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TCheyenne November 16th, 2017 3:14pm

22 black Republicans were elected to Congress before the first black Democrat was elected to Congress

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Qwesticles North Carolina
11/16/17 8:54 am

This was before the ideology switch in the 1960s doesn’t surprise me

Carcano Mark 15 39
11/18/17 6:39 am

Ideology switch doesn't exist. Republicans have always been pro-business and Capitalist while Democrats have always been pro working class and populist.

Qwesticles North Carolina
11/18/17 7:09 am

Historians have even recorded it. The JFK election we saw a switch in values. In the late 1800s it was mostly democrats who protected the businesses until republicans like Theodore Roosevelt cane along. Interesting opinion I’ve never seen someone disagree idealogical switch.

Survivalistien I am Green and Retired
11/21/17 3:45 pm

Nothing switched in the 1960s on how you would perceive it to be, if anything happened in the 60s, the Democrats became totalitarian (ruining the Middle East, and by intervening in South America) where the republican of then slid slightly toward the left/centralism.

Carcano Mark 15 39
11/21/17 4:10 pm

Some of the voters switched but the parties themselves did not switch their core values.

Survivalistien I am Green and Retired
11/21/17 4:11 pm

@carcano. I was lowkey hoping you’d read what I said.

Carcano Mark 15 39
11/21/17 4:12 pm

I did, and agree.

shygal47 Florida east coast
11/16/17 8:47 am

and your point is ...?

PrinceOberyn Reduce Reuse Reanimate
11/16/17 8:22 am

Yeah, back before the GOP absorbed the dixiecrats and evangelical right.

11/16/17 1:05 pm

Why are you pretending to not know that the parties had an ideological flip?

chinito Florida
11/17/17 10:13 am

There was no flip. Democrats moved from one extreme to the other. If anything, Republicans have moved slightly to the left.

ladyniner81 I hate people
11/17/17 1:43 pm

Yeah, yeah


Yah..thats cute

chinito Florida
11/17/17 2:38 pm

Are Republicans for segregation or slavery? Do they want to linch blacks and gays?

The fact that Democrats moved from being the racist party to the inclusion party doesn't mean Republicans are now racists.

Carcano Mark 15 39
11/18/17 6:41 am

The parties didn't have an ideological flip. Think about how idiotic it would be for both parties to just flip stances. It didn't happen. It's irrational to even believe it did.