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I’ll have those niggers voting Democratic for the next 200 years.” Lyndon Baines Johnson about the Great Society plan. Unsourced quote floating around the internet for years.

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Submitted by Bob Klahn on April 22, 2014

Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 - January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963-1969) and thirty-seventh Vice President of the United States (1961-1963)

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  • LOL Hell I happend to be listening at the time and know damn well he said it
    LikeReplyReport 211 months ago
  • Democrats like to deny he said this and say there is no proof? True, there's no document or tape of him saying it, But. The quote has been confirmed by several members of his own staff and it is well known that he used the "N" word regularly. 
    LikeReplyReport 11 year ago
  • as sad as it is it proven true so far
    LikeReplyReport1 year ago
  • A few years ago, I watched the video of LBJ saying to Richard Russell, "These negroes, they're getting pretty uppity these days and that's a problem for us since they've got something they never had before, the political pull to back up their uppityness. Now we've got to do something about this, we've got to give them a little something, just enough to quiet them down, not enough to make a difference." AND "I'll have those niggers voting Democratic for the next 200 years." 
    LikeReplyReport 32 years ago
  • He said NIGGER. He SAID it. He was a DEMOCRAT. While it was contemporaneous, it illustrates the contempt Democrats have for blacks. Democrats think they OWE them. It's disgusting.
    LikeReplyReport 42 years ago
  • While there are records that he did use the N word, there's no record that LBJ ever said the above thing.
    LikeReplyReport 12 years ago
    • I have watched the video on youtube many times I should have saved, it was on there they pulled it
      LikeReplyReport 62 years ago
    • Jerry L. Moody They pulled it, because it was a fakey faked fake. Fakers should start their own you tube They could call it "fake tube". With fakery being so popular, and essential, for the conservative movement to win, it should be very popular among them, because when you have to lie to sell what you're selling, then what you're selling, must be garbage. 
      LikeReplyReport 22 years ago
    • I have watched it, it wasn’t a fake story. You should follow your own goddamn advice. Fucking chicken shit Democrats have to hide all their sins and hate
      LikeReplyReport 92 years ago
    • Snopes says “unproven” that’s how liberals hide their crimes
      LikeReplyReport 42 years ago
    • Jerry L. Moody That's how truthfuls say, you can't prove a negative. There's no documentation for this fake quote, other than it being posted on this post anything, check nothing, website.
      LikeReplyReport 12 years ago
    • I saw the mother fucker on YouTube it isn’t fake just offensive and against one of the left’s icons
      LikeReplyReport2 years ago
    • Jerry L. Moody I saw that video as well. He definitely said it.
      LikeReplyReport 12 years ago
    • Jerry L. Moody Semper Fi brother! Happy Birthday (2 days late)
      LikeReplyReport 22 years ago
    • Brian Mary So you don't believe the testimony of multiple witnesses. What you say means nothing except that you're indoctrinated in how to deny truth. It was there; I saw it, many others saw it. The left pulled it because it is evidence against LBJ's evil nature and they don't like evidence stacking up that proves their evil actions. It's like a child caught with his hand in the cookie jar denying it only because he doesn't want the heat coming down on him. Pitiful! 
      LikeReplyReport 21 year ago
    • Thanks Tom Braund! And Semper Fi
      LikeReplyReport1 year ago
    • Jerry L. Moody Democrats Lie cheat and Steal and Murder is never off the Table of them holding Power, Now Soros Owns that Party a Hitler Child Convert Nazi,! And they Bankrolled His education and His startup money in America 1965. 
      LikeReplyReport 11 year ago
  • And he actually said this, too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1rIDmDWSms
    LikeReplyReport 73 years ago
  • Yes he really said it
    LikeReplyReport 53 years ago
  • Did he actually make this statement? It sounds lie something he might say. But what it really exposes is his "Great Society" agenda, which appears to have fulfilled the statement.
    LikeReplyReport 23 years ago
  • Whether or not he said these exact words, they are consistent with LBJ's racism and other things he said. http://www.snopes.com/lbj-voting-democratic/
    LikeReplyReport 74 years ago
  • https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Lyndon_B._Johnson
    LikeReplyReport 24 years ago
  • I always heard that claimed to be about the voting rights act, or the civil rights act. What I have never seen is one single source given for it.
    LikeReplyReport4 years ago
  • Just give a reference, not Kessler's book, but someone who actually heard it and said so.
    LikeReplyReport 14 years ago
    • Said to two governors regarding the Civil Rights Act of 1964, according to then-Air Force One steward Robert MacMillan. As quoted in Inside the White House (1996), by Ronald Kessler, New York: Simon and Schuster, p. 33. 
      LikeReplyReport 14 years ago
    • STANDS4 Nice...but... You have one source, Kessler's book. I asked for someone who actually heard it. Yes, HE attributed it to Robert MacMillan. Yet all we have is Kessler's claim that MacMillan told it to him. I googled Macmillan and got nothing about him other than quotes about LBJ he supposedly repeated. I don't even know if he is alive. Nothing else. 
      LikeReplyReport4 years ago
    • Bob Klahn Yep, maybe that's not enough to be considered a definite fact...
      LikeReplyReport 14 years ago
    • Bob Klahn fact is that it was no secret in Texas that LBJ was a racist.
      LikeReplyReport 33 years ago
    • Kim Luikart His voting statement of those niggers for the next 200 yrs. is factual. The audio has been cut right at the point you hear the present time audio end. As near as within one year, it has been on Facebook in full audio 
      LikeReplyReport 22 years ago
    • Kim Luikart What he was in Texas is irrelevant to the actual point in question. It is provable that LBJ worked to bring equal rights to black people. tinyurl.com/lbjvra1965 Some people are capable of growing up. 
      LikeReplyReport2 years ago
    • Michael Dely If it's true, show it. Why is there no report of the two governors he supposedly said it to attributing it to him?
      LikeReplyReport2 years ago

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Ich werde diese Nigger für die nächsten 200 Jahre demokratisch wählen lassen. “Lyndon Baines Johnson über den großartigen Gesellschaftsplan. ungekauftes Zitat, das seit Jahren im Internet schwebt.

Tendré a esos negros votando democráticamente durante los próximos 200 años ". Lyndon baines johnson sobre el plan de la gran sociedad. Cita sin fuente flotando en internet durante años.

リンドン・ベインズは、この素晴らしい社会計画についてジョンソンに敬意を表しています。何年もの間インターネットの周りに浮かんでいる手付かずの見積もり。

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