Ever since the Time Donald J. Trump became our President Elect, those in the Democratic party are in the blame game, are rioting and in some cases having peaceful marches mainly chanting that Donald J. Trump is not “our president.”.
I did not realize how bad race relations were in the United States but I should have because Barack Obama has done more to hurt the country than any President in history. Yet the Democratic Party lied about Donald J. Trump or stretched the truth so that even foreign countries had to remove the information from their internet sites when Donald Trump won. The Black population would rather have a corrupt person in office than one who is willing to help them and all of the people.
White Springs where I live is no different. Although there is no marching in the street, there is mention continually of slavery and how we White People are racists. We have treated the Black population with nothing but respect in spite of many who have stole from us and lied about us. But our being upset with certain people did not stem from the color of one’s skin but rather what these people did or did not do to us.
In White Springs right now however, there is a movement by even those who are educated stating that all White People are Racists and White People are all slave owners and until the White People are enslaved for 400 years, then maybe we can talk. How sick is this type of talk when we have lived among each other for years with respect?
Most of us have come from immigrants and my Great Grandmother was a Jew who came over by ship from Germany. And to call our Present Elect a Nazi, Donald Trump cares about you and wishes for you to live the American Dream. Hitler sent the Jews to concentration camps where the majority were killed and others starved to death. Like the Democratic Party, Hitler took away all arms (guns) so that the Jews or those that fought for the Jews could not fight back.
But let’s talk about the Democratic Party and slavery. What some of you do not understand is that it is the Republican Party is the Party of Lincoln who freed the slaves and fought for the slaves rights as free men. 30% of those who died at the hands of the KKK were the White Republicans who fought for the abolishment of slavery. And now you are condemning a man, who was formerly a democrat turned Republican who intends to make America Great for all people without realizing the Republicans are the party of Lincoln and the party who fought to abolish slavery.
I will go into actual history in a moment but before I do, may I inquire when you were made a slave. Since each of our souls goes through reincarnation until we learn various lessons, how do you know that you, yourself, were not a slave owner?
Black Americans have been voting for the Democrats en masse for almost 40 years. What do they have to show for it economically? In 2009, the average net worth of White Households was $113,149 whereas it was $5,700 for Black Households. Great Job Democratic party and since 2009, It has become drastically worse.
Black Americans are having a tough time. In every single place in the country where Black Americans are a decisive factor in selecting the politicians in charge, Democrats are running the show. How do you look at decimated cities where Democrats have had control of every lever of power for 40 years and conclude, “Republicans are the problem?”
As long as Black Americans vote monolithically for the Democratic Party, they will always be treated like dirt. But this year, 2016 13% of the Blacks voted for Donald J. Trump.. Yes, politicians show up to a Black church on the Sunday before an election or toss a little largesse towards Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton, but they could give a damn about the average Black American because there’s no reason for them to care. The only thing any Democrat has to do is claim that his opponent is a racist and he’s got 90 percent of the black vote locked up.
Donald J. Trump is different and not a typical Republican. He has been called a racist and every name in the book and he still wishes to do well for all Americans including Black Americans.
“Can Black Americans get the respect they deserve in the Republican Party today?” the significant number of Black conservatives making an impact seems to suggest the answer is, “Yes, they can!” and they certainly can under a Trump administration.
When black Americans stop buying the phony baloney “He’s a racist” line that Democrats peddle in every election and start genuinely considering Republican candidates on the issues, suddenly both parties will start giving Black Americans the attention they deserve.
Buying into the Democratic Party’s philosophy and accepting “help” has been one of the biggest reasons that black Americans lag behind white Americans. Black males are 6 times as likely to be in prison as white males and black Americans make up 49% of the homicide victims in America. 71.6% of all black Americans are born out of wedlock and black Americans are almost twice as likely to drop out of high school as white Americans, both of which help explain why the black poverty rate is almost 2 1/2 times the white poverty rate.
President Obama and his cabinet placed America not only in debt but allowed our cities to deteriorate, made bad trade decisions, taxed corporations so highly that they left elsewhere, placed in social insurance “obamacare” which only those who are ill have purchased and which others cannot afford even with huge deductibles, etc…and the list goes on. The Democrats in the past 40 years have ruined America and it is not Bush’s fault. Bush worked with a Democratic House and Senate and they would not heed his warnings that the economy and banking was about to fail…and after they did, he was blamed…not the Democrats who would not listen.
NOTE PAST HISTORY WHICH SHOWS THE REPUBLICANS PARTY HAS ALWAYS STOOD UP FOR YOU. WHAT HAVE THE DEMOCRATS DONE FOR YOU (EXCLUDING A GREAT PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY)
Obviously someone has a warped sense of White Republican People. Let’s start with the Civil War where 30% of Republicans were placed to death by the KKK for assisting Blacks out of Slavery.
You seem to ignore the fact that the first Slave Owner was a Black Plantation owner. According to colonial records, prior to 1655 there were no legal slaves in the colonies, only indentured servants. All masters were required to free their servants after their time was up. Seven years was the limit that an indentured servant could be held. Upon their release they were granted 50 acres of land. This included any Black purchased from slave traders. Blacks were also granted 50 acres upon their release.
Anthony Johnson was a Black from modern-day Angola. He was brought to the US to work on a tobacco farm in 1619. In 1622 he was almost killed when Powhatan Indians attacked the farm. 52 out of 57 people on the farm perished in the attack. He married a female black servant while working on the farm.
When Anthony was released he was legally recognized as a “free Negro” and ran a successful farm. In 1651 he held 250 acres and five Black indentured servants. In 1654, it was time for Anthony to release John Casor, a black indentured servant. Instead Anthony told Casor he was extending his time. Casor left and became employed by the free white man Robert Parker.
Anthony Johnson sued Robert Parker in the Northampton Court in 1654. In 1655, the court ruled that Anthony Johnson could hold John Casor indefinitely. The court gave judicial sanction for blacks to own slave of their own race. Thus Casor became the first permanent slave and Johnson the first slave owner.
By 1699, the number of free blacks prompted fears of a “Negro insurrection.” Virginia Colonial ordered the repatriation of freed blacks back to Africa. Many blacks sold themselves to white masters so they would not have to go to Africa. This was the first effort to gently repatriate free blacks back to Africa. The modern nations of Sierra Leone and Liberia both originated as colonies of repatriated former black slaves.
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 granted citizenship and the same rights enjoyed by white citizens to all male persons in the United States “without distinction of race or color, or previous condition of slavery or involuntary servitude On this date, the House overrode The founder of the Democratic Party, President Andrew Johnson’s veto of the Civil Rights Bill of 1866 with near unanimous Republican support, 122 to 41, marking the first time Congress legislated upon civil rights.
First introduced by Senate Judiciary Chairman Lyman Trumbull of Illinois, the bill mandated that “all persons born in the United States,” with the exception of American Indians, were “hereby declared to be citizens of the United States.” The legislation granted all citizens the “full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of person and property.”
Congress passed the Reconstruction Act of 1867, the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1870 providing the right to vote, and the Civil Rights Act of 1875 forbidding racial segregation in accommodations. As a result, Federal occupation troops in the South assured Blacks the right to vote and to elect their own political leaders. The Reconstruction amendments asserted the supremacy of the national state and the formal equality under the law of everyone within it. However it did not prohibit segregation in schools.
When the Republicans came to power in the Southern states after 1867, they created the first system of taxpayer-funded public schools. Southern Blacks wanted public schools for their children but they did not demand racially integrated schools. Almost all the new public schools were segregated, apart from a few in New Orleans. After the Republicans lost power in the mid-1870s, conservative whites retained the public school systems but sharply cut their funding.
The Fifteenth Amendment (Amendment XV) to the United States Constitution prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen’s “race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” It was ratified on February 3, 1870, as the third and last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
In the final years of the American Civil War and the Reconstruction Era that followed, Congress repeatedly debated the rights of the millions of black former slaves. By 1869, amendments had been passed to abolish slavery and provide citizenship and equal protection under the laws, but the election of Ulysses S. Grant to the presidency in 1868 convinced a majority of Republicans that protecting the franchise of black male voters was important for the party’s future. On February 26, 1869, after rejecting more sweeping versions of a suffrage amendment, Congress proposed a compromise amendment banning franchise restrictions on the basis of race, color, or previous servitude. The amendment survived a difficult ratification fight and was adopted on March 30, 1870.
The women’s suffrage movement began with the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention; many of the activists became politically aware during the abolitionist movement. The movement reorganized after the Civil War, gaining experienced campaigners, many of who had worked for prohibition in the Women’s Christian Temperance Union. By the end of the 19th century a few western states had granted women full voting rights, though women had made significant legal victories, gaining rights in areas such as property and child custody.
In 1866, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony formed the American Equal Rights Association, an organization for white and black women and men dedicated to the goal of suffrage for all. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony formed the more radical, New York-based National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA). Lucy Stone, Henry Blackwell, and Julia Ward Howe organized the more conservative American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA), which was centered in Boston.
Hoping the U.S. Supreme Court would rule that women had a constitutional right to vote, suffragists made several attempts to vote in the early 1870s and then filed lawsuits when they were turned away. Anthony actually succeeded in voting in 1872 but was arrested for that act and found guilty in a widely publicized trial that gave the movement fresh momentum. After the Supreme Court ruled against them in 1875, suffragists began the decades-long campaign for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would enfranchise women. Much of the movement’s energy, however, went toward working for suffrage on a state-by-state basis.
In 1870 the Fifteenth Amendment enfranchised black men. NWSA refused to work for its ratification, arguing, instead, that it be “scrapped” in favor of a Sixteenth Amendment providing universal suffrage. Frederick Douglass broke with Stanton and Anthony over NWSA’s position.
In 1916 Alice Paul formed the National Woman’s Party (NWP), a militant group focused on the passage of a national suffrage amendment. Over 200 NWP supporters, the Silent Sentinels, were arrested in 1917 while picketing the White House, some of whom went on hunger strike and endured forced feeding after being sent to prison. Under the leadership of Carrie Chapman Catt, the two-million-member NAWSA also made a national suffrage amendment its top priority. After a hard-fought series of votes in the U.S. Congress and in state legislatures, the Nineteenth Amendment became part of the U.S. Constitution on August 26, 1920. It states, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
Ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote—a right known as woman suffrage. At the time the U.S. was founded, its female citizens did not share all of the same rights as men, including the right to vote.
America was under Great Britain English rule at one time until we received our independence on July 4, 1776. Originally America was under the King’s rules and initially America had colonies in lieu of states.
America is one of the greatest countries and it did not get there without various patriots fighting for our freedoms. Initially, women were not allowed to be landowners, just men; then women did not have the same rights as men; Republicans as the majority fought for abolishing slavery and 30% died at the hands of the KKK. We all have our freedoms under the Constitution and why Whites are being blamed for those Blacks who are impoverished, is a question to me. It has been the Blacks who time and time again have voted for the party of the KKK, the Party who forgets them once they received their vote and the party, especially Hillary Clinton who loved Margaret Sanger. Barack Obama was raised a Muslim and a Communist and has done more for those refugees from the Middle East than he has done for the people of America.
And, if you have not read some of Margaret Sanger’s statements, you need to see them below, because Hillary thought her to be one of the greatest women she has ever known as well as Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, a leader of the KKK who Hillary Clinton just adored:
On blacks, immigrants and indigents:
“…human weeds,’ ‘reckless breeders,’ ‘spawning… human beings who never should have been born.” Margaret Sanger, Pivot of Civilization, referring to immigrants and poor people
On sterilization & racial purification:
Sanger believed that, for the purpose of racial “purification,” couples should be rewarded who chose sterilization. Birth Control in America, The Career of Margaret Sanger, by David Kennedy, p. 117, quoting a 1923 Sanger speech.
On the right of married couples to bear children:
Couples should be required to submit applications to have a child, she wrote in her “Plan for Peace.” Birth Control Review, April 1932
On the purpose of birth control:
The purpose in promoting birth control was “to create a race of thoroughbreds,” she wrote in the Birth Control Review, Nov. 1921 (p. 2)
On the rights of the handicapped and mentally ill, and racial minorities:
“More children from the fit, less from the unfit — that is the chief aim of birth control.” Birth Control Review, May 1919, p. 12
DON’T YOU THINK IT IS TIME TO GIVE UP THE PAST AND WORK TOWARD A GREATER FUTURE? BEFORE BARACK OBAMA, I NEVER SAW THE RACIAL TENTION I HAVE SEEN TODAY AND FURTHERMORE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN JUDGED ON WHO THEY ARE NOT THE COLOR OF THEIR SKIN.