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Leftist Race-baiters

annfan_777 Wrote: May 10, 2012 4:57 AM
Steve of CA Wrote: 11 hours ago (5:02 PM) If you are old enough to remember what changed is that black people could now enjoy the same rights as white people such as attending college or voting. Basic rights we take for granted were denied to black people in the south --------------- Democrats saw to that, through Jim Crow laws, the KKK, etc....
MSNBC's Chris Matthews, in a recent debate with former Republican National Chairman Michael Steele, called the Republican Party the "grand wizard crowd." Grand wizard is the title given to the leader of the Ku Klux Klan. It is truly misinformed to call Republicans the party of the Klan. Throughout our history, most Klansmen and most racists have been Democrats. Here are a few racist quotes from major Democratic figures.

The late Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., a former Klansman, wrote during World War II: "I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side. ... Rather I should die...