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African Americans Flee Failed Liberal Northern Cities for the Conservative South
Canada Free Press ^ | May 17, 2011 | Fred Dardick

Posted on 05/17/2011 10:22:09 PM PDT by FredDardick

One of the most interesting results from the 2010 census, little discussed by the media, was the large scale movement of African Americans over the past 10 years from Democrat controlled cities in the northern United States including Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, and New York to the more conservative south. In an historic reversal of the 20th century migration that brought millions north in search of economic opportunity, African American families are abandoning the failed liberal communities in which they have lived for decades.

Over the past 50 years predominantly black neighborhoods throughout the north have been treated by Democratic Party as socialist proving grounds. While under single party rule, traditional American virtues like self reliance, family, and education were abandoned in favor of liberal ideology that promoted victimhood and welfare. Not unexpectedly the socialist experiment worked about as well for the black community as it did for the Soviet Union. Instead of the utopian dream, the only thing many African Americans received in return for their loyalty to the Democratic Party was drug and violence filled streets and social devastation.

Democrat politicians’ commitment to minorities turned out to be nothing more than fleeting campaign talk as most turned a blind eye to widespread corruption and government mismanagement which plagued black communities...

Democrats care more about protecting bloated public employee pensions than they do about making sure kids in their district learn how to read. While public employees are demonstrating to save their Viagra benefits and $100,000 a year for life retirement packages, it was recently measured in Detroit, the once proud symbol of American industrial might before the Democratic Party ruined it all, that 47% of the population is functionally illiterate including former Detroit School Board President Otis Mathis.

(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: africanamerican; democrat; obama; republican

1 posted on 05/17/2011 10:22:15 PM PDT by FredDardick
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To: FredDardick

I have been reading this same story since the 1960s.


2 posted on 05/17/2011 10:24:58 PM PDT by ansel12 ( JIM DEMINT "I believe [Palins] done more for the Republican Party than anyone since Ronald Reagan")
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To: ansel12

I have been reading this same story since the 1960s.


And things have been going to hell since then, too.


3 posted on 05/17/2011 10:27:32 PM PDT by unkus
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To: unkus

“And things have been going to hell since then, too.”

My home city was Memphis, where I was born.
As I was growing up, the w/b ratio was 60/40.
Now it has reversed to 40/60, and they have taken over
all of the government, destroying the city as I knew it.
It is also now number one in the USA for murder.


4 posted on 05/17/2011 10:32:47 PM PDT by AlexW (Proud eligibility skeptic)
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To: FredDardick

Any place governed by total Democrat party control inevitably degrades into gated communities and vast wastelands of urban squalor.


5 posted on 05/17/2011 10:34:41 PM PDT by mmercier
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To: FredDardick

The libs whined in the 60’s and 70’s about “white flight” to the suburbs which was just a practical and predicitable outcome of their ridiculous education policies.

Now since they ruined the schools even more than any human can believe or imagine or haven’t rioted by now since then they are whining about “black flight”.

Poor liberals. No wonder they need millions of hispanics illegally coming into the US...they are running out of victims to parasitically suck off to live. And in 20 years we’ll hear of “latino flight” from their failed utopias.

They’ll be forced to try and ship their next food supply from China or India after that. They’ll demand we spend millions shipping them here “to get a better life”.

Then the Borg will come and attack and the libs will want to give them welfare and medical benefits.


6 posted on 05/17/2011 10:34:57 PM PDT by Fledermaus (As long as John Boehner is Speaker, conservatives are screwed. He's a coward and a crybaby.)
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To: FredDardick
"In an historic reversal of the 20th century migration that brought millions north in search of economic opportunity, African American families are abandoning the failed liberal communities in which they have lived for decades."

Unfortunately, they and their white counterparts are coming down here and still voting Democrat. They're going to kill the goose that laid the golden egg, if they don't wise up.

7 posted on 05/17/2011 10:36:46 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: FredDardick

I hope this is not offensive to Black people but why don’t they stay there and fix the problem if they know what it is? If it’s the Liberal Left in power, change to the other party and vote the bastards out. Or is it that they helped run down the system by over using it, and now that it’s going broke, move south and do it down there? I don’t get it. They must be a giant voting block.


8 posted on 05/17/2011 10:43:55 PM PDT by fish hawk
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To: fish hawk

And stupid too.


9 posted on 05/17/2011 10:47:46 PM PDT by BooBoo1000
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To: FredDardick
They're leaving Chicago?

Grim proving ground for Obama's housing policy

"About 99 of the units are vacant, many rendered uninhabitable by unfixed problems, such as collapsed roofs and fire damage. Mice scamper through the halls. Battered mailboxes hang open. Sewage backs up into kitchen sinks. In 2006, federal inspectors graded the condition of the complex an 11 on a 100-point scale - a score so bad the buildings now face demolition."

0bama did it!

10 posted on 05/17/2011 10:48:08 PM PDT by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: AlexW

It’s all so damned evil!


11 posted on 05/17/2011 10:48:56 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Windflier

Unfortunately true. Dims never take responsibility for failure, and others’ success is always just “luck”. They move away from bad employment, bad education, and wasteful spending — then demand the same failed policies from their elected officials in their new locale.

It is always somebody else’s fault, or something that “just happened”, with no correlation to the policies they support. It is the most maddening thing about Dims.


12 posted on 05/17/2011 10:53:25 PM PDT by Kellis91789 (There's a reason the mascot of the Democratic Party is a jackass.)
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To: Windflier
Unfortunately, they and their white counterparts are coming down here and still voting Democrat. They're going to kill the goose that laid the golden egg, if they don't wise up.

That's exactly what is happening. Ex: Atlanta was a great place to live in the late 70's to early 80's.

13 posted on 05/17/2011 11:09:02 PM PDT by banjo joe (u)
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To: FredDardick
their feet are showing a distinctly Republican slant as millions seek sanctuary and economic opportunity in the conservative south.

Same thing happened before.

Blacks left their tar-paper shacks in the south to "seek sanctuary and economic opportunity" in places like Detroit and Chicago.

When blacks started moving there in large numbers, those cities were the envy of the industrial world, with a business-friendly environment and an industrious population with strong family values.

14 posted on 05/17/2011 11:17:23 PM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: banjo joe
Atlanta was a great place to live in the late 70's to early 80's.

Man, you aren't kidding.

15 posted on 05/17/2011 11:18:54 PM PDT by Chunga (I can see 2012 from my house. Go, Sarah, GO!! - Jim Robinson)
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To: mmercier

YES....here in Oregon....if we don’t turn it around we are heading in that direction.....but it’s NOT race....as we are only 2% Black....it’s the DEM/Lib/Commies....


16 posted on 05/17/2011 11:24:51 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: FredDardick; All

LoL, and why do you think they “failed”? Those who fled the “failed” city of New Orleans brought joy and happiness wherever they lighted, didn’t they?


17 posted on 05/17/2011 11:30:18 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: goodnesswins

“Race” is a smokescreen, like “Conspiracy Theorist”...a tag to effectively place on anyone who disagrees with the party line. Place the tag...discredit...Place the tag...discredit...Place the tag...discredit...Place the tag...discredit...Place the tag...discredit...Continue until all opposition disappears.


18 posted on 05/17/2011 11:35:34 PM PDT by blackd77
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To: FredDardick

You have to wonder what the rats would do without the blacks...

This is a comparison between the reaction to the Iowa floods and Katrina:

Two standards?

(Kind of makes you wonder, hmmm?)

After Katrina, the media blamed the lack of response on the Bush administration’s dislike of black people.

Can we then conclude from the lack of media coverage and response by the Obama administration that Obama doesn’t like white people?

See Below:
Where are the Hollywood celebrities holding telethons asking for help in restoring Iowa and North Dakota and helping the folks affected by the floods? Where is good old Michael Moore?

Why is the media NOT asking the tough questions about why the federal government hasn’t solved this problem?
......Asking where the FEMA trucks and trailers and food services are?

Why isn’t the Federal government moving Iowa people into free hotels in Chicago and Minneapolis ?

When will Spike Lee say that the Federal government blew up the levees that failed in Des Moines ?

Where are Sean Penn, Bono, and the Dixie Chicks?

Where are all the looters stealing high-end tennis shoes, cases of beer and television sets?

When will we hear Governor Chet Culver say that he wants to rebuild a ‘vanilla’ Iowa ... because that’s what God wants?

Where is the hysterical 24/7 media coverage complete with reports of shootings at rescuers, of rapes and murder?

Where are all the people screaming that Barack Obama hates white, rural people? My God, where are Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt,
Oprah, and Ray Coniff Jr?

How come you will never hear about the Iowa flooding ever again? Where are the gov’t. bail out vouchers? The government debit cards?

More people died in these floods then from Katrina...how come the media doesn’t report that?!!!!! There must be one hell of a big difference between the value of the people of Iowa and value of the people of Louisiana .


19 posted on 05/18/2011 12:12:26 AM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: goodnesswins
My previous post made no reference to race. This one shall.

There are vast urban wastelands that one would be hard pressed to find a Mexican or Negro in the county.

It is a political thing, not a race thing with the Democrat party. They have their less than white peoples quite isolated and under control. Or they just let them kill whatever presents and can them after the fact.

The klan never expected such a control mechanism to manifest. They simply used violence, a factor that alienates the power structure. Today, the minorities under the thumb of the man religiously support them politically. And they will kick the spit out of you if you try to convince otherwise.

20 posted on 05/18/2011 12:17:33 AM PDT by mmercier (the way)
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To: FredDardick
When all the civil rights stuff started in the 60's, a wise man told me, "Civil Rights won't raise their standards, it will bring ours down.". He's gone now so he'll never know how absolutely right he was.

Like locusts, they leave destruction and ruin in their wake, and move on to greener fields...and repeat, ad infinitum.
21 posted on 05/18/2011 12:21:21 AM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: FredDardick

Unfortunately such migrations to flee the dysfunctional areas bring the same problems the people are fleeing to the areas of refuge. Look at what has happened in Colorado as it absorbed the refugees from the liberal hellhole of California. Think of New Hampshire and South Florida. They run away from the crime and the high taxes and the bureaucratic meddling to the new less fettered environs then look about them and see how wonderful it could be if only there were a few more services...


22 posted on 05/18/2011 1:36:11 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: FredDardick

A new generation of carpetbaggers.


23 posted on 05/18/2011 2:12:48 AM PDT by monocle
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To: FredDardick
African American families are abandoning the failed liberal communities in which they have lived for decades helped create.

Fixed it.

24 posted on 05/18/2011 2:56:38 AM PDT by hattend (Obama is better than OJ... He found a killer while on the golf course.)
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To: Aria

And when the price of everything and anything grown or raised on all of that farm land that is currently underwater, and will most likely be unproductive for decades, goes through the roof, if it is available at any price, it will be Republican’s racist policies that are starving minorities in the Northern cities.


25 posted on 05/18/2011 3:31:11 AM PDT by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: FredDardick

Where in Africa are they from?


26 posted on 05/18/2011 3:35:46 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: AlexW

It is why I no longer go to Oak Court mall; it’s not worth worrying about the crime. I’m not a worry wart either. Memphis is just a mess and the schools merger................you really can’t make it up. We have friends who live there. I always feel sorry for people who grew up there; it must be awful to watch the full destruction of your beloved city.

Thank goodness for the Collierville outdoor mall!


27 posted on 05/18/2011 3:42:17 AM PDT by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: FredDardick

Believe it or Not this was all Predicted by a Democrat ,Daniel Patrick Moynihan.The Destruction of the Black Community,you can Google it and read his paper that predicted it all.
The thing I dont understand about this article is ,If the diaster in the Black community was caused by the Welfare state and they are moving back to the Consevative south how come they still vote for the same people to the tune of 90 percent or more? Something does not add up,are you saying the Conservative south is more generous in their Welfare Programs?


28 posted on 05/18/2011 3:55:37 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: leaning conservative

“I’m not a worry wart either. Memphis is just a mess and the schools merger..
____________________________________________

Well, I was born there in 1944, and my father was a Main Street store manager, and a past president of the Lions.

While I bought farm property in 1972, 50 miles east, my parents stayed in “The Village” (Off Poplar).

I well remember Memphis being the cleanest, and quietest city in the USA, with the number one fire department
in the country, the best run utility district, and one of the top medical centers of the country.
One of my brothers is a UT Med graduate.

The last I heard was that the MLG&W Division has been split up and sold off to other companies outside of the state....
such a crime.

As both of my brothers say, it is all “Gone With the Wind”


29 posted on 05/18/2011 4:45:08 AM PDT by AlexW (Proud eligibility skeptic)
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To: goodnesswins

Bingo, we have a winner


30 posted on 05/18/2011 5:08:24 AM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: fish hawk

The initial waves of flight to the North occurred as much because they were subject to murder, lynching and general terror directed against Blacks by the terror arm of the Democrat party, the KKK. They initially voted almost entirely Republican. Then the Depression hit and Roosevelt won them over to the RAT party to which they have been happy slaves ever since.


31 posted on 05/18/2011 9:04:14 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Aria

You can take any significant happening, subject it to the same kind of analysis and it is IMPOSSIBLE to not come face to face with the evil of the media. It is almost complete dedication to the LIE, the true spawn of Satan.


32 posted on 05/18/2011 2:32:56 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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