Thursday, August 25, 2011

A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism:

A Short History of Democrats, Republicans, and Racism

The following are a few basic historical facts that every American should know.

Fact: The Republican Party was founded primarily to abolish slavery. The Democratic Party fought them fiercely and tried to maintain slavery.

Why is this fact so rarely mentioned? PBS documentaries about slavery and the Civil War barely mention it, for example. Is it not historically relevant? Or does the liberal media perhaps think it will confuse the public? I have a funny feeling that if the positions of the parties had been the opposite, and the Democrats had fought the Republicans to end slavery, the historical party roles would be repeated incessantly in these documentaries. Funny how that works.

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1 comment:

  1. ee Alan Stang's piece on Red From The Start...


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