Glenn McCoy by Glenn McCoy

Glenn McCoy

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  1. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, almost 4 years ago

    Mr. McCoy needs to remember that It’s not nice to contribute to the problem and then consider yourself a victim. There is still time for the elephant and the donkey to avoid Tax Lover’s Leap at one end and Borrowing-Lover’s Leap at the other. I agree that they will kick the can down the road by enabling themselves with an “extension”. Hey, we voted the bums back in. Why do we expect anything to change?

  2. jack75287

    jack75287 said, almost 4 years ago

    Your right the parachute is blame the Republicans. The Democrats had Slavery they started Segregation they created the Dixiecrats and we are the racist bigots. Now instead of intimidation they buy votes with taxpayers money and the Republicans are responsible for the economy.

  3. ODon

    ODon said, almost 4 years ago

    “I don’t even like this guy!” Trust me he’s willing to dance with you, just not be danced on. It’s a Charlie Brown thing.

  4. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, almost 4 years ago


    The Dixiecrats joined the Republican Party en masse after Johnson signed the Civil Right Act.

  5. dannysixpack

    dannysixpack said, almost 4 years ago

    ^look how far they have to go to re-create reality. todays republicans ARE the dixiecrats. Let’s take the republican party BACK from the wingnutz!

  6. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, almost 4 years ago

    Stop! You’re both right. It has always seemed to be the case that one has to be of a particular socio-economic status to be allowed to be considered for membership in the Republican party, and the Democrats took everyone who didn’t qualify. This is why Martin Luther King and George Wallace were Democrats at the same time.

    And a lot of Republicans voted for the Civil Rights Act; enough to ensure its passage. But Lyndon Johnson was a Democrat, and his fingerprints were all over that bill. He railroaded a lot of legislation during his administration, first because of people wanting to show solidarity as Americans after Kennedy’s assassination, and then because he whomped the living bejesus out of Barry Goldwater.

    When Johnson signed the bill into law, he lamented that the Democratic party had lost the south. And history has proved him right. Since then, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, South Carolina, Texas, and Florida have always voted Republican for President. Well, we can’t be sure about Florida…..

    Ronald Reagan announced his candidacy in Philadelphia, Mississippi, and stated that he believed in State’s Rights. History tells us that the southern states advanced the notion of State’s Rights to justify poll taxes, Jim Crowe laws, and other forms of discrimination and segregation. What does that have to do with Philadelphia, Mississippi? I invite you to research that part of history.

    This was part of the Republican “Southern Strategy”: there was a large group of people who voted, and would never vote Democrat again. So the Republicans added a new layer of base to their party, which is pretty much the economic opposite of its major base. It’s an interesting coalition, and it has endured much longer than I expected it to. Now that the Tea Party has arrived, the party seems more schizophrenic than before.

  7. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, almost 4 years ago

    So because grandpa was a hero that makes me one too???

  8. Rockngolfer

    Rockngolfer said, almost 4 years ago

    @I Play One On TV

    When I moved to Florida in 1985 it was mostly Democratic. The change came over time, and one local representative ran as a Democrat and switcched parties as soon as she was sworn in, about 1996? Now Republicans are in charge, which is the main problem.

  9. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, almost 4 years ago

    “The Dixiecrat argument works well if you are educated beyond your ability to synthesize.”????
    Perhaps I’m feeling obtuse today, but I fail to see your point. The fact that the racist ultraconservatives of the south switched parties when Johnson stood up for civil rights doesn’t seem to equate with the liberals making arguments for the right or vise versa so far as I can see.

  10. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, almost 4 years ago

    Sorry, I still don’t see what your problem with the initial comment is.

  11. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, almost 4 years ago

    Finally the light dawns. I thought you were talking to me. Sorry.

  12. wbr

    wbr said, almost 4 years ago

    democrats are for fiscal cliff [ ex sen murray] big defense cuts, big tax increases = democrat nirvana

  13. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, almost 4 years ago

    Any time you need confusion I am at your disposal.

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