Justice concludes black voters need Democratic Party

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    OMG! I can't believe that this is still the United States of America. I never thought I'd see the day when local elections would be rigged by the Federal Justice Dept.


    Justice concludes black voters need Democratic Party - Washington Times

    Justice concludes black voters need Democratic Party

    By Ben Conery

    KINSTON, N.C. | Voters in this small city decided overwhelmingly last year to do away with the party affiliation of candidates in local elections, but the Obama administration recently overruled the electorate and decided that equal rights for black voters cannot be achieved without the Democratic Party.

    The Justice Department's ruling, which affects races for City Council and mayor, went so far as to say partisan elections are needed so that black voters can elect their "candidates of choice" - identified by the department as those who are Democrats and almost exclusively black.

    The department ruled that white voters in Kinston will vote for blacks only if they are Democrats and that therefore the city cannot get rid of party affiliations for local elections because that would violate black voters' right to elect the candidates they want.

    "The Voting Rights Act is not supposed to be compensating for failure of voters to show up on Election Day," she said. "The Voting Rights Act doesn't guarantee an opportunity to elect a 'candidate of choice.' ... My 'candidate of choice' loses all the time in an election."
     
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    Blacks should be infuriated. Basically, the Justice Department is saying that Blacks are too stupid to research candidates to determine those whose political leanings they support.
     
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    Yeah, they should be. but then Democrats have been saying that for years. Problem is when people are victims for so many years, they have a hard time not being victims even when they dont have to be.
     
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    Aye.

    This should be appealed.
     
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    I am in agreement that this decision must be reversed.
     
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    That is a very sad decision.
     
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    Actually if I'm reading this correctly, both the whites and the blacks should be outraged because it's asserting that whites are too stupid to research candidates to determine those whose political leanings they support also:
    They won't vote for black republicans?:lol:

    This is one of those uuh--what? Moments, even the NAACP is challenging this one. It's be interesting to see if Obama responds.
     
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    Hes racist ...
     
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    You didn't read it at all you fucking retard
     
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    Explain. Did it not say that the justice department made the decision partly because whites won't vote for a non-democratic candidate if he's black?
     
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