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The party of Robert F. Kennedy is dead

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Posted By: M2, 8/12/2019 9:08:28 AM

In the aftermath of the murder of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, then a candidate for president, went forward with a planned rally at 17th and Broadway in the heart of Indianapolis' African American community. The country had witnessed more than 100 race riots that left at least 83 dead and 1,800 injured the previous summer, and Kennedy knew that news of King's assassination could result in similar violence. Instead, he called for "an effort to understand with compassion and love." Kennedy's speech is rightfully hailed as one of the great moments of American political rhetoric. His plea was tragically not successful:

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 8/12/2019 9:36:12 AM (No. 149753)
Pleading to the dems to return to the ideals of the Kennedys is as absurd as the current dem rhetoric about White Supremacy. The dems have carefully destroyed their party over the decades since, to the point that it is unsalvageable. That is a tragedy but the truth.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HotRod 8/12/2019 11:16:15 AM (No. 149905)
The democrat party should be honest and change it's name. There is nothing democratic about it any more. It is the party on simpering victims, violent anarchists, and everything anti-American. Maybe ''The Third-World Party'' would be a good fit, since democrats want humans to return to subsistence living, ''too save the planet!''
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 8/12/2019 11:23:07 AM (No. 149919)
It happened a long time ago.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Smart11344 8/12/2019 1:24:07 PM (No. 150070)
Another miracle. Thank You, God.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DanvilleBill 8/12/2019 3:29:34 PM (No. 150210)
Media lap dog Hewitt is never worth reading. Unless you like people like Chuck Todd, Joe Scarborough or David Gergen.... ... then you'll love Hughie.
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