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Martin Luther King Jr. was a Republican


King registered as a Republican in 1956.

As pastor of a Baptist church in Montgomery, Alabama, King led a black bus boycott. We must remember that George Wallace, the Governor of Alabama was a Democrat who famously said, "Segregation Now, Segregation Tomorrow, Segregation Forever!"

And what of Bull Conner, the Public Safety Commissioner for Birmingham Alabama-also a Democrat, he used fire hoses, attack dogs and even small tanks to inflict physical damage upon the peaceful protesters that were organized by Dr. King. Somehow, we are to believe that the most racist elements of his society would still attract Dr. King enough to align him with them politically. It is quite idiotic to have such a notion. After all, Dr. King was a highly educated man and understood history. Until 1956 when he registered as a Republican, every Civil Rights Law had been introduced and passed by Republicans in opposition to the Democrats. Most of those laws were filibustered by Democrats.

In 1956, A Supreme Court decision ended Alabama's segregation laws enacted by Democrats. After this success, King was made president of the newly established Southern Christian Leadership Conference. In 1963, Dr. King marched on Washington where he delivered his most famous “I Have a Dream” speech. He was awarded the 1964 Noble Peace Prize for his efforts, and President Ronald Reagan made King’s birthday a national holiday. Alveda King, Dr. King's niece explains why her Uncle and Father were Republicans..

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I suppose

MLK was "infiltrating" the Communist "Highland School" training center in Monteagle, TN, along with Rosa Parks, and a group of the main communist agitator trainers of the time period, like Myles Horton.

The photos don't lie.

I hope they don't have photographs of me circa 2002-2005.

Same commie background problem.

The Parties "switched" in the 1960's

The day Strom Thurman changed parties is a good basic date for the switch. It's one of the weirdest things in modern politics and most people are fully unaware that it ever occurred.


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What have I been saying about Dr King t-shirts?

Instead of ignoring establishment slurs, its time to tackle them head on and "flip the script".

Use images of political figures such as Ghandi, MLK or even the Nigerian anti-corruption singer Fela Kuti to further the cause of liberty, smash the false paradigm and defeat establishment smear tactics.



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Martin Luther & German Reformation History. One Post, One Door.

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One post on one door changed one country and its language.

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Martin Luther

On the eve of All Saints' Day in 1517, Martin Luther, a professor of theology at Wittenberg University in Saxony, posted ninety-five theses on a church door.

Luther's primary concern was the sale of indulgences--papal grants of reduced punishment in the afterlife, including releases from purgatory.


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Luther wanted group rights. He wanted blacks to be paid back for slavery with money from people who did not benefit from it. He was a far lefty.

History is full of people who

History is full of people who didn't fit exactly into the mold of their party of choice... that's what happens when a "two party system" is enforced at gunpoint.

This has

to be distributed into black hands.

Maybe along with the contrast of real republicans and the neocon wing that came from the racist left.

It would be great to have literature that contrasts the thoughts of MLK/Ron Paul and George Bush/Irving Kristol.

"Freedom Is A Road Seldom Traveled By The Multitude." - Frederick Douglass

Doctor King saw what we were up against.

May his life and deeds never rest in vain.

To Martin Luther King!!

That's right

bump for others.

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