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Black and White Standards

3129 Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 10:08 AM
The primary purpose of the Jim Crow laws was to keep blacks from voting because they voted Republican. The KKK was solidly Democrat until LBJ signed the civil rights act.
Charles3662 Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 12:02 AM
Was the white line on a public transit designed to keep blacks from voting Republican? I crossed the line to see out the back window and the driver made me come up front. No KKK involved! White people worked to protect themselves. The question is "from what?" Walter Williams gave us one example "from what" in his editorial.

The Washington Post (10/25/2012), in giving President Barack Obama an endorsement for another four years, wrote, "Much of the 2012 presidential campaign has dwelt on the past, but the key questions are who could better lead the country during the next four years -- and, most urgently, who is likelier to put the government on a more sound financial footing." The suggestion appears to be that a president is not to be held accountable to his promises and past record and that his past record is no indication of his future behavior. Possibly, the Washington Post people believe that a black...