Originally Posted by Atlanta Dan
Vincent and Mach1
Compelling information on the GOP commitment to civil rights assuming we were time traveling and having this discussion in the early 1960s - of course a lot has happened since then
The Republicans never carried the deep South until 1964 - LBJ passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and guess what - the only States Goldwater carried other than his home state of Arizona were South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana - the GOP embarked on a conscious strategy of becoming the white folks party, which included abandoning its historic commitment to civil rights
That has worked out pretty well for the last half century but certain demographic trends indicate that strategy is about tapped out
That's the pos
party line and its all bull@#$%. The pos has been racist since its inception and has grown progressively more so as time has passed. The "4 Ss of the pos - Slavery, Secession, Segregation and Socialism. I would add to that sedition.
A war that cost 600,000 Americans their lives, and ruined the lives of countless more was waged by a Republican administration against a democrat South. Every civil rights measure of any significance was sponsored and championed by Republicans and blocked, filibustered, or degraded by democrats until 1964 when a democrat administration signed one. Since then the black family has been decimated through public "education", abortion and "social work". There is no more racist statement than "You can't survive without us". Countless lives have been destroyed by the democrat holocaust of abortion that dwarfs that of their kindred spirits, the nazis, and consumes 2-3 times
the rate of black babies than others.
Aside from minds destroyed by public "education", I can't imagine why a black would ever vote for a democrat.
BTW, the south's affinity for the GOP is backlash to the pos's embrace of socialism and all things left of morality, sanity and dignity.