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The Making of a Black Conservative
American Thinker, by Lloyd Marcus

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Posted By:Judy W., 1/24/2014 12:50:53 PM

It was the mid-1950s. Around nine years old and the eldest of five, I, along with my parents, was extremely excited as we oohed and ahed over our new home -- new appliances and everything. Our family moved from a leaky-roof, pot-belly-wood-stove row house in the ghetto of east Baltimore to a brand new government high-rise. Apartment 6B was our new home in the 11-story building of all black residents. Little did I realize that living in the projects and other life experiences would lead to my becoming a black conservative, a Christian, and a Tea Party activist. In a short time,

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I love this guy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Drive, 1/24/2014 12:55:42 PM     (No. 9704241)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: seminolesecure, 1/24/2014 1:07:00 PM     (No. 9704258)

Little Lloyd looks like an angel. Big Lloyd is dead on as usual.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: prescient33, 1/24/2014 1:11:06 PM     (No. 9704265)

This man had a competitive advantage-he came from a loving two parent family. This is what the black leadership should promote.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 1/24/2014 1:33:04 PM     (No. 9704310)

I love him too, OP.

I read that story, about his father and his life, a number of years ago at his website. It brought me to tears.

Lloyd Marcus gives a lot of reasons to love him - integrity, strength of character and good sense being at the top of the list.

http://www.lloydmarcus.com/



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Reply 5 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 1/24/2014 1:50:19 PM     (No. 9704336)

FTA: "Obama should have my support because we are both black. His agenda is irrelevant."

Actually, no. If Obama had been a conservative then he would have been considered an "Uncle Tom" and blacks would not have been permitted to leave the Democrat plantation and support him.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lonestarlarry, 1/24/2014 2:08:37 PM     (No. 9704362)

The older I get, the more I realize there are just two types of people. One type is reasonable and the other type is unreasonable, and I have also noticed that the people who fall in the first category make better sense. It seems that Mr. Marcus is one of those people who fall in that first catagory.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/24/2014 2:10:51 PM     (No. 9704364)

FTA: In a short time, I witnessed the building becoming an 11-story dangerous, violent ghetto. See: Pruitt Igoe in St. Louis. Oh wait. That was imploded 20 years ago to make room for yet more upscale subsidized housing. New housing didn´t seem to fare any better.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: richwill, 1/24/2014 2:19:20 PM     (No. 9704379)

LLoyd Marcus is everything the ghetto blacks are not. A beacon of light in a sea of black.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: flatwater, 1/24/2014 2:36:01 PM     (No. 9704389)

God bless and keep Lloyd Marcus.

God bless and keep ALL Black Conservatives, and grant them the strength to endure the endless racist and profane psychological abuse hurled at them by "kind, caring" liberals.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: escaped commieny, 1/24/2014 3:00:54 PM     (No. 9704423)

#5,FTA
"Apparently, I missed the point -- at least as far as too many among 96% of black voters were concerned. Obama should have my support because we are both black. His agenda is irrelevant.

Obama is simply another Democrat pushing the same insulting bigotry of lowered expectations, class envy, and cradle-to-grave government entitlements -- all of which has devastated the black community for decades"
You left the wrong impression with a partial post.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lucky4, 1/24/2014 3:49:20 PM     (No. 9704477)

I love this guy. Him and Bill Cosby could do a road show. Why aren´t there more people like him?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: PAdiva, 1/24/2014 5:43:06 PM     (No. 9704588)

Can he be in charge of HUD?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dvc, 1/24/2014 6:20:04 PM     (No. 9704610)

Well said!

Clearly a thinking man of character. Relatively rare in any race.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: JoniTx, 1/24/2014 6:41:30 PM     (No. 9704625)

Great article by a great American!

Everything written by Lloyd Marcus is inspiring. May God Bless him.



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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/24/2014 8:31:06 PM     (No. 9704696)

Don´t forget Lloyd is still raising money on his web site for the Thank You Ted Cruz ad to played during the Super Bowl.

The man just keeps on keeping on with a conservative movement.

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