The More Things Change …

Everyone knows about the day Alabama governor George Wallace stood in the schoolhouse door to resist the integration of the University of Alabama. Here’s what it looked like:

Do these arguments sound familiar to you? Where have you heard them more recently?

By the way, for those of you with the time, I’d suggest the longer version …


5 thoughts on “The More Things Change …

  1. The Lamp November 17, 2014 / 2:41 pm

    Count down to when Brad shows up with his moronic rhetoric…10…9…8..7…

  2. jarretr November 17, 2014 / 3:05 pm

    One of the truisms of southern politics throughout U.S. history has been: “the federal government is the embodiment of tyranny…unless it serves our interests.”

    • neukomment November 20, 2014 / 7:46 am

      True: “Do not mess with us, but do go and mess with those free states that are harboring, aiding, and abetting our runaway “property”….”

  3. Pat Young November 17, 2014 / 5:37 pm

    Sick, sick people.

  4. neukomment November 20, 2014 / 3:14 pm

    This post has reminded me of what is to me, a memorable scene from one of my favorite all time movies.

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