About Mike Dudley:
Some of the good reasons that I am a Republican:
Democrats fought to expand slavery while Republicans fought to end it.
Democrats passed discriminatory Black Codes and Jim Crow laws.
Democrats supported and passed the Missouri Compromise to protect slavery.
Democrats seceded from the Union in 1861 starting the Civil War. The Confederacy had one political party that supported slavery.
Democrats supported and passed the Kansas Nebraska Act to expand slavery.
Democrats supported and backed the Dred Scott Decision.
Democrats opposed educating blacks.
Democrats fought against anti-lynching laws.
Democrat Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, was a “Kleagle” in the Ku Klux Klan.
Democrat Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, personally filibustered the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for 14 straight hours to keep it from passage.
Democrats passed the Repeal Act of 1894 that overturned civil right laws enacted by Republicans.
Democrats declared that they would rather vote for a “yellow dog” than vote for a Republican, because the Republican Party was known as the party for blacks.
Democrat President Woodrow Wilson, reintroduced segregation throughout the federal government immediately upon taking office in 1913.
Democrat President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first appointment to the Supreme Court was a life member of the Ku Klux Klan, Sen. Hugo Black, Democrat of Alabama.
Democrat President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s choice for vice president in 1944 was Harry Truman, who had joined the Ku Klux Klan in Kansas City in 1922.
Democrat President Franklin D. Roosevelt resisted Republican efforts to pass a federal law against lynching.
Democrat President Franklin D. Roosevelt opposed integration of the armed forces.
Democrat Franklin Delano Roosevelt personally authorized 223 “boondoggle” projects that nearly cost the allies victory in WWII.
Democrat Harry S. Truman authorized the use of the atomic bomb on Japan after having rejected their offer to surrender on condition that Emperor Hirohito remain as a figurehead (Mokusatsu Decision).
Democrat Harry S. Truman, acting on the advice of newly-appointed Secretary of State Robert Byrnes, opposed accepting surrender from Japan until after the second atomic bomb had been detonated over Nagasaki (Reparations Decision).
Democrat Harry S. Truman rejected the advice of Generals Eisenhower and MacArthur to place sufficient troops and materiel in South Korea to fend off a possible invasion across the 38th parallel into South Korea. (Inchon and Pusan Debacles).
Democrat John F. Kennedy misread the Soviets very severely contrary to the advice of former President Eisenhower with the Bay of Pigs failed invasion and Cuban Missile Crisis. Both could have provoked all-out nuclear attack and retaliation by NATO and Warsaw Pact.
Democrat Senators Sam Ervin, Albert Gore, Sr. and Robert Byrd were the chief opponents of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Democrats supported and backed Judge John Ferguson in the case of Plessy v Ferguson.
Democrats supported the School Board of Topeka Kansas in the case of Brown v The Board of Education of Topeka Kansas.
Democrat public safety commissioner Eugene “Bull” Connor, in Birmingham, Ala., unleashed vicious dogs and turned fire hoses on black civil rights demonstrators.
Democrats opposed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., supported KKK efforts to attack and lynch Civil Rights protesters.
Democrat Georgia Governor Lester Maddox “brandished an ax and sledgehammer to prevent blacks from patronizing his restaurant.
Democrat Governor George Wallace stood in front of the Alabama schoolhouse in 1963, declaring there would be segregation forever.
Democrat Arkansas Governor Faubus tried to prevent desegregation of Little Rock public schools.
Democrat Senator John F. Kennedy voted against the 1957 Civil rights Act.
Democrat President John F. Kennedy opposed the 1963 March on Washington by Dr. King.
Democrat President John F. Kennedy, had Dr. King wiretapped and investigated by the FBI.
Democrat Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy did his worst to end Collective Bargaining and with it union protection for workers.
Democrat President Bill Clinton’s mentor was U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright, an Arkansas Democrat and KKK-indoctrinated supporter of racial segregation.
Democrat President Bill Clinton interned for J. William Fulbright in 1966-67.
Bill Clinton fled military duty in 1969 to England and there renounced American citizenship, as did his wife Hillary Rodham (Clinton).
Democrat Jimmy Carter gave away the Panama Canal, leaving a way for Manuel Noriega to commandeer the popularly elected government of Panama in a bloodbath coup d’état that left 4,200 Panamanians dead and another 17,000 wounded.
Democrat Carter then failed to enforce UN Resolution 287, calling for military action to remove Noriega. Carter’s negligence allowed the establishment of the Cartegena and Mediin Cocaine Cartels, known for destabilizing virtually all politics in Central and South America.
The Emancipation Proclamation
The 13th Amendment
The 14th Amendment
The 15th Amendment
The Reconstruction Act of 1867
The Civil Rights Act of 1866
The Railroad Limitation Act of 1870
The Forest Preservation Act of 1870
The Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871
The Civil Rights Act of 1875
The Hometake Act of 1880
The Economic Parity Act of 1889
The Interstate Commerce Act of 1906
The International Waters and Fisheries Act of 1910
The Inner Cities Rehabilitation Act of 1913
(Repeal of) the Sedition Act in 1914
The Freedom of Speech Act of 1928
The Federal Reserve Act of 1929
The Minimum Wage Act of 1942
The Integration Act of 1943
The National Security Act of 1946
Tuskeegee Airmen Memorial in DC, 1947
Red Ball Express Memorial in DC 1948
Korea Veterans Memorial in DC 1956
The Civil Rights Act of 1957
The Civil Rights Act of 1958
The Civil Rights Act of 1966
The United States Civil Rights Commission (1966)
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
Redistricting Act of 1973 (forced compliance voters’ decisions in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia, which gave blacks on-par voting rights with whites for the first time).
Successful prosecution of the KKK in Tennessee and Arkansas.
(Repeal of) Poll Tax Laws (1958)
End of US involvement in the Vietnam War (1975)
Zoning reform that eliminated 'predominance of racial structure' from insurance marketing.
Consumer Protection Act of 1961 (amended in 1971).