5 thoughts on “If you’re white, you’re right…says the Republican Party…still.

  1. Abolitionist says:

    “GOP warns HR 1 could be ‘absolutely devastating for Republicans’ : Some openly fret that broader access to voting will harm the party’s chances.” https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/gop-warns-hr-absolutely-devastating-republicans/story?id=76555647
    “…in the aftermath of the GOP’s assault on the integrity of the 2020 presidential election and amid a torrent of Republican measures aimed at restricting voting rights in the name of security, Democrats are pushing for a far-reaching solution to counter attempts at narrowing access to the ballot box.
    H.R. 1, known as the For the People Act, seeks to abolish hurdles to voting, reform the role of money in politics and tighten federal ethics rules. Among the key tenets of the bill to overhaul the nation’s election system: allowing for no-excuse mail voting, at least 15 days of early voting, automatic voter registration and restoring voting rights to felons who have completed their prison sentences.”

    “Democrats want ‘illegal aliens and child molesters’ to vote, Ted Cruz says – report : Texas senator tells rightwing group Republicans must block For the People Act or lose power for years” https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/mar/20/ted-cruz-voting-rights-alec-democrats

  2. Stay tuned says:

    “Mitch McConnell Is Scared to Death, and He’s Running the Most Amazing Bluff” https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a35854879/mitch-mcconnell-senate-filibuster-scorched-earth/
    See also Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/mitch-mcconnell-is-running-scared/2021/03/19/573165b2-8826-11eb-82bc-e58213caa38e_story.html
    “Every “red-blooded Anglo-Saxon man in Mississippi should resort to any means to keep hundreds of Negroes from the polls in the July 2 primary,” Democratic Sen. Theodore G. Bilbo (Miss.) said in 1946. He added, “And if you don’t know what that means, you are just not up on your persuasive measures.” [“SEGREGATION FOREVER”: LEADERS OF WHITE SUPREMACY] https://segregationinamerica.eji.org/report/segregation-forever-leaders.html

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