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Leftist Race-baiters

Ratas y Ratones Wrote: May 09, 2012 7:02 PM
Simon_Bolivar Wrote: 2 hours ago (3:52 PM) For years I've been amazed that Blacks flock to the Democrat Party. They fail to remember that prior to Lincoln's war, Democrats were Southern slave owners. After that war, Democrats used used Jim Crow to keep uppity Blacks in their place. This lasted up through the 1950s and the Civil Rights movement then LBJ, a Democrat, used national guilt over LBJ's murder to push through bills and create a welfare plantation. ~~~ Our most racist presidents. All were Democrats, the Party of Racists, were : Thomas Woodrow Wilson Franklin Delano Roosevelt Lindon Baines Johnson James Earl Carter [ Hillary Rodman :-) Clinton ] No not a president, but extremely racist. Barak Hussein...
Steve of CA Wrote: May 09, 2012 7:42 PM
Actions speak louder than words and LBJ signed the most important civil rights legislation since Reconstruction.
SterCrazy Wrote: May 10, 2012 7:19 AM
Passed only with the votes of Republicans. The Vote Tallies by Party:

The original House version:

Democratic Party: 152-96 (61%-39%)
Republican Party: 138-34 (80%-20%)

Cloture in the Senate:[16]

Democratic Party: 44-23 (66%–34%)
Republican Party: 27-6 (82%–18%)

The Senate version:[15]

Democratic Party: 46-21 (69%–31%)
Republican Party: 27-6 (82%–18%)

The Senate version, voted on by the House:[15]

Democratic Party: 153-91 (63%–37%)
Republican Party: 136-35 (80%–20%)
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...