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Tue Jul 29, 2014, 03:35 AM

16. Quit worrying about this party. It's the principles that matter


Truth be told, it doesn't matter what the label of the political body is called.
I am not attached to the label of Democrat because it doesn't mean anything anymore.
You gotta take that back to the 1790s for its intended meaning.

I wrote a whole history of how these labels formed & how they shifted back & forth over the decades.
It was called a A long story about The Southern Strategy.

The political parties were formed on the basis of the Black slavery issue & monetary controls therein.
That's the whole working engine of the American system.
That's why when Blacks are involved prominently in a political scene, the parties shift & realign.
We're going through another one right now with that Black President called Barack Obama.

It was the Federalists vs. the Anti-Federalists.
In other words those who wanted Central governmental control through a 'feder' or a league vs. those who did not preferring government control be DE-centralized wanting more of a CON-federacy (states in league WITH each other).

Naming yourself after the opposition is sort of lame so the Anti-Federalists came with this special name:

It's a combo-Greek/Latin title meaning the following:
Demos = People. Crat = Rule. That's the Greek half.
Res = Matters/Things. Public = People. That's the Latin half.
Break it all down & it means People Rule the Matters of the People.
That means Confederacy. That means States' Rights over Central Rights.

When the Democratic-Republicans took over pretty much all government by the 1820s, just like the nWo of pro wrestling they got so big that they split on themselves.
This is where the Democratic party derived.
And the Democratic Party pretty much continued the legacy of the Confederate-minded 'States over Central' slaveowning South.
That's the party that split the country in two when Republican Abraham Lincoln got elected.
They knew he was gonna end slavery & they were RIGHT! Hahahahaha!

This Democratic party was the bad guys for a very long time.
But one of the fragments of that old 1820s split were embodied by this guy named Franklin Roosevelt, a Democrat of the Northeast.
A different kind of Democrat who somehow got the whole country behind him North, South, East, & West.
But part of his legacy was to help the Blacks (desegregating the military) & whaddaya know here comes the South splitting among those familiar lines yet again.

So what does Democrat mean if it's not in the interest of the Confederate-nostalgic South?
That's its roots after all, right?
John Kennedy killed the rest of that meaning in the 1960s & the South split from the Democrats ironically joining the Republican Party which they fought against 100 years before.
That doesn't make sense, does it?

These labels don't mean anything anymore.
There IS no Democratic platform. It's a vehicle to use, that's all.
Don't give it more meaning than it deserves.
It's just an organizing body to advance the MORE important PRINCIPLES.

Even the labels Liberal & Progressive are a waste of time.
What makes this world a better place for EVERYBODY?
That's the only mentality we should have.
The world's bad enough on its own so how do we make it better for all people.

To make these principles part of the social standard, we can use this Democratic Party vehicle to help us get where we need to go.
But if the vehicle crashes remember that we can still walk on our own two feet.
We can also get another vehicle to drive.

I don't care about the Democratic Party.
I care about Human Rights & Fairness.
If I gotta use the Democratic Party, the Häagen-Dazs Party, the Mario Party to get these things done, then I'll do it.
But it's all about getting the things done not worrying so much about what I have to use to GET it done.

Who cares about the label? Care about the contents of the package.
John Lucas

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