On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 19:35:49 -0700, Carson City Clyde wrote:
>>On 07 Jun 2010 16:58:55 GMT, email@example.com
(Ray Fischer) wrote:
>>>>History reveals that the Republican Party was formed in 1854 to
>>>>abolish slavery and challenge other racist legislative acts initiated
>>>>by the Democratic Party.
>>>And when LBJ passed the civil rights act all those southern bigots
>>>bailed from the party and took over the GOP.
>>The DixieCrats bailed because years prior, the "upstart" democrat
>>liberals took control of the DNC platform committee and adopted the
>>"civil rights legislation" as their legislative goal
>>The infuriated the DixieCrats---who vowed to sink the legislation
>>The Democrat liberals got major help from Republicans (their liberal
>>wing) and eventually got the legislation passed
>>Subsequently, those New "Dixie-icans" slowly began to eliminate liberal
>>republicans from the GOP and by the mid 70's the GOP was basically a
>>modified Southern democratic party
>>Since the mid-60's----ALL GOP leadership has had a Southern Drawl.
> Did you major in creative writing? There is no such animal called
> In the 26 major civil rights votes after 1933, a majority of Democrats
> opposed civil rights legislation in over 80 percent of the votes. By
> contrast, the Republican majority favored civil rights in over 96
> percent of the votes.
> There is the lie all the Dixiecrats became Republicans shortly after
> passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, another big lie. Richard
> Russell, Mendell Rivers, Clinton's mentor William Fulbright, Robert
> Byrd, Fritz Hollings and Al Gore Sr. remained Democrats till their dying
> day. Most of the Dixiecrats did not become Republicans. They created the
> Dixiecrats and then, when the civil rights movement succeeded, they
> returned to the Democratic fold.
Of course, Bubbles, you forget to mention that Byrd voted for civil
rights bills, and Al Gore sacrificed his career in 1965 supporting the
Voting Rights Bill. The vilest of the racists became Republicans, and
their whelps lead the GOP to this day.
> "Nevada's one of the most conservative states in the Union, but you can
> do what you want in Vegas and nobody judges you."
> -Drew Carey
> God Bless Arizona