Political Ships of Theseus | The Party Switch


Knowing Better
Knowing Better

Big thanks to ProfessorPolitics for explaining the lag between presidential and state/local elections. Check him out at http://www.youtube.com/c/professorpolitics And MicahPsych for lending his voice for those (sometimes racist) quotes!

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Samson Knight Yep. One of the most racist people I have met was a Democrat from Maryland.

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MR.Chickennuget 360 Very true and good post. Also, there were 4,743 lynchings between 1882 and 1964 - 3,446 blacks and 1,297 whites. That’s right. This racist terrorist organization, which was formed by Democrats whose official mission was to break down the Republican government to pave the way for the Democrats to control Congress again, were not prejudice. That hated and killed both black and white Republicans. And the Democrats haven’t changed. Today they are still haters, they still divide with identity politics, and they are the party of socialism, Antifa and abortion. Evil has many faces. And I have been an active Republican for all of my adult life. Unlike this young professor, I have 54 years of living in the south and 36 years of living as a Republican. I haven’t heard of that idiot Richard Spencer until that Charlottesville thing. Dinesh D’Souza interviewed him. Spencer is no conservative. He did not like Reagan. His favorite Presidents were Democrats. He, unlike our Founders and true conservatives, does not believe in natural rights, in all men being created equal, and says our rights come from the State and not God. He is a leftist. He is not one of us.

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Nadanothin Great point. The CPUSA, Communist Party USA supports the Democrat presidential candidate every 4 years. The Democrat KKK has no power today. The south has become more and more Republican over the last 50 years as they have become less and less racist.

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Javier the Wario fan
Javier the Wario fan

Yeah, prageru is far right

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Samson Knight
Samson Knight

Democrats today have way more in common with the Dixiecrats then true republicans. This video doesn't point out location and demographic changes. I had stated in a comment earlier. You left out convienent facts and pretend like democrats and dixiecrats didn't have the same views on economics even though they disagreed on race. The south has came a long away and honestly the North is mostly white and racist and hasn't changed much since late 60s and 70s. especially in Democrat dominated New England. You didn't say it but kind of implied that being against welfare hurts blacks and is racist. Honestly welfare doesn't help anyone in the long term especially black men who largely don't receive any of that money. Even today most individuals receiving government aid are white women. Which if you think about doesn't help black people in any way get on an equal economic footing with white people

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Ellen S
Ellen S

That PragerU lady is deeeeeeeep in the sunken place

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The Dark Master The Dark Master
The Dark Master The Dark Master

If you think thugs is another word for N#$%^& then you're either lying. filled with white guilt, or moronic

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The Dark Master The Dark Master
The Dark Master The Dark Master

I never thought i'd say it but PraguerU is right

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Jack Macri
Jack Macri

Just because that particular LBJ quote may not have credence, you can't ignore the evidence that the man was an appalling racist. There are multiple accounts from black service workers who dealt with him say he belittled them directly using the N word. To me,t his really is the crux of the issue, because it illustrates the true nature of race in politics. These democratic policies (and often Democrats themselves) disguise themselves in the veil of compassion, while they treat black people like a token at best, and like children more often. Lyndon Johnson was an evil man.

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Angryhedgehog
Angryhedgehog

It dont take a weather vane.......FAIL!

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USMC0311STC
USMC0311STC

RNC pushed the civil rights in 54 and LBJ as the DNC leader squashed it. but thrn signed it when he was potus and cou;d get credit.

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Nick Shepherd
Nick Shepherd

I am a home grown southern boy who had never even seen racism until I moved to NYC where I was fired from my job for being white and from the south. Simply put, my black Bronx raised supervisor was not going to have a white southern boy working for him. The only part of your video I strongly disagree with is your comment of the white nationals movement being on the right. Look at what these groups really believe and stop only looking at their skin color and you will find that they are fare closer to the extreme socialist left despite their current political support. But, then again what would a registered independent know of such things?

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The video presenter makes a wrong statement in his first sentence: “Everyone knows the parties flipped during the civil rights movement. It’s common knowledge....” Then sounding like the typical leftist, he claims one of the main reasons the Democrats lost the south is racism, and talks about dog whistles. It took decades after the civil rights movement for the south to turn Republican. Like most everyone in the South, I was born Democrat, but when I reached voting age I loved Reagan so much I registered Republican. Reagan’s love of country, patriotism, pro-life stance, fiscal and social conservatism and strong military inspired many people all over the country. That along with the increasingly leftist turn of the national Democrat Party, is what gave the Republicans a majority in the south as well as rural and suburban districts all over the country. Today, the whole nationwide county map is Red except for the major cities. As the Democrats turn more and more leftist, that is pushing the sane people in rural and suburban areas to turn more and more Republican. The presenter rightly states that it was the children who turned Republican first. That fact alone shows that it wasn’t racial. Each generation in America becomes less and less racists as the youngsters are more exposed to those of other races in schools, sports and at their work. So, it is safe to say, that the less racist the southern states have become the more Republican they have become.

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Also, the leftist counter-culture movement happened about the same time as the civil rights movement. The “60’s movement,” the “Hippies movement,” the spoiled liberal brats taking over universities (hey they are doing the same things today shutting down conservative thought and speakers as well as Antifa), the “sex, drugs and rock and roll,” Roe V Wade which which deleted the laws of 48 states who had abortion illegal and created “abortion on demand” for the whole country - all played a huge part in the “switch,” especially when people woke up and discovered it was Democrats who supported all of that crap. It had NOTHING to do with racism. Unlike this young professor, I’ve actually lived through the change in the South. I like many other evangelicals switched because of the social conservative issues (which had nothing to do with racism) and because great men like Reagan inspired a conservative revolution. And much of the West “switched” also, except for the “left” coast, for the same reasons.

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David Hendel
David Hendel

I wouldn't say that Prager U is "far-right", but I would say it is a right activist group. I also wouldn't say that we haven't achieved a meritocracy or have "much more to go". You are clearly showing your strong Leftist bent, and I'd say that you are not anywhere near the middle (even if you are trying to give a neutral message).

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Cody Zobel
Cody Zobel

I have always agreed with most prager u videos. I humbly have to admit this video makes me think.

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Stephen LeBlanc
Stephen LeBlanc

You both talk good and look good. I do think that D's in general, are for good and effective and bigger government, and R's are generally not. That means that D's are more concerned with government policy and government effectiveness and social justice...so I think more D's are issue driven. The Prof. describes "in-groups" as though it is a relatively symmetrical issue for D's and R's, but I don't think that is true. I think R's are much more wed to their party as an "identity" then D's are.

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Stephen LeBlanc
Stephen LeBlanc

What is you more "conservative" video?

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Zack Bobby
Zack Bobby

Could you run for president when you're older lmao.

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Zack Bobby
Zack Bobby

It infuriates me how people pick and chose what numbers they want to use to push their agendas, and the public generally just trusts whatever they hear and are none the wiser. Thanks for your help in this fight to educate people.

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DerMeisterXZ
DerMeisterXZ

The biggest failure of the video is that it refuses to admit that the southern strategy was a process instead of a single event. She cites single events as if they refute the existence of the entire process

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Pat J
Pat J

Yes, you can deny that a statement made is a dog-whistle, but can you prove that a statement is a dog-whistle? ITS ENTIRELY SUBJECTIVE, so that is an argument that you essentially cannot prove. You fail to mention that LBJ s various biographers almost unanimously agreed that he had a propensity for using the N-word. There is even a recording on YouTube which somehow hasn't been deleted yet, in which he stated that the N-words were getting, "uppity," so therefore the dems had to give them more to keep their votes. LBJ lived and died a racist--that's just the time a place he came from--but he was a pragmatic, brilliant politician first and he saw the writing on the wall: the democrats were going to have to support the civil rights movement in order to keep the important and reliable voting bloc that are African-Americans. Nixon was the first president to enforce affirmative action, he was the most active desegregator. If the southerners were so racist--which is a claim that you can't prove--why would they support the party of this president? No one can prove that race was the PRIMARY reason for the party switch. I agree that with some southerners it was a factor, I've seen it personally--but that was mostly in the rural areas, not in the important Urban centers. You guys are delving into the rabbit-hole of activist revisionism here. Prager U is dumb, and Dinesh gets a little extreme at times, but I don't see where you have refuted any of Dineshe's core claims.

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gckbowers411
gckbowers411

I've never understood the logic of the "Democrats used to be the racist party, therefore Republicans are better" crowd. Because that fact only highlights the fact that when Democrats *stopped* supporting racism, the whole South jumped ship into the Republican Party. So by their own logic, the Republican Party is the last refuge of the Southern Racists.

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zero_consequences
zero_consequences

Lol, LBJ didn't say "The democratic party just lost the south for the rest of my life," he said "I'll have those n-words voting democrat for the rest of their lives."

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Doubtful Salmon
Doubtful Salmon

zero_consequences lol nope. Nice try.

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Cornelius Henderson
Cornelius Henderson

this is so fascinating to me...

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Steven Rotelli
Steven Rotelli

You're reaching a bit dude.

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Blackwood Pinetree
Blackwood Pinetree

“Capitalism” = “dog whistle economic policy” Then leave America and never come back. If you hate how America is, you don’t need to be here.

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Blackwood Pinetree
Blackwood Pinetree

You yourself, said this was a myth. So great job. You tried to lie and failed.

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do you not know what air quotes are

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OCTOOZZY
OCTOOZZY

I'll give you something even more recent. Bill Clinton signed NAFTA into law. A trade agreement that was essentially crafted under George Bush the elder. Signing that trade agreement directly hurt the Democratic voters. The echo of this was felt with Hillary's loss to Donald. The North Remembers.....

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Luc Fauvarque
Luc Fauvarque

Yep, PragerU is biased as fuck. Which could be okay if they admitted it... except they don't. They won't earn the high ground this way.

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Riebenzahl -
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Thx, those Prager-NOTATALL- University videos are all utmost awfully misleading, including their rants on science and religion and economics.

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Mr. Lee
Mr. Lee

Holy shit, I just fuckimg love this guy!

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Samson Knight
Samson Knight

The parties didn't switch. Clearly you don't know better. Many white people moved away from North and voted for republicans when they settled down south. Hence why Florida was first southern state to vote republican in force. Blacks voted for mainly republicans until the 70s and 80s and they switched parties largely because they supported the welfare and government aid being offered by democrats. black women also became big supporters of abortion so it was inevitable that blacks would vote Democrat from now on. I honestly think both you and Prager are wrong on this issue and neither of you know better

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Made From Finnish Beans
Made From Finnish Beans

This nation has gone backwards about hundred years on racial and political issues. After 2016 elections first people who started riots, demonstrations and attacking those who voted non democrat were Democrats in my city. Using all media’s as bully pulpit. Using very similar tactics as communist used when they came to power. USA is destroying itself. No need Russians or Chinese.

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Aatolviina Järvi
Aatolviina Järvi

PragerU is literally just republican propaganda. If you don’t believe me, PragerU’s main source of funding is provided by the Koch brothers, two of the largest and most influential republican donors in the country.

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Blue Sky
Blue Sky

Does Knowing Better gets credit when PregoU ad is shown before this segment start?

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emerald, the creator
emerald, the creator

I'm glad you tackled this. My US History I teacher tried to trick us into believing the nonsensical spouting of PragerU.

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Dave DuBay
Dave DuBay

Interesting video. I wonder if recently we've begun a new political realignment. But not necessarily a party switch. Independents—especially with those under 40—are increasing in number. Meanwhile, populism increases, and the left/right dichotomy seems antiquated. I'm not sure where this trend might take us.

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Electrified
Electrified

Thanks for this video, time and time again I see miss leading propaganda from the far right, maybe another suggestion for a video would be how the U.S. is a democracy, there is a lot of propaganda out there from the far right or Russia Bots that are trying to undermind Democracy That the U.S. is a Republic not a Democracy.

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Electrified
Electrified

+Dave Smith Not much, the arguement against a Democracy is that the founding fathers where against Greek Democracy, the first democracy but even then it wasnt a true democracy like we know, because they had slaves in Greece and of course women did not have equal rights. If you look up the definition for democracy no where does it say all men and women are equal and a;; people of different races are equal but it does say rule by the majority of the people but who are those people. I would say that if it where the democracy we know today then it would be rule of the people of men and women of all religoins and of all color or race, but there is no clear definition of that. A Republic a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch. sounds like a democracy LOL A Democracy a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives. The problem is some will say a Republic is in place so the majority cannot rule, republicans will bring this up every time the majority votes for say Clinton(2016) or Gore (2000)but they dont win the election. IDK dont sound right bu ttthats what some people believe.

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Dave Smith
Dave Smith

What is the difference?

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Amos Sivan
Amos Sivan

What party switch?

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Orwell34
Orwell34

I’m binging your channel dude. Excellent stuff

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Leruse Kenneth
Leruse Kenneth

the word "dog whistle" is a dog whistle to call all your homies that are on the marxist fringe left to your dog house.

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Caleb Robertson
Caleb Robertson

The messiness of History has always been interesting to me, and I enjoy learning about history more when its included. Thats what I like about this channel. The first video I found of yours was the Christopher Columbus video. Far too many have a lazy oversimplified view of columbus, and you accurately point out how wrong some of those claims are.  But you don't resort to pendulum thinking and arguing that instead Columbus was a great guy either. He was still bad, but theres no need to exaggerate it. I recently refound your channel watching a different video of yours, and actively wondered how you would cover this topic, and was I excited to see that you already had a video on it. I like the clever title as well. I do have some complaints though where I felt you started to oversimplify as well, but instead of  just angrily commenting "Im unsubcribing," (I wasnt subscribed anways, I already need to cut back on my watchtime.)   Instead I'll try to be more productive with my criticism and point out what I did like. First of all I did like how you covered that the north south divide was a bigger factor than the democrat republican split. I also like how you rejected my maingripe with the lazy coverage of the topic, which simplifys things to a perfect flip at the civil rights movement, instead of a shift centered on the civil rights movement, that started prior and lasted some time later. You also pointed out how its like the ship of Theseus in that the parties changed by adopting parts of policies from each other over time. All that being said your claims of dog whistle politics came across as overly simplistic. I have no doubt that many racists felt they had to hide their racism to acheive their goals, but it comes across, ecspecially in your response to Dinesh, that you are treating and support of said policies as an inherently racist viewpoint, as if theirs no legitamate reason to hold said views. (Im not particularly a fan of dinesh here, and definetly not Praeger lady, i think they are both, to varrying degrees, getting caught up into what I called pendulum thinking.) That might not be what you believe, as you said in the Christopher Columbus video, its the intent that matters. On the topic of side effects to policies, I do wonder what you'ld have to say though to the likes of thomas sowell when he points out how the rise of the absent black father (a problem that closely corresponds to poverty and violence) started after the civil rights movement, which he uses as a part of a claim of how the welfare state replaced the father figure and created the so called welfare queens you alluded to. (You did acknowledge properly though that most people on welfare are white, which the racists dont like to acknowledge.) You also didnt comment much on what happened outside the south. Not so much a complaint, but more of a genuine curiousity. How was California, now consider the biggest democrat state, Reagans home state. If the party shift to the republicans in the south starting around 1964 was predicated on either blatent racism or so called dog whistle racism, do you think the same reasons apply for california, and much of the western states from the 1968 election up through the 1980's. I understand you focused on the south in part because of the video you are responding to, but Im curious how well your stance on the migration of racists southerners to the republican party works when you account for the rest of the united states. Also their were a couple other presidents that could have been interesting to touch on. There is both Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton as democrat presidents from the south post civil rights movement. What do you think of their views, Jimmy Carter ecspecially. I think Carters an interesting anomly to cover due to how much more complicated it makes the whole debate. Also you dont touch on Woodrow Wilson, a racist Southern Democrat, born to slave owners, who is most remembered as an early progressive for his contribuitions after ww1. And, while easy to forget about, you dont mention Calvin Coolidge. Most republicans trace their opinion on small government, empowering the states, and economic liberty back to him. Long before the civil rights movement. Lastly, i think the dog whistle arguement is actually biggest indicator that the republican party broadly wasnt the party of racism post the civil rights movement. If they were, it would be perfectly acceptable within the party to say racists things forthright instead of hiding them through coded language. If anything the dog whistle argurment shows that neither party post the civil rights movement was willing to tolerate racism. Instead racists had to hide whereber they went. I like your work, and appreciate your value for nuance, but I feel you oversimplified republicans with your snide dog whistle comments, instead of pointing out how, while absolutely still imperfect, racism as a whole is less popular, hence why racists arent openly racist in either party. And you missed out on interesting oppurtunities to talk about presidents who break the sterotypes/call into question our thoughts as a whole, such as georgia democrat Jimmy Carter, and california republican ronald reagan. Regardless, i hope this is usefull. Best Wishes.

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SylkaChan
SylkaChan

California was the most Republican state during the 1970s and 1980s. It was mixed in the 1960s. In the 1990s it went Democratic, but earlier it was all coming from the brown vote rather than the white vote, or at least i heard that once.

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Thezerowulf
Thezerowulf

A lot of opinions in this one, probably the worst topic to use them on as well. And saying voting laws are racist, makes it seem like you thing minorities aren't capable of carrying IDs

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AxelQC
AxelQC

I think it's hilarious that 21st C Republicans try to cite mid-20th C or earlier Republicans to show they were not always racist. So what? Democrats elected the only black President in US history, and the vast majority of elected black politicians today are Democrats. Same with Jews, Hispanics, Asians, gays, etc.

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Greg T.
Greg T.

Thank you for doing this one because I always get fed that video. That part I cringe at with my marketing background, is that they use minorities and black women, etc. to deciminate the message.

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Sam Van Hollebeke
Sam Van Hollebeke

The one thing we can all agree on is that the south has flipped since the 60s. My parents and grandparents (all northerners) made the switch with them. Not because they were racist, but because they were conservative. The Democratic Party started to drift to the left leaving behind social conservatives (not a racist dog whistle). My home state of Washington became more liberal and with it the Democratic Party. My family is white and Christian, the Democrats started ignoring conservative values and my people that didn’t keep going left.

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Adumim P'Madi
Adumim P'Madi

Sam Van Hollebeke It is so fascinating how the Belgians who stayed in Belgium consider Democrats to be centre right while the ones that left have adopted the American political spectrum.

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Sam Van Hollebeke
Sam Van Hollebeke

Adumim P'Madi Nope, Flemish

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Adumim P'Madi
Adumim P'Madi

Norwegian last name?

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Mark Brand
Mark Brand

Here's the thing about this: IT DOESN'T MATTER. Today's parties aren't yesterdays parties. I don't care.

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Karnacle Blackburn
Karnacle Blackburn

Wouldn't really call Prager U "Far Right". They are of the Cult of Reagan.

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Clint Gillespie
Clint Gillespie

I love how liberals love to argue the "party switch" to try to appear as though they have always been perfect and the GOP has always been scumbags. I don't buy it though because there were completely different issues back then. It's like trying to argue that Tammany Hall morphed the republicans.

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CAI ARCOS
CAI ARCOS

Is it so hard to to name your acts differently?

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Topsty
Topsty

22:10 I would argue that just because a hate group supports a certain individual, does not mean that individual is partial to their ideology. Secondly, if you're referring to policies that create a stricter system for voting eligibility , that affects all voting age Americans btw, then I would point out that the purpose of such is prevent non-citizens from interfering in an election. I would presume that would be the expectation that everyone who wants to vote has to present legal identification that they are trying to enforce further.

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Youtube User
Youtube User

Hmm, today I learned that the whole slogans of political disenfranchisement are also completely recycled.

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Kimberly Colliins
Kimberly Colliins

I'm a white Australian and all I can see is a racist ununited states of racist America. Take a look at the President 2016- ????, the most racist President since the President of the confederate States Jefferson Davis

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Francis Yockey
Francis Yockey

+Adumim P'Madi Trump is not a racist and that is a bad thing.

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Adumim P'Madi
Adumim P'Madi

Francis Yockey Trump is an actual racist.

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Francis Yockey
Francis Yockey

Kimberly Collins 'Racist' is a racial slur for a White person who doesn't do what you want, not a serious moral indictment.

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Kavu's Corner
Kavu's Corner

"The South, Versus Everyone Else" So, same as it ever was?

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Chewbaccafruit
Chewbaccafruit

It's hysterical that people don't think the parties switched. Like, how else do you explain the first Republican president being the one to free the slaves, when I personally know one or two guys who vote Republican that legit favor 'separate but equal'.

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Vlad G
Vlad G

Party switch is a complete myth. The democrats were and still are the party of racists.

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a number two numbers
a number two numbers

racism prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior. is that what democrats are currently doing. is it the democrats putting children in cages at the border. is it democrats who have NeoNazis supporting them. No so that's why most of them are not racist.

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Francis Yockey
Francis Yockey

Vlad G They are anti-White racists though, not just White people who wanted their own schools and communities of the past.

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willisverynice
willisverynice

I think all videos should start with a PragerU video to easily refute.

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Dean Vocht
Dean Vocht

loving the content, just subscribed. thank you for publishing, please dont stop.

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Isaman
Isaman

#WalkAway

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Orthane
Orthane

People claiming the parties swapped are just those on the left who refuse to admit that the Democrats were the ones opposed to allowing Black and Women equality.

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Steven Stotts
Steven Stotts

I'm sure that less that 1% of people in the us are actually racist. When you have 1% of people being racist, calling either side racist is not accurate of the entire party, no matter which side you are talking about. It also isn't right to lump all republicans or democrats into the same brand. If there were a major centrist party in the united states I would actively support them. I heavily disagree with both parties. Not all conservatives are racist, and not all liberals are communist. (I think those are the major name callings of choice for each side)

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Steven Stotts
Steven Stotts

I get that the pragerU video is embellishing the facts a bit, but it seems that the intent of the video is in response to modern democrats accusing the republicans of racism, both are in the wrong, but one is a retaliation. I think life would be better off if we tried to truly understand one another rather than projecting what we believe the other side is onto them. Not all conservatives are racist, overly Idealistic maybe, but you can find those on the liberal side as well.

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Danny Meeks
Danny Meeks

Since blacks so universally supported Republican, and Johnson was only about 35 years from the New Deal, and they must have known that all of that spending had to at some point stop, he probably did say that because he was planning ahead for when they wouldn't be giving blacks all of that free money anymore. That's one of the big things racists against blacks think, that they're stupid and can be won over with peanuts, i.e. free stuff. So, probably all of the Democrats understood that one day they'd have to stop giving people free stuff, and they probably had a common fear that at that time, black Americans would stop supporting them.

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Danny Meeks
Danny Meeks

According to Democrats, it is. Kavanaugh's accuser was talking about something from 35 years ago. Another conundrum for you, sorry.

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The Lockmazter
The Lockmazter

Didn't get two minutes into this before realizing this guy is very well versed in political history.....and completely full of SHITTTT !!!

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kris220b
kris220b

>The general that defeated hitler. *Stares at how far the Soviet Union had pushed the front line when the allies arrived in normandy, who reached German home soild first, who reached Berlin first.*

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a number two numbers
a number two numbers

were talking bout murica here boyo we take the the credit for both world wars

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Chris Davis
Chris Davis

Only my second video, still undecided if you are legit or not but my impression is good. We need someone making videos in a calm reasoned manner calling out BULLSHIT on both sides. Prager university is a scourge that needs to be disinfected with sunlight.

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Suga Tube
Suga Tube

That into though 👍

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Kijou
Kijou

I hate how this whole idea is used by both parties as a cheap political tool. I hate the parties

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Ryan Johnson
Ryan Johnson

Why do conservatives worship their talk show radio hosts as if they're infallible beings speaking the word of God? I thought they weren't supposed to worship false idols.

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Stan Marsh
Stan Marsh

how do you know that your friend is a democrat? don't worry, they'll fuckin' tell you!

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Jeremy Botto
Jeremy Botto

I'm glad I'm not the only one who has noticed that PragerU isn't acknowledging the big switch.

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Eric Staples
Eric Staples

Bro, you said it yourself. The Dixiecrats returned to the Democratic party. Only a couple politicians switched parties. A couple switching does not make for a true party switch. Yes, the Democrats stopped being racist, but that doesn't reason the Republicans suddenly became racist.

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B.F. Biermaster
B.F. Biermaster

This idea of dog whistling is kind of analogous to McCarthyist accusing everyone of being a communist. I could read communist dog whistles into your words. That is not conducive to anything but propagandizing your views as evil. Believe it or not Communist atrocities surpassed NAZI atrocities by a long shot before 1960. (More jews killed, more people starved, more people enslaved to the state, more corruption, and more genocides) Communist atrocities continue even now with human rights violations by N. Korea, China, and Cuba. I don’t believe you are a Communist any more than I believe Ben Shapiro (a Jewish man) is a NAZI. On a side note I hate NAZI’s. I shouldn’t have to say it, but I completely denounce ethnic Nationalism. That is partially why I am opposed to progressivism. Progressivism spawned ghettos, eugenics, and was used verbatim by the NAZIs to justify their atrocities. The communist took socialist progressivism to the next level, spawning the majority of the atrocities in the 20th century. Yes NAZIs were socialist not capitalist. Neo-NAZIs are socialist not capitalist. Communism is a type of socialism. Not all socialist are communist but all communist are socialist. Fascism is socialist not capitalist. For some reason people are arbitrarily changing definitions to fit their agendas. It seems quite Orwellian if you look at it objectively.

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narnianhero
narnianhero

The increased government regulation, central planning, and taxation existed before FDR in Herbert Hoover. FDR originally opposed Hoover's policies and then embraced them after his election and expanded them. Calvin Coolidge's treasury secretary, Andrew Melon, a major classic liberal, resigned over his disagreements with Hoover. Hoover enacted one of the biggest tax increases and tariff increases in US history, coupled with major spending expansions.

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princeZx9
princeZx9

Not all people view "welfare queens" as the same thing. I am a poor white person and I recognize that there are many people like me, and unlike me use who welfare simply to survive. I love people of every "race". In literal recognition, race is not real, as of now there is only one race of humankind which is Homo sapien sapiens. Yes, people differ in things such as culture, skin color, religion, sexual identity, and so on, but if you take a closer look, people of other outlooks, religions, cultures, values, etc. tend to appreciate many perspectives. We are together, at least some of us, and I appreciate that. Let us stand together. Let us stand together my fellow brothers and sisters of all "races" and religions and cultures, our world is an amazing place, and perhaps we can work toward appreciating each other.

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Eric Staples
Eric Staples

The Democratic party has changed many times over the years. However, the Republican party has not changed and never accepted the KKK into their ranks. The KKK, while currently labeled alt-right, are really the original leftists and share old leftist ideals. When it became obvious Republicans we're going to give voting rights to minorities, Democrats disavowed the KKK and became the worker party in order to win minority votes. LBJ voted against civil rights for 20 years before hopping on board. However, the Democratic party would later turn their backs on common workers in America, calling them deplorables, when Trump ran for office. Now the Democratic party is on it's 3rd incarnation, which is just the party of smug, liberal elitists.

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Adumim P'Madi
Adumim P'Madi

Eric Staples "South simply stopped being racist with each new generation" Stop being racist? when did that happen? it is still racist especially when Republican tend to use dog-whistle identity politics even in this election "Socialism doesn't work so we don't Monkey this up", "cotton picking", "I like to watch public hangings" you even admitted that the switch happened. WATCH THIS VIDEO...

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Eric Staples
Eric Staples

+Adumim P'Madi As this video says, Republicans lost the north when Democrats offered the New Deal and other welfare programs to the poor and disenfranchised. As the Prager U video says, the Democrats lost the South slowly over time, as the South simply stopped being racist with each new generation. The South kept their conservative ideals minus the racial prejudices, which makes them perfect candidates for the GOP.

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Adumim P'Madi
Adumim P'Madi

Eric Staples How did the Republican lose the North? How did the Democrats lose the South? Explain the switch?

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Eric Staples
Eric Staples

+Adumim P'Madi I did and that's not an argument.

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Adumim P'Madi
Adumim P'Madi

You haven't watched the video.

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Humbilly
Humbilly

Hillary got called to task by a young black woman who asked her, “Why Do you call me a Superpredator?” in 2016. She had no answer. But Nixon easily won in 1968 because LBJ refused to run, RFK got shot, and the Democrats put up a candidate that didn’t compete in the primaries, leading to a weakened and divided Democratic Party. Nixon stomped in 1972 because of Watergate and again a weakened Democratic candidate. Carter won in 1976 because what? Oh right, Reagan and Ford bashed each other through the primaries, leaving Ford weak. For years later Reagan was much stronger, and wonin 1980, as “Its the economy...” mortally wounded Carter. Yes, Reagan won the south, except Carter’s home state of Georgia, while winning over 50% of the popular vote. Four years later Reagan won over Mondale based on the improved economy. Mondale only won his home state, probably because he offered nothing. In 1988, George HW Bush won 40 states and over 53% of the popular vote, perhaps because again the Democrats were divided. This is the last time a President carried both Texas AND California. In 1992, Clinton beat Bush because, “It’s the economy...” Clinton was from the south, and a southern Democrat candidate didn’t win a second term since Andrew Jackson, the founder of the Democrats. Clinton beat Dole in 1996, because the wall came down and he was able to ‘spend the peace dividend. Bush beat Gore 5-4, but he also beat John Kerry in 2004...

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Francis Yockey
Francis Yockey

Humbily Hillary did nothing wrong when she referred to 'super-predator' criminals. Look at the homicide rates of the decades after 'civil rights'.

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Antony Khoury
Antony Khoury

The wind waker .

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Simmius The First
Simmius The First

The political spectrum to be fair has changed so much being a conservative in the 50s is a lot different to being a conservative now. The military is a good example because a good American conservative 90 years ago would have hated the idea of large military because goes against the founding ideals of America but now conservatives are all for it. There has not being ideological consistency for the last two hundred years in America so that should be fairly taken into account.

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ryan alving
ryan alving

Well it's generally interesting to hear an argument I disagree with so this was nice.

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motionfire
motionfire

This is why both parties are a joke, and their platforms fundamentally flawed to the core. Neither party is for the the people. Both parties are corrupt and toxic to America. Democrats want a socialist utopia that somehow will be paid for up until people see their checks because the rich are sure not going to pay it. Republicans don't seem to see the fundamental problem of supporting big business at the expense of people. Healthcare, military, economy, social issues are all screwed at the moment because neither party actually has a solution. The military machine needs to drastically reduce. The health industry needs a complete redo, and not Obamacare. Economy must not rely on protectionist laws if capitalism is truly a pillar of America, but how the US deals in trade does matter as unfair deals hurt the workforce at home along with the buying power of households. Education needs immediate revamp and a drastic change in how college is either run or viewed. College at the moment is a business that sets people up for failure with useless degree paths in order to make a profit. Trade schools should be promoted more in k-12 as a legitimate option for some. College or trade school should be something attainable to all that desire it. Social issues are a mixed bag currently we live in a time where it seems the chaotic left and chaotic right dominate. People shouldn't be denied basic rights, but at the same time people shouldn't be forced to accept everything just because someone gets upset. PC culture while makes issues known also tends to create lies of its own. The mass media is completely biased and stations like CNN or Fox are problematic, so people get fed a narrative they believe. The irony of both parties is they have faithful in both camps that can never see the wrong or give a damn. Each party really is just out to destroy the other not because it benefits the country, but to perpetuate a cycle that entraps the citizens in flawed logic. Democrats generally believe in welfare. Now even though I believe in helping ones neighbor in times of need I see the greatest help is ensuring good stable paying jobs are available to keep families afloat. Having people reliant on welfare is not a solution but a band-aid. Republicans see corporations as a benefit to the economy but will undermine the workforce, which drives the economy and are the backbone of corporations. Also racism exist in both parties, and its not exclusive to whites. There are plenty of racist blacks, whites, Hispanics, Asians, middle eastern people spread across party lines. Its funny that pro abortionist side with democrats but today with all the talk of save the children coming from democrats over the immigrant caravan trying to cross border they care about life. Forgetting that Obama deployed troops to the border as well and nothing was said then. Republicans talk big about economy but fail to realize or acknowledge the Hispanic immigrants do the jobs in the US no one wants to do. Actually Hispanic contribution to this country are generally ignored. When it comes to immigrants or asylum seekers the process needs updating and to be streamlined. Open borders don't work if security is to be maintained. Criminal organizations are a thing and a somewhat in more control over certain countries than the recognized governments. Also the whole idea of a country or nation is defeated if one gets a free pass.

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Brett Walton
Brett Walton

Thanks for the movie recommendation All the Way. I am watching it right now.

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Kit Thornton
Kit Thornton

Prager U is pretty disgusting. An overwhelmingly biased and dishonest "source."

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Uncureable Cancer
Uncureable Cancer

Great video my dude, keep it up

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Gabriel Martins
Gabriel Martins

Ending your video with an advert hurts your argument.

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Cody Baker
Cody Baker

I got that same shirt we wallmart bois

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s sandus
s sandus

Whatsup with the yellow dot in Oklahoma? 7:38

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s sandus
s sandus

What can you expect in a white dominant country? Im suprised so many black men served right after slavery.

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Dave Ryan
Dave Ryan

An instant contradiction in your theory:   The two times a Democrat won in the last 5 decades were when Democrats regained the former Confederate South with Jimmy Carter, and again with Bill Clinton.                And by the way, Bill and Hillary until a nanosecond ago were very big on "preserving our Southern Heritage" and the confederate flag.   Both Bill and Hillary were protege's of former-KKK racists.   I'd love to see you try and perpetuate this false narrative using Robert Byrd.                                                                                                                                                                            The U.S. is 13% black.  And despite  being only 13% of the U.S. population,  blacks commit 42% of the nation's crime, and 52% of the murders.  And those are U.S. Justice Department statistics that are consistent over roughly 4 decades.        As exemplified in, say, the 1988 Willie Horton ad, a convicted black murderer who was furloughed from jail by white liberal governor Michael Dukakis, and during his  release killed another white woman.                                                                                                                                                              I have a few police officer friends who tell me that cops start out as rookies all PC, and gradually learn that those are consistently who the criminals invariably are.  IS IT "RACIST" IF IT'S *TRUE* ?                                                                                                                                                                    No, it is just portrayed that way by liberals who refuse to process the facts.  Acknowledging that blacks commit a far higher ratio of crime, that it is a serious problem, would be  the first step to truly solving it.  Instead of letting blacks behave like thugs and illiterates with unitelligible speech like characters in a rap video, and continue committing crime, and dismissing legitimate criticism of this as "racism".   As opposed to solving the problem, and pressuring  blacks to achieve a higher standard, working to educate themselves  and behave more professionally, instead of just dismissing  their lack of success, based on their own criminality and lack of education, as proof of "racism".          Would that I had something as easy as my skin color that I could blame  for every time *I* was screwed over and denied a job or a promotion.  It happens to all of us, but blacks and other minorities are programmed by the Democrat/Left to always see these things through a race prism.  I've seen immigrants who laugh off this crap, and then buy into it after 5 or 10 years of constant message bombardment.                                                                                                                                                                I read an article that could probably not be published now in the Fort Laudersdale *Sun-Sentinel* in 1994 that I saved (I dug it out of my files:  "ONE COLOR, TWO CULTURES", by Deborah P. Work, April 3, 1994, pages 1E and 4E)  that compared ambition of immigrant blacks to U.S.-born blacks, and cited that blacks who come from other countries don't constantly bemoan racism, they live 3 in an apartment, work  while going to school for higher education, and move up, while black Americans bemoan their fate in a white racist system and stay where they are.   Is that... "racism"?   Or is that something poisonous in American black culture?   My only problem with black immigrants is that their kids buy into all this race shit, culturally become American blacks, and become part of the problem, that  their immigrant parents weren't pulled down by.              There are of course many Allen Wests and Dr Ben Carsons.   But a regrettably high ratio of blacks buy into and resign to a victim-culture and don't even try.

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Dave Ryan
Dave Ryan

I would argue that it was the lawlessness and chaos of the 1960' s that turned the nation to the "law and order" promised by the Nixon administration.    And that Democrats constantly running out-of-touch liberals for decades after like Humprey,  McGovern, Jimmy Carter (after imploding in 1980), Mondale and Dukakis, is what lost them those elections, to Republicans who offered more sensible policy, that was proven to work, particularly by Reagan.    Even Bill Clinton would have lost in 1992, if not for Ross Perot running and taking 19% of the vote, mostly from the fiscal Republican side.  Bill Clinton won with 43% of the vote.

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Alex Kelley
Alex Kelley

So I’m assuming professor politics is a legit professor by trade. Otherwise it would be ridiculous to cry about PragerU not being a legit university.

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Terry Hamilton
Terry Hamilton

This is like sitting in on a University class that I went to by mistake. Maybe I should check the schedule more carefully.s

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Andrew Belarski
Andrew Belarski

"everything she says there is true but it is Prager, so nitpick nitpick nitpick nitpick nitpick"

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강민석
강민석

I like your historical analysis but I get the feeling that you are replacing the "everyone is a nazi" mantra with a "everything is a dogwhistle". If you hear "sieg heil" whenever someone talks about corporate tax cut, then maybe something's wrong on your side of the story.

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Psychedelic Ghost
Psychedelic Ghost

Wrong

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Ezbz
Ezbz

Which politicians switched parties? There must be hundreds, thousands.

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Deiniol Bythynnwr
Deiniol Bythynnwr

Desegregation was America's calamity.

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Luis Mijangos
Luis Mijangos

Prager U is terrible. I know one of their speakers that happens to be guatemalan as myself, and she is terrible also. She tried to explain that the reason of the massive migration of guatemalans and other central americans is because the lack of liberalism in our countries, and not because of poverty and violence.

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NPC_0237 -015
NPC_0237 -015

I think the parties are switching again. Well....in different ways. Some of the left is regressing majorly when it comes to entertainment media, recreational drug /alcohol use, racism and freedom of speech. They've basically turned into the religious zealots of the nineties. Just swap religion with "democratic socialism" and volia!

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NPC_0237 -015
NPC_0237 -015

I wouldn't take it that far but I completely understand why you have that opinion.

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Spartan Covenant
Spartan Covenant

NPC_0237 -015 yeah the left has become the black kkk. Kill A Cracker University is our schools now..

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BernieYohan
BernieYohan

Jeffrey Lourde tried to use the party of Lincoln argument in his book A Case For Trump. I found it a horrible read knowing most all of it was lies and spin.

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Templar Bear
Templar Bear

Actually you're being disingenuous. The Democrats have always been anti American racists. Start from 1828 and work to today. They've damaged society at every level since. And yes, the Civil War was about freeing slaves. If you don't think so you don't know the history leading up to the war. It's not in a bubble. And Jim Crow wasn't well established until Woodrow Wilson who revived and endorsed the KKK and instituted Jim Crow in federal government. He also taught revisionist history about the Civil War being about State's rights ingrained in people today. FDR made deals with Congress Democrats to prevent blacks from being eligible for Social Security. Minimum wages were created to keep blacks from being hired. LBJ was a card carrying member of the KKK and called the Civil Rights Act that "Ni**+r Law". Democrats North and South opposed Civil Rights and Johnson has to repatriate Democrats that broke up into four groups. You really didn't research much, did you? Oh, and Prager U isn't "far-right" learn to use your words. Richard Spencer isn't Right Wing at all. He's an admitted socialist which is and always has been Leftist. Same for the "Unite the Right" leader who is a Hillary & Obama supporter. Ask yourself, "why are they pretending to be white"? Also, read why Phil Gramm of Texas waited so long to switch to Republican. Democrats had a death grip on the South. Especially in Texas. KKK supporting Republican ideals? Do you know how many Republicans are Neo Cons (Trotskyist) and RINOS? Or better yet, how few are actually conservatives?

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Jason Stallings
Jason Stallings

Great video. I did live in the deep south for about 6 years. I do believe in some ways it's changed, but not to the extent she claims. There's still a lot of racism, it's just more understated (at least till you got charlottesville, dylan roof). I actually loved living there, and both of those recent events broke my heart. Just because progress has been made, doesn't mean it's a "changed" society all of the sudden.

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Im a short stack npc
Im a short stack npc

I can’t tell if the video is pro democrat or republican

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