Home Tags Republican Party

Tag: Republican Party

KKK Grand Wizard David Duke To Run For Senate: ‘My Time...

AFRICANGLOBE - In a lengthy speech, David Duke said the recent slayings of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge were among the catalysts for his Senate bid. He said he wanted to expose racism against “European Americans,” and said the media is biased against him because he was a Ku Klux Klan leader four decades ago. “The New York Times admitted that my platform became the GOP mainstream and propelled Republican control of Congress,” he said. “I’m overjoyed to see Donald Trump and most Americans embrace most of the issues that I’ve championed for years.

Netanyahu Takes A Step Too Far As He Attempts To Isolate...

AFRICANGLOBE - There is a growing body of opinion that Netanyahu and the Israel lobby have over-reached themselves in trying to isolate the democratically elected President of the United States and that they are now perceived as attempted hijackers of elected government.

The Worse Political Message

AFRICANGLOBE - In America’s most recent election, the high paid Democratic consultants told candidates to avoid the Democratic leader, President Barack Obama, and where did that get Democrats? Nowhere!

Klansman David Duke, Warns Republicans: Back Steve Scalise, Or I’ll Name...

AFRICANGLOBE - David Duke, the former head of the Ku Klux Klan, sent out a somewhat ominous message to Republican Party operatives to treat Rep. Steve Scalise fairly, or he’ll start naming names of others in the political arena with whom he’s met and maintained ties.

It’s A Rout: Democrats Lose Badly As Republican Extremists Consolidate Power...

AFRICANGLOBE -The politics of anti-government rage, fueled by dark money negative ads emerged victorious on Tuesday, as the Republican Party won a U.S. Senate majority and re-elected right-wing governors despite Democrat and progressive organizations' determined efforts to turn out their base.

Corralling The Crack Vote – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - When Dale Padgett and Jim Rathbun coordinated Republican legislative campaigns in the Sunshine State years ago they hired a Black political consultant to handle all of their statewide media production and placement. Yes, it was a Black political consultant that wrote Republican ads calling for the death penalty, lower taxes and other conservative-type issues.

Americans Are Dangerously Politically Ignorant — The Numbers Are Shocking

AFRICANGLOBE - The health of a democracy is dependent on an educated citizenry. Political illiteracy is the manure for the flourishing of political appeals based on sheer ignorance.

‘Why Do We Overlook Right-Wing Violence And Refuse To Call It...

"We" don't talk about right-wing domestic terrorists and other extremists because “they” are largely White and male. The recent shooting deaths of three people near Kansas City by Neo-Nazi Frazier Glenn Miller has refocused the public’s attention on the violent tendencies of the White Right in the United States.

The Republican Party: History Of Conservatives And Racism In America

AFRICANGLOBE - Prior to the Civil War the Republican Party was made up of big business interests and Northern aristocrats, and the Democratic Party was made up of Dixiecrats and Southern agrarian interests - farmers and slave owners. Thus, the Republicans were progressive liberals and the Democrats, or Dixiecrats, were Southern conservative slave owners.

The Republicans’ War On The Poor

AFRICANGLOBE - Talk of poverty normally conjures up images of Black faces, but the reality is that in raw numbers, there are more Whites in poverty than Blacks. But, as a percentage of the population, the poverty rate of Blacks exceeds that of Whites.

GOP Comes To Detroit, Trying To Win Over Black Voters

AFRICANGLOBE - The state Republican Party will open an African American Engagement Office as part of a nationwide effort to reach out to Black voters. Then, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. — expected by many to run for president in 2016 — will outline a plan to the Detroit Economic Club to get the bankrupt city back on its feet by slashing taxes.

Dr. Ben Carson: White Liberals ‘The Most Racist’

AFRICANGLOBE - The Republican Party's Black rising star Dr. Ben Carson said on a Tuesday talk show that critics won’t shut him up and that among the most vicious of his attackers were White liberals.

Mitt Romney: ‘It Kills Me Not To Be There in The...

AFRICANGLOBE - Mitt Romney joined Fox News for an interview aired Sunday, ending a four-month absence after losing the 2012 presidential campaign. Last year’s GOP presidential nominee discussed a range of political topics, including the sequester, his campaign, and the problems facing the Republican Party.

Colin Powell Tells The Truth About The Republican Party

AFRICANGLOBE - I appreciate Colin Powell’s bold comments about the racism that permeates the Republican Party – I only wish that Colin Powell had decided to unleash his wrath on the GOP during last year’s presidential election. But it’s better late than never – and Powell did the right thing by putting his party on notice.

Fox News Ends Interview After Being Accused of Acting As ‘A...

AFRICANGLOBE - Fox News abruptly ended a Monday interview about the Benghazi attacks after a guest openly accused the network of acting as “a wing...

Attacks on Susan Rice Backfires

AFRICANGLOBE - The drama surrounding the possible nomination of UN Ambassador Susan Rice as President Obama’s Secretary of State is a fascinating test for...