted on 06/11/2005 9:02:46 AM PDT by MACVSOG68
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To: Pikamax

What's the book's title? I'll order it on Amazon ASAP & help bump up Lt/Guv Steele's sales!


29 posted on 06/11/2005 9:04:54 AM PDT by hispanichoosier
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To: Pikamax

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.]


30 posted on 06/11/2005 9:08:19 AM PDT by JLS
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To: hispanichoosier
AMAZON
Back to Basics for the Republican Party, Third Edition by Michael Zak
31 posted on 06/11/2005 9:10:12 AM PDT by Pikamax
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To: Pikamax

Thanks, P. I'm on it!


32 posted on 06/11/2005 9:14:16 AM PDT by hispanichoosier
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To: Pikamax

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?


33 posted on 06/11/2005 9:15:15 AM PDT by Tacis ( SEAL THE FRIGGEN BORDER!!!)
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To: Pikamax

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.


34 posted on 06/11/2005 9:53:06 AM PDT by The Final Harvest (President Bush: "America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth")
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To: Pikamax

Don't fold Mike, don't fold. You've got great support out here!


35 posted on 06/11/2005 10:31:25 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Dealing with liberals? Remember: when you wrestle with a pig, you both get dirty and he loves it.)
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To: Trueblackman; EternalVigilance

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. :)


36 posted on 06/15/2005 5:26:56 PM PDT by Illya Kuryakin ("The people are uninformed and can be easily misled by a few designing men." - Elbridge Gerry)
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To: Pikamax

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.


37 posted on 06/15/2005 5:32:06 PM PDT by AmishDude (Join the AmishDude fan club: "Bravo" -- EODTIM69; "Very good!" -- pepperdog)
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To: Pikamax
"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.

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.

38 posted on 06/15/2005 5:52:11 PM PDT by Ditto ( No trees were killed in sending this message, but billions of electrons were inconvenienced.)
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To: Illya Kuryakin

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.


39 posted on 06/15/2005 6:30:54 PM PDT by Trueblackman (Terrorism and Liberalism never sleep and neither do I)
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