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Five Decades of Lies Help Dems Create Monolithic Black Vote

Chicken George Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 12:47 AM
You have conservatives who would to tell you to take responsibility for your own life and work you way out of poverty but you reject it and play the race card because you can't stand not being a "victim." Now, you can reply whatever you want but it will not negate the fact that those young people are still dying and those young women are still lock into poverty.
As recently as 1956, nearly 39 percent of blacks voted Republican in that year's presidential election. After the Civil War, Abe Lincoln's Republican Party easily carried the black vote -- where blacks were allowed to vote. Unwelcome in the Democratic Party, most blacks voted Republican and continued to do so through the early part of the 20th century. It wasn't until 1948, when 77 percent of the black vote went to Harry Truman, who had desegregated the military, that a majority of blacks identified themselves as Democrats.

Yet, as a percentage of the party, more Republicans voted for the passage of...