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Yes this should be over, but regarding "the national Democratic party
passed the landmark civil rights legislation of the 1960s", the fact is
that 80% of Republicans in the House and Senate voted for the bill while
only 66% of Democrats did.  Again, just sayin'.

clark


On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 10:54 PM, Donald Clarke <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Everybody knows the southern Democrats took racist attitudes. Everybody
> knows that as soon as the national Democratic party passed the landmark
> civil rights legislation of the 1960s, the south turned Republican. What's
> to discuss?
>
> Donald Clarke
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Aug 28, 2013, at 6:48 PM, Clark Johnsen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 9:22 PM, HistorischeAufnahmen <
> > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> >> Yes but the "left" abandoned these racial attitudes before the Second
> >> World War and the "right" has made them the centerpiece of their program
> >> today.
> >>
> >
> > John Powell for all his life was a Democrat. Sen. Robert Byrd (D) rose
> to a
> > high position in that party yet was throughout WWII a Grand Kleagle. Byrd
> > even refused to join the military because he might have to serve
> alongside
> > “race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds.” As
> > recently as 2005, in his memoir, Byrd describes the KKK as a fraternal
> > assembly of "upstanding people". He was the only senator to vote against
> > both African-American Supreme Court nominees Thurgood Marshall and
> Clarence
> > Thomas.
> >
> > Who on "the right" or even in the Republican party can boast such a
> record?
> > Just sayin'.
> >
> > clark
> >
> >
> >
> >> Alan Carrier
> >>
> >> Sent from my iphone so please
> >> ascribe typos to autocorrect.
> >>
> >> On Aug 28, 2013, at 2:10 PM, "L. Hunter Kevil" <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Just a comment about John Powell as a "right-wing" racialist agitator.
> In
> >>> fact the eugenics movement of the early part of the last century - the
> >> root
> >>> of this racial madness - was created and developed by progressives such
> >> as
> >>> Margaret Sanger, Woodrow Wilson, and others. Their ideas and laws were
> >>> opposed by conservatives, particularly Christian ones. The left often
> >> tries
> >>> to conceal its parentage.
> >>>
> >>> L. H. Kevil
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 3:24 PM, David Lewis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> In general the collectability of anything classical has declined
> >> sharply in
> >>>> the past decade. Powell, however, has
> >>>> been generally forgotten, and those who are aware of who he is are
> also
> >>>> aware of his activities as an extreme
> >>>> right-wing agitator. So top dollar might be out of the question these
> >> days;
> >>>> maybe settle for an offer made by someone
> >>>> who wants them.
> >>>>
> >>>> Dave Lewis
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> _____
> >>>>>
> >>>>> From: Steve Smolian [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> >>>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 8:49 AM
> >>>>> To: Smolian
> >>>>> Subject: John Powell
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I've just obtained copies of two privately made John Powell 78 sets-
> >>>>> Mozart
> >>>>> Ssonata , K. 311 (4s) and 3 pieces by Powell (3 12" 78s) and Schumann
> >> 's
> >>>>> Humoresque . op. 20  (4 78s) . He was a Lescheizky pupil, highly
> >> praised,
> >>>>> and an American composer well known during his lifetime (1882-1963)
> >>>>>
> >>>>> These were once considered among the most collectible of U.S. piano
> >>>>> records.
> >>>>> In the past, I've sold each set at a price in the lower four figures.
> >>>> I've
> >>>>> not heard them mentioned in years.   I couldn't find them in Popsike
> >> Are
> >>>>> they still so highly regarded or has time applied the soft pedal to
> >> their
> >>>>> reputation?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'll consider offers.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Steve Smolian
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>
>