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Time to Disband Democrats?

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posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:06 PM
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Even though I am black and grew up in the south, I've never really supported getting rid of confederate monuments. First, the monuments don't really affect my life. Yes, I know many were erected as an indirect way to support segregation and other racist undertones. However, I've never been one to erase history. I grew up in Georgia and I've always just took a position of keep the confederate flag as for me it serves as a reminder lest we get too complacent as black folks.

The other reason I never cared is because as a community, we have bigger fish to fry. Removing symbols of the confederacy will not fix the 75% out of wedlock birth rate plaguing the black community. It will not magically make the high unemployment of young black males go away. It most certainly won't make the West and Southsides of Chicago (or any black ghetto in every major city) less violent. It doesn't all of a sudden get rid of the anti-intellectual attitudes of the black community at large where speaking proper english and valuing education is "acting white". Removing confederate symbols won't make us entrepreneurs instead of consumers. It doesn't grow wealth in the black community.

Ninety five percent of the ills facing the black community can only be fixed from within and worrying about some symbols is not going to all of a sudden fix our issues. It is a matter of priorities to me.

Finally, where do we draw the line? If we are going to remove any confederate symbols - flags, statues, etc then why don't we just go ahead and disband the Democrat party too? I mean historically, you cannot have one without the other. I mean, I know a lot of leftist like to whitewash the Democrat history and their ties to racism, but let's call it for what it is...

It was Democrats who founded the KKK, attacked blacks during reconstruction, enforced segregation and Jim Crow laws. So where are we going to draw the line as to what history is acceptable? It was Democrats who had an actual klan leader as Speaker of the House... you know Hillary Clinton's mentor, Robert Byrd.

And no, the parties didn't magically "switch"... and even if they did, it still does not absolve the Democrats from their history. I mean, if that is the standard for accepting history, then why does it not apply to monuments which are just inanimate objects.

The selective outrage is just comical to me. Flame away...




posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:10 PM
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Washington owned slaves.
Guess we gotta knock his monument down next.
The past will not exist then.....

We really need to stop worrying about the deeds of dead people any just learn to grow from them.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:10 PM
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a reply to: Edumakated

While you do raise very valid points, I think you might be overlooking the concept of people actually changing. Did the Democrats do vile things? Yes. Did Republicans? yes, and while the case can certainly be made that both still do, the important thing to note is the Democratic party did ultimately shift its stance on these issues. If you look at the Democrats of yesteryear and the GOP of today, you will find some pretty..interesting...similarities. Personally, though, I wouldn't mind seeing both parties scrapped and rerolling. And I'm a die hard liberal. Just my two cents.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:17 PM
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a reply to: Edumakated


However, I've never been one to erase history.



The other reason I never cared is because as a community, we have bigger fish to fry.



Finally, where do we draw the line? If we are going to remove any confederate symbols - flags, statues, etc then why don't we just go ahead and disband the Democrat party too?

Next comes statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. After all they kept slaves too, right? Remember they want to erase all history, including the constitution, human rights, freedom and liberty, starting all over at year zero and the great new era .

The shining city on the hill or whatever. But first they have to begin small, erasing the most negative aspects of our history first.

Eventually thought it reaches a crescendo, exemplified by other 'culture cleansing' epochs, like book burnings in Germany under the Nazis, for instance.

edit on 16-8-2017 by intrptr because: spelling



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:18 PM
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Maybe it's punishment from God for worshipping false images.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:22 PM
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Time to Disband Democrats?

All things being EQUAL.

YES.

And that list would include Planned Parent Hood,Gun Control, STATE control of marriage,Birth Control.

All it them were created by RACISTS and RACIST policies.

BE CONSISTENT ANTI's.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:24 PM
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a reply to: MOMof3

Like, oh, I dunno, the Christian God?


Seriously, all talk of "punishment" is, in my opinion, just a distraction from the urgent work of sitting down, reasoning, and coming up with actual solutions.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:29 PM
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originally posted by: Edumakated
Ninety five percent of the ills facing the black community can only be fixed from within and worrying about some symbols is not going to all of a sudden fix our issues. It is a matter of priorities to me.


It's more like 82%.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:40 PM
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"Time to Disband Democrats?"

Time to disband political parties, period.

They have become cults.

Lockstep echo chambers.

People are out there, committing violence and spouting off nonsense they are told, because apparently people are now to stupid to research information for themselves.

All these moronic people standing up for a party(both of them), that doesn't give a $hit about them.

Just a bunch of useless tools.

In the end, when this country is redesigned, these useful idiots aren't going to be invited to the big party.
edit on 16-8-2017 by Black_Fox because: SpELLiNg



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 12:56 PM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. Really makes you wonder, doesn't it?



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 01:02 PM
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a reply to: Black_Fox

We can disband politicians but the issues will still be there. The issues that define freedom or oppression. There are people out there that are so insecure, they want everyone to be like them so they will be comforted and then they will never need to mature. There are people out there that can't handle opinions that differ from their own. They are like the borg, they want to assimilate everyone to their own ideals. They are complete hypocrites.

I am actually thankful for the left. Through their ideals of PC and sickness of the human spirit, it reaffirms my views on righteousness and the correct path of self reliability and accountability. I find it amusing that they are so against racism and that they are absolutely disgusted at the thought that people want to associate with their own kind.

I just hope that I can experience it from a distance. Give them their own state where they can create this utopia and it will be like watching a survivor show. We would have to wall them in though. When you have that type of concentrated sickness it tends to grow like a cancer and will seek new non infected hosts to prey upon. But it will serve as an example of what not to do for future generations.

Maybe we have had it good for too long. Maybe we need to let this sickness develop to the fullest extent possible. People would sit back and realize what the final outcome of that perversion is.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 01:03 PM
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Go back through your post and replace "Democrat" with "Conservative"...then you have a correct version of history without using labels that have changed definition over the decades.

Hell, I'll do it for you....


originally posted by: Edumakated
Even though I am black and grew up in the south, I've never really supported getting rid of confederate monuments. First, the monuments don't really affect my life. Yes, I know many were erected as an indirect way to support segregation and other racist undertones. However, I've never been one to erase history. I grew up in Georgia and I've always just took a position of keep the confederate flag as for me it serves as a reminder lest we get too complacent as black folks.

The other reason I never cared is because as a community, we have bigger fish to fry. Removing symbols of the confederacy will not fix the 75% out of wedlock birth rate plaguing the black community. It will not magically make the high unemployment of young black males go away. It most certainly won't make the West and Southsides of Chicago (or any black ghetto in every major city) less violent. It doesn't all of a sudden get rid of the anti-intellectual attitudes of the black community at large where speaking proper english and valuing education is "acting white". Removing confederate symbols won't make us entrepreneurs instead of consumers. It doesn't grow wealth in the black community.

Ninety five percent of the ills facing the black community can only be fixed from within and worrying about some symbols is not going to all of a sudden fix our issues. It is a matter of priorities to me.

Finally, where do we draw the line? If we are going to remove any confederate symbols - flags, statues, etc then why don't we just go ahead and disband the Conservative party too? I mean historically, you cannot have one without the other. I mean, I know a lot of leftist like to whitewash the Conservative history and their ties to racism, but let's call it for what it is...

It was Conservative who founded the KKK, attacked blacks during reconstruction, enforced segregation and Jim Crow laws. So where are we going to draw the line as to what history is acceptable? It was Democrats (yes, this one is true...although he denounced and apologized for his involvement with the KKK...people can change) who had an actual klan leader as Speaker of the House... you know Hillary Clinton's mentor, Robert Byrd.

And no, the parties didn't magically "switch"... and even if they did, it still does not absolve the Conservative from their history. I mean, if that is the standard for accepting history, then why does it not apply to monuments which are just inanimate objects.

The selective outrage is just comical to me. Flame away...



The ideologies behind the party labels changed...that is the problem with using party names when speaking historically.

That is why you should always use the ideological name of Liberals and Conservatives. You will find that Liberals weren't the founders of the KKK, Liberals did fight for Civil Rights, and Liberals are still against racism while Conservatives embrace it with their love of the Confederacy.
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posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 01:03 PM
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a reply to: Edumakated

Great post!!
Be careful though.....you will probably be labeled a "_____ sympathizer" or worse by the Leftist idiots here for speaking the truth.
The truth is much more than an inconvenience to the Leftists...by denying it every day, it is more like an enemy to them.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 01:04 PM
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a reply to: DrunkenMimeMaster

Are not all gods jealous?

What difference will new parties make? The issues are the same, for every opinion there is an opposite one. The space between the polars are too wide to find a middle.

Things will be fine. The Wall Street Gods are very happy.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 02:05 PM
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a reply to: neo96


And that list would include Planned Parent Hood,Gun Control, STATE control of marriage,Birth Control.

While your at it, welfare, public roads, public schools, pubic mail, fire and police, all National Socialist programs controlled by the state.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 02:11 PM
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NOPE ...we still NEED a counter point to the RNC secrecy or the Cabal wins...
THEY do misbehave with rampant activism but we JUST need MORE choices ,not less.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 02:14 PM
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Destroy all politics and political parties



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 02:20 PM
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a reply to: Edumakated

Thank you for a great post.

I love fresh air!



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 02:28 PM
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a reply to: Edumakated

Getting rid of a statue to combat racism is like getting rid of a hospital to combat cancer.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 02:30 PM
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Jeff sessions just said that respect for the law in America is breaking down. I hope he fixes the problem fast and decisively.



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