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Posted by: thepinetree on 05/17/2020 02:24 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 05/17/2020 02:24 PM
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President Obama’s Message to the Class of 2020

Washington, DC...Watch President Obama celebrate America’s high school seniors as part of Graduate Together: America Honors the Class of 2020. The mission of the Obama Foundation is to give young people the skills and support to lead in their own communities, and to connect them with other young leaders around the country and around the globe. Ready to lead in your community? Start by becoming part of ours at obama.org.






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weird choice, but thanks.
Posted on: 2020-05-17 15:05:04   By: Anonymous
 

Although it seems an odd choice of video to include in this local news blog, thank you, John, for sharing the calm and intelligent words of a true leader.

[Reply ]

    Re: weird choice, but thanks.
    Posted on: 2020-05-17 15:33:00   By: Anonymous
     
    Most corrupt president ever.

    [Reply ]

      Re: weird choice, but thanks.
      Posted on: 2020-05-17 16:00:23   By: Anonymous
       
      Trump sure is.

      [Reply ]

      Re: weird choice, but thanks.
      Posted on: 2020-05-17 16:39:26   By: Anonymous
       
      Not any were near the corruptness of the one in there now.

      [Reply ]

      Re: weird choice, but thanks.
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 01:45:00   By: Anonymous
       
      AGREED

      [Reply ]

      Re: weird choice, but thanks.
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 01:47:48   By: Anonymous
       
      TOTALLY AGREE OBAMA WORST PRES EVER %!

      [Reply ]

        Re: weird choice, but thanks.
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:43:40   By: Anonymous
         
        Millard Fillmore was much worse.

        [Reply ]

          Re: weird choice, but thanks.
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 08:52:34   By: Anonymous
           
          James K Polk was Da bomb.

          [Reply ]

        Re: weird choice, but NO thanks.
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 11:48:55   By: Anonymous
         
        Totally agree Obama's the wrist ever. A president giving a country the green light to arm themselves with Nuclear Arms. A country who wants to wipe the US and our Allies off the map. A president who's now being looked into for even a worst crime the Watergate.


        [Reply ]

          Re: weird choice, but NO thanks.
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 11:59:24   By: Anonymous
           
          ^^STFU Ignoramus

          [Reply ]

          Re: weird choice, but NO thanks.
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:02:08   By: Anonymous
           
          A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

          The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

          Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

          Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not change the historical fact that it was the Democrats who supported slavery and the Republicans who opposed it. And that indisputable fact should not be airbrushed out for fear that it will tarnish the modern Democratic Party.

          Had the positions of the parties been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would no doubt be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

          Fact: During the Civil War era, the "Radical Republicans" were given that name because they wanted to not only end slavery but also to endow the freed slaves with full citizenship, equality, and rights.

          Yes, that was indeed a radical idea at the time!

          Fact: Lincoln's Vice President, Andrew Johnson, was a strongly pro-Union (but also pro-slavery) Democrat who had been chosen by Lincoln as a compromise running mate to attract Democrats. After Lincoln was assassinated, Johnson thwarted Republican efforts in Congress to recognize the civil rights of the freed slaves, and Southern Democrats continued to thwart any such efforts for close to a century.

          Fact: The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress. The 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress.

          Regardless of what has happened since then, shouldn't we be grateful to the Republicans for these Amendments to the Constitution? And shouldn't we remember which party stood for freedom and which party fiercely opposed it?

          Fact: The Ku Klux Klan was originally and primarily an arm of the Southern Democratic Party. Its mission was to terrorize freed slaves and "ni**er-loving" (their words) Republicans who sympathized with them.

          Why is this fact conveniently omitted in so many popular histories and depictions of the KKK, including PBS documentaries? Had the KKK been founded by Republicans, that fact would no doubt be repeated constantly on those shows.

          Fact: In the 1950s, President Eisenhower, a Republican, integrated the US military and promoted civil rights for minorities. Eisenhower pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1957. One of Eisenhower's primary political opponents on civil rights prior to 1957 was none other than Lyndon Johnson, then the Democratic Senate Majority Leader. LBJ had voted the straight segregationist line until he changed his position and supported the 1957 Act.

          Fact: The historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 was supported by a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress. In the House, 80 percent of the Republicans and 63 percent of the Democrats voted in favor. In the Senate, 82 percent of the Republicans and 69 percent of the Democrats voted for it.

          Fact: Contrary to popular misconception, the parties never "switched" on racism. The Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible on government to secure their votes. At the same time, they began a cynical smear campaign to label anyone who opposes their devious strategy as greedy racists.

          Following the epic civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the South began a major demographic shift from Democratic to Republican dominance. Many believe that this shift was motivated by racism. While it is certainly true that many Southern racists abandoned the Democratic Party over its new support for racial equality and integration, the notion that they would flock to the Republican Party -- which was a century ahead of the Democrats on those issues -- makes no sense whatsoever.

          Yet virtually every liberal, when pressed on the matter, will inevitably claim that the parties "switched," and most racist Democrats became Republicans! In their minds, this historical ju jitsu maneuver apparently transfers all the past sins of the Democrats (slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, etc.) onto the Republicans and all the past virtues of the Republicans (e.g., ending slavery) onto the Democrats! That's quite a feat!

          It is true that Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably attracted some racist Democrats to the Republican Party. However, Goldwater was not a racist -- at least not an overt racist like so many Southern Democrats of the time, such as George Wallace and Bull Connor. He publicly professed racial equality, and his opposition to the 1964 Act was based on principled grounds of states rights. In any case, his libertarian views were out of step with the mainstream, and he lost the 1964 Presidential election to LBJ in a landslide.

          But Goldwater's opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act provided liberals an opening to tar the Republican Party as racist, and they have tenaciously repeated that label so often over the years that it is now the conventional wisdom among liberals. But it is really nothing more than an unsubstantiated myth -- a convenient political lie. If the Republican Party was any more racist than the Democratic Party even in 1964, why did a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress vote for the 1964 Civil Rights Act? The idea that Goldwater's vote on the 1964 Civil Rights Act trumps a century of history of the Republican Party is ridiculous, to say the least.

          Every political party has its racists, but the notion that Republicans are more racist than Democrats or any other party is based on nothing more than a constant drumbeat of unsubstantiated innuendo and assertions by Leftists, constantly echoed by the liberal media. It is a classic example of a Big Lie that becomes "true" simply by virtue of being repeated so many times.

          A more likely explanation for the long-term shift from Democratic to Republican dominance in the South was the perception, fair or not, that the Democratic Party had rejected traditional Christian religious values and embraced radical secularism. That includes its hardline support for abortion, its rejection of prayer in public schools, its promotion of the gay agenda, and many other issues.

          In the 1960s the Democratic Party changed its strategy for dealing with African Americans. Thanks to earlier Republican initiatives on civil rights, blatant racial oppression was no longer a viable political option. Whereas before that time Southern Democrats had overtly and proudly segregated and terrorized blacks, the national Democratic Party decided instead to be more subtle and get them as dependent on government as possible. As LBJ so elegantly put it (in a famous moment of candor that was recorded for posterity), "I'll have those ... I am a racist idiot!
          From a purely cynical political perspective, the Democratic strategy of black dependence has been extremely effective. LBJ knew exactly what he was doing. African Americans routinely vote well over 90 percent Democratic for fear that Republicans will cut their government benefits and welfare programs. And what is the result? Before LBJ's Great Society welfare programs, the black illegitimacy rate was as low as 23 percent, but now it has more than tripled to 72 percent.

          Most major American city governments have been run by liberal Democrats for decades, and most of those cities have large black sections that are essentially dysfunctional anarchies. Cities like Detroit are overrun by gangs and drug dealers, with burned out homes on every block in some areas. The land values are so low due to crime, blight, and lack of economic opportunity that condemned homes are not even worth rebuilding. Who wants to build a home in an urban war zone? Yet they keep electing liberal Democrats -- and blaming "racist" Republicans for their problems!

          Washington DC is another city that has been dominated by liberal Democrats for decades. It spends more per capita on students than almost any other city in the world, yet it has some of the worst academic achievement anywhere and is a drug-infested hellhole. Barack Obama would not dream of sending his own precious daughters to the DC public schools, of course -- but he assures us that those schools are good enough for everyone else. In fact, Obama was instrumental in killing a popular and effective school voucher program in DC, effectively killing hopes for many poor black families trapped in those dysfunctional public schools. His allegiance to the teachers unions apparently trumps his concern for poor black families.

          A strong argument could also be made that Democratic support for perpetual affirmative action is racist. It is, after all, the antithesis of Martin Luther King's dream of a color-blind society. Not only is it "reverse racism," but it is based on the premise that African Americans are incapable of competing in the free market on a level playing field. In other words, it is based on the notion of white supremacy, albeit "benevolent" white supremacy rather than the openly hostile white supremacy of the pre-1960s Democratic Party.

          The next time someone claims that Republicans are racist and Democrats are not, don't fall for it.

          WOW, democrats really are the POS racist of this country

          [Reply ]

            Re: weird choice, but NO thanks.
            Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:07:21   By: Anonymous
             
            Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

            The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

            Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

            Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not change the historical fact that it was the Democrats who supported slavery and the Republicans who opposed it. And that indisputable fact should not be airbrushed out for fear that it will tarnish the modern Democratic Party.

            Had the positions of the parties been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would no doubt be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

            Fact: During the Civil War era, the "Radical Republicans" were given that name because they wanted to not only end slavery but also to endow the freed slaves with full citizenship, equality, and rights.

            Yes, that was indeed a radical idea at the time!

            Fact: Lincoln's Vice President, Andrew Johnson, was a strongly pro-Union (but also pro-slavery) Democrat who had been chosen by Lincoln as a compromise running mate to attract Democrats. After Lincoln was assassinated, Johnson thwarted Republican efforts in Congress to recognize the civil rights of the freed slaves, and Southern Democrats continued to thwart any such efforts for close to a century.

            Fact: The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress. The 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress.

            Regardless of what has happened since then, shouldn't we be grateful to the Republicans for these Amendments to the Constitution? And shouldn't we remember which party stood for freedom and which party fiercely opposed it?

            Fact: The Ku Klux Klan was originally and primarily an arm of the Southern Democratic Party. Its mission was to terrorize freed slaves and "ni**er-loving" (their words) Republicans who sympathized with them.

            Why is this fact conveniently omitted in so many popular histories and depictions of the KKK, including PBS documentaries? Had the KKK been founded by Republicans, that fact would no doubt be repeated constantly on those shows.

            Fact: In the 1950s, President Eisenhower, a Republican, integrated the US military and promoted civil rights for minorities. Eisenhower pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1957. One of Eisenhower's primary political opponents on civil rights prior to 1957 was none other than Lyndon Johnson, then the Democratic Senate Majority Leader. LBJ had voted the straight segregationist line until he changed his position and supported the 1957 Act.

            Fact: The historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 was supported by a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress. In the House, 80 percent of the Republicans and 63 percent of the Democrats voted in favor. In the Senate, 82 percent of the Republicans and 69 percent of the Democrats voted for it.

            Fact: Contrary to popular misconception, the parties never "switched" on racism. The Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible on government to secure their votes. At the same time, they began a cynical smear campaign to label anyone who opposes their devious strategy as greedy racists.

            Following the epic civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the South began a major demographic shift from Democratic to Republican dominance. Many believe that this shift was motivated by racism. While it is certainly true that many Southern racists abandoned the Democratic Party over its new support for racial equality and integration, the notion that they would flock to the Republican Party -- which was a century ahead of the Democrats on those issues -- makes no sense whatsoever.

            Yet virtually every liberal, when pressed on the matter, will inevitably claim that the parties "switched," and most racist Democrats became Republicans! In their minds, this historical ju jitsu maneuver apparently transfers all the past sins of the Democrats (slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, etc.) onto the Republicans and all the past virtues of the Republicans (e.g., ending slavery) onto the Democrats! That's quite a feat!

            It is true that Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably attracted some racist Democrats to the Republican Party. However, Goldwater was not a racist -- at least not an overt racist like so many Southern Democrats of the time, such as George Wallace and Bull Connor. He publicly professed racial equality, and his opposition to the 1964 Act was based on principled grounds of states rights. In any case, his libertarian views were out of step with the mainstream, and he lost the 1964 Presidential election to LBJ in a landslide.

            But Goldwater's opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act provided liberals an opening to tar the Republican Party as racist, and they have tenaciously repeated that label so often over the years that it is now the conventional wisdom among liberals. But it is really nothing more than an unsubstantiated myth -- a convenient political lie. If the Republican Party was any more racist than the Democratic Party even in 1964, why did a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress vote for the 1964 Civil Rights Act? The idea that Goldwater's vote on the 1964 Civil Rights Act trumps a century of history of the Republican Party is ridiculous, to say the least.

            Every political party has its racists, but the notion that Republicans are more racist than Democrats or any other party is based on nothing more than a constant drumbeat of unsubstantiated innuendo and assertions by Leftists, constantly echoed by the liberal media. It is a classic example of a Big Lie that becomes "true" simply by virtue of being repeated so many times.

            A more likely explanation for the long-term shift from Democratic to Republican dominance in the South was the perception, fair or not, that the Democratic Party had rejected traditional Christian religious values and embraced radical secularism. That includes its hardline support for abortion, its rejection of prayer in public schools, its promotion of the gay agenda, and many other issues.

            In the 1960s the Democratic Party changed its strategy for dealing with African Americans. Thanks to earlier Republican initiatives on civil rights, blatant racial oppression was no longer a viable political option. Whereas before that time Southern Democrats had overtly and proudly segregated and terrorized blacks, the national Democratic Party decided instead to be more subtle and get them as dependent on government as possible. As LBJ so elegantly put it (in a famous moment of candor that was recorded for posterity), "I'll have those ... I am a racist idiot!
            From a purely cynical political perspective, the Democratic strategy of black dependence has been extremely effective. LBJ knew exactly what he was doing. African Americans routinely vote well over 90 percent Democratic for fear that Republicans will cut their government benefits and welfare programs. And what is the result? Before LBJ's Great Society welfare programs, the black illegitimacy rate was as low as 23 percent, but now it has more than tripled to 72 percent.

            Most major American city governments have been run by liberal Democrats for decades, and most of those cities have large black sections that are essentially dysfunctional anarchies. Cities like Detroit are overrun by gangs and drug dealers, with burned out homes on every block in some areas. The land values are so low due to crime, blight, and lack of economic opportunity that condemned homes are not even worth rebuilding. Who wants to build a home in an urban war zone? Yet they keep electing liberal Democrats -- and blaming "racist" Republicans for their problems!

            Washington DC is another city that has been dominated by liberal Democrats for decades. It spends more per capita on students than almost any other city in the world, yet it has some of the worst academic achievement anywhere and is a drug-infested hellhole. Barack Obama would not dream of sending his own precious daughters to the DC public schools, of course -- but he assures us that those schools are good enough for everyone else. In fact, Obama was instrumental in killing a popular and effective school voucher program in DC, effectively killing hopes for many poor black families trapped in those dysfunctional public schools. His allegiance to the teachers unions apparently trumps his concern for poor black families.

            A strong argument could also be made that Democratic support for perpetual affirmative action is racist. It is, after all, the antithesis of Martin Luther King's dream of a color-blind society. Not only is it "reverse racism," but it is based on the premise that African Americans are incapable of competing in the free market on a level playing field. In other words, it is based on the notion of white supremacy, albeit "benevolent" white supremacy rather than the openly hostile white supremacy of the pre-1960s Democratic Party.

            The next time someone claims that Republicans are racist and Democrats are not, don't fall for it.

            WOW, democrats really are the POS racist of this country
            A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

            The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

            Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

            Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not change the historical fact that it was the Democrats who supported slavery and the Republicans who opposed it. And that indisputable fact should not be airbrushed out for fear that it will tarnish the modern Democratic Party.

            Had the positions of the parties been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would no doubt be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

            Fact: During the Civil War era, the "Radical Republicans" were given that name because they wanted to not only end slavery but also to endow the freed slaves with full citizenship, equality, and rights.

            Yes, that was indeed a radical idea at the time!

            Fact: Lincoln's Vice President, Andrew Johnson, was a strongly pro-Union (but also pro-slavery) Democrat who had been chosen by Lincoln as a compromise running mate to attract Democrats. After Lincoln was assassinated, Johnson thwarted Republican efforts in Congress to recognize the civil rights of the freed slaves, and Southern Democrats continued to thwart any such efforts for close to a century.

            Fact: The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress. The 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress.

            Regardless of what has happened since then, shouldn't we be grateful to the Republicans for these Amendments to the Constitution? And shouldn't we remember which party stood for freedom and which party fiercely opposed it?

            Fact: The Ku Klux Klan was originally and primarily an arm of the Southern Democratic Party. Its mission was to terrorize freed slaves and "ni**er-loving" (their words) Republicans who sympathized with them.

            Why is this fact conveniently omitted in so many popular histories and depictions of the KKK, including PBS documentaries? Had the KKK been founded by Republicans, that fact would no doubt be repeated constantly on those shows.

            Fact: In the 1950s, President Eisenhower, a Republican, integrated the US military and promoted civil rights for minorities. Eisenhower pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1957. One of Eisenhower's primary political opponents on civil rights prior to 1957 was none other than Lyndon Johnson, then the Democratic Senate Majority Leader. LBJ had voted the straight segregationist line until he changed his position and supported the 1957 Act.

            Fact: The historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 was supported by a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress. In the House, 80 percent of the Republicans and 63 percent of the Democrats voted in favor. In the Senate, 82 percent of the Republicans and 69 percent of the Democrats voted for it.

            Fact: Contrary to popular misconception, the parties never "switched" on racism. The Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible on government to secure their votes. At the same time, they began a cynical smear campaign to label anyone who opposes their devious strategy as greedy racists.

            Following the epic civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the South began a major demographic shift from Democratic to Republican dominance. Many believe that this shift was motivated by racism. While it is certainly true that many Southern racists abandoned the Democratic Party over its new support for racial equality and integration, the notion that they would flock to the Republican Party -- which was a century ahead of the Democrats on those issues -- makes no sense whatsoever.

            Yet virtually every liberal, when pressed on the matter, will inevitably claim that the parties "switched," and most racist Democrats became Republicans! In their minds, this historical ju jitsu maneuver apparently transfers all the past sins of the Democrats (slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, etc.) onto the Republicans and all the past virtues of the Republicans (e.g., ending slavery) onto the Democrats! That's quite a feat!

            It is true that Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably attracted some racist Democrats to the Republican Party. However, Goldwater was not a racist -- at least not an overt racist like so many Southern Democrats of the time, such as George Wallace and Bull Connor. He publicly professed racial equality, and his opposition to the 1964 Act was based on principled grounds of states rights. In any case, his libertarian views were out of step with the mainstream, and he lost the 1964 Presidential election to LBJ in a landslide.

            But Goldwater's opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act provided liberals an opening to tar the Republican Party as racist, and they have tenaciously repeated that label so often over the years that it is now the conventional wisdom among liberals. But it is really nothing more than an unsubstantiated myth -- a convenient political lie. If the Republican Party was any more racist than the Democratic Party even in 1964, why did a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress vote for the 1964 Civil Rights Act? The idea that Goldwater's vote on the 1964 Civil Rights Act trumps a century of history of the Republican Party is ridiculous, to say the least.

            Every political party has its racists, but the notion that Republicans are more racist than Democrats or any other party is based on nothing more than a constant drumbeat of unsubstantiated innuendo and assertions by Leftists, constantly echoed by the liberal media. It is a classic example of a Big Lie that becomes "true" simply by virtue of being repeated so many times.

            A more likely explanation for the long-term shift from Democratic to Republican dominance in the South was the perception, fair or not, that the Democratic Party had rejected traditional Christian religious values and embraced radical secularism. That includes its hardline support for abortion, its rejection of prayer in public schools, its promotion of the gay agenda, and many other issues.

            In the 1960s the Democratic Party changed its strategy for dealing with African Americans. Thanks to earlier Republican initiatives on civil rights, blatant racial oppression was no longer a viable political option. Whereas before that time Southern Democrats had overtly and proudly segregated and terrorized blacks, the national Democratic Party decided instead to be more subtle and get them as dependent on government as possible. As LBJ so elegantly put it (in a famous moment of candor that was recorded for posterity), "I'll have those ... I am a racist idiot!
            From a purely cynical political perspective, the Democratic strategy of black dependence has been extremely effective. LBJ knew exactly what he was doing. African Americans routinely vote well over 90 percent Democratic for fear that Republicans will cut their government benefits and welfare programs. And what is the result? Before LBJ's Great Society welfare programs, the black illegitimacy rate was as low as 23 percent, but now it has more than tripled to 72 percent.

            Most major American city governments have been run by liberal Democrats for decades, and most of those cities have large black sections that are essentially dysfunctional anarchies. Cities like Detroit are overrun by gangs and drug dealers, with burned out homes on every block in some areas. The land values are so low due to crime, blight, and lack of economic opportunity that condemned homes are not even worth rebuilding. Who wants to build a home in an urban war zone? Yet they keep electing liberal Democrats -- and blaming "racist" Republicans for their problems!

            Washington DC is another city that has been dominated by liberal Democrats for decades. It spends more per capita on students than almost any other city in the world, yet it has some of the worst academic achievement anywhere and is a drug-infested hellhole. Barack Obama would not dream of sending his own precious daughters to the DC public schools, of course -- but he assures us that those schools are good enough for everyone else. In fact, Obama was instrumental in killing a popular and effective school voucher program in DC, effectively killing hopes for many poor black families trapped in those dysfunctional public schools. His allegiance to the teachers unions apparently trumps his concern for poor black families.

            A strong argument could also be made that Democratic support for perpetual affirmative action is racist. It is, after all, the antithesis of Martin Luther King's dream of a color-blind society. Not only is it "reverse racism," but it is based on the premise that African Americans are incapable of competing in the free market on a level playing field. In other words, it is based on the notion of white supremacy, albeit "benevolent" white supremacy rather than the openly hostile white supremacy of the pre-1960s Democratic Party.

            The next time someone claims that Republicans are racist and Democrats are not, don't fall for it.

            WOW, democrats really are the POS racist of this country
            A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

            The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

            Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

            Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not change the historical fact that it was the Democrats who supported slavery and the Republicans who opposed it. And that indisputable fact should not be airbrushed out for fear that it will tarnish the modern Democratic Party.

            Had the positions of the parties been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would no doubt be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

            Fact: During the Civil War era, the "Radical Republicans" were given that name because they wanted to not only end slavery but also to endow the freed slaves with full citizenship, equality, and rights.

            Yes, that was indeed a radical idea at the time!

            Fact: Lincoln's Vice President, Andrew Johnson, was a strongly pro-Union (but also pro-slavery) Democrat who had been chosen by Lincoln as a compromise running mate to attract Democrats. After Lincoln was assassinated, Johnson thwarted Republican efforts in Congress to recognize the civil rights of the freed slaves, and Southern Democrats continued to thwart any such efforts for close to a century.

            Fact: The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress. The 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress.

            Regardless of what has happened since then, shouldn't we be grateful to the Republicans for these Amendments to the Constitution? And shouldn't we remember which party stood for freedom and which party fiercely opposed it?

            Fact: The Ku Klux Klan was originally and primarily an arm of the Southern Democratic Party. Its mission was to terrorize freed slaves and "ni**er-loving" (their words) Republicans who sympathized with them.

            Why is this fact conveniently omitted in so many popular histories and depictions of the KKK, including PBS documentaries? Had the KKK been founded by Republicans, that fact would no doubt be repeated constantly on those shows.

            Fact: In the 1950s, President Eisenhower, a Republican, integrated the US military and promoted civil rights for minorities. Eisenhower pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1957. One of Eisenhower's primary political opponents on civil rights prior to 1957 was none other than Lyndon Johnson, then the Democratic Senate Majority Leader. LBJ had voted the straight segregationist line until he changed his position and supported the 1957 Act.

            Fact: The historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 was supported by a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress. In the House, 80 percent of the Republicans and 63 percent of the Democrats voted in favor. In the Senate, 82 percent of the Republicans and 69 percent of the Democrats voted for it.

            Fact: Contrary to popular misconception, the parties never "switched" on racism. The Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible on government to secure their votes. At the same time, they began a cynical smear campaign to label anyone who opposes their devious strategy as greedy racists.

            Following the epic civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the South began a major demographic shift from Democratic to Republican dominance. Many believe that this shift was motivated by racism. While it is certainly true that many Southern racists abandoned the Democratic Party over its new support for racial equality and integration, the notion that they would flock to the Republican Party -- which was a century ahead of the Democrats on those issues -- makes no sense whatsoever.

            Yet virtually every liberal, when pressed on the matter, will inevitably claim that the parties "switched," and most racist Democrats became Republicans! In their minds, this historical ju jitsu maneuver apparently transfers all the past sins of the Democrats (slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, etc.) onto the Republicans and all the past virtues of the Republicans (e.g., ending slavery) onto the Democrats! That's quite a feat!

            It is true that Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably attracted some racist Democrats to the Republican Party. However, Goldwater was not a racist -- at least not an overt racist like so many Southern Democrats of the time, such as George Wallace and Bull Connor. He publicly professed racial equality, and his opposition to the 1964 Act was based on principled grounds of states rights. In any case, his libertarian views were out of step with the mainstream, and he lost the 1964 Presidential election to LBJ in a landslide.

            But Goldwater's opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act provided liberals an opening to tar the Republican Party as racist, and they have tenaciously repeated that label so often over the years that it is now the conventional wisdom among liberals. But it is really nothing more than an unsubstantiated myth -- a convenient political lie. If the Republican Party was any more racist than the Democratic Party even in 1964, why did a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress vote for the 1964 Civil Rights Act? The idea that Goldwater's vote on the 1964 Civil Rights Act trumps a century of history of the Republican Party is ridiculous, to say the least.

            Every political party has its racists, but the notion that Republicans are more racist than Democrats or any other party is based on nothing more than a constant drumbeat of unsubstantiated innuendo and assertions by Leftists, constantly echoed by the liberal media. It is a classic example of a Big Lie that becomes "true" simply by virtue of being repeated so many times.

            A more likely explanation for the long-term shift from Democratic to Republican dominance in the South was the perception, fair or not, that the Democratic Party had rejected traditional Christian religious values and embraced radical secularism. That includes its hardline support for abortion, its rejection of prayer in public schools, its promotion of the gay agenda, and many other issues.

            In the 1960s the Democratic Party changed its strategy for dealing with African Americans. Thanks to earlier Republican initiatives on civil rights, blatant racial oppression was no longer a viable political option. Whereas before that time Southern Democrats had overtly and proudly segregated and terrorized blacks, the national Democratic Party decided instead to be more subtle and get them as dependent on government as possible. As LBJ so elegantly put it (in a famous moment of candor that was recorded for posterity), "I'll have those ... I am a racist idiot!
            From a purely cynical political perspective, the Democratic strategy of black dependence has been extremely effective. LBJ knew exactly what he was doing. African Americans routinely vote well over 90 percent Democratic for fear that Republicans will cut their government benefits and welfare programs. And what is the result? Before LBJ's Great Society welfare programs, the black illegitimacy rate was as low as 23 percent, but now it has more than tripled to 72 percent.

            Most major American city governments have been run by liberal Democrats for decades, and most of those cities have large black sections that are essentially dysfunctional anarchies. Cities like Detroit are overrun by gangs and drug dealers, with burned out homes on every block in some areas. The land values are so low due to crime, blight, and lack of economic opportunity that condemned homes are not even worth rebuilding. Who wants to build a home in an urban war zone? Yet they keep electing liberal Democrats -- and blaming "racist" Republicans for their problems!

            Washington DC is another city that has been dominated by liberal Democrats for decades. It spends more per capita on students than almost any other city in the world, yet it has some of the worst academic achievement anywhere and is a drug-infested hellhole. Barack Obama would not dream of sending his own precious daughters to the DC public schools, of course -- but he assures us that those schools are good enough for everyone else. In fact, Obama was instrumental in killing a popular and effective school voucher program in DC, effectively killing hopes for many poor black families trapped in those dysfunctional public schools. His allegiance to the teachers unions apparently trumps his concern for poor black families.

            A strong argument could also be made that Democratic support for perpetual affirmative action is racist. It is, after all, the antithesis of Martin Luther King's dream of a color-blind society. Not only is it "reverse racism," but it is based on the premise that African Americans are incapable of competing in the free market on a level playing field. In other words, it is based on the notion of white supremacy, albeit "benevolent" white supremacy rather than the openly hostile white supremacy of the pre-1960s Democratic Party.

            The next time someone claims that Republicans are racist and Democrats are not, don't fall for it.

            WOW, democrats really are the POS racist of this country
            A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

            The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

            Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

            Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not change the historical fact that it was the Democrats who supported slavery and the Republicans who opposed it. And that indisputable fact should not be airbrushed out for fear that it will tarnish the modern Democratic Party.

            Had the positions of the parties been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would no doubt be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

            Fact: During the Civil War era, the "Radical Republicans" were given that name because they wanted to not only end slavery but also to endow the freed slaves with full citizenship, equality, and rights.

            Yes, that was indeed a radical idea at the time!

            Fact: Lincoln's Vice President, Andrew Johnson, was a strongly pro-Union (but also pro-slavery) Democrat who had been chosen by Lincoln as a compromise running mate to attract Democrats. After Lincoln was assassinated, Johnson thwarted Republican efforts in Congress to recognize the civil rights of the freed slaves, and Southern Democrats continued to thwart any such efforts for close to a century.

            Fact: The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress. The 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress.

            Regardless of what has happened since then, shouldn't we be grateful to the Republicans for these Amendments to the Constitution? And shouldn't we remember which party stood for freedom and which party fiercely opposed it?

            Fact: The Ku Klux Klan was originally and primarily an arm of the Southern Democratic Party. Its mission was to terrorize freed slaves and "ni**er-loving" (their words) Republicans who sympathized with them.

            Why is this fact conveniently omitted in so many popular histories and depictions of the KKK, including PBS documentaries? Had the KKK been founded by Republicans, that fact would no doubt be repeated constantly on those shows.

            Fact: In the 1950s, President Eisenhower, a Republican, integrated the US military and promoted civil rights for minorities. Eisenhower pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1957. One of Eisenhower's primary political opponents on civil rights prior to 1957 was none other than Lyndon Johnson, then the Democratic Senate Majority Leader. LBJ had voted the straight segregationist line until he changed his position and supported the 1957 Act.

            Fact: The historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 was supported by a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress. In the House, 80 percent of the Republicans and 63 percent of the Democrats voted in favor. In the Senate, 82 percent of the Republicans and 69 percent of the Democrats voted for it.

            Fact: Contrary to popular misconception, the parties never "switched" on racism. The Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible on government to secure their votes. At the same time, they began a cynical smear campaign to label anyone who opposes their devious strategy as greedy racists.

            Following the epic civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the South began a major demographic shift from Democratic to Republican dominance. Many believe that this shift was motivated by racism. While it is certainly true that many Southern racists abandoned the Democratic Party over its new support for racial equality and integration, the notion that they would flock to the Republican Party -- which was a century ahead of the Democrats on those issues -- makes no sense whatsoever.

            Yet virtually every liberal, when pressed on the matter, will inevitably claim that the parties "switched," and most racist Democrats became Republicans! In their minds, this historical ju jitsu maneuver apparently transfers all the past sins of the Democrats (slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, etc.) onto the Republicans and all the past virtues of the Republicans (e.g., ending slavery) onto the Democrats! That's quite a feat!

            It is true that Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably attracted some racist Democrats to the Republican Party. However, Goldwater was not a racist -- at least not an overt racist like so many Southern Democrats of the time, such as George Wallace and Bull Connor. He publicly professed racial equality, and his opposition to the 1964 Act was based on principled grounds of states rights. In any case, his libertarian views were out of step with the mainstream, and he lost the 1964 Presidential election to LBJ in a landslide.

            But Goldwater's opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act provided liberals an opening to tar the Republican Party as racist, and they have tenaciously repeated that label so often over the years that it is now the conventional wisdom among liberals. But it is really nothing more than an unsubstantiated myth -- a convenient political lie. If the Republican Party was any more racist than the Democratic Party even in 1964, why did a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress vote for the 1964 Civil Rights Act? The idea that Goldwater's vote on the 1964 Civil Rights Act trumps a century of history of the Republican Party is ridiculous, to say the least.

            Every political party has its racists, but the notion that Republicans are more racist than Democrats or any other party is based on nothing more than a constant drumbeat of unsubstantiated innuendo and assertions by Leftists, constantly echoed by the liberal media. It is a classic example of a Big Lie that becomes "true" simply by virtue of being repeated so many times.

            A more likely explanation for the long-term shift from Democratic to Republican dominance in the South was the perception, fair or not, that the Democratic Party had rejected traditional Christian religious values and embraced radical secularism. That includes its hardline support for abortion, its rejection of prayer in public schools, its promotion of the gay agenda, and many other issues.

            In the 1960s the Democratic Party changed its strategy for dealing with African Americans. Thanks to earlier Republican initiatives on civil rights, blatant racial oppression was no longer a viable political option. Whereas before that time Southern Democrats had overtly and proudly segregated and terrorized blacks, the national Democratic Party decided instead to be more subtle and get them as dependent on government as possible. As LBJ so elegantly put it (in a famous moment of candor that was recorded for posterity), "I'll have those ... I am a racist idiot!
            From a purely cynical political perspective, the Democratic strategy of black dependence has been extremely effective. LBJ knew exactly what he was doing. African Americans routinely vote well over 90 percent Democratic for fear that Republicans will cut their government benefits and welfare programs. And what is the result? Before LBJ's Great Society welfare programs, the black illegitimacy rate was as low as 23 percent, but now it has more than tripled to 72 percent.

            Most major American city governments have been run by liberal Democrats for decades, and most of those cities have large black sections that are essentially dysfunctional anarchies. Cities like Detroit are overrun by gangs and drug dealers, with burned out homes on every block in some areas. The land values are so low due to crime, blight, and lack of economic opportunity that condemned homes are not even worth rebuilding. Who wants to build a home in an urban war zone? Yet they keep electing liberal Democrats -- and blaming "racist" Republicans for their problems!

            Washington DC is another city that has been dominated by liberal Democrats for decades. It spends more per capita on students than almost any other city in the world, yet it has some of the worst academic achievement anywhere and is a drug-infested hellhole. Barack Obama would not dream of sending his own precious daughters to the DC public schools, of course -- but he assures us that those schools are good enough for everyone else. In fact, Obama was instrumental in killing a popular and effective school voucher program in DC, effectively killing hopes for many poor black families trapped in those dysfunctional public schools. His allegiance to the teachers unions apparently trumps his concern for poor black families.

            A strong argument could also be made that Democratic support for perpetual affirmative action is racist. It is, after all, the antithesis of Martin Luther King's dream of a color-blind society. Not only is it "reverse racism," but it is based on the premise that African Americans are incapable of competing in the free market on a level playing field. In other words, it is based on the notion of white supremacy, albeit "benevolent" white supremacy rather than the openly hostile white supremacy of the pre-1960s Democratic Party.

            The next time someone claims that Republicans are racist and Democrats are not, don't fall for it.

            WOW, democrats really are the POS racist of this country
            A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

            The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

            Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

            Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not change the historical fact that it was the Democrats who supported slavery and the Republicans who opposed it. And that indisputable fact should not be airbrushed out for fear that it will tarnish the modern Democratic Party.

            Had the positions of the parties been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would no doubt be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

            Fact: During the Civil War era, the "Radical Republicans" were given that name because they wanted to not only end slavery but also to endow the freed slaves with full citizenship, equality, and rights.

            Yes, that was indeed a radical idea at the time!

            Fact: Lincoln's Vice President, Andrew Johnson, was a strongly pro-Union (but also pro-slavery) Democrat who had been chosen by Lincoln as a compromise running mate to attract Democrats. After Lincoln was assassinated, Johnson thwarted Republican efforts in Congress to recognize the civil rights of the freed slaves, and Southern Democrats continued to thwart any such efforts for close to a century.

            Fact: The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress. The 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress.

            Regardless of what has happened since then, shouldn't we be grateful to the Republicans for these Amendments to the Constitution? And shouldn't we remember which party stood for freedom and which party fiercely opposed it?

            Fact: The Ku Klux Klan was originally and primarily an arm of the Southern Democratic Party. Its mission was to terrorize freed slaves and "ni**er-loving" (their words) Republicans who sympathized with them.

            Why is this fact conveniently omitted in so many popular histories and depictions of the KKK, including PBS documentaries? Had the KKK been founded by Republicans, that fact would no doubt be repeated constantly on those shows.

            Fact: In the 1950s, President Eisenhower, a Republican, integrated the US military and promoted civil rights for minorities. Eisenhower pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1957. One of Eisenhower's primary political opponents on civil rights prior to 1957 was none other than Lyndon Johnson, then the Democratic Senate Majority Leader. LBJ had voted the straight segregationist line until he changed his position and supported the 1957 Act.

            Fact: The historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 was supported by a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress. In the House, 80 percent of the Republicans and 63 percent of the Democrats voted in favor. In the Senate, 82 percent of the Republicans and 69 percent of the Democrats voted for it.

            Fact: Contrary to popular misconception, the parties never "switched" on racism. The Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible on government to secure their votes. At the same time, they began a cynical smear campaign to label anyone who opposes their devious strategy as greedy racists.

            Following the epic civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the South began a major demographic shift from Democratic to Republican dominance. Many believe that this shift was motivated by racism. While it is certainly true that many Southern racists abandoned the Democratic Party over its new support for racial equality and integration, the notion that they would flock to the Republican Party -- which was a century ahead of the Democrats on those issues -- makes no sense whatsoever.

            Yet virtually every liberal, when pressed on the matter, will inevitably claim that the parties "switched," and most racist Democrats became Republicans! In their minds, this historical ju jitsu maneuver apparently transfers all the past sins of the Democrats (slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, etc.) onto the Republicans and all the past virtues of the Republicans (e.g., ending slavery) onto the Democrats! That's quite a feat!

            It is true that Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably attracted some racist Democrats to the Republican Party. However, Goldwater was not a racist -- at least not an overt racist like so many Southern Democrats of the time, such as George Wallace and Bull Connor. He publicly professed racial equality, and his opposition to the 1964 Act was based on principled grounds of states rights. In any case, his libertarian views were out of step with the mainstream, and he lost the 1964 Presidential election to LBJ in a landslide.

            But Goldwater's opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act provided liberals an opening to tar the Republican Party as racist, and they have tenaciously repeated that label so often over the years that it is now the conventional wisdom among liberals. But it is really nothing more than an unsubstantiated myth -- a convenient political lie. If the Republican Party was any more racist than the Democratic Party even in 1964, why did a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress vote for the 1964 Civil Rights Act? The idea that Goldwater's vote on the 1964 Civil Rights Act trumps a century of history of the Republican Party is ridiculous, to say the least.

            Every political party has its racists, but the notion that Republicans are more racist than Democrats or any other party is based on nothing more than a constant drumbeat of unsubstantiated innuendo and assertions by Leftists, constantly echoed by the liberal media. It is a classic example of a Big Lie that becomes "true" simply by virtue of being repeated so many times.

            A more likely explanation for the long-term shift from Democratic to Republican dominance in the South was the perception, fair or not, that the Democratic Party had rejected traditional Christian religious values and embraced radical secularism. That includes its hardline support for abortion, its rejection of prayer in public schools, its promotion of the gay agenda, and many other issues.

            In the 1960s the Democratic Party changed its strategy for dealing with African Americans. Thanks to earlier Republican initiatives on civil rights, blatant racial oppression was no longer a viable political option. Whereas before that time Southern Democrats had overtly and proudly segregated and terrorized blacks, the national Democratic Party decided instead to be more subtle and get them as dependent on government as possible. As LBJ so elegantly put it (in a famous moment of candor that was recorded for posterity), "I'll have those ... I am a racist idiot!
            From a purely cynical political perspective, the Democratic strategy of black dependence has been extremely effective. LBJ knew exactly what he was doing. African Americans routinely vote well over 90 percent Democratic for fear that Republicans will cut their government benefits and welfare programs. And what is the result? Before LBJ's Great Society welfare programs, the black illegitimacy rate was as low as 23 percent, but now it has more than tripled to 72 percent.

            Most major American city governments have been run by liberal Democrats for decades, and most of those cities have large black sections that are essentially dysfunctional anarchies. Cities like Detroit are overrun by gangs and drug dealers, with burned out homes on every block in some areas. The land values are so low due to crime, blight, and lack of economic opportunity that condemned homes are not even worth rebuilding. Who wants to build a home in an urban war zone? Yet they keep electing liberal Democrats -- and blaming "racist" Republicans for their problems!

            Washington DC is another city that has been dominated by liberal Democrats for decades. It spends more per capita on students than almost any other city in the world, yet it has some of the worst academic achievement anywhere and is a drug-infested hellhole. Barack Obama would not dream of sending his own precious daughters to the DC public schools, of course -- but he assures us that those schools are good enough for everyone else. In fact, Obama was instrumental in killing a popular and effective school voucher program in DC, effectively killing hopes for many poor black families trapped in those dysfunctional public schools. His allegiance to the teachers unions apparently trumps his concern for poor black families.

            A strong argument could also be made that Democratic support for perpetual affirmative action is racist. It is, after all, the antithesis of Martin Luther King's dream of a color-blind society. Not only is it "reverse racism," but it is based on the premise that African Americans are incapable of competing in the free market on a level playing field. In other words, it is based on the notion of white supremacy, albeit "benevolent" white supremacy rather than the openly hostile white supremacy of the pre-1960s Democratic Party.

            The next time someone claims that Republicans are racist and Democrats are not, don't fall for it.

            WOW, democrats really are the POS racist of this country
            A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

            The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

            Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

            Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not change the historical fact that it was the Democrats who supported slavery and the Republicans who opposed it. And that indisputable fact should not be airbrushed out for fear that it will tarnish the modern Democratic Party.

            Had the positions of the parties been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would no doubt be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

            Fact: During the Civil War era, the "Radical Republicans" were given that name because they wanted to not only end slavery but also to endow the freed slaves with full citizenship, equality, and rights.

            Yes, that was indeed a radical idea at the time!

            Fact: Lincoln's Vice President, Andrew Johnson, was a strongly pro-Union (but also pro-slavery) Democrat who had been chosen by Lincoln as a compromise running mate to attract Democrats. After Lincoln was assassinated, Johnson thwarted Republican efforts in Congress to recognize the civil rights of the freed slaves, and Southern Democrats continued to thwart any such efforts for close to a century.

            Fact: The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress. The 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress.

            Regardless of what has happened since then, shouldn't we be grateful to the Republicans for these Amendments to the Constitution? And shouldn't we remember which party stood for freedom and which party fiercely opposed it?

            Fact: The Ku Klux Klan was originally and primarily an arm of the Southern Democratic Party. Its mission was to terrorize freed slaves and "ni**er-loving" (their words) Republicans who sympathized with them.

            Why is this fact conveniently omitted in so many popular histories and depictions of the KKK, including PBS documentaries? Had the KKK been founded by Republicans, that fact would no doubt be repeated constantly on those shows.

            Fact: In the 1950s, President Eisenhower, a Republican, integrated the US military and promoted civil rights for minorities. Eisenhower pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1957. One of Eisenhower's primary political opponents on civil rights prior to 1957 was none other than Lyndon Johnson, then the Democratic Senate Majority Leader. LBJ had voted the straight segregationist line until he changed his position and supported the 1957 Act.

            Fact: The historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 was supported by a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress. In the House, 80 percent of the Republicans and 63 percent of the Democrats voted in favor. In the Senate, 82 percent of the Republicans and 69 percent of the Democrats voted for it.

            Fact: Contrary to popular misconception, the parties never "switched" on racism. The Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible on government to secure their votes. At the same time, they began a cynical smear campaign to label anyone who opposes their devious strategy as greedy racists.

            Following the epic civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the South began a major demographic shift from Democratic to Republican dominance. Many believe that this shift was motivated by racism. While it is certainly true that many Southern racists abandoned the Democratic Party over its new support for racial equality and integration, the notion that they would flock to the Republican Party -- which was a century ahead of the Democrats on those issues -- makes no sense whatsoever.

            Yet virtually every liberal, when pressed on the matter, will inevitably claim that the parties "switched," and most racist Democrats became Republicans! In their minds, this historical ju jitsu maneuver apparently transfers all the past sins of the Democrats (slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, etc.) onto the Republicans and all the past virtues of the Republicans (e.g., ending slavery) onto the Democrats! That's quite a feat!

            It is true that Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably attracted some racist Democrats to the Republican Party. However, Goldwater was not a racist -- at least not an overt racist like so many Southern Democrats of the time, such as George Wallace and Bull Connor. He publicly professed racial equality, and his opposition to the 1964 Act was based on principled grounds of states rights. In any case, his libertarian views were out of step with the mainstream, and he lost the 1964 Presidential election to LBJ in a landslide.

            But Goldwater's opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act provided liberals an opening to tar the Republican Party as racist, and they have tenaciously repeated that label so often over the years that it is now the conventional wisdom among liberals. But it is really nothing more than an unsubstantiated myth -- a convenient political lie. If the Republican Party was any more racist than the Democratic Party even in 1964, why did a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress vote for the 1964 Civil Rights Act? The idea that Goldwater's vote on the 1964 Civil Rights Act trumps a century of history of the Republican Party is ridiculous, to say the least.

            Every political party has its racists, but the notion that Republicans are more racist than Democrats or any other party is based on nothing more than a constant drumbeat of unsubstantiated innuendo and assertions by Leftists, constantly echoed by the liberal media. It is a classic example of a Big Lie that becomes "true" simply by virtue of being repeated so many times.

            A more likely explanation for the long-term shift from Democratic to Republican dominance in the South was the perception, fair or not, that the Democratic Party had rejected traditional Christian religious values and embraced radical secularism. That includes its hardline support for abortion, its rejection of prayer in public schools, its promotion of the gay agenda, and many other issues.

            In the 1960s the Democratic Party changed its strategy for dealing with African Americans. Thanks to earlier Republican initiatives on civil rights, blatant racial oppression was no longer a viable political option. Whereas before that time Southern Democrats had overtly and proudly segregated and terrorized blacks, the national Democratic Party decided instead to be more subtle and get them as dependent on government as possible. As LBJ so elegantly put it (in a famous moment of candor that was recorded for posterity), "I'll have those ... I am a racist idiot!
            From a purely cynical political perspective, the Democratic strategy of black dependence has been extremely effective. LBJ knew exactly what he was doing. African Americans routinely vote well over 90 percent Democratic for fear that Republicans will cut their government benefits and welfare programs. And what is the result? Before LBJ's Great Society welfare programs, the black illegitimacy rate was as low as 23 percent, but now it has more than tripled to 72 percent.

            Most major American city governments have been run by liberal Democrats for decades, and most of those cities have large black sections that are essentially dysfunctional anarchies. Cities like Detroit are overrun by gangs and drug dealers, with burned out homes on every block in some areas. The land values are so low due to crime, blight, and lack of economic opportunity that condemned homes are not even worth rebuilding. Who wants to build a home in an urban war zone? Yet they keep electing liberal Democrats -- and blaming "racist" Republicans for their problems!

            Washington DC is another city that has been dominated by liberal Democrats for decades. It spends more per capita on students than almost any other city in the world, yet it has some of the worst academic achievement anywhere and is a drug-infested hellhole. Barack Obama would not dream of sending his own precious daughters to the DC public schools, of course -- but he assures us that those schools are good enough for everyone else. In fact, Obama was instrumental in killing a popular and effective school voucher program in DC, effectively killing hopes for many poor black families trapped in those dysfunctional public schools. His allegiance to the teachers unions apparently trumps his concern for poor black families.

            A strong argument could also be made that Democratic support for perpetual affirmative action is racist. It is, after all, the antithesis of Martin Luther King's dream of a color-blind society. Not only is it "reverse racism," but it is based on the premise that African Americans are incapable of competing in the free market on a level playing field. In other words, it is based on the notion of white supremacy, albeit "benevolent" white supremacy rather than the openly hostile white supremacy of the pre-1960s Democratic Party.

            The next time someone claims that Republicans are racist and Democrats are not, don't fall for it.

            WOW, democrats really are the POS racist of this country
            Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

            The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

            Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

            Why is this indisputable fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. One can certainly argue that the parties have changed in 150 years (more about that below), but that does not change the historical fact that it was the Democrats who supported slavery and the Republicans who opposed it. And that indisputable fact should not be airbrushed out for fear that it will tarnish the modern Democratic Party.

            Had the positions of the parties been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would no doubt be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

            Fact: During the Civil War era, the "Radical Republicans" were given that name because they wanted to not only end slavery but also to endow the freed slaves with full citizenship, equality, and rights.

            Yes, that was indeed a radical idea at the time!

            Fact: Lincoln's Vice President, Andrew Johnson, was a strongly pro-Union (but also pro-slavery) Democrat who had been chosen by Lincoln as a compromise running mate to attract Democrats. After Lincoln was assassinated, Johnson thwarted Republican efforts in Congress to recognize the civil rights of the freed slaves, and Southern Democrats continued to thwart any such efforts for close to a century.

            Fact: The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress. The 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in congress.

            Regardless of what has happened since then, shouldn't we be grateful to the Republicans for these Amendments to the Constitution? And shouldn't we remember which party stood for freedom and which party fiercely opposed it?

            Fact: The Ku Klux Klan was originally and primarily an arm of the Southern Democratic Party. Its mission was to terrorize freed slaves and "ni**er-loving" (their words) Republicans who sympathized with them.

            Why is this fact conveniently omitted in so many popular histories and depictions of the KKK, including PBS documentaries? Had the KKK been founded by Republicans, that fact would no doubt be repeated constantly on those shows.

            Fact: In the 1950s, President Eisenhower, a Republican, integrated the US military and promoted civil rights for minorities. Eisenhower pushed through the Civil Rights Act of 1957. One of Eisenhower's primary political opponents on civil rights prior to 1957 was none other than Lyndon Johnson, then the Democratic Senate Majority Leader. LBJ had voted the straight segregationist line until he changed his position and supported the 1957 Act.

            Fact: The historic Civil Rights Act of 1964 was supported by a higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats in both houses of Congress. In the House, 80 percent of the Republicans and 63 percent of the Democrats voted in favor. In the Senate, 82 percent of the Republicans and 69 percent of the Democrats voted for it.

            Fact: Contrary to popular misconception, the parties never "switched" on racism. The Democrats just switched from overt racism to a subversive strategy of getting blacks as dependent as possible on government to secure their votes. At the same time, they began a cynical smear campaign to label anyone who opposes their devious strategy as greedy racists.

            Following the epic civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the South began a major demographic shift from Democratic to Republican dominance. Many believe that this shift was motivated by racism. While it is certainly true that many Southern racists abandoned the Democratic Party over its new support for racial equality and integration, the notion that they would flock to the Republican Party -- which was a century ahead of the Democrats on those issues -- makes no sense whatsoever.

            Yet virtually every liberal, when pressed on the matter, will inevitably claim that the parties "switched," and most racist Democrats became Republicans! In their minds, this historical ju jitsu maneuver apparently transfers all the past sins of the Democrats (slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow laws, etc.) onto the Republicans and all the past virtues of the Republicans (e.g., ending slavery) onto the Democrats! That's quite a feat!

            It is true that Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 probably attracted some racist Democrats to the Republican Party. However, Goldwater was not a racist -- at least not an overt racist like so many Southern Democrats of the time, such as George Wallace and Bull Connor. He publicly professed racial equality, and his opposition to the 1964 Act was based on principled grounds of states rights. In any case, his libertarian views were out of step with the mainstream, and he lost the 1964 Presidential election to LBJ in a landslide.

            But Goldwater's opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act provided liberals an opening to tar the Republican Party as racist, and they have tenaciously repeated that label so often over the years that it is now the conventional wisdom among liberals. But it is really nothing more than an unsubstantiated myth -- a convenient political lie. If the Republican Party was an

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              Re: weird choice, but NO thanks.
              Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:09:55   By: Anonymous
               
              TLDR

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              Re: weird choice, but NO thanks.
              Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:51:18   By: Anonymous
               
              I think you need to give credit to the author Mr. Copy and Paste.

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            Re: weird choice, but NO thanks. Short history
            Posted on: 2020-05-18 15:12:15   By: Anonymous
             
            Yes, the facts you state are true.
            Unfortunately, you throw in many of your opinions tied with facts. Many of your opinions are wrong. Much like Hannity and Carlson, your opinions don't add up.
            Facts like the % of black voters being Democrats. You're telling me black voters are on welfare, so that's why they vote Democrat?
            What about the number of white Republican voters that are on welfare? Why aren't they Democrats?
            Members of the kkk were southern Democrats but I can guarantee that members in the kkk today are not Democrat.
            You can pick and choose facts all you want, but you can't say that the two parties went through a social and philosophical shift over the last 150 years.
            You can say it's an excuse of the liberals, but it's a fact. Neither party is the same as it was 150 years ago.

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              Re: weird choice, but NO thanks. Short history and you must believe history repeats itself.
              Posted on: 2020-05-18 15:17:13   By: Anonymous
               
              Oh yeah, I forgot to mention.
              History often repeats itself. You on ther hand, repeat yourself to make sure you truly believe your nonsense.


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      Re: weird choice, but thanks.
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:33:18   By: Anonymous
       
      Yes Obama was corrupted but William Barr won't do to him what he did to general Flynn, make him go broke trying to defend himself. Though I wish he would, and then make up more things going after Obama's family....but most Republicans don't go the way the Democrats do, the wrong way, the illegal way.
      Face it, most Democrats are filth, just look to America's prisons. The majority are all Democrats.

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        Re: weird choice, but thanks.
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 21:42:15   By: Anonymous
         
        Prisons are full of people who have no political affiliation you fu

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 15:08:34   By: Anonymous
 
Go crawl back into your hole you corrupt POS. . .

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-17 15:35:32   By: Anonymous
     
    Barack Obama is one of the most racist presidents I have ever lived through. Also one of the most corrupt. Take the Telaprompter away and he is not so calm. He cannot speak off the cuff.

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      Re: off the cuff
      Posted on: 2020-05-17 16:10:21   By: Anonymous
       
      Maybe it is You who is the racist.
      You couldn't stand having a black president who could talk to people of all colors.
      You just didn't like that he tried to get the black neighborhoods to work with the government.
      Our current president only cares about the votes he gets.
      And his popularity.
      The Covid19 virus is no big deal to Trump because the majority of victims are black.

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        Re: off the cuff
        Posted on: 2020-05-17 18:40:07   By: Anonymous
         
        Whaaa Whaaa cry baby !

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          Odinga
          Posted on: 2020-05-17 21:55:14   By: Anonymous
           
          Is very icky and smells like poo, and is going to prison.

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        Re: off the cuff
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 11:37:59   By: Anonymous
         
        His color has nothing to do with it. Just your comment proves you are the racists!

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 01:46:45   By: Anonymous
       
      TotallyvAgree

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 11:55:34   By: Anonymous
       
      Democrats want the people dependent on the government.
      Republicans want the people dependent on themselves.
      Obviously the felons, druggies, lifelong welfare and food stamp leeches, most vote Democrats, because under Republicans, they help you stand up and at least try to for once in your life help yourself. To be a member of society

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 01:45:56   By: Anonymous
     
    YES PLS DO

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:44:57   By: Anonymous
       
      I just want trump to have a major heart attack and die. At one of his rallies. Soon.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 11:59:24   By: Anonymous
         
        Typical Democrats wishing death on another American President.
        The same party responsible for the killing all four sitting President's in this great nation.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:00:44   By: Anonymous
           
          Who cares? Die Trump, Die!

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            Re:
            Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:39:02   By: Anonymous
             
            ^^^ STFU toothpick dick...

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 14:52:59   By: Anonymous
         
        Be careful what you wish for. Carma is a bitch.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 15:57:30   By: Anonymous
           
          Karma?

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Excellent Speech
Posted on: 2020-05-17 15:34:05   By: Anonymous
 
President Obama is an excellent speaker. President Trump should make President Obama his next Supreme Court Nominee. Wouldn't that be a unifying gesture for our Country?


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    Re: Excellent Speech
    Posted on: 2020-05-17 15:48:15   By: Anonymous
     
    Anyone can be a good speaker reading off the telaprompter. Have you ever listened to him when he has not used the telaprompter. No, I hope there are no more liberal Supreme Court judges. The liberal values have ruined this country.

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      Re: Excellent Speech
      Posted on: 2020-05-17 16:11:03   By: Anonymous
       
      All the time and President Obama also brings thoughtful consideration and intelligence to his speeches. Guess what? That's what a good leader does - prepares a speech and researches solid facts. Bone spur Trump wouldn't have lasted one round in our kids' debate clubs because he speaks off the cuff and hasn't done his homework. But he is a master at verbalizing your worst fears and innuendo.

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        Re: Excellent Speech
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 14:55:10   By: Anonymous
         
        Obama researches nothing. Someone else rights it and he reads it.

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      Re: Excellent Speech
      Posted on: 2020-05-17 16:14:08   By: Anonymous
       
      What you're looking at is someone prepared. One learns in middle school speech class to look up on occasion and into the eyes of those listening. As opposed to the current clown in chief who is reading quickly scribbled notes in his hand. You just know Trump is seething because he wasn't asked to give the commencement speech.

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        Re: Excellent Speech
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:03:22   By: Anonymous
         
        He's to fuking dumb to give a commencement speech. Plus, he'd make it about himself, not the students. Dumbest president ever, that is for sure.

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          Re: Excellent Speech
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:45:33   By: Anonymous
           
          Joe can't even talk without forgetting what he was saying...

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      Re: Excellent Speech
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:49:38   By: Anonymous
       
      Trump has a TelePrompTer but can’t speak eloquently. Is it because he can’t read well or lacks cognitive abilities to communicate his message to anyone not of the lowest denominations?

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 16:06:35   By: Anonymous
 
There's no changing minds here, especially of those who get their politics in sound bites and slogan chants. I will just say how refreshing to hear a leader speak with eloquence, intellect and empathy once more.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 17:00:58   By: Anonymous
 
His leadership was outstanding - no comparison to the "mess" we have in there now.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-17 18:04:39   By: Anonymous
     
    President Obama is the most racist, conniving, A-Hole President that we have ever had. Just because he is black, he had this country fighting among the blacks and the whites. He never did anything for the U.S. His Obamacare is a disaster with skyrocketing premiums, if you can ever get insurance. Now he is supporting Biden who is the most pathetic Presidential candidate in history. Way to go Democrats as you will lose another election.

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      Re: conniving ahole
      Posted on: 2020-05-17 18:47:15   By: Anonymous
       
      You don't pay much attention to the current president.
      FocsNews doesn't say anything about what the current president does wrong.
      You wouldn't know the facts since you don't turn your channel from Hannity, Limbaugh, and Tucker.

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        Re: conniving ahole
        Posted on: 2020-05-17 19:00:21   By: Anonymous
         
        Fox News tells it like it is and doesn't trash the President 24 Hrs every single day. President Trump has done more for this country than Obama had ever done. If you would get your head out of your ass and stop watching CNN=Continuous Nonsense News then you would see that Sleepy Creepy Joe Biden has sh*t for brains therefore he doesn't stand a chance of winning th election against President Trump.

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          Re: conniving ahole
          Posted on: 2020-05-17 20:06:29   By: Anonymous
           
          Okay, what has Trump done to make your life better?

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            Re: conniving ahole
            Posted on: 2020-05-17 20:14:58   By: Anonymous
             
            If you would stop watching CNN then you would know.

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              Re: conniving ahole
              Posted on: 2020-05-17 21:00:56   By: Anonymous
               
              Can't even name one thing....?

              [Reply ]

                Re: conniving ahole
                Posted on: 2020-05-18 06:27:46   By: Anonymous
                 
                I've got money in my wallet

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                  Re: conniving ahole
                  Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:25:55   By: Anonymous
                   
                  Stay Poor Vote Democrat

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                  Re: conniving ahole
                  Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:46:54   By: Anonymous
                   
                  ^Your Mom has my money in her wallet. I gave her 20 for a bj.

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                    Re: conniving ahole
                    Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:52:01   By: Anonymous
                     
                    And when your mom was alive she new how to polish my helmet tooth pick dick... For free :-0

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                      Re: conniving ahole
                      Posted on: 2020-05-18 08:27:47   By: Anonymous
                       
                      Tooth pick dick I seen your mom's work bench behind the Avery Hotel yesterday they still have her army cot...

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                        Re: conniving ahole
                        Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:05:30   By: Anonymous
                         
                        Dude, you sure talk about dick alot. Why is that? Out of touch with your sexuality little boy?

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                          Re: conniving ahole
                          Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:43:06   By: Anonymous
                           


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                            Re: conniving ahole
                            Posted on: 2020-05-18 20:57:38   By: Anonymous
                             
                            Dream on homo

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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
    Posted on: 2020-05-17 21:56:25   By: Anonymous
     
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! LYING CHEATING CROKED HILLARY!!!HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 19:45:05   By: Anonymous
 
F Obumer.....

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    Re: Off the cuff?
    Posted on: 2020-05-17 20:38:27   By: Anonymous
     
    Sorry but I'll take the guy who talks off the cuff before your typical politician who only says what the teleprompter tells them to say. It's called "heartfelt" as opposed to BS that somebody else wrote and you read it.

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      Re: Off the cuff?
      Posted on: 2020-05-17 21:00:31   By: Anonymous
       
      Sleepy Creepy Joe Biden can't do neither.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 21:48:19   By: Anonymous
 
So being articulate and whatever else makes a good president? You libtards expose yourselves every time this comes up! BARRY was way above himself, stupid as stupid gets, race baiting, set race relations back 50 plus years, made a sham of the White House and proved to me as a combat veteran that he hated the military! This low life gang banger was just that! I could name many blacks Mexicans whatever that could have made a better President than this eloquent speaker, so if speaking gets your vote, you suckered for the right canidate! Sleepy Joe can’t even put a coherent message together, the outcome, landslide for the best president of my era! So what are Sleepys best attributes, fondling women, using his office to better his drug addicted loser son, or getting plugs for his head from Chuck Schumer’s back side?

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-17 21:53:22   By: Anonymous
     
    If Sleepy Joe were to win the Presidency he would not be able to think for himself, instead he would ask his administration what to do if he even remembers what he asks. That would be very scary and make the United States vulnerable to its enemies.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 21:54:37   By: Anonymous
 
Not to mention that the top 10% of the Libtards belong in prison including the FBI, and any security department, Hillary, Pedophile Bill, Shumer Schiff, and too many tolistIf any law abiding, hard working person would have done what they did with the Russian, and beyond hoax waisting millions of our tax money we would be in jail, better yet a mainstream prison! Barry should be in solitary for his outrageous crimes while in office

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 22:14:20   By: Anonymous
 
Shouldn't it read "EX -president"?


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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 23:56:40   By: Anonymous
 
You can be patriotic, hate Trump and love Obama.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-17 23:59:46   By: Anonymous
 
Wanna blame stuff that wasn’t Obama’s doing? Ok, 90,000 and counting dead Americans on Trumps watch for the flu. Dam, Trump is a terrible president.


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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 06:49:44   By: Anonymous
     
    Obamagate

    [Reply ]

      Re:
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:48:42   By: Anonymous
       
      Hey, please explain the details of Obamagate. What exactly does it stand for, what were its repercussions, how did it effect our nation? Please explain, if you can.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 09:00:57   By: Anonymous
         
        It's that time Obama wore a tan suit.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2020-05-19 22:11:31   By: Anonymous
         
        Yeah, I’d like to hear it too. Of course he or she won’t answer,

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:43:57   By: Anonymous
       
      How many fools spew “ Obamagate” out their mouths and yet have no idea what that actually means. They just know it’s anti-Obama and pro-Trump and that obviously appeals to most prejudice/racist people.

      [Reply ]

No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-18 00:09:34   By: Anonymous
 
Donald Trump is that type of dude that flushes the toilet only before but never after he takes a sh|t.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 04:02:57   By: Anonymous
     
    Donald Trump demands everyone look into toilet after he poops and tell him how great his poop is. Which is pretty much what's to be read on this page. Poop worshipers.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 06:09:03   By: Anonymous
       
      A vaccination for the Coronavirus will happen by December according to the CDC just as President Trump predicted. Now what negative comments do you have say you fuc*ing Democrats.

      [Reply ]

        Re:
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 09:03:05   By: Anonymous
         
        that is a completely unrealistic time line. Sounds nice though

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:11:09   By: Anonymous
         
        Hey dipsheet. Azar said a vaccination by January is their "goal". Yeah, and mine is to be on the moon by mid June. Will that happen? No. Neither will a vaccine by the firsst of next year. Unless of course trump fires everyone in government who is not willing to be his beach. And that is what Azar is, Trumps beach. But you can't see that can you? Trump was going to fire him until Azar got on his knees and begged for forgiveness at the altar of Trump. Now just toes the line, you know like Lindsey Graham who until Jan 2017 absolutely hated Trump. Now takes it up the old wazoo every chance he gets. From Trump that is. See a pattern idiot?

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    Re: flushes
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 06:12:49   By: Anonymous
     
    But you gotta flush 10 times!
    Donald takes some mighty big poops.
    Now his dumbest son says the virus is a hoax and it'll all go away after the election.
    At least that's what his dad said.

    [Reply ]

      Re: flushes
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 06:29:37   By: Anonymous
       
      Beijing Biden 2020

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      Re: flushes
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 06:30:41   By: Anonymous
       
      You Democrats really need to see a psychiatrist. Your mindless comments about President Trump indicate that you have some serious mental issues which started the day after the election. You all can eat sh*t and die.

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        Re: flushes
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:00:02   By: Anonymous
         
        So you're saying that Erich never made that comment?
        Trump is on video/audio saying that you have to flush a toilet 10 times to get it clean.
        Ignoring facts will get you killed.
        Go visit a bar and share some wings and nachos with someone.

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          Re: flushes
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:12:54   By: Anonymous
           
          Trump slammed Obama yesterday!!!!!

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            Re: flushes
            Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:26:39   By: Anonymous
             
            At least Trump put that racist in his place. Obama needs to shut his mouth and go back where he came from.

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              Re: flushes and racism
              Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:31:33   By: Anonymous
               
              I guess you'd rather see Obama holding a Trump doll with a noose to confirm he's a racist.

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              Re: flushes
              Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:14:54   By: Anonymous
               
              Go back where he came from? You mean like Africa??

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            Re: flushes
            Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:27:57   By: Anonymous
             
            Trump slams Obama?
            PotUS should worry about the 91000+ dead Americans instead of slamming people for telling the truth.
            Oh that's right, it's the CDC's fault.

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              Re: flushes
              Posted on: 2020-05-18 15:01:26   By: Anonymous
               
              Blame China

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:34:06   By: Anonymous
 
One dumb niggar

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:50:14   By: Anonymous
     
    ^^One pathetic piece of white, white, trash. Just like your wife.

    [Reply ]

      Re:
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 08:15:16   By: Anonymous
       
      ^^^ Oh ! Your piehole hurts...

      [Reply ]

        Re: Republicans like Anal
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 11:13:27   By: Anonymous
         
        We have a lot of right-wing buttf*ckers in Calaveras eh?

        Should have stayed in Vancouver, America sucks...

        [Reply ]

          Re: Republicans like Anal
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:16:25   By: Anonymous
           
          Then go back> Oh wait, you don't have the balls do you?

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:46:48   By: Anonymous
     
    Sorry bro, sounds like you need a friend. People who say that don’t have any. Do you even know any black people?

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FYI democrats
Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:48:46   By: Anonymous
 
You ever seen a President rebuild a country twice? Well hold on it's about to happen!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: FYI democrats
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:51:02   By: Anonymous
     
    ^HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA not.

    [Reply ]

    Re: FYI democrats-rebuild?
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 08:58:08   By: Anonymous
     
    Not much wrong before Trump came along.
    MAGA? All Trump got right was the stock market. He didn't screw up the upturn that Obama had created.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-18 07:51:14   By: Anonymous
 
Obama for prison 2020

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-18 08:14:21   By: Anonymous
 
So missing eloquence, intellect and class in the White House.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-18 08:17:30   By: Anonymous
 
Remember the days when we had real first families that felt like a part of us? Instead, we've got a guy married five times, who knows who the mom of Ivanka is, a couple of sleazy hang on sons and son-in-law, and a first lady along with son that are noticeably missing in action. Sad how far from grace we have fallen.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 09:52:30   By: Anonymous
     
    It is a problem . No Hillary to go to prison

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      Re: WH vs CDC
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 10:02:28   By: Anonymous
       
      Now we have people at the WH that are throwing the CDC under the bus.
      Wouldn't you just love to have Trump as your boss.
      Only the brightest work for him.
      Then they realize it's in their best interest to resign.

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      Shyte For Brains Rumpers
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 10:09:07   By: Anonymous
       
      You Rumpers sure are a sorry bunch.
      Racists, cultists of a mentally ill sociopath, cheering on hate and stupidity.
      If Fox, and hate radio was gone you'd not have a thing in your heads, sad sheeple.
      He and his crime family don't give a shyte about you or America, their God is the almighty dollar. It appears it's your God too, sad sorry sheeple Baa, Baa, Baa .
      Off to slaughter for you by the hands of your master, the con don.

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        Re: Shyte For Brains Rumpers
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 10:49:25   By: Anonymous
         
        Trump a total Moron

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          Re: Shyte For Brains Rumpers
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:17:59   By: Anonymous
           
          I'd bang Melania in a NY minute!

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            Re: Shyte For Brains Rumpers
            Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:52:29   By: Anonymous
             
            2 stroker in a NY minute...

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              Re: Shyte For Brains Rumpers
              Posted on: 2020-05-18 17:24:27   By: Anonymous
               
              2 stroke you're a democrat bang the gorilla michelle with your tooth pick dick...

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-18 12:15:31   By: Anonymous
 
Wow, this simple graduation speech lifted up an ugly rock here. Even for the pinetree, these comments are low.

Gross

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2020-05-18 13:25:31   By: Anonymous
     
    Yep, I agree. About 20% straight out profane and another 60% irrelevant partisan sniping.

    [Reply ]

      Re:
      Posted on: 2020-05-18 14:22:36   By: Anonymous
       
      Nibble on my sack

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2020-05-18 17:18:15   By: Anonymous
         
        TRUMP 2020! KEEP AMERICA GREAT!

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          Obama says
          Posted on: 2020-05-18 18:14:23   By: Anonymous
           
          Monkey see , monkey do .

          [Reply ]

            Re: Obama says
            Posted on: 2020-05-18 21:12:00   By: Anonymous
             
            And a geek says what?

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              Re: Well Spoken!
              Posted on: 2020-05-19 14:51:22   By: Anonymous
               
              OK Barry, thanks for the racist, class warfare speech, now don't let the door hit you!!!

              [Reply ]

No Subject
Posted on: 2020-05-19 16:59:18   By: Anonymous
 
Gay Barry and that dude he is married to are the biggest POS to ever taint the WH

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Sierra Logging Museum
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