Obama Official: With Republicans, The Way Politics Are Today, There Would Still Be Slavery (Video)

When the Civil War ended, and after Republican President Abraham Lincoln liberated the slaves in the south, Democrats initiated Jim Crow laws to punish blacks. Democrats discriminated against blacks. In fact, the KKK, was founded as the the terrorist wing of the Democrat Party.

The Ku Klux Klan assassinated many Republicans including Republican Representative James M. Hinds (December 5, 1833—October 22, 1868) of Little Rock. Hinds represented Arkansas in the United States Congress from June 24, 1868 through October 22, 1868.

But, since when do facts matter with liberal Democrats?
MSNBC host Chuck Todd got a chuckle out of a White House official saying,
“With this Republican, the way politics are today, there would still be slavery.”
Via Weekly Standard:

They all thought it was funny.

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  • Economan

    We are slaves if most of our income goes to the gov’t in taxes and others are dependent on the gov’t for everything.

  • SeniorD

    OF COURSE! Democrats have championed slavery for hundreds of years. Why stop now?

  • john b

    Hey — what happened to the post of the white teen beat up in norfolk, Va that was on the TV station WAVY?

  • Jet Jaguar

    Nothing had changed since it’s inception; The institution of slavery is still championed and served today by the Democrat Party.

  • Sam Stone

    Coming form the morally bankrupt liberals? Rich?

  • everybody that works is a slave of the politican.

  • Navy seal

    “John b”
    I asked the same question on the previous post… It just vanished.. I tried to look it up on YouTube & other sites & came up with nada.?..

  • Stan

    Democrats are obsessed with playing the “slave card”. And why not? The only modern day slaves in America are the uninformed minorities who mindlessly vote en masse for Democrats.

  • Rachelle

    Of course these historical morons don’t remember that Jeff Davis, President of the Confederacy,. was a Democrat and Lincoln was a Republican.

  • Patty

    Do these people get up in the morning and have glass and nails for breakfast?

  • Mike123

    Check out this poster that historian Clayton Cramer found:


  • Comrade J

    I agree with the statement, but for a different reason.

    Democrats are saying:

    “Hey guys, if Republican leaders of the Civil War times were like the ones that there are today – weak, we Democrats, would have won and kept the slavery. But no fear, we [democrats] are currently instituting slavery, and half of the prospective slavery population [democrat base] loves it!”

  • Patty
  • dba_vagabond_trader

    Shucking and jiving as the real slavemasters of the D party debase personal achievement and force grabbermint dependency up the collective arse.

  • bigL

    B-B-But the schools don’t teach any USA history before about 1880. So these KKK issues would not be covered. Check it out where yr kids go to school. also no civics, no government
    (the main thrust is the 3 Ds: Dinosurs Diversity and Dolphins, Heh)

  • Sparty

    How stupid is the RNC (over the years) to allow people to forget that the KKK was the mainstream of the Democratic Party for decades, and a respected wing of it into the 1950’s and 60’s?

    We need to win the communications war people, in English, Spanish and Ebonics.

  • Meh

    Why doesn’t the presstitute identify the racist who made the statement?

  • shadow

    Yes, let’s pretend like the Dixiecrats never existed … that the 60’s never happened … and that Republicans never used the “Southern Strategy” to win elections.

  • Alisa

    Actually, I must agree with the comments. Republicans during Lincoln’s time stood up for their principles. These days Republicans “reach across the aisle” and “compromise” with those on the left. Had we had this lot back in the 1800’s they would have “toned down” the anti-slavery “rhetoric” in an attempt to appeal to independents. Some would have announced that their plendge of supporting abolition would not apply to them any longer. They would work with the pro-slavery Democrats because the slavery issue is so polarizing. They would listen to those who told them that they needed to abandon the idea of abolition because it is unpopular.

    So, yes. If today’s Republicans were around in the 1800’s we WOULD still have slavery. And I agree with those who have alrady commented that the Democrats remain the party of slavery, it is just in a different guise. Our current crop of Republicans haven’t the stomach to fight for what is right and we will all be sold to the newest plantation.

  • Patty

    Let’s see can I call a Costas here. TAKE AWAY THESE IGNORAMUSES (SP) FREEDOM OF SPEECH.

    Seriously, we need to confront this evil that has been spewing its evil venom for years, now.

  • bg



    [Almost 200 years after the British outlawed the slave trade in 1807, slave raids and the sale of slaves in Muslim markets continues in countries like Sudan. The slave trade remained legal in Saudi Arabia until 1962, when under international pressure it was finally abolished. However, there are persistent, credible reports, that slavery persists in Saudi Arabia, and even that slaves from Sudan are ending up in Saudi Arabia.

    Recently, a former slave from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, Mende Nazer, had her autobiography: “Slave: My True Story” published. Mende was captured in 1992, she was first a slave to a rich Arab family in Khartoum, and then in 2002 to a Sudanese diplomat in London, from whom she escaped and sought political asylum.]

    There Are More Slaves Today Than at Any Time in Human History

    [TM: Briefly, what is the situation in America?

    BS: On average, in the past half-hour, one more person will have been
    trafficked to the United States into slavery. About 14,000-17,000 are
    trafficked into the U.S. each year and forced to work within U.S. borders
    under threat of violence for no pay beyond subsistence. ]

    scroll for more here & here, at links, in
    connecting links and thread comments..


  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    It’s interesting how the cretin in the White House and his acolytes want the opposition to buy into their idiotic tax hike plan, yet make every effort to slander them at every opportunity.

    With every passing day and the incessant political attacks, the idea of letting it go over the cliff just gains more appeal.

  • DavidD

    MSNBC is the Völkischer Beobachter of 21st Century America.

  • JTwig

    He is right! If the current elected Republicans were in office then, they never would have had the cajones to stand up to the slavery loving Democrats, nor would they have been able to pass all three Civial Rights Acts which the Democrats opposed, or even the Constitutional Amendments that a) freed the slaves, b) gave them citizenship, and c) the right to vote which were all opposed by the Democrats.

  • Comrade J

    RONFL, yes Shadow,

    The southern strategy is exactly why, the late Sen Robert Byrd, KKK grand Wizard or whatever the term, was in a Rep party.. Oh wait he was a Democrat.

    Well maybe it’s perhaps why Carrol Crawford, KKK member, feels right about running for a position as a Republican… my bad… Democrat.

    Yes, because supposedly RACISTS left DNC and joined GOP during the “Southern Strategy”. Like for example this “right wing” Senate majority Leader Harry Reid, who talking about Obama said that he was impressed by ‘light-skinned’ Obama’s lack of ‘Negro dialect’.

    “Southern Strategy” must be a code name for the myth used to brainwash dupes into embracing the KKK party, aka DNC. Jim Crow is laughing in his grave.

  • The Triguy

    Did I not recently read that the new Constitution of Egypt–based on Sharia law of course–had removed all reference and terminology that condemmed and outlawed slavery? If that is the case, then when will all those who played the race card–democrats galore–call out Morsi, the Muslum Brotherhood, and Egypt on this? Again, if this is true, republicans should stand out on the street corners and demand that Obama condem this action in the name of freedom.

  • There are current adverts by Saudis on Facebook (no less) who are selling slaves.

    Saudis may have paid for O’s collegiate escapades and to help finance to put their muslim-commie into Washington…

    So perhaps O is some Saudi’s slave?

    …..what? ……. plausible to me

  • bg


    The Triguy #26 December 3, 2012 at 11:51 am

    yes, but the dirty little secret is Sharia & Slavery always was, and
    still is, the law of the land in Egypt, as well as every other Islamic
    state irrespective of what their Constitutions state..

    how dumbed down are we??


    wash, rinse, repeat


  • Multitude

    “With this Democratic party, the way the social welfare dependency state is today, there still is slavery.”

  • SeniorD

    Let us also remember that, prior to the 17th Amendment, State Governors controlled the Senators. It’s a sure bet any Senator prior to 1917 spoke for his State Government and not for ‘The Peoplel’. If I remember, wasn’t there a certain Democrat Senator from West Virginia who had KKK membership until 3 days after he died?

  • bg


    shadow #18 December 3, 2012 at 11:11 am

    again with the LIE..

    scroll entire thread for more, or not, your choice..

    however, at the very least, try reading, and listening to, the
    facts about the “Southern Strategy”, and get back to US..


  • DomesticGoddess

    Words fail me. This is the President of our country making these hate filled statements. Never in my lifetime did I EVER hear a Republican president use statements like this to foment class/race/gender warfare.

  • Callipygian1

    Axelrod? -most likely; Jarrett? maybe… Carville? I could see him saying it too…

    I just don’t think any of them are “highly intelligent”

  • el polacko

    where do folks get the idea that slavery was some american invention ? slavery has existed for countless centuries, and still does exist, in many (most?) places in this world. when does america get credit for putting an END to the practice ??

  • bg


    Alisa #19 December 3, 2012 at 11:20 am

    excellent analogy, thank you..

    and this was such a mind blower, that it convinced me they
    are in collusion with one another, well, at the highest levels
    (iow: career elite politicians) at any rate..


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  • bg


    Callipygian1 #33 December 3, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    re: [I just don’t think any of them are “highly intelligent”]

    that’s for sure..

    A Simple Solution

    [There’s no criteria to which anyone is held to serve in Congress, which is
    why the evidence suggests the place is flooded with room-temperature IQ’s.
    Not a litmus test, an exam of qualifications, much less ongoing education
    serves as a requirement.

    however, how did these people manage to, more or
    less, get themselves positioned in places of having
    such enormous power over US??


  • DomesticGoddess

    Money and Soros!

  • DecentAmerican

    What is sad is that there is NOONE in the GOP or even the right wing media who is willing to push back on these absurd charges. It needs to be said every day, at every discussion, that the Dem party is the party of RACISM , THE PARTY OF HATE, THE PARTY OF SLAVERY, THE PARTY OF THE KKK.
    Rush? Coulter? Dr Laura? Someone needs to say it. The stupid American liberals are convinced the DEMS are totally innocent here, where instead the DEMS are the foundation of racism in American history!

    Who will have the balls to speak the truth?

  • Hugh

    Complete psychos.

  • Lyle

    Seems to me the Obamanauts and Democrats are the only one’s supporting slavery Mr. Klein. Did not Egypt’s King Morsi, the favored Muslim son of Supreme Leader Obama, just lead the the Islamists in the Egyptian parliament into approving a new constitution that supports Sharia Law, condemns women, and allows slavery.?

    Well good. Since so many blacks in America just love Obama, while many opt to embrace Islam, perhaps it would have saved a lot of time, money, and lives to have simply left the American slaves in bondage after all. They seem to enjoy it. Mr. Klein is right, we should have simply skipped the US Civil War, or better yet, SOLD the American slaves back to their original Muslim Masters.

  • west1890

    Really? Egypt’s brand new constitution declares slavery legal and I didn’t see anything that indicates obama, clinton or their liberal commie minions have voiced even the teeniest objection. C’mon sports, speak up…..we’re waiting….

  • shadow

    however, at the very least, try reading, and listening to, the
    facts about the “Southern Strategy”, and get back to US..

    Well, that was quite fanciful.

    Try something NOT from a Republican source.

  • Comrade J


    Shadow continues to split atoms with the power of mind. Uses Wiki as a “neutral”, “authoritative” source. Because apparently NO “republican” source can be trusted, but Wikipedia. It’s SCIENCE comrades! LOL

    S/he responds to all the other actual facts and arguments with…. yes, that’s the sound of the crickets.

    That’s what passes for intelligence amongst libtards these days. Red Herring, ad hominem and straw men. Hopefully s/he didn’t pay money at some college/university for such “education”.

  • shadow

    S/he responds to all the other actual facts and arguments with…. yes, that’s the sound of the crickets.

    Given the effort you put forth, I’m surprised you would want to draw attention to it. The “Southern Strategy” wasn’t about persuading elected officials to change parties, not that the Democtats didn’t have their party jumpers – I’m looking at you Strom Thurmond, Jesse Helms and Trent Lott.. It was to sway voters, and sway it, it did. From 1876 to the 1960s, the deep south had voted Democrat. Since then, Republicans have dominated the south. Of course, that was the idea.

  • repousa

    DEms have promotes slavery, fought for slavery and committed treason or slavery. Now they empower regimes that are bringing back slavery. Regimes that openly murder people because of their faith, race, gender and viewpoints. The libtards condone it over seas and they will condone it here if they have their way.

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  • Comrade J

    “The “Southern Strategy” wasn’t about persuading elected officials to change parties, not that the Democtats didn’t have their party jumpers”

    And on this point you have already been proven wrong by other readers. And yet you keep parroting the same point. Sad that you have to resort to personal attacks… again.