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Republicans Clueless About Minorities

Mary of MO Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:49 PM
Rachel: You must not have watched all of the Republican Convention. You must not have watched the recent Republican responses to the State of the Union speeches. You must have forgetten the makeup of the Bush Cabinet. You must not watch FoxNews on Saturdays.
Mary of MO Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:50 PM
The REAL problem with Republicans is that they do not emphasize their history with regard toending slavery and fostering Civil Rights. The party of the KKK has appropriated all that, and the Republicans let them get away with it!
Mary of MO Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 12:51 PM
Correction: They let the DEMOCRATS get away with revising the true history of the nation.
Jack2894 Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:04 PM
You are both wrong....but that's the inevitable outcome of snow globe conservatism. The polar shift in teh parties exemplified by Nixon's Southern Strategy seems to have conveniently been left out of your history lessons.
goldilocks Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:05 PM
m, how did dems revise true history?

did not republicans began the progressive movement in 1912 with tr?

did not republicans began the anti-governmentalist/libertarian movement in the 1970's
goldilocks Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:09 PM
j, we southerners have not forgotten the nixon southern strategy

we still believe in small fed govt

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