gpeterson Wrote:
Nov 27, 2012 10:14 PM
"I can't recall the last time a mainstream American politician referred to "state's rights," but I'm pretty sure that whoever it was, he was a Democrat. It was the code term southern Democrats used to defend Jim Crow laws. You're right, states' rights was the code term southern Democrats used to defend Jim Crow laws... Southern Democrats, such as Strom Thurmond, which then joined the Republican party. Here is a Democrat talking states' rights for you.... Oops, I was wrong (he writes with faux innocence), he's actually the Republican Alabama State House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who has the Speaker’s Commission on the Protection of Alabama Values and States Rights. http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20120817/NEWS/120819813