Do You Know Or Have Ever Met Any Members Of The Kkk?

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  1. Lon Tanner

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    I met and talked with several of these despicable bastards in Pre Civil Rights Florida 1958. Incredible!!
     
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    Not that I am aware of.
     
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    I came this close |-| to meeting Robert Byrd once.
     
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    Byrd was one of the more subdued racists , but he was a racist and a KKK leader
     
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    The subdued ones are the worse. At least those who are overt let us know who they are. And Byrd held positions of power.

    A long time ago (15+ years) I was watching Mississippi Burning and realized that the Klan had not been in the news during most of my lifetime, so I went on the ACLU website to see exactly what they had been up to. The worse act cited was "leafletting" (handing out offensive flyers.)
     
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    Very, very glad we never have.
     
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    I really don't know. I have met many low down mangy dog scum bag racist's,but whether they were anointed or just freelancing I don't know.
     
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    ^^^^^ Maybe David Duke has changed his mind and repented his racist remarks like President Biden has.
     
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    I don't know about his mindset, but David Duke left the Klan before Robert Byrd did.
     
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    “I’m presented as a white supremacist all the time. You’ve been interviewing me for years. You know that I’ve never embraced that term. In fact I condemn – in fact in my work, in my website, in thousands of interviews, to my own people, to European Americans, by the way – I have a concern about the well-being European Americans in this country.”
    Duke said, “I believe human rights must be accorded to all people, all heritages and all nations. I believe that European Americans – I think that the government of our country is embarked on a purposeful program to destroy the European people in America by making us a tiny minority in the nation that our forefathers created.
     
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  13. Hal Pollner

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    Everybody misspells the Klan!

    It's not the Klu Klux Klan...it's the Ku Klux Klan.

    Grand Dragon Hal:eek:
     
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    No. Have you met any members of the BLM or New Black Panthers tan klan?

    I met black racists during riot duty with the National Guard when H. Rap Brown came to Cambridge MD and tried to get the locals to trash the place in 1967. Last I heard, he's Jamil Abdullah el Amin and still serving a life term in Atlanta for murdering a cop. The next year I met and interacted with number of racists trying to destroy Baltimore in the MLK riots, again with the National Guard.

    So tell me, you met any KKKs since '58?
     
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    I sincerely hope not.
     
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