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20 Of the Greatest Moments In the History Of the Republican Party

Mark1369 Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 2:16 AM
Sorry to blow your Southern strategy theory out of the water but George Wallace and Robt Byrd are just two examples of the racist democrats that stayed with the party following Nixon's Southern strategy. The Southern strategy wasn't to bring in the racist, they stayed with the democrats, but to bring in business interest in the South that was startting to boom. Add to that business message the message of law and order and many Southerns came into the Republican party but the KKK members and other racist stayed with the democrats because they didn't want law and order established by the Federal Gov't.
After focusing on 20 Of The Most Embarrassing Moments In The History Of The Democrat Party last week, it seems appropriate to point out some of the greatest moments of the Republican Party.

1) Emancipation Proclamation (1863): The first Republican President, Abraham Lincoln, issued an order freeing all slaves in the confederacy.

2) End of the Civil War (1865): Abe Lincoln guides the north to victory in the Civil War and reunites the nation.

3) Women's right to vote (1872): Republicans Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton write the text of the 19th Amendment,...