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- n. The Ku Klux Klan.
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- proper n. Ku Klux Klan
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- n. a secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people
NO ONE FROM THE KLAN WAS ARRESTED, but when some Black people couldn't take the Klan's tirades anymore and tried to fight the Klan members, THEY were arrested and prosecuted.
Of course, the Klan is a clandestine network of organizations, with each one a small fiefdom in itself.
But Newt, as one of the more educated of the Klan, is one of the most intellectually dishonest as well.
Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as The Klan, is the name of several past and present far right hate groups in the United States whose avowed purpose is to protect the rights and further the interests of white Americans by violence and intimidation.
The only difference I can see between the teabaggers/terrorists and the Klan is that the teabaggers/terrorists bring their wives to the rallies.
Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as The Klan, is the name of several past and present far right hate groups
I think these groups are "pro-consumer" in the same way the Ku Klux Klan is "pro-white" - it's the other half of the picture that more correctly describes the agenda.
If ANYONE believes that the Ku Klux Klan is dead is both a fool and truly stupid.
Being an active member of the Klan is quite a different matter.
The Klan is an organization that advocates violence against blacks and Jews, and has a history of doing just that.
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