Skip to comments.Reminder: Democrats ran the KKK, started the Civil War, celebrated slavery and fought against
Posted on 07/29/2019 8:44:07 AM PDT by ransomnote
Full Title: Reminder: Democrats ran the KKK, started the Civil War, celebrated slavery and fought against the Civil Rights Act
(NationalSentinel) For all of its existence, the American Democrat Party has stood for distinctly anti-American principles and values, but thanks to a fully co-opted “mainstream media” that serves as the party’s propaganda division, far too many citizens don’t know that.
For instance, they don’t know that the Democrat Party, only recently, “embraced” minorities, seemed to embrace true “equality,” and began vocalizing support for civil rights – all positions the party vehemently and consciously opposed for more than 200 years.
As noted by Prof. Carol Swain, who teaches political science at Vanderbilt University, the Democrat Party defended slavery, actually started the Civil War, founded the Ku Klux Klan, and battled against every single major civil rights act in our country’s history.
In a video she narrated for PragerU Swain, who is black, begins:
When you think about racial equality and civil rights, which political party comes to mind – the Republicans or the Democrats? Most people would probably say the Democrats. But this answer is incorrect. Since its founding in 1829, the Democratic Party has fought against every major civil rights initiative and has a long history of discrimination
Swain’s report is particularly relevant in today’s political environment as the far Left, which is taking over the Democrat Party, seeks to not only hide the party’s history but brand the GOP as the party of racists, bigots, homophobes, and authoritarians – led by POTUS Donald Trump, whose own very public history is one of racial equality and harmony, not of bigotry and hate.
Hey...I’m on your side! Camp Douglas 516.
It was a courtesy putting a specifically said to fella
Thank you for standing up
I never said there werent any
I said where most where
Middle north colonies
Georgia and New Hampshire and Massachusetts least
Since unlike south haters here Im about empiricism regardless how it fits my world view
Why did the South have less
A) frontiersman in their western territory
B) many southern colonist were birthright denier by English class system
C) many from parts of Britain that had been rebellious
D) the English were promising to free slaves and abolition was further along there...which scared northern slave owners too remember this is before the Cotton Gin
Check out post 23.
Not really but you did hear the truth. Theres a rabid Secesh loving cadre around here.
Lincoln had no authority to end slavery in states that were not in rebellion. That would require a constitutional amendment, something he often called for and worked to pass once the election of 1864 gave him the congressional majority that it would require. I'm always amused by people here who slam Lincoln for being a dictator and ignoring the law, then slam him for not being more dictatorial and ignoring more laws.
Some of my ancestors on my Mom’s side were given the opportunity to be “Transported” to the colonies or be hung. In other words they were slaves. White slaves being cheap, about 5 pounds compared to Black slaves 80 to 200 pounds, were treat far worse. Many including a few of my ancestors escaped to the interior highlands and mixed in with the Indians. Later they concentrated around Pickens and Easley S.C. My GreatGreat Grand Dad fought for the South and was wounded and captured at Gettysburg, paroled and captured again when Johnston surrendered to Sherman.
“and fought against the Civil Rights Act”
You mean like Barry Goldwater did? And Ronald Reagan? And William F Buckley?
This new love for trying to outdo the Democrat Left in virtue signalling is remarkable for its stupidity, unless your goal is to reinforce their condemnation of 1960s conservatives for opposing the 1965 Civil Rights Act.
Dont be shy
Im bushogging in 95 degree sticky heat listening to Europe 72
I was going to respond but havent the time
Bashing Dixiecrats and pimping Lowell Weicker and Rockefeller and Javier is simply too easy to refute
If youre actually a conservative
And it goes on
Democrat run cities all in shambles?
Well no I live in one that runs fairly well
Its demographics though Dems just make it worse
And those vaunted civil rights acts
Werent they just great
Freepers just run on gut
Its like not reading headlines
Ape Dinesh Shapiro Levin and Sean and alls well
These are talking point talk radio people
And they are wrong too
And those vaunted civil rights acts
Werent they just great
That can't be said enough.
'And the truth shall set you free' somebody said that once too.
Tories were on the other side in the Revolution. And like George Washington’s beloved neighbor Sally Fairfax they lost their property and left town, for England or Canada.
There was a cultural affinity between the South and England as far as culture-
‘In his essay First Fathers: The Colonial Origins of the Southern Tradition, Bradford writes, I must begin at the beginning, with the idea of the South as it existed in the minds of Southerners-to-be. For that evidence we must look to the poets. For they dream first and better than do other men . He then describes the 17th century vision of Virginia as a place of abundance and opportunity where the best of English rural society could be recreated and made available to all who were ready to risk and work.’
Freepers seem intent on conserving the legacy of Lyndon Johnson without having a clue that they’re doing it. Easy enough to do when they hear Hannity mindlessly babble on about a history he knows nothing about except the party labels. Dinesh does know the difference but the truth has never been an impediment for that sleazeball; there’s a reason that he plead guilty despite all of his whining about being a victim. I ought to post that piece by Victor Davis Hanson again, he makes my denunciations of D’Souza look like child’s play.
I’d be interested if you have a link...
1960s era civil rights laws typically passed Congress with overwhelming majorities of both parties support.
In both parties Northern Congressmen voted nearly 100% for the new laws and Southerners nearly 100% opposed.
Since nearly all Southerners then were Democrats, they made Democrat majorities smaller than Republicans'.
Those non-Southern Republicans (such as you mention here) who opposed some of the new laws did so on grounds that businesses should be able to choose their customers.
None in my memory continued opposition once the laws had passed.
Barry Goldwater, iirc, ended his career in a much different key than his song in 1964.
Now there's an understatement!
“Barry Goldwater, iirc, ended his career in a much different key than his song in 1964. “
Elaborate on what you mean.
And gun control. Another thing to thank the Democrats for.
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