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Old 02-20-2012, 11:05 AM
 
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This might be embarrassing for you but I have provided links, one even from the library of congress stating he was a republican.

So guess you should take the RNC at face value and as a fact
It's not embarrassing at all. Good work. The truth is that in today's politically charged climate, no one should take any "facts" from any political source -- right or left -- at face value. I applaud those of you who take the time and effort to ferret out the truth.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:07 AM
 
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This might be embarrassing for you but I have provided links, one even from the library of congress stating he was a republican.

So guess you should take the RNC at face value and as a fact
Maybe you should do a little research. Because I'm not the least bit embarrassed by the FACTS that I've stated. And you've not rebutted any of my FACTS, bless your heart.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:07 AM
 
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Maybe you should do a little research. Because I'm not the least bit embarrassed by the FACTS that I've stated. And you've not rebutted any of my FACTS, bless your heart.
lol @ bless your heart.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:23 AM
 
Location: South Fla
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Liberals MAKE history, not rewrite it. Conservatives live in the past.
What is blaming the previous president for all our problems, while ignoring the actions of the current president?
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Alameda, CA
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Check out the 43:50 (roughly) mark of Murrow's "Harvest of Shame". Not many Republican Politicians currently speak the way this one did in 1960. Just one example of the swap that has occurred between the parties.


1960: "Harvest of Shame" - YouTube
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:26 AM
 
Location: South Fla
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Maybe you should do a little research. Because I'm not the least bit embarrassed by the FACTS that I've stated. And you've not rebutted any of my FACTS, bless your heart.
The library of congress list him as a republican, The website for history of gov calls him a republican, I've done my research maybe you should do yours
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Democratic Peoples Republic of Redneckistan
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Despite liberals trying to rewrite history, it is clear that the republicans have helped minorities and women far more than the democrats:

1.The First Hispanic Governor was a Republican, in 1863, Romualdo Pacheco of CA
2.Republicans freed the slaves,Republicans passed the 13th Amendment unanimously – against nearly unanimous Democrat opposition
3.Republicans passed 14th Amendment to defend African-Americans from their Democrat oppressors in the post-Civil War South.
4.In 1869, the Republican-controlled 40th Congress passed the 15th Amendment, extending to African-Americans the right to vote. Nearly all Democrats in Congress voted against the 15th Amendment. The 15th Amendment was ratified the following year, but using intimidation, poll taxes, registration fraud, and literacy tests Democrats prevented most African-Americans from voting for nearly a century.
5.In 1869, the Republican-controlled 40th Congress passed the 15th Amendment, extending to African-Americans the right to vote. Nearly all Republicans in Congress voted in favor, though a few abstained, saying it did not go far enough. Nearly all Democrats in Congress voted against the 15th Amendment. The 15th Amendment was ratified the following year, but using intimidation, poll taxes, registration fraud, and literacy tests Democrats prevented most African-Americans from voting for nearly a century.
6.The First African-American Senator was a Republican, in North Carolina, Hiram Revels.
7.The 1871 Civil Rights Act effectively banned the Klan and enabled Republican officials to arrest hundreds of Klansmen. The KKK did not rise again until the Democratic administration of President Woodrow Wilson.
8. Republicans passed the 1875 Civil Rights Act that banned racial discrimination in public accommodations. Though struck down by the Supreme Court eight years later, the 1875 Civil Rights Act would be reborn as the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
9.Republicans gave woman the right to vote. In 1878, U.S. Senator Aaron Sargent (R-CA) introduced in Congress the proposed 19th Amendment, according women the right to vote. Over the next four decades, it was primarily the Democrats who would oppose the measure. Not until 1919, after the Republican Party won majorities in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, did Congress approve what would become the 19th Amendment.
10.A Former Slave Chaired the 1884 Republican National Convention, John Lynch.
11.Bertha Landes, a Republican, was the first woman to serve as mayor of a large American city.
12.A Republican President Appointed the First Jewish Cabinet Secretary, Oscar Straus.
13.In 1924, Republican President Calvin Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting citizenship to all Native Americans. The law had been written by Rep. Homer Snyder (R-NY)
14.The First Hispanic U.S. Senator was a Republican, Octaviano Larrazolo of New Mexico.
15.The First Asian-American U.S. Senator was a Republican, Hiram Fong of Hawaii.
16.In 1940, the Republican National Convention approved a plank in its platform calling for racial integration of the armed forces. Not until 1948 did President Truman finally comply with the Republicans' demands for racial justice in the U.S. military.
17.Judge Tuttle, a Republican, in 1962, ordered the University of Mississippi to admit its first African-American student, James Meredith.
18.In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public schools is unconstitutional. The author of Brown v. Board of Education was a Republican, Chief Justice Earl Warren.
19.Republicans Passed the 1957 Civil Rights Act against the filibustering democrats. The GOP improved upon this landmark legislation with the 1960 Civil Rights Act.
20.Republicans Ended Racial Segregation in Little Rock. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops to the state, where they escorted African-American children to school against the will of the Democrat governor.
21.After 911, under Bush leadership,the U.S. military, together with forces from Britain and other allies, destroyed terrorist camps and ousted the Taliban, liberating 27 million people from Taliban oppression, including giving girls the opportunity to attend school and giving women the right to vote.

Read more: Political News: American Achievements: Political Achievements | RNC: Republican National Committee | GOP (http://www.gop.com/index.php/issues/accomplishment/#ixzz1mw6ORYyt - broken link)
How's the weather in your bizzaro world this fine morning?
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:28 AM
 
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You are giving someone credit for being wrong lol Please continue

The RNC was correct and unless you are going to call the library of congress a liar. The person you are giving credit is wrong.

My heart is very blessed thanks for the concern
Was Pacheco governor in 1863?????

Answer yes or no.
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:34 AM
 
Location: Houston
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True -- the Republican Party has undergone a full blown cultural revolution of the sort that Mao would be proud of. All of the "RINOs" have been ran out, leaving only the tinfoil crank crowd who are still demanding even purer forms of ideological conformity. The Big Tent party has become the Big Top party -- it doesn't even have room for a three-ring circus, just one ring for the clowns.
How did the "Big Top" party manage to do so well in 2010?
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:37 AM
 
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Despite liberals trying to rewrite history, it is clear that the republicans have helped minorities and women far more than the democrats:

1.The First Hispanic Governor was a Republican, in 1863, Romualdo Pacheco of CA
2.Republicans freed the slaves,Republicans passed the 13th Amendment unanimously – against nearly unanimous Democrat opposition
3.Republicans passed 14th Amendment to defend African-Americans from their Democrat oppressors in the post-Civil War South.
4.In 1869, the Republican-controlled 40th Congress passed the 15th Amendment, extending to African-Americans the right to vote. Nearly all Democrats in Congress voted against the 15th Amendment. The 15th Amendment was ratified the following year, but using intimidation, poll taxes, registration fraud, and literacy tests Democrats prevented most African-Americans from voting for nearly a century.
5.In 1869, the Republican-controlled 40th Congress passed the 15th Amendment, extending to African-Americans the right to vote. Nearly all Republicans in Congress voted in favor, though a few abstained, saying it did not go far enough. Nearly all Democrats in Congress voted against the 15th Amendment. The 15th Amendment was ratified the following year, but using intimidation, poll taxes, registration fraud, and literacy tests Democrats prevented most African-Americans from voting for nearly a century.
6.The First African-American Senator was a Republican, in North Carolina, Hiram Revels.
7.The 1871 Civil Rights Act effectively banned the Klan and enabled Republican officials to arrest hundreds of Klansmen. The KKK did not rise again until the Democratic administration of President Woodrow Wilson.
8. Republicans passed the 1875 Civil Rights Act that banned racial discrimination in public accommodations. Though struck down by the Supreme Court eight years later, the 1875 Civil Rights Act would be reborn as the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
9.Republicans gave woman the right to vote. In 1878, U.S. Senator Aaron Sargent (R-CA) introduced in Congress the proposed 19th Amendment, according women the right to vote. Over the next four decades, it was primarily the Democrats who would oppose the measure. Not until 1919, after the Republican Party won majorities in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, did Congress approve what would become the 19th Amendment.
10.A Former Slave Chaired the 1884 Republican National Convention, John Lynch.
11.Bertha Landes, a Republican, was the first woman to serve as mayor of a large American city.
12.A Republican President Appointed the First Jewish Cabinet Secretary, Oscar Straus.
13.In 1924, Republican President Calvin Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting citizenship to all Native Americans. The law had been written by Rep. Homer Snyder (R-NY)
14.The First Hispanic U.S. Senator was a Republican, Octaviano Larrazolo of New Mexico.
15.The First Asian-American U.S. Senator was a Republican, Hiram Fong of Hawaii.
16.In 1940, the Republican National Convention approved a plank in its platform calling for racial integration of the armed forces. Not until 1948 did President Truman finally comply with the Republicans' demands for racial justice in the U.S. military.
17.Judge Tuttle, a Republican, in 1962, ordered the University of Mississippi to admit its first African-American student, James Meredith.
18.In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public schools is unconstitutional. The author of Brown v. Board of Education was a Republican, Chief Justice Earl Warren.
19.Republicans Passed the 1957 Civil Rights Act against the filibustering democrats. The GOP improved upon this landmark legislation with the 1960 Civil Rights Act.
20.Republicans Ended Racial Segregation in Little Rock. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops to the state, where they escorted African-American children to school against the will of the Democrat governor.
21.After 911, under Bush leadership,the U.S. military, together with forces from Britain and other allies, destroyed terrorist camps and ousted the Taliban, liberating 27 million people from Taliban oppression, including giving girls the opportunity to attend school and giving women the right to vote.

Read more: Political News: American Achievements: Political Achievements | RNC: Republican National Committee | GOP (http://www.gop.com/index.php/issues/accomplishment/#ixzz1mw6ORYyt - broken link)
With the exception of #21, the last time that there was a Republican initiative to improve things for anybody appears to be in the 1960's. Of course the coprations and banksters benefit greatly nowadays.

Do you not comprehend that that was over over 50 years ago...a half a century. Do you not get why people claim and rightly so, that the party has been hijacked by Neocons, fringe factions and bible thumpers? The current GOP bears absolutely no resemblance to the party of years gone by. Didn't this become apparent to you when you started this thread? You confirmed the facts that substantiate how the Republican Party has morphed into something unrecognizable.

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