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  • Republicans, Let us Honor Abraham Lincoln Today

    09/15/2003 6:37:23 AM PDT · by republicanwizard · 155 replies · 876+ views
    National Park Service ^ | 9/15/2003 | RepublianWizard
    Third Debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Jonesboro, Illinois September 15, 1858 MR. DOUGLAS' SPEECH. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: I appear before you today in pursuance of a previous notice, and have made arrangements with Mr. Lincoln to divide time, and discuss with him the leading political topics that now agitate the country. Prior to 1854 this country was divided into two great political parties known as Whig and Democratic. These parties differed from each other on certain questions which were then deemed to be important to the best interests of the Republic. Whig and Democrats differed about a bank, the...
  • Dear Glenn Beck: Confederate Constitution mentions the word slavery ONE time.

    06/25/2010 4:31:27 PM PDT · by central_va · 976 replies · 9+ views
    Confederate Constitution ^ | 6/25/10 | Central_VA
    Open Message to Mr. Beck (self proclaimed historian). Tonight on your TV show you said that you read the Confederate Constitution and I paraphrase "it had slavery written all over it, all about slavery blah blah blah". You are incorrect sir, I did a word search on the document and the word slavery appears "one" time. Everyone can try it for themselves at the link provided below.CS ConstitutionCan never trust a Yankee, even a goofy entertaining one.
  • The Red State - Slave State Connection is All Too Real

    08/13/2007 10:27:22 PM PDT · by BnBlFlag · 292 replies · 3,978+ views
    Blackamericaweb.com ^ | 11-16-04 | Unknown
    Commentary: The Red State-Slave State Connection is all too Real Commentary: The Red State-Slave State Connection is all too Real Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 By: Last week while I was up at Harvard University meeting with black columnists from around the country, including several of my BlackAmericaWeb.com colleagues, Michael Dawson took me to school with his map that shows the overlap between Republican red states and the old Confederacy and slave-friendly territories. Dawson is a professor of government and Afro-American studies who specializes in the ways that race and politics intersect. I was sold. His map spoke to the...
  • Prayin' Joe: Biden Claims 3x in FNC Interview To Be 'Praying'

    08/27/2006 10:59:05 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 42 replies · 1,371+ views
    by Mark Finkelstein August 27, 2006 - 13:49 If once is an aberration, and twice a trend, what's three times? The first time Joe Biden told Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace that he was "praying," it got my attention. By the third time - using the variant "I pray to God" - I was thoroughly curious. Then something happened at the end of the interview that might explain Joe's sudden bout of religiosity. By the way, Biden claimed to be 'praying' in response to various pieces of evidence that Wallace confronted him with suggesting that, at long last, the...
  • Confederate flags on space station draw ire

    06/14/2006 5:58:12 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 1,143 replies · 9,508+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 6/13/06 | James Oberg
    Confederate flags flown aboard the international space station — and seemingly signed by a NASA astronaut — showed up last week on the online auction site eBay. The original eBay listing indicated that the 4-by-6-inch flags were brought aboard the space station by Russian cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov in 2004, and an accompanying photo showed a sample flag that seemed to bear Sharipov’s signature as well as that of Leroy Chiao, his NASA colleague on the station. Yet another photo showed several of the rebel flags floating in a space station module. The item was pulled from the auction on Monday...
  • Bank of America insists it can't find slave profits in its past

    04/30/2005 5:21:01 AM PDT · by Founding Father · 159 replies · 2,041+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | April 30,2005 | FRAN SPIELMAN
    Bank of America insists it can't find slave profits in its past April 30, 2005 BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter Under fire from the City Council's champion for slave reparations, Bank of America stuck to its guns Friday: The bank has hired a researcher to dig deeper but has so far has uncovered no evidence that a predecessor bank invested in or profited from the slave trade. To the contrary, Bank of America said its research suggests that the predecessor, Providence Bank, "distanced itself from and declined to support slavery-related activities." That's even though John Brown -- Providence Bank's...