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  • Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, Republicans

    08/10/2010 5:52:22 AM PDT · by Michael Zak · 50 replies
    Grand Old Partisan ^ | August 10, 2010 | Michael Zak
    On this day in 1863, Frederick Douglass (R-MD) met with President Abraham Lincoln (R-IL) for the first time. Senator Samuel Pomeroy (R-KS) escorted Douglass to the War Department building. On arrival, Douglass urged Secretary of War Edwin Stanton to allow equal pay for African-American soldiers in the U.S. Army. Though sympathetic, Stanton said that would require congressional approval, which he supported. Next, Douglass was introduced to the president at the White House. Lincoln stood and shook his hand "just as you have seen one gentleman receive another," Douglass later recounted. "I at once felt myself in the present of an...
  • A Republican Freed The Slaves

    01/10/2010 5:00:02 PM PST · by pansgold · 29 replies · 936+ views
    I / X / MMX | pansgold
    Senator Reed's racist remarks are not out of place in the democrat party. Lincoln freed the slaves and was killed by a democrat and southern sympathizer. The Klan was formed in Al Gore's state by a good ol' boy and democrat named Nathan Bedford Forrest who slaughtered a company of unarmed black Union troops attempting to surrender. Reed is just one more racist in the democrat party. There's NO WAY democrats will Let THOSE PEOPLE ever get the right to vote! We'll filibuster the CIVIL RIGHTS ACT until Hell freezes over! - Al Gore Sr. (DEMOCRAT) "The police aren't here...
  • Pat Buchanan Reminds Chris Matthews That His Party Was the Party Opposed to Ending Slavery - Video

    12/08/2009 4:39:29 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 38 replies · 1,953+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 08, 2009 | Michael
    Here is video of Pat Buchanan telling Chris Matthews that it was his party that was opposed to ending slavery...(Video)Chris Matthews asked Pat Buchanan "where are you on the slavery issue to start with, you're pretty much against that now right? You've stopped your foot dragging on that one right?" Pat Buchanan responded "on that one Chris, I'm with the radical Republicans who passed the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendment. It was your party Chris that was the opposition."
  • RNC Chairman Touts 'Historic Link' to NAACP

    07/15/2009 7:56:52 AM PDT · by freed0misntfree · 23 replies · 621+ views
    WaPo ^ | 07/15/09
    NEW YORK, July 14 -- Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele continued Tuesday with the campaign he has come to call the "Freedom Tour," which is his attempt to revive the relationship between black voters and the GOP. This stop: a sales call at the 100th convention of the NAACP. "We have a connection, and it is important and appropriate to recognize that," Steele said in a speech, harkening back to his roots in his local NAACP chapter in Prince George's County. "We have a historic link." The NAACP visit was personal and professional for the first black man...
  • When the Republicans nominated a Democrat for Vice President

    08/29/2008 11:28:34 AM PDT · by bmweezer · 8 replies · 132+ views
    The ^ | August 29, 2008 | Michael Zak
    Most history books written by Democrat professors downplay the fact that the Worst President Ever was a Democrat. Did the Democrats nominate him? No, he was the 1864 Republican nominee for vice president.Andrew Johnson – Andrew Jackson Johnson, to be precise – was the only southern Senator not to go with the Confederacy. For being strong on nation security, this hardline Democrat was nominated to be Abraham Lincoln's 1864 running mate. // continued at
  • Ulysses Grant, Republican civil rights hero

    04/28/2008 11:37:55 AM PDT · by bmweezer · 28 replies · 81+ views
    The ^ | April 28, 2008 | Michael Zak
    Grand Old Partisan salutes Ulysses Grant, the second Republican to serve as President of the United States. He was born in Point Pleasant, OH on April 27, 1822. Sometimes overlooked are President Grant's exemplary efforts to protect African-Americans from their Democrat oppressors.In 1870 and 1871, President Grant signed into law three laws known as the Enforcement Acts, one of which banned the Ku Klux Klan and other Democrat terrorist organizations. Grant then...[see]Each day, Grand Old Partisan celebrates 154 years of Republican heroes and heroics.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll Chicago Speech (1876)

    01/01/2008 9:30:48 PM PST · by paltz · 4 replies · 28+ views ^ | 1876 | Robert Green Ingersoll
    h1>Chicago Speech (1876) Robert Green Ingersoll Col. Robert G. Ingersoll spoke last night at the Exposition Building to the largest audience ever drawn by one man in Chicago. From 6:30 o'clock the sidewalks fronting along the building were jammed. At every entrance there were hundreds, and half-an-hour later thousands were clamoring for admittance. So great was the pressure the doors were finally closed, and the entrances at either end cautiously opened to admit the select who knew enough to apply in those directions. Occasionally a rush was made for the main door, and as the crowd came up against the...
  • Celebrating The first Republican National Convention

    06/15/2006 11:31:38 AM PDT · by since 1854 · 4 replies · 441+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | June 15, 2006 | Michael Zak
    Saturday is the 150th anniversary of the first Republican National Convention, which opened on June 17, 1856. Why is it that Republicans are so easily outmaneuvered by Democrats? Why do Republicans so readily fight among themselves? Why is it so difficult to advance the Republican policy agenda? Here's why. Democrats control most of the media, but they also write most of the history books, thereby controlling what even Republican activists think they know about their Party's glorious heritage.
  • Who Killed Slavery?

    04/17/2006 8:22:15 AM PDT · by LS · 56 replies · 1,410+ views
    Washingon Times ^ | 4/17/06 | Michael Zak
    Now more than ever, Republicans should take great pride in our Party's heritage of civil rights achievement. They should remember the words of Joseph Rainey, the South Carolina Republican and former slave who was the first African-American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives: "We love freedom more, vastly more, than slavery; consequently, we hope to keep clear of the Democrats!" And, it was Mary Terrell, an African-American Republican who co-founded the NAACP, who declared: "Every right that has been bestowed upon blacks was initiated by the Republican Party."
  • "A Storied Record on Civil Rights": 150th Anniversary of the Republican National Committee

    02/23/2006 12:59:39 PM PST · by LS · 16 replies · 510+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 2/23/06 | Michael Zak
    Especially during February, Black History Month, the Republican Party should take great pride in its heritage of civil rights achievement. While celebrating the birth this month of the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, Republicans should also honor a friend and adviser to the "Great Emancipator," Frederick Douglass. Douglass, who would celebrate his birthday on Feb. 14, had a favorite saying: "The Republican Party is the ship; all else is the sea."
  • Republican Party Historian to Speak at Fund-raising Dinner

    01/22/2006 2:18:43 AM PST · by anymouse · 5 replies · 322+ views
    Corvallis Gazette-Times ^ | January 14, 2006 | THERESA HOGUE
    Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most beloved leaders. He was an advocate for the abolition of slavery, a skilled orator and a passionate defender of the union. He was also the first Republican to be elected president of the United States. Lincoln will be honored Feb. 5 during the Benton County Republican Women’s annual Lincoln Day Celebration Dinner. The event is the group’s primary fund-raiser of the year, and the money raised will go toward various community service projects, including its biggest project, donating dictionaries to fourth-graders around Benton County. In the last two years, the Benton County Republican...
  • The Republican Party Has NO Conservative Roots

    01/21/2006 4:40:33 AM PST · by FerdieMurphy · 19 replies · 711+ views
    Sierra Times ^ | 1/20/2006 | Al Benson Jr.
    There has been quite a fuss in Sodom on the Potomac of late due to the revelations of a certain Mr. Abramoff and the money he so promiscuously passed around in his lobbying activities to people who should have known better than to take it--both Republicans and Democrats. One of those tainted by this situation, Tom DeLay, is stepping down as Majority Leader in the House of Representatives, which opens up somewhat of a race for his spot. So far there seem to be three people vying for that spot. One e-mail message I received from a conservative activist tells...
  • Stop the Republicans

    10/08/2005 5:50:00 PM PDT · by red irish · 34 replies · 5,922+ views
    internet blog ^ | April 25 2005 | Lone Ranger
    Stop The Republicans About Me Name:Lone Ranger Location:Arlington, Virginia, United States I've been a broadcaster for more than 32 years. I've held every job there is in a radio or television station. I've lived and worked all over the world and am presently writing for an international news agency based in Washington, DC. View my complete profile The History of Republican Evil April 2005 Current Posts Saturday, April 30, 2005 The History of Republican Evil The Republican Party was formed in 1854 specifically to oppose the Democrats, and for more than 150 years, they have done everything they could...