Skip to comments.Magazine attacks Democrats for racist past (Klintons need the Klan)
Posted on 05/11/2008 1:50:56 PM PDT by red flanker
TALLAHASSEE -- For a sign of Florida Republicans' all-out effort to attract black voters, look no farther than the glossy full-colored The Black Republican magazine that launches broadsides like these:
The KKK was the ''terrorist arm of the Democratic Party.'' Democrats, in addition to waging ''war on God,'' are still mired in sex and financial scandals.
That's all tucked in the back of the Sarasota-based National Black Republican Association's 60-page mag, the first half of which touts Republican Gov. Charlie Crist's civil rights record and the Republican Party of Florida's minority outreach efforts that the association has helped coordinate.
The strident comments and images -- replete with a Ku Klux Klan rally snapshot that notes ''every person in this photo was a Democrat'' -- has outraged Democrats and caught the Republican Party of Florida flat-footed as well.
''Oh my gosh,'' party spokeswoman Erin Van Sickle said when told of the magazine's content, which she described as ``inflammatory.''
The black Republican association's chairwoman, Frances Rice, said her group operated independently of the party and is aggressive about its viewpoint because it wants to ''wake up'' black voters and ``shed the light of truth on the racist past and failed socialism of the Democratic Party.''
(Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...
While other Americans were joining the armed forces in World War II, West Virginia Democrat Senator Robert Byrd joined the Ku Klux Klan. He would soon become the exalted leader of the group. In 2008, the Klintons desperately need all the help the Klan can provide...
Did not have my glasses on and I thought the headline was talking about Klingons.
Unlike the Clintons and most ‘Rats.
Yes — too bad the Clintons aren’t the fictional characters.
It will take Republicans a long time to become aware that truth is no defense in the socialist media.
It will take a very long time for most Blacks to become aware that slavery ends when they leave the Democrat party plantation, no sooner.
Some of us are already in the know.
Oh. look! The Democratic National Convention is in town!
Oh. look! The Democratic National Convention is in town!
Regardless what "former" Klansman Justice Black wanted everybody to think about Jefferson's "wall of separation" as Black claimed it related to the establishment clause, the truth of the matter is that Jefferson had acknowledged that the Founders had written the 1st and 10th Amendments in part to reserve government power to address religious issues uniquely to the states. In fact, Jefferson had noted this on at least three occasions. See for yourself.
"3. Resolved that it is true as a general principle and is also expressly declared by one of the amendments to the constitution that the powers not delegated to the US. by the constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively or to the people: and that no power over the freedom of religion, freedom of speech, or freedom of the press being delegated to the US. by the constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, all lawful powers respecting the same did of right remain, & were reserved, to the states or the people..." --Thomas Jefferson, Kentucky Resolutions, 1798. http://tinyurl.com/oozooSo by quoting Jefferson to help justify his scandalous interpretation of the establishment clause, Justice Black actually quoted probably the worst person that he could have quoted to pull of his dirty work.
"In matters of religion, I have considered that its free exercise is placed by the Constitution independent of the powers of the general government. I have therefore undertaken on no occasion to prescribe the religious exercises suited to it; but have left them as the Constitution found them, under the direction and discipline of State or Church authorities acknowledged by the several religious societies." --Thomas Jefferson: 2nd Inaugural Address, 1805. ME 3:378 http://tinyurl.com/jmpm3
"I consider the government of the United States as interdicted by the Constitution from intermeddling with religious institutions, their doctrines, discipline, or exercises. This results not only from the provision that no law shall be made respecting the establishment or free exercise of religion, but from that also which reserves to the states the powers not delegated to the United States. Certainly, no power to prescribe any religious exercise or to assume authority in religious discipline has been delegated to the General Government. It must then rest with the states, as far as it can be in any human authority." --Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Miller, 1808. http://tinyurl.com/nkdu7
Also note that records show that Justice Black was a Baptist. Given that certain Baptists regard Matthew 22:21 as God's call for absolute c&s separation, Black was arguably putting his personal beliefs ahead of his oath to defend the Constitution when he interpreted the establishment clause.
Finally, based on Jefferson's notes about the 1st and 10th Amendments, the states have the constitutional power (10th A.) to authorize public schools to lead non-mandatory (14th A.) classroom discussions about the pros and cons of evolution, creationism and ID, as examples, regardless that atheists, separatists, secular judges and the MSM are misleading the people to think that doing such things in public school classrooms is unconstitutional.
The bottom line is that the people need to reconnect with the Founder's intentions for the division of federal and state government powers, particularly where the 10th A. protected power of the states to address religious issues is concerned. The people really need to get in the faces of justices who are not upholding their oaths to defend the Constitution, demanding that they start respecting 10th A. protected state powers - or get out of DC.
"We the People are the rightful master of both congress and the courts - not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution." --Abraham Lincoln, Political debates between Lincoln and Douglas, 1858.