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Don't Know Much About History (Republicans and Black Americans - a better story than you've heard)
The American Spectator ^ | October 20, 2011 | Larry Thornberry

Posted on 10/20/2011 1:13:18 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

One of the favorite indoor sports of liberals is to call conservatives, particularly those with the temerity to embrace the tea-party, racist. To hear media-appointed black "leaders" like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpie, not to mention some of the more demagogic members of the Congressional Black Caucus, you'd think all white American conservatives, regardless of protestations to the contrary and spotless lives, are closet Ku-Kluxers who can barely contain their inner Bull Connor. These bigots we're told, given half a chance, would have our black brothers and sisters on the back of the bus again in a heartbeat.

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OK, I get it. White conservatives and Republicans (not entirely coterminous categories) aren't really sore with O'Barnum for ballooning the national debt by $4 trillion and making national bankruptcy a real possibility, or for nationalizing one-sixth of the economy through Obamacare and generally trying to push as much as possible from the private to the public sector. It's not about setting federal agencies on a jobs-killing regulation binge, or for traveling the world apologizing for America's alleged sins and bowing before tyrants. It's not his rejection of American exceptionalism and total ignorance of the importance to world stability of a militarily strong America either.

No, no. These items are just trifles. What conservatives are really sore with our community-organizer-in-chief about is that he's not Caucasian. And isn't that just like those racist Republicans?

[Frantz] Kebreau, whose parents immigrated to America from Haiti, is having none of this. Since 2009 he's been on the news, talk shows, and speaking circuit making the point that, though few Americans know it, the record of the Republican Party for a century and a half has not only been more supportive of Black Americans than that of the Democratic Party has, but much more so.

(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blackamericans; conservatism; republicans; socialism
This is a very good piece. More people need to be reporting, speaking and writing OpEds about the Left's lie that conservatives and Tea Partiers are racists.

The general election will be race-bait, class warfare city with the Obama-Biden crowd.

Fortify your thinking and be prepared to give out the facts.

1 posted on 10/20/2011 1:13:26 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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thanks for the article


2 posted on 10/20/2011 1:15:09 PM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

later


3 posted on 10/20/2011 1:16:21 PM PDT by quintr
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Eisenhower Sends Federal Troops
First president to force school integration.

To ensure that the Little Rock Nine could complete a full day of classes, President Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne Division into Little Rock. The 101st patrolled outside the school and escorted the black students into the school. In addition, the black students were assigned a personal guard from the 101st who followed them around the school. Still, they were subjects of unspeakable hatred. White students yelled insults in the halls and during class. They beat up the black students, particularly the boys. They walked on the heels of the blacks until they bled. They destroyed the black students’ lockers and threw flaming paper wads at them in the bathrooms. They threw lighted sticks of dynamite at Melba Pattillo, stabbed her, and sprayed acid in her eyes. The acid was so strong that had her 101st guard not splashed water on her face immediately, she would have been blind for the rest of her life.

Gradually, the 101st Airborne left Central High and the black students were left to fend for themselves. By the time Christmas rolled around, they were certainly ready for a vacation. Unfortunately, vacation did not come soon enough for Minnijean Brown, who dumped her lunch tray over the heads of two boys who had been taunting her on December 17th. Even though the boys said that they “didn’t blame her for getting mad” after all the insults she had endured over the course of the year, Minnijean was suspended for six days. [10] She was “[r]einstated on probation [on] January 13, 1958, with the agreement that she would not retaliate, verbally or physically, to any harassment but would leave the matter to the school authorities to handle.” [11] But she was expelled in February after she called a girl who was provoking her “white trash.” The whites in the school were jubilant, making up cards that said, “One down...eight to go!”

It was not to be. The other eight all finished the school year. In May, despite numerous protests and under the watchful eye of 125 federalized Arkansas National Guardsmen, Ernest Green became the first black graduate of Central High, the sole minority student in his 602-member class. [12]

http://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/school-integration/lilrock/eisen.html


4 posted on 10/20/2011 1:19:36 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

A history on the Democrats you won’t finds in school textbooks today.

The First Blacks In Congress Were All Republicans

United States Senate
Hiram Rhodes Revels (1822-1901); Republican – Mississippi; 1870-1871
Blanche Bruce (1841-1898); Republican – Mississippi; 1875-1881

House of Representatives
John Willis Menard (1838-1893); Republican - Louisiana; 1868
Joseph Rainey (1832-1887); Republican - South Carolina; 1870-1879
Jefferson F. Long (1836-1901); Republican – Georgia; 1870-1871
Robert C. De Large (1842-1874); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1873
Robert B. Elliott (1842-1884); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1874
Benjamin S. Turner (1825-1894); Republican – Alabama; 1871-1873
Josiah T. Walls (1842-1905); Republican – Florida; 1871-1873, 1873-1875, 1875-1876
Richard H. Cain (1825-1887); Republican - South Carolina; 1873-1875, 1877-1879
John R. Lynch (1847-1939); Republican – Mississippi; 1873-1877, 1882-1883
James T. Rapier (1837-1883); Republican – Alabama; 1873-1875
Alonzo J. Ransier (1834-1882); Republican - South Carolina; 1873-1875
Jeremiah Haralson (1846-1916); Republican - Alabama; 1875-1877
John Adams Hyman (1840-1891); Republican - North Carolina; 1875-1877
Charles E. Nash (1844-1913); Republican – Louisiana; 1875-1877
Robert Smalls (1839-1915); Republican - South Carolina; 1875-1879, 1882-1883, 1884-1887
James E. O’Hara (1844-1905); Republican - North Carolina; 1883-1887
Henry P. Cheatham (1857-1935); Republican - North Carolina; 1889-1893
John Mercer Langston (1829-1897); Republican – Virginia; 1890-1891
Thomas E. Miller(1849-193); Republican - South Carolina; 1890-1891
George W. Murray (1853-1926); Republican - South Carolina; 1893-1895, 1896-1897
George Henry White (1852-1918); Republican - North Carolina; 1897-1901

The Democrats did not elect their first black American to the U.S. House until 1935, and he was from the North. The Southern Democrats waited until 1973.


5 posted on 10/20/2011 1:20:40 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: cruise_missile

Great resources! I’m bookmarking thread.

Thank you.


6 posted on 10/20/2011 1:23:03 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

A history on the Democrats you won’t finds in school textbooks today.

The First Blacks In Congress Were All Republicans

United States Senate
Hiram Rhodes Revels (1822-1901); Republican – Mississippi; 1870-1871
Blanche Bruce (1841-1898); Republican – Mississippi; 1875-1881

House of Representatives
John Willis Menard (1838-1893); Republican - Louisiana; 1868
Joseph Rainey (1832-1887); Republican - South Carolina; 1870-1879
Jefferson F. Long (1836-1901); Republican – Georgia; 1870-1871
Robert C. De Large (1842-1874); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1873
Robert B. Elliott (1842-1884); Republican - South Carolina; 1871-1874
Benjamin S. Turner (1825-1894); Republican – Alabama; 1871-1873
Josiah T. Walls (1842-1905); Republican – Florida; 1871-1873, 1873-1875, 1875-1876
Richard H. Cain (1825-1887); Republican - South Carolina; 1873-1875, 1877-1879
John R. Lynch (1847-1939); Republican – Mississippi; 1873-1877, 1882-1883
James T. Rapier (1837-1883); Republican – Alabama; 1873-1875
Alonzo J. Ransier (1834-1882); Republican - South Carolina; 1873-1875
Jeremiah Haralson (1846-1916); Republican - Alabama; 1875-1877
John Adams Hyman (1840-1891); Republican - North Carolina; 1875-1877
Charles E. Nash (1844-1913); Republican – Louisiana; 1875-1877
Robert Smalls (1839-1915); Republican - South Carolina; 1875-1879, 1882-1883, 1884-1887
James E. O’Hara (1844-1905); Republican - North Carolina; 1883-1887
Henry P. Cheatham (1857-1935); Republican - North Carolina; 1889-1893
John Mercer Langston (1829-1897); Republican – Virginia; 1890-1891
Thomas E. Miller(1849-193); Republican - South Carolina; 1890-1891
George W. Murray (1853-1926); Republican - South Carolina; 1893-1895, 1896-1897
George Henry White (1852-1918); Republican - North Carolina; 1897-1901

The Democrats did not elect their first black American to the U.S. House until 1935, and he was from the North. The Southern Democrats waited until 1973.


7 posted on 10/20/2011 1:25:03 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
bkmk here too.
8 posted on 10/20/2011 1:25:50 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen. --> AmeriCain)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ping for later reading.


9 posted on 10/20/2011 1:27:49 PM PDT by Spunky (Sarah Palin on Polls "Poles are for Strippers and Cross Country Skiers")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Marked to save.


10 posted on 10/20/2011 1:29:35 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: Lloyd Marcus

Ping!


11 posted on 10/20/2011 1:34:16 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Thank you. I’ll go do the dishes.


12 posted on 10/20/2011 1:34:23 PM PDT by USS Alaska
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To: cruise_missile

Like her or not, Anne Coulter wrote a heck of a good, book “Demonic”, spelling out how the Democrats were against the Civil Rights movement and did more to set up obstacles to it. President Nixon, after President Eisenhower, favored it and did more to advance black rights than any Democrat president. In fact, LBJ was totally against integration.
The book also addressed mob psychology


13 posted on 10/20/2011 1:37:06 PM PDT by Paperdoll (I like Herman Cain.)
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To: cruise_missile

Richard H. Cain (1825-1887); Republican - South Carolina; 1873-1875, 1877-1879

Related to Herman??????


14 posted on 10/20/2011 1:39:38 PM PDT by NoDRodee (U>S>M>C)
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To: cruise_missile
David Margolick was on C-SPAN last weekend talking about his new book on Elizabeth, one of the Little Rock Nine, and Hazel, the white woman seen in the famous photograph screaming hatefully at Elizabeth. It turns out that Hazel was only 15 and was at Central High School for only a week before being transferred to another school. Five or six years later she contacted Elizabeth's family to tell them how sorry she was for how she had behaved. She and Elizabeth later became friends but have since drifted apart (they haven't spoken since 2001).

A Mrs. Huckabee who worked at the school kept all the disciplinary records for that year, which are now in a file at the University of Arkansas. Margolick studied them and found lots of examples of outrageous conduct--much worse than Hazel's screaming. He managed to track down some of the students mentioned in the reports but none of them wanted to be interviewed--he said one of them was now a prominent figure in Little Rock.

15 posted on 10/20/2011 1:49:09 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

We know this, and everybody else knows it, but the crux of the issue is that Democrats hand out the goodies.


16 posted on 10/20/2011 1:57:46 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Great article! Going in the FReeper Keeper file.


17 posted on 10/20/2011 2:02:05 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Frantz Kebreau was a guest speaker at a “9-12” meeting here in Florida. He spoke for more than an hour and a half! He had the audience spellbound. His book, “Stolen History” was written and published by Frantz. Kebreau points out how the Democrats and Progressives have systematically obliterated the accomplishments of Black Americans from 1865 to 1964, the end of the Civil War and the passage of the Civil Rights Act. The Republican Party has been the friend of the Black Americans and the Democrats have done nothing to deserve the 93% voter loyalty they enjoy except keep them Dumb, Depressed, Dependent and Democrat.
18 posted on 10/20/2011 2:05:26 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Ping for reading during the game.


19 posted on 10/20/2011 2:07:32 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: cruise_missile

At the risk of shameless self-promotion, we cover the Republicans’ efforts on the part of black liberties extensively in “A Patriot’s History of the United States.”


20 posted on 10/20/2011 2:08:56 PM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This used to drive me crazy. I couldn’t understand how the Democratic Party would get pass and the Republicans chastised at every turn.

Finally, I figured it out. Blacks were bought off by the Democrats. Now they are so dependent on the Democrats and government they couldn’t walk away if they wanted.

The entire history of the Republican Party is one where the individual, regardless of color, is given the freedom to make their own way (or fail) in this country.


21 posted on 10/20/2011 2:10:29 PM PDT by doggieboy
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I learned that Eisenhower had tried to get civil rights act passed but was blocked by the democrats so that they could pass it when they had a president in office, take all the credit, and have black voters turn to them.


22 posted on 10/20/2011 2:12:04 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

bump for later


23 posted on 10/20/2011 2:16:35 PM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 10/20/11, 383/458 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (11/6/12, 1/20/13))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The Windsor, CT Republican Town Committee sponsored this program last year.

Black Patriots

And last week in Pomona, NY I met

Barbara from Harlem

I'd say black America is waking up!!

I've seen it first hand!!

24 posted on 10/20/2011 2:26:56 PM PDT by PALIN SMITH (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.)
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To: NoDRodee
"Related to Herman?"

Good question

25 posted on 10/20/2011 2:39:01 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: LS

That’s yours? Amen brother. My wife reads that sometimes out loud when I drive the family to the inlaws. It’s a five hour drive so it’s a great book for that. Good job.Can you get it on MP3?


26 posted on 10/20/2011 2:57:18 PM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

bttt


27 posted on 10/20/2011 2:58:29 PM PDT by petercooper (2012 - Purge more RINO's.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

bttt


28 posted on 10/20/2011 3:46:56 PM PDT by Luigi Vasellini (End the political class.......TERM LIMITS NOW!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

bookmark


29 posted on 10/20/2011 4:00:29 PM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The Republicans didn't have a Bull Connor, that was the Democrats. Perhaps they were thinking of Lester Maddox...oh wait, no, unless you consider George Wallace...oh, crap, well there's nothing to be done for it. The well was poisoned when Martin Luther King Jr. registered as a Democrat and...wait, what?
30 posted on 10/20/2011 4:45:35 PM PDT by davius (You can roll manure in powdered sugar but that don't make it a jelly doughnut.)
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To: RhoTheta

Bookmark


31 posted on 10/20/2011 4:58:49 PM PDT by Egon (The difference between Theory and Practice: In Theory, there is no difference.)
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To: normy

It’s only on CD. All of my other books are on MP3, but the contract for this one went out back in 2003 before MP3 was big.


32 posted on 10/20/2011 5:03:19 PM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: PALIN SMITH

Bump!


33 posted on 10/21/2011 2:11:46 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: BatGuano
Keep Dumb, Depressed, Dependent and Democrat and nurture as many new recruits as possible

It's what the Democratic Party is best at.

34 posted on 10/21/2011 2:16:35 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: LS
At the risk of shameless self-promotion, we cover the Republicans’ efforts on the part of black liberties extensively in “A Patriot’s History of the United States.”

Yes you do. Thank you very much, Larry!

35 posted on 10/21/2011 8:56:23 PM PDT by RhoTheta ("We're from the Government, and we're here to help you ... NOT")
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To: RhoTheta

P.S. Have just delivered the next really big, important book (I hope), “A Patriot’s History of the Modern World, from America’s Ascent to the Atomic Bombs, 1898-1945.” It will appear in two volumes (this is volume one) in winter 2012. Vol two, “From the Cold War to . . . .” and we haven’t completed the subtitle yet, as we are waiting on developments, will appear in spring 2013. I’m writing this with Dave Dougherty, who was the principal editor/writer of “A Patriot’s History Reader.”


36 posted on 10/22/2011 6:33:35 AM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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