“"So it would seem that the majority of support for civil rights during the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 actually came from the 'right-wing.'"
That's some odd math on your part, given that the numbers you posted show that Republicans were a minority of the votes in favor of the Civil Rights Act.”
Blago might be moronic enough to be unaware that there's no such thing as an appointment to a House seat, but I seriously doubt Rahm Emanuel is that ignorant. House vacancies can ONLY be filled by special election.”
“Sure, that may be why they elected Walker. But it's not what he's done. What he's done is explode the budget deficit with massive tax breaks to corporations, and stripped unions of bargaining rights that have nothing to do with the budget.”
Rory Canfield on Mar 18, 2011 at 15:24:24
“Unions have NO place in the public sector, period!”
“No, he's saying that death threats are nothing new. All politicians get death threats. There have probably been daily death threats against every President for the last century or so. It doesn't get media attention because it's so commonplace as to just not be newsworthy.”
SOD on Mar 16, 2011 at 22:22:21
“When people burned Barack Obama in effigy, the MSM found it newsworthy and rightly so.
Wouldn't you agree?
If so, why are you changing your tune now that the target's political affiliation has changed?
“Let's be fair, there are reasons other than run of the mill conservatism that McCain beat Obama in PA-12. Critz is white, so naturally he did better there than Obama in 2008. Murtha even publicly admitted that he came from a racist district, IIRC.”