Is America no longer "the great melting pot"?

Thom plus logo Edmund Burke is often quoted as saying that all it takes for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.

Conservatives are silent as Trump's tweet telling women of color to go back to their ancestor's country amplifies the sort of thing that people like David Duke and the Klan have been saying forever.

It's just as explicitly racist and fascist as was his "very fine people on both sides" comment.

Now the leader of the Republican Party is not just saying things like this repeatedly, but doubling down on them. Has the GOP now moved so far to the right that this will get Trump re-elected?

And, if so, does this mean the end of the American Experiment of the "great melting pot"?

-Thom

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Coalage3 50 weeks 1 day ago
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Has the party of death, otherwise known as democrats, moved so far to the left that they think that spouting fasicst, racist language will win them the WH in 2020? Witness the remarks from Pressley at Nutroots. Black and brown people need to speak up but only if you are going to advance a certain agenda. Otherwise keep your mouth shut.

Thom - where is your outrage against these obviously bigoted and racist remarks? Are you going to do nothing?

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Thom plus logo Every time in American history there was the possibility of serious movement forward in civil and human rights, there has been a backlash by white racists resulting in new monuments to the Confederacy.

The Confederacy, of course, was the police state oligarchy that took over the American South in the 1820s and committed treason against the United States of America, killing hundreds of thousands of American soldiers and civilians in the process.
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