Note that the winner of the war writes the history of it.  In this case, it is good that some actual information has managed to seep through the cracks.  It is troubling to note how similar the circumstances are to what is being done now – by the media and other groups.  The original Constitution was dealt a death blow by the war of northern aggression.  Now, the left is trying to finish off any hint that remains.

Read here.

Just a hint:

Gradual emancipation would have allowed the economy and labor system of the South to gradually adjust to a free paid labor system without economic collapse. Furthermore, since the New England States were responsible for the development of slavery in America, Southerners saw the morality claims by the North as blatant hypocrisy. The first state to legalize slavery had been Massachusetts in 1641 and this law was directed primarily at Indians. In colonial times the economic infrastructure of the port cities of the North was dependent upon the slave trade. The first slave ship in America, “THE DESIRE”, was fitted out in Marblehead, Massachusetts…

This political cause ties in to the above listed efforts by New England Industrialists. Beginning about 1830 the Northern Newspapers began to slander the South. The Industrialists used this tool to indoctrinate the common people of the North. They used slavery as a scapegoat and brought the morality claim up to a feverish pitch. Southerners became tired of reading in the Northern Newspapers about what bad and evil people they were just because their neighbor down the road had a few slaves.

Siblinginbox and I were talking on a close subject recently and the observation was made that a law passed could be repealed.  The only way to permanently destroy something with no recourse was war.  Post the war, the victor chooses the new rules and there is no return to historical norms.


When I hear a leftist speak, I usually consider whatever comes out of the mouth a projection of what they are doing.  Rose law firm, land deals, etc were all presented as “everyone’s doing it.”  Except not every one was.  There is a telling sentence in this article which has a wonderful rational explanation of that observation:

The President’s critics very likely make this mistaken assumption because it’s the only way they could imagine themselves responding as he does.

Their normal response is the basis for considering how the president’s response is interpreted.  This is simply an extension of cultural applications.  There was a Korean girl in my first college.  She was newly moved from that country.  At the end of lunch, she pushed back from the table a little and let out an impressive belch.  The lunch room went silent.  In her experience, that was how you complimented the cook.  The cultural interpretation was not applicable in the different setting.  The compliment was there, but expressed in a manner not consistent with the new cultural setting.  In a similar fashion, the culture in which leftists immerse themselves presents itself in how they interpret the actions of others.  Their assumptions are simply products of their thought processes applied to a culture not their own.  So, I simply look at their statements as presentations of how they would behave in similar circumstances.

Yesterday, mominbox’s phone rang.  I handed the unit to her and heard a couple of words seemingly like request for money.  Mominbox was trying to protest that she didn’t give donations on the phone and I put out my hand towards the phone.  Mominbox noted the gesture and said that the caller was to speak with me.  (Ahem…) Good evening, how can I help?  The female voice on the other end started reading the script of how the Republican National Committee was a big supporter of President Trump and they were wanting $100 donation to help with their efforts of outreach.  I reached into my hat and pulled out “abortion”.  “Umm, why should I send money to a group who takes my money and supports abortion?”  The caller tried to say there was a difference between the legislative efforts and their need to get my money to encourage younger voters to vote Republican.  I persisted.   You want me to support a group who has taken my money and given it to an agency known to murder babies and sell their body parts against the law.  The caller tried to finish reading her script in the middle of which I posited that this phone number was to be placed on the “do not call” list.  I got no assurance that would be done, but was smiling when the phone clicked.

Please join me.  Other issues I could have used would be immigration, TSA, Obammacare, horrific rules applied to military, lack of a budget, etc.  In other words, the field is wide open.

Former Hillary Clinton Employee Arrested On Treason Charges

There are a couple notable examples from the Vietnam era who should have been tried and executed, but one became a presidential candidate and the other made movies.

Building a house the old fashioned way.

I wish I could argue that this guy is wrong.

This is one for the strong stomachs and a bit of fuel to spur anger towards the congress critters who keep removing our money and giving to this monster.

I wish the bulk of the judiciary behaved in this fashion.  We should have more advocates for criminals silenced when they behave stupidly.  For those who want to argue that he was a defense attorney and the criminal needed defense, let me ask the following – wasn’t the trial the location where the truth was to be presented and justice administered accordingly?  It never was to be a location for the most practiced lawyers to have felons escape justice.  That desire for truth is now missing.

There is a reason.

There is also a reason I read blogs and avoid the idiot box propaganda news.  This is just one example.  There are more out there than I would wish to consider, or waste my time trying to find.

Dear sir: Thank you for your reply.  There is an absence in it I noted.  No where did I detect any desire to remove government control on healthcare.  That is what I am asking.  The origin of health care insurance was government price controls on labor and the market looked to find another way to attract and reward good labor.  That is the origin of insurance in healthcare.  Government interference was the impetus.  More or different government interference won’t fix it.  Better programs aren’t the answer.  Freedom combined with responsibility is.  Reign in the trial lawyers and make people responsible for their own health care decisions.  When people have to pay for what they get, the market changes.  People receiving something paid for by someone else is socialism and a detriment to decent society.  This includes welfare, but that is a topic for another letter.

At this point, I reiterate the topic of my original letter.  I am seeking the removal of obammacare, not it’s replacement.  I am asking for government out of healthcare, not simply changed strings on we marionettes.  I know it’s an uphill battle as it requires government to actually give up power to the people and government is loathe to do so.  I also note that those elected officials know we the people desire removal of obammacare as there were several votes last year – during the election – with that as the topic.  Interesting that now we have a president who will sign such a bill and none has been presented.  Those actions are screaming louder than anything I could ever write. The Republicans are a bunch of hypocrites who present bills in an election year in accord with the desires of the voters who are subsequently ignored after the election.  Again: government out of healthcare.  Period.

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