Or not blessed with your vivid imagination.
A) you admire Lincoln
True. And you hate everything about him. So what?
B) you constantly post that 'we won' referring to the War of Northern Aggression (doesn't our current president make this very same boast?)
The South lost their rebellion. Deal with it. Sorry if the truth offends you.
C) Lincoln and out current president were/are large, central government proponents
I'll grant you the current president but your claim that Lincoln was a large, central government proponent on the level of Obama is flat out ridiculous.
Conclusion: IF you admire Lincoln and believe that the best thing that could happen to the Constitution was a northern victory in the War, THEN you are a centralized big government proponent and, obviously, an Obama supporter
And there is where you drift back in to Lost Cause Fantasyland again.
Did I mention anything about The Cause? Nope.
I pointed out what is obvious to everyone that reads your pompous postings: that you are a Big Government blowhard.
Lost in this discussion is the premise from the article posted above: America faces a crossroads very similar to those prior to Fort Sumter. More government, less nationalism, maybe socialism, which way do we go?
A simple and accurate statement followed by a logical question.
“The South lost their rebellion. Deal with it”
Indeed. That’s what we are doing now, dealing with the ramifications of having lost the war and federalism, the core of the Confederacy’s government and, once upon a time, the United States. What the southern states tried to get away from was a future susceptible to total federal government dominance and presidential dictators — exactly where we are today, compliments of Abraham Lincoln.
The northern victory on the battlefield — though it took pathetically long considering the odds, and thus, certainly nothing to brag about — has brought us to brink of defeat in terms of self governance and freedom.
Your “victory” is a cold dish indeed. And yet you eat it gleefully and gratefully. It appears that Aristotle was right, there are some people who really do want to be taken care of by the government from the cradle to the grave. Aristotle called them “natural slaves.”
Ironic, isn’t it, that you unwittingly support that which you hate about the South, only under the guise of socialism.
It wasn’t a rebellion. It was a war for freedom like the war of 1776-81