Andy Timmons Shows How It's Done: "On Your Way Sweet Soul"

DangerMan2/03/2019 7:13:24 am PST

re: #6 Belafon

From the previous thread:

I’m going to answer some of the questions with one statement.

The Democratic party is representative of a whole lot of different people, one group of which is the African American community. They have had to deal with a lot, but have consistently supported Democrats. In return, I think it’s the right thing for Democrats to take their concerns in any decisions we make. And Democrats can’t win without African Americans.

In an ideal world, both parties and the media would be trying to figure out how to finally deal with our dark history. Instead, though, we have a racist party that none-the-less thinks it can be the arbiter of who is racist, and a media that needs a story about Democrats so that they can feel balanced. So Democrats are left with doing the right thing and getting punished for it. But, even though I also struggle with where do we stop, it’s far better for us to be trying than not.

I wonder if it might not be a good idea for the Democratic party to have it’s own truth-and-reconciliation. Kind of a “let’s get everything out on the table, but if you do it now, we will discuss it.” I had to do something like that when my oldest was younger. He’d dug himself a deep enough hole that attempting to get out was actually making it worse. So we did a reset-with-responsibilities, which gave him a chance to come clean, but the consequences came as a one-shot deal rather than a response to an escalating set of circumstances.

And when the media and GOP start doing their crap we can go “The adults are talking, run along.”

Your answer is good and id add a few more questions to ckkatz’s

- were the voters actively defrauded or lied to..was the info suppressed or hiddden by the candidate?
- or was it in fact something long ago and forgotten so less…. deliberate?