Skip to comments.Blacks are abandoning the Democratic Party
Posted on 10/02/2012 3:16:38 AM PDT by Evil Slayer
For more than 50 years, the black community has been the wholly owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party. That may be changing. In spite of the overwhelmingly liberal voting patterns of black voters, they are an essentially conservative community. Americans of African descent are more pro-life and pro-family than the average white voter and as conservative on social issues as any white evangelical.
Democrats have managed to monopolize the black vote in spite of the vast chasm between the two on social issues. This philosophical difference has become more pronounced in the past 20 years, as liberals have embraced far-left progressivism. Their view of social justice embraces the killing of an unborn child right up to the moment before birth. Indeed, President Obama, the iconic representative of the far left, believes that even a child born alive should be left to die without medical treatment if the mother intended an abortion. He championed this Mengelean position as a state senator in Illinois.
I was raised to be an FDR Democrat because my father was a young man during the Depression and credited President Roosevelt with saving him from starvation. The Republicans only care about rich people, I was told. This was more than 40 years ago. In spite of my childhood indoctrination, as a young man newly committed to my Christian faith, I had a crisis of conscience in the late 1970s. Massachusetts Democrat Barney Frank was pushing the homosexual agenda. How could I, as a Christian, be committed to a party led by Mr. Frank? In the end, I could not. My desire to be in a right relationship with God and my faith was greater than my desire to be approved by my father, my family or the black community. My wife and I, then Massachusetts residents, left
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The DNC supports slavery of future Americans,
and slavery of women and children worldwide under Islam.
Never gonna happen.
The best that can be foreseen for the republic and for blacks is that they stop voting.
When they do vote, however, it will be reliably about 90% DNC.
Let his words resonate in their ears. They cannot yell "Praise Jesus!" in one moment, and then push a voting machine button that says "Obama/Biden" in the next. The pastor is very correct on this point as well: God will hold them accountable for their actions. The Bible says we will ALL have to give an account.
Supporting Democrats in this day and age (with all the evil they perpetuate against God and His Kingdom) is to invoke God's judgment.
In ones and twos...
Right. You’ve got 96% Obama approval! If 15% would leave that Rat party that’d be huge. But it’s groupthink, media manipulation, vote for skin color to advance the race.
The article is more wishful thinking than reporting. M
Action speaks louder than words. So far, all I see from the black community is that race trumps life, race trumps G-d.
Yes, back when I was in college I had a professor that claimed (with a straight face) that black men were more involved in the raising of children than white men, even if they didn’t marry the mother (and this was before our current generation of tattooed and pierced white trash who actually emulate the ghetto lifestyle). It is easy to speak in such generalizations when it is difficult to quantify.
I am seeing a movement of church-going blacks changing their opinions about the Dmocrat part and voting Republican just the same as the white population. I’m one of them. I was a registered Democrat for years but when I saw the direction the party was taking I started voting Republican. In fact I got so fed up with them I’m now working for the Republican party to put out election signs for Romney...lol
So you are going to see a big change in the voting patterns of the black church folks this time around. A lot are not going to be voting by race from what I’m seeing which is hopeful.
I pray your words are true. The Democrat party has changed, and not for the better.
You'd be stunned at the number of them turning up in New Hampshire...they are everywhere.
It is difficult to be both a practicing member of ANY organized religion, in which there is professed to be a Supreme Diety, with a polar opposite with nearly as great an inventory of powers, but universally regarded as both inferior to and less merciful than the Supreme Being, and the modern-day version of “liberal”, which secretly believes that the intellect of MAN is the ruling intelligence in the universe.
Note how carefully I defined the organized religion. There are organized religions in which the “polar opposite” has been elevated to the superior position, and there is endless justification for suppressing and subjugating one’s neighbors. “Satanic Verses” rips the veil off this apostasy of what was originally a recognition of the existence of some Supreme Being, but favoring the one that feeds on impulse and animal aggression, over the One that appeals to the innate sense of justice and mercy.
There is, of course, the presumption of the existence of free will, as opposed to being merely slaves of destiny.
To embrace one view of mankind, is to suppress and vilify the other view of mankind. Some things are beyond compromise, but the only two paths that remain are either an uneasy truce between the two views, or the ruthless extermination of one point of view, by the other.
As expected, ruthless extermination is the path most often pursued.
This is nonsense all the way to drivel.
No demographic group can vote as a near monolith, election after election, for decades without buying into the quarry that spawned it.
There may be a few sensible splinters that broke free, but we have in the black community a liberal group that worships at the alter of liberalism.
Every once in a while the black community accidentally stumbles in another direction (see defense of marriage in California), but it recovers nicely by the next month so it doesn't need to justify the tenets of the Democrats.
To say anything else is a Republican delusion.
If only 5% - 10% defect this election, it will make a huge difference in the outcome. Add the same amount for Hispanics, and the same amount for those that voted for Obamagabe last time but have seen the light, and it is a landslide win for Romney.
Excluding a few persons such as this individual of knowledge, most blacks are firmly on the Democrat plantation and shall so remain.
Republican delusin is right. In 1976, some Republicans were even predicting that blacks would cast a majority of their votes for Ford. Carter knew not to get disturbed over that prospect.
Don’t blacks procure far more abortions per capita than whites?
I remember years ago when I was working for a previous employer. There was a young AA guy fresh out of getting his chemistry degree from a local university. He and I and another guy talked a lot about politics, and from an issues standpoint, this guy was right there with us, almost down the line. When you only talked about the issues and left Party out of it, he'd agree that we needed to cut taxes so that people could invest and save and improve the economy. He'd agree that people should be able to defend themselves legally with firearms. Right down the line.
But when the 2008 election rolled around, he "had" to vote for Obama "because he's a brother." That was it. End of story. No amount of reasoning about where the candidates stood on the issues could persuade him. He would just say, "Yeah, but Obama's a brother."
It was then and there that I decided that GOP outreach to the AA community at large was probably a waste of time and money.
I believe that is correct...that was Sanger’s original intent, if I am not mistaken.
Well stated, except I would add the Obamaphone (entitlements) to that trump card.
We still need for a significant portion of the rest to be attracted away in future elections before Democrats have reason to worry in the long run.
I'll believe it when I see it. I doubt Obama is much worried about these blocs today. So far he has no reason to be.
One this is absolutely certain. Nothing will change or imorove for African Americans until/unless there is some internal debate in the DNC.
They chould come on over to the RNC, we beat each other up all the time!
Do they have the courage??
It would seem to me the piece speaks about black voters, not the black community.
One wonders what percentage of the black community actually votes and has the conservative values noted.
You have achieved enlightenment...
Blacks will still vote for Obama because he is black. He’ll probably get 95% of their vote. Just hope a lot stay home.
“Blacks are abandoning the Democratic Party”
LOL, talk about “whistlin’ in the wind”....don’t hold your breath.
“Blacks are abandoning the Democratic Party”
Not as long as the dems give blacks a free ride through welfare their whole lives.
“obammy gave me a phone”.
Black Liberation Theology is pure communism. The difference between Blacks and Whites is they are communists and we are capitalists.
Pray for America
We’ve been reading about this supposed shift of blacks to the GOP since... well, since the 1970’s.
I’ve never, ever seen it materialize. Never. Not once, in any election.
LBJ knew what he was doing. His actions and propaganda surrounding the legislation the GOP carried across the finish line which LBJ signed into law with great fanfare (to the white-hot anger of Southern Democrats at the time) had the effect he predicted it would: It has kept blacks voting Democrat regardless of how poorly this policy works for the blacks.
Now, as to the assertion that blacks are more pro-life and more pro-family than the average white voter:
Yea, that’s what I see from the rate of illegitimacy in the black community - over 65%, right? That’s “pro-family” - as long as we define the word “family” to mean “the child never knew their father.”
I always wonder why the black population has put themselves in the position that they have. The democrats know they will always vote for them, so they never have to do any of the things blacks may want. The republicans know they will never vote for them, so they don’t have to do anything blacks may want. Of the two, which party still consistantly does more things that blacks agree with? School choice, no gay marriage and support of the second amendment are all issues republicans and blacks both support, yet blacks will vote democrat. They have, essentially, made themselves irrelevant as a voting block.
Further, whenever an issue comes up that blacks favor, but that another constituency of the democratic party is against, the party always favors the other constituency. They know they can ignore what the black population wants. School choice? Sorry, we favor the teachers union. No gay marriage? Sorry, we favor the small gay constituency. Support the second amendment? Sorry, we favor the small anti-gun crowd. It is all humorously sad.
If it does happen, which I doubt, it will be from 99.8% to 99.3% and that will be just because they hit the wrong button on the ballot screen.
I know a lot of blacks who well educated, well spoken, who work hard, and are polite and honest people. They pay their own way, and are nothing like the "Obama phone" woman. However, they absolutely will vote for Obama simply because he is black.
Nonsense. The Prism of Race is the most precious jewel in the black community.
Being disappointed in “your boy” doesn’t mean abandonment and I found the whole ginned up outrage over gay marriage argument specious and hypocritical.
When black Americans drop their hyphenated divisiveness, (among other things) then you might see a movement to the conservative.
But don’t hold your breath.
I'm in the southern tier and yes, they do seem to be everywhere. Usually in some service sector job.
I ceased visiting my local Dunkin' Donuts years ago because the counter help was all pierced and tattooed.
"Would you like an increased risk of Hep. C with your order?" Ugh.
When you start with a false premise, the rest of the article is worthless. Ignoring voting patterns, where is this evidence that blacks are more pro-life and pro-family and socially conservative than whites? Is it in the number of abortions they have? Nope. Is it in the percentage of out-of-wedlock babies they have? Nope. How about the amount of crime they commit? Nope, again. Perhaps this social conservatism manifests itself in a work ethic and taking care of oneself, resulting in a much lower percentage of takers vs. makers than the white population. No, you say?
I'm sorry but that statement is 100% verifiable bunk. Now, we as conservatives need to work to change that, but as of now, blacks, on average, are simply not conservative.
“The Obama campaign is saying Americans are to stupid to understand his “ Professional “ answers..... “
There is an element of truth to that statement. The Americans that are obama followers are stupid.
This guy claims Barney Frank’s homosexuality drove him out of The Democrat party in 1980. Only problem? Frank didn’t come out as homosexual until 1987. This guy must have pretty good gaydar then ...
“Blacks Are Abandoning The Democrat Party”
“Blacks Are Abandoning The Democrat Party”
By the tens of ones!
“LBJ knew what he was doing. It has kept blacks voting Democrat regardless of how poorly this policy works for the blacks.”
LBJ, brought to you by the voters of the Greatest Generation. This is the same group that fought and defeated the Marxist, left wing ideology of fascism. Yet, 20 years later they vote overwhelmingly for an American fascist, LBJ.
Someone else figure out why this happened. I can’t.