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Blacks are abandoning
the Democratic Party

Washington Times [DC], by E.W. Jackson

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Posted By:StormCnter, 10/2/2012 6:02:25 AM

For more than 50 years, the black community has been the wholly owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party. That may be changing. In spite of the overwhelmingly liberal voting patterns of black voters, they are an essentially conservative community. Americans of African descent are more pro-life and pro-family than the average white voter and as conservative on social issues as any white evangelical. Democrats have managed to monopolize the black vote in spite of the vast chasm between the two on social issues. This philosophical difference has become more pronounced in the past 20 years,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 10/2/2012 6:17:40 AM     (No. 8903583)

965% will still vote for obama. Yes, some will stay home but they will not vote for Romney. They are in the dems back pocket and the dems know it. I believe that obama could be molesting a five year old black boy on a stage with an audience and they will still vote for him. It is about the free stuff that the magic negro is sending their way. It is a black issue and only a black issue. It is much easier to give stuff away then it is to actually work these people to reject their culture of being poorly educated, out of wedlock births, drugs and alcohol, the gang life, murder etc. Have you ever heard obama say that staying ignorant, producing children you cannot afford and will neglect, doing drugs and toting around guns is wrong and unpatriotic. No, he just slams those who have chosen a different path and tells them shame because they do not want to give Washington more of their hard earned money.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/2/2012 6:23:20 AM     (No. 8903590)

What's really sickening is the left has cashed in on the idea of standing up for the small guy.hat really goes on is they create programs that lead to hiring expensive government workers who are driving states in the hole.Instead of blaming their own greed for budget shortfalls,they create villain taxpayers to target for money.

If liberals had any sense,they would vote for Romney to bring jobs and revenues back to protect their cushy lives going forward.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: doodah, 10/2/2012 6:40:09 AM     (No. 8903606)

Let's not paint all the Blacks with the same brush. Mr. Jackson is a very courageous and articulate man. I saw his appearance at the National Press Club and it was awesome. He gets it. Having taught in a minority school for years, I know that many minorities are God-fearing and want the same things as anyone else. Many value hard work. I'm not preaching, just saying. The problem comes in when older and bitter relatives or members of the NAACP come in and remind them of the segregated years and how bad it was. These facts weigh upon them and if they choose to vote otherwise, many are ridiculed. They should look to Chicago to see how their youths are being destroyed!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Linda Ann, 10/2/2012 6:40:32 AM     (No. 8903607)

The democratic party is the party of lazy & stupid people - no matter what their color.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 10/2/2012 6:51:13 AM     (No. 8903619)

If Blacks vote for Obama, they are voting to return to their roots, Economic dependence on the Government is simply a different type of
'slavery'. They can only improve themselves with a decent education and a chance to advance, not dependent on Government entitlements. As a sidenote, its also time the community leaders in Chicago demanded that the
Mayor take steps to stop the violence. That's a reason to protest.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: blueline, 10/2/2012 6:59:10 AM     (No. 8903630)

May God bless you Bishop for your courage and conviction. Blacks are certainly NOT alone in their blind loyalty to political party. I couldn't count the number of white, "conservative", "Christian" people who still vote for the democrat (any democrat, every democrat) because they "are for the workin' man".
It doesn't matter what the skin color; many people simply cannot ever confront the truth that they have been wrong in their past judgements. They're much more comfortable with continuing to live the contradictions between what they profess, and what they vote for.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: DaddyO, 10/2/2012 7:01:49 AM     (No. 8903635)

“I voted for Barack because he was black. ‘Cuz that’s why other folks vote for other people — because they look like them … That’s American politics, pure and simple. [Obama's] message didn’t mean [bleep] to me.”

Samuel L. Jackson

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bubby, 10/2/2012 7:04:41 AM     (No. 8903642)

Individually blacks are every bit as conservative as any Tea Party member. But something happens when they gather together its like the Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton mind set takes over the group. Collectively they are paranoid that whites will do whatever to destroy them. The CRT has taken over the black community to such an extent that most of them hate all white people. Oh well not much can be done about that. I wouldn't put too much into this article.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 10/2/2012 7:12:30 AM     (No. 8903650)

....tell ya this I`ll wager a pound of NC`s finest Lexington Barbecue that it`ll be at least 88%....

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chance_232, 10/2/2012 7:47:26 AM     (No. 8903693)

Without the monolithic black vote, the dems cant stay in power out side of hard core democrat areas. (usually inner cities)

When blacks start voting 50/50, 60/40 or even 70/30, I'll buy what the author is selling. A 1 or 2 percent peal off isnt leaving the party in droves.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Judith, 10/2/2012 8:00:16 AM     (No. 8903722)

People might be abandoning the dem party, but they are not flocking to the psuedo republican party. And the dead are certainly a lively bunch of liberal voters.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: tivadoc, 10/2/2012 8:15:11 AM     (No. 8903758)

Quote by: Booker T. Washington
(1856-1915) African American political leader, educator and author
Date: 1911
“There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping
the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before
the public. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his
grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. There is a
certain class of race-problem solvers who don’t want the patient to
get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only
an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through
which to make themselves prominent before the public..”


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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bevan, 10/2/2012 8:26:03 AM     (No. 8903777)

78% illigitimacy = pro family? Oh please

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Reply 14 - Posted by: rustycfc, 10/2/2012 8:29:21 AM     (No. 8903781)

blacks are going to vote for barry because he is black, no matter what.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/2/2012 8:35:28 AM     (No. 8903791)

I've pointed out many times to blacks I've spoken with that if they went by their hearts and minds they would join the Tea Party movement. Unfortunately, Democrat propaganda has poisoned many of them and it was wasted breath. Others were interested which is a good sign. Unfortunately there are many people, black and white, who are content to take the lazy way and let others think and provide for them.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mc squared, 10/2/2012 8:44:10 AM     (No. 8903808)

I wish it were so but my own lyin' eyes tell me that Af-Ams are hardly pro-family.
One need only look up the numbers: illegitimacy, arrests, incarceratrion, Chicago, ...

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Reply 17 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 10/2/2012 9:01:26 AM     (No. 8903850)

"Americans of African descent are more pro-life and pro-family than the average white voter"

I'm with #18 -- and my lyin' eyes...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: gator, 10/2/2012 9:07:29 AM     (No. 8903859)

Most blacks would vote for a white democrat over a black conservative republican like West or Cain. They will always vote for the party that promises to keep the free stuff and privileges rolling in.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: southernboy, 10/2/2012 9:10:46 AM     (No. 8903869)

Anyone notice the big deal in the 'news' about the 50th anniversary of Meredith, civil rights and Ole' Miss? It's been going on down here for about a week. Going back, digging up all the old news reels, attempting to inflame passions again. Mostly aimed toward people too young to remember. Yes, it happened. It was a bad time, maybe the beginning of the end of a bad time. A bad time long over. Mighty convenient to dig it all up just at election time. But NO media mentions that Democrats were the party of choice in the South during those years.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 10/2/2012 9:35:46 AM     (No. 8903917)

I may return to this article After the election to see if he was blowing smoke or all but a few tiny %'s remain on the RAT plantation. Hopefully the author is right!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: oldbuffalo, 10/2/2012 9:46:21 AM     (No. 8903937)

There is no "Democratic" party. It's the "Democrat" party. And they're anything but democratic. I wish people would get this straight.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 10/2/2012 10:02:35 AM     (No. 8903965)

They may be turning conservative, but put up a black man for president and they will vote Marxist.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: MickTurn, 10/2/2012 11:57:27 AM     (No. 8904234)

The huge number of blacks voting DIM is likely true but maybe not as big as the MSM says.

I know many black people and they are NOT stupid...all they need to do is get the courage to vote their hearts, not what the political manipulators tell them to do.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: pigop, 10/2/2012 12:11:38 PM     (No. 8904276)

Not so fast, I have a black co-worker and he is as much against Obama as I am. He is middle class with I would venture to guess a six figure salary. I can say that because we do the same job and I make six figures. I think there is an awakening happening in the black community. If they stay home, it's a plus for Romney.

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