Skip to comments.Lincoln: An invented hero
Posted on 10/31/2012 9:08:23 PM PDT by EveningStar
The Abraham Lincoln of popular perception is a mythological figure. He has little to do with the actual 16th president.
(Excerpt) Read more at canada.com ...
That dispute was settled long ago and at a terrbile cost. Most of this column is just so much blather.
In Canada they think democracy is NOT Mob Rule by Mobsters..
When it is.. No democracy has ever been democratic..
Democracy is indispensable to socialism. The goal of socialism is communism. -V.I. Lenin
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism .-Karl Marx
From Sask, originally and yes, it effing blows. Every high school in that putrid country, every student is brain-washed to hate America.
Do a search “Kevin Gutzman” and see what his nationality is.
The author is undermined by his use of hyperbole.
“the only thing wrong with Lincoln’s famous speech is that: “It is difficult to imagine anything more untrue. The Union soldiers in the battle actually fought against self-determination; it was the Confederates who fought for the right of their people to govern themselves.”
That’s so stupid it’s actually kind of funny.
That happens on this board's Civil War threads.
Yeah well he swings a wicked axe.
The National Post just happened to print his piece. Still, we Canadians can learn that one has to tread very lightly in dealing with a sovereign country's politics. I always speak respectfully of the now President of the United States. I have disquiet after reading "Dreams From My Father" (Barack Obama). I do state that however.
My prayers for the Republic on November the 6th. Excuse the sermon.
[ Do a search Kevin Gutzman and see what his nationality is. ]
I do not even know the nationality of the President..
his grade school grades and passport are closely guarded secrets..
Am not in the mood for cute “titles”.. or people defaming US historical figures..
Kevin should watch his six..
Our hat speaks to us.
Lincoln was not perfect but he was an American hero when compared to his enemies.
I found nothing but sober accuracy in this article.
The imposition of the 14th Amendment usurped the original Constitution - that’s a simple legal fact that continues today in a million ways. And that usurpation was the DIRECT result of the Civil War.
The Civil War was not about slavery. It was to build the federal army up to a size where the 14th Amendment (or something like it) could be imposed on all the States by that army. And that’s exactly what happened.
Hopefully, a week from now, it will be absolutely clear that not all Illinois lawyers are created equal.
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