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View Diary: A List -- Why A Majority of Whites No Longer Vote Democratic at the Presidential Level (27 comments)

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  •  Actually 1865 (1+ / 0-)
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    My friends, family, and neighbors can't get over the loss of sovereighnty after the surrender of the Confederacy.  Sovereighnty always meant the ability to trade in and keep slaves.  At first the Republicans supported freedom and the whites loathed the carpet bagging Republicans.  From 1965 through 1980 whites left the Democratic Party for the racist Republican Party.

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