Arkansas Republicans: Slavery was a blessing for the ‘black race’ and we should ethnic cleanse Muslims from America
How long will the mainstream press pretend these views are not the views of most mainstream conservatives aka Republicans?
Arkansas Republicans’ comments on slavery, Muslims stir controversy
By Suzi Parker
LITTLE ROCK, Ark | Sat Oct 6, 2012 7:51pm EDT
(Reuters) - Republicans in Arkansas are struggling to get past the controversy generated by a state lawmaker who wrote that slavery might have benefited blacks and a candidate who has advocated expelling Muslims from the United States.
In his self-published 2009 book titled “Letters to the Editor: Confessions of a Frustrated Conservative,” state Representative Jon Hubbard of Jonesboro, Arkansas, writes that “the institution of slavery that the black race has long believed to be an abomination upon its people may actually have been a blessing in disguise.”
Hubbard, a retired teacher and Vietnam veteran who was elected to the statehouse in 2010, also wrote, “Wouldn’t life for blacks in America today be more enjoyable and successful if they would only learn to appreciate the value of a good education?”
His book also says that blacks “are likely much better than they ever would have enjoyed living in sub-Saharan Africa.”
Charles Fuqua of Batesville, Arkansas, is currently seeking a House of Representatives seat. His e-book “God’s Law: The Only Political Solution” came out in April on Amazon.
“I see no solution to the Muslim problem short of expelling all followers of the religion from the United States,” he writes in his book, according to The Arkansas Times newspaper.