I know that’s right! Don’t get it when folks say both parties are the same. If that was the case i would not be a Democrat. Do I agree with all Democrats? No! But I don’t agree with the Republicans whose only mission is to not support President Barack Obama just because he is black. But race don’t matter!
The Republican party is in trouble, that’s no secret. It continually marginalizes minority populations and has thoroughly ostracized itself with women voters. Republican General Colin Powell sat down with Bill Maher to discuss the current status of the Republican party.
According to Powell, the GOP has to do more to appeal to minorities and learn to accept compromise, as the founders they so often exalt and call upon did.
Watch the interview below. (Source: Read more)
Herman Cain is feeling left behind by his party.
Herman Cain said the Republican Party has a branding problem.
“The RNC sent out a flyer to some of its members talking about potential 2016 presidential candidates. Do you know what they had in common? … ,” he said. “They were all white.” Where was Allen West. Where was Dr. Ben Carson. And have they ruled out the possibility that I might consider another run?”
None of this should surprise Herman Cain. If he kept his eyes open he would have seen that people like him, Allen West, Dr. Ben Carson, and other minorities’ sole purpose is to be used as props. They generally have no power or say in the direction of the Republican Party. (Source)
North Carolina Republicans enacted the worst voter suppression laws in the nation this past summer. And because of that and the general extremism of the entire party, one House candidate has switched his allegiance from the GOP to the Democratic Party.
Here’s why Jason Thigpen, an NC house candidate and war veteran, renounced the GOP and joined the Democratic party.
War veteran Jason Thigpen had been a member of the Republican Party. He was even running for Congress on the GOP ticket in North Carolina. But no longer. The purple heart recipient officially renounced the GOP in a message on his website on Monday. (More)