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  • The Great Civil War Lie

    06/11/2013 4:48:08 AM PDT · by iowamark · 194 replies
    NY Times Disunion ^ | June 5, 2013 | MARC-WILLIAM PALEN
    Civil War buffs have long speculated about how different the war might have been if only the Confederacy had won formal recognition from Britain. But few recognize how close that came to happening — and how much pro-Southern sympathy in Britain was built on a lie... Early British support for the South was further buttressed by something as mundane as a protective tariff — the Morrill Tariff — approved by Congress on March 2, 1861. This new tariff, passed to protect American infant industries, also unwittingly gave rise to a troublesome myth of mounting trans-Atlantic proportions. The tariff had been...
  • No Nationalists on Jack Kemp's "Shining Hill," Says Patrick J. Buchanan

    07/19/2004 8:11:10 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 21 replies · 850+ views ^ | 07-19-04 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    No nationalists on Jack's 'shining hill' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: July 19, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 Creators Syndicate, Inc. "A struggle is underway for the soul of the Republican Party, between a minority of protectionist xenophobes and those who are pro-trade and pro-immigration." Thus does Jack Kemp begin a column in which he jettisons the black conservative running for Congress in North Carolina whom he earlier endorsed. Kemp accuses Vernon Robinson of "running a very negative and aggressive anti-immigration campaign ... contrary to the core values of the party of Lincoln." Jack is right about that struggle for the soul...