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There was a time when Southern Democrats were a powerful force in politics: fearing that party disunity might lead to the passage of civil rights legislation few whites in the South actually wanted, ...
by therehastobeaway
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 05:02 AM PST with 2 Recommends
On the evening of July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson lay down beneath the grand canopy of his four post bed in The White House's 2nd floor living room, exhausted; his mind surely swirling with ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 134 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 12:34 PM PST with 103 Recommends
Albert Einstein, a very smart man, once said, "In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep." He was right. To what extent are we conditioned to follow ...
by Cin5456
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 04:53 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Time, money and faith - this is the most I have given of all three to Democrats in Georgia. I've written posts. I've knocked on nearly 400 doors. I've opened my wallet to attend and host fundraisers.
by ProseAndThorn
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 09:10 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Southern democrats need to be acting as organizers and activists, not as Madison Avenue ad men. The only way we're going to start cutting into the GOP's majority in places like Georgia, Mississippi,
by larryfeltonj
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Dec 09, 2012 at 06:38 AM PST with 9 Recommends
On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Democrat, signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. President Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964 The act outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion or ...
by JanF
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Nothing personal but the good people of the old Confederacy must stop sending idiots to the national congress who consistently vote against the national interest. Anyone paying attention can see ...
by JimmyP
Comment Count 102 comments on Thu Oct 21, 2010 at 06:01 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
It wasn't a bad idea for Labor groups to pour money into a primary challenge to ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 10:02 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Ben Leming is a Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District of Tennessee. However, since he is currently on ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Apr 23, 2010 at 10:54 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Also posted at Facing South Sunday afternoon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi marched to the capitol arm-in-arm with Rep. John Lewis of Georgia for ...
by ProgressiveSouth
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Mar 22, 2010 at 07:50 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
With only 24 hours to go before the big health reform vote, the White House and Dem leaders say they're ...
by ProgressiveSouth
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Mar 20, 2010 at 12:16 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The National Flood Insurance Program of 1968 enacted protections for homes prone to flooding. When private insurers wouldn't provide coverage, the government offered insurance. This insurance is ...
by fivefouranonymous
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Mar 09, 2010 at 12:09 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Parker Griffith is throwing lots of ads at his district, especially on Fox affiliates. I'll let you watch an ad from one of his primary opponents while you get over that surprise:
by Matt Osborne
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Mar 13, 2010 at 04:53 PM PST with 8 Recommends
In a press release , Rep. Bart Gordon (TN-06) has announced that he will retire ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Dec 14, 2009 at 08:40 AM PST with 6 Recommends
It goes without saying that the Republican Party is largely a regional Southern Party, although you'll see pockets of GOP support in the Mountain West and some successful GOP candidates in regions ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 09:57 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I am indebted to a comment made by a member of the far right, on a blog I saw somewhere in my travels in cyberspace, for triggering something in my mind. He made the suggestion that John Edwards and ...
by Prospero1
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 02, 2007 at 10:10 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I thought that the Civil War ended more than a hundred years ago, but apparently it continues on and on here at DailyKos. Some of the bitterest diaries and comments during the election season had ...
by johnnygunn
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Jan 10, 2007 at 12:35 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Kossacks, as the Democrats return to their rightful place at the helm of the House and the Senate, we must now move past our celebrations and move on to the task at hand. We, the Democrats, have ...
by Democratic Consultant
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Nov 25, 2006 at 02:22 PM PST with 14 Recommends
by ArkDem14
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Aug 24, 2006 at 05:00 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
by ArkDem14
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Aug 23, 2006 at 06:19 PM PDT with 6 Recommends