Pastors, Not Politicians, Turned Dixie Republican forbes.com/sites/chrislad…
“No one needs to say “N..r, n..r” anymore. With help from evangelical pastors, this new generation of politicians has found a new political party and a fresh language with which to stir old grievances and feed their power. “ — Chris Ladd
Oct 5, 2018 • 24 tweets • 8 min read
In a party of ignoble buffoonery, a party where loud/mmoral men are applauded in the light of the day for waving the flags of nationalism — but, in the early, rayless, hours of the night commit treason!
In THIS party of WEAK-and-WOBBLY -CHESTLESS- men —- we have an outlier.
Evil needs friends to go forward; evil isn’t always so “balanced “ or calm! One of the most shameful aspects of some so-called “moderate” Republicanism: It’s ability to soothe independent fears.
“There is but one way open to Republican success, and that is that the WHITE Republican come forward and take charge of party management.”
The Galveston Daily News, Thursday, Oct. 24, 1884
“For over twenty years the south has been in political turmoil growing out of the Negro question, and if anything we are further from a satisfactory solution than in 1865.”
Jul 21, 2018 • 24 tweets • 9 min read
I’m not surprised that an inclusive, race conscious (not colorblind) Black Conservative, like #TimScott could see right through what his “colorblind” Senate colleagues couldn’t! The judge’s writings sound eerily familiar, so familiar to alt right talking points on gender & race.
And if you look at the publication that the Judge wrote for “The Stanford Review”, whose founder is Peter Theil, it gets even weirder. Why? Because it’s been alleged that Peter Theil (a gay billionaire) has always had major problems with diversity — he even wrote a book on it.
Early Signs of Trouble - A History of #WhiteSupremacy at First Baptist Church (Dallas).
How a #Dallas church with a history of oppposing civil rights for African Americans formed a long and toxic relationship with the Republican Party. #maga#blackconservatives#BlackTwitter
“In 1956, the Supreme Court had recently struck down school segregation in the Brown v. Board of Education case. President Eisenhower had sponsored sweeping civil rights legislation.”