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Five Decades of Lies Help Dems Create Monolithic Black Vote

Georock Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 7:06 PM
Blacks have been fooled for a long time. We, conservatives welcome them back to reason and sanity.
Brainstrained Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 7:51 PM
'Them' as you say are 'US' and WE are hopelessly gridlocked into a position that will soon befall US ALL in the Middle Class United States! All Poverty knows no Color or Creed, Nationality or Ancestry. Just wait until the taxes and Obamacare kick in! Just like Bachman-Turner Overdrive says in their song--'You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet!' This POSPOTUS fooled ALL of us, and is still getting away with it--Blacks First!
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...