JOHN KRETZSCHMAR

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“Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong.” Ken Mehlman, Republican National Committee Chairman, commenting on the GO…

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Here's some interesting and mostly ignored GOP commentary.



“The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people. You understand what I'm saying? We knew we couldn't make it illegal to be either against the w…

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McCollister's comments contrast the values of an earlier GOP with what's today's POTUS dominated GOP. He clearly said the GOP wasn't racist, but that there were White Supremecist supporting elements within the party. I like that he is there to act as a conscience for the state party.
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Sadly, the article is both inaccurate and ahistorical.



Delaney noted his father is a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), and implied that IBEW members would be reluctant to give up their private sector health care coverage. Turns out that…

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Everyone has a “moral compass” within their brains. The moral compass acts 1) instantaneously and 2) below the level of our awareness to FILTER all that we perceive through our 5 senses. Worldviews will accept info that is consistent with what a person currently believes and rejects, down…

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Another interesting example of a Conservative op-ed coming out and defending the right of protesters to burn the American flag as consistent with the Constitution. And while government has a responsibility to let anything but speech that leads to potential danger be made, with every freed…

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The building and construction trades are in demand. Beginning the task of "turning out" as a journeyperson can now begin in junior and senior high school. The key gatekeepers in school are the guidance councilors. Maybe they should spend a day touring the state-of-the-art union halls, and…

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Living in a nation based upon the credo that we’re ALL created equal and ALL are endowed with inalienable rights helps set the table for public policy. Repeating aloud that ours is one nation with “liberty and justice for ALL” further sets the scene. In that context, this policy is limiti…

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The nation was founded to help provide the marginalized and voiceless gain a collective voice in determining their future quality of life. To be sure, at the founding “We the People” were mostly white, male, property-owners. But giving them a voice denied by the landed English aristocracy…