Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!



Recent Entries
Absent Friends
Bandersnatch 2024
GnuBreed 2024
Captain Hate 2023
moon_over_vermont 2023
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info:
maildrop62 at proton dot me
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups





















« The Morning Rant | Main | ABC News Hits Hunter Biden on Cash-Cozy Relationships with Ukraine, China; Rush Limbaugh Wonders if the Media Hasn't Decided that Floppy Joe's Not Woke Enough, and Needs to Be Taken Out »
June 21, 2019

Biden Was More Than "Civil" With Segregationists. He Was a Segregationist.

Biden's trying to dress up his previous opposition to desegregation as merely being courtly.

I'm not saying you should throw yourselves on to the bonfire of past racial sins if you were ever (or still are) an opponent of forced busing.

But the Democrat Party does say things like that. Obama opposed (supposedly) gay marriage during his presidential run and that was not just okay but great because it showed how moderate it was. Then he decided he was Totally Down With Gay Marriage and his prior position was now that of a Garbage Person On The Wrong Side of History.

The Democrats are very fond of turning yesterday's consensus Democrat position into today's anathema.

Well, Joe Biden was a fierce opponent of "forced busing" and an ally of segregationists.

Time to build a statue of him so we can immediately tear it down.

In 1973, Democratic Party leadership was teeming with unsavory Southern senators. If a freshman like Biden--who in a 1974 Time magazine profile admitted "to being compulsively ambitious"--wanted a plum committee position, he would be compelled to approach someone like J. William Fulbright, chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, a segregationist and anti-Semite who would later become a mentor to the Clintons. (Bill awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1993 and Hillary still had her name on a shared fellowship in 2016--although no one seemed to mind very much).

And if Biden wanted to be on the judiciary committee, he would have to get along with Eastland, the "Voice of the White South," who was chair and president pro tempore of the Senate. The stories about their chummy relationship aren't new; Biden has been repeating them for decades.

...

astland took an interest in Biden because the young senator shared his position on busing, one of the most contentious racial policy fights of the early 1970s. It was during this time that busing had turned working-class, union-heavy white areas like South Boston—the kind of district that launched Biden’s political career--into"“war zones."

...

Biden, according Annis, showed Eastland "considerable deference" towards the Mississippi senator not because he was the key to freshman’s political ambitions but also an ally in the busing fight. Biden admits as much years later in his own 2008 book, "Promises to Keep: On Life and Politics."


Uh-oh, we've got a Nazi running around who hasn't been milkshaked. Alert antifa.






Recent Comments
Skip: "A little dab will do ya ..."

sal: "Or simply formulaic. A lot of authors find success ..."

pookysgirl, trying to unwind: "Since we were on vacation and needed a break from ..."

polynikes: "The tactics of Hamas and the American Left are the ..."

Common Tater: "What has struck me as an aside. Fashion. When d ..."

mrp: "Renowned author and historian Michael Beschloss (s ..."

OrangeEnt: ""The Best Part of Waking Up Is a Book Thread in Y ..."

Smell the Glove: "Thx , Perfessor (autocucumber didn't get it this t ..."

Anti-Faucist: "The tactics of Hamas and the American Left are the ..."

Wolfus Aurelius, Dreaming of Elsewhere [/i] [/b]: "[i]Worst part of Sunday morning. The end of the Bo ..."

OrangeEnt: "Worst part of Sunday morning. The end of the Book ..."

[/b][/s][/i][/u]jim (in Kalifornia): "339 Our journalist heroes. https://is.gd/tMXmIc ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64