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62% say they would take up arms to fight while 12% said they would not
fewer deaths per 100,000 than most of Europe
A small clique is trying to control the local GOP and circumvent the duly elected Executive Committee

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62% say they would take up arms to fight while 12% said they would not
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A small clique is trying to control the local GOP and circumvent the duly elected Executive Committee

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Your analogy linking Russia with the Unionist north of the War for Southern Independence period played out in the breakup of the Soviet Union, when anti-communist demonstrators carried the Confederate battle flag as a symbol of liberty and overthrowing the communist yoke in demonstrations against communist rule.

I had a friend who spent several weeks in Berlin during the period before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall. On a number of days before the wall actually fell, he had gone to a place he could overlook the wall and see the demonstrators on the other side. As a Southerner, he immediately noticed a large Confederate battle flag being waved by two men in the anti-communist demonstration. He noted the same men with that flag on a number of different occasions, and also noted a few smaller Confederate flags among the demonstrators. After the wall fell, his curiosity about the Confederate flags led him to make inquiries of East Germans who had flooded into West Berlin. What he learned was that Gorbachev had made a speech that was widely reported in communist countries comparing himself to Lincoln and "saving the [Soviet] union". That speech had led to anti-communists adopting the Confederate flag as a symbol, and apparently it was used in other anti-communist demonstrations in places other than Berlin.
Commented: Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 @ 6:01 pm By: Conservative Voter
As to the democratic nature of the Confederate government, it was organized around the limited government principles of Thomas Jefferson, as opposed to the big government Hamiltonian principles of the Lincoln government. Sir Winston Churchill wrote that this friction between Jeffersonian and Hamiltonian principles was the main cause of secession and the War Between the States.

A post-war letter from the great British political philosopher Lord Acton (best known for his famous quote that "power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely") to Robert E. Lee, Acton set out his views on the Confederate Constitution and government:

"Without presuming to decide the purely legal question [on the legality of secession], on which it seems evident to me from Madison’s and Hamilton’s papers that the Fathers of the Constitution were not agreed, I saw in State Rights the only availing check upon the absolutism of the sovereign will, and secession filled me with hope, not as the destruction but as the redemption of Democracy. The institutions of your Republic [the United States] have not exercised on the old world the salutary and liberating influence which ought to have belonged to them, by reason of those defects and abuses of principle which the Confederate Constitution was expressly and wisely calculated to remedy. I believed that the example of that great Reform would have blessed all the races of mankind by establishing true freedom purged of the native dangers and disorders of Republics. Therefore I deemed that you were fighting the battles of our liberty, our progress, and our civilization; and I mourn for the stake which was lost at Richmond more deeply than I rejoice over that which was saved at Waterloo."
Commented: Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 @ 1:40 pm By: Steven P. Rader
Staunch conservative Congressman Mo Brooks has made the Alabama Senate runoff with RINO Katie Britt, former head of the Alabama affiliate of the globalist US Chamber of Commerce. This is a clear choice between good and evil.
Commented: Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 @ 8:27 am By: Rino Hunter
Great analysis. The north's war crimes in the War Between the States against Southern civilians, in clear violation of both the existing Common Law of War and of the Geneva Convention of 1863, were not a lot different that Russian behavior in Ukraine. Sherman and Sheridan, in particular should have been indicted as war criminals, and Lincoln condoned their actions.
Commented: Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 @ 7:58 am By: John Steed
Well said Stan.
There is a lot more to come on the Executive Committee issue.
Commented: Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 @ 6:45 am By: Hood Richardson
Great post Hood, all true as usual; however, if I could just interject this one additional truth: These Republican interlopers, who tend to coalesce around politicians of the inconsistent variety, also sought to marginalize me and my constituents ... possibly since I am far different than what they are use to supporting, or what they consider their nominal norm of what passes as a Republican.

I see this continual split, a chasm that divides us ever deeper, will never be closed, or the scar tissue dissolved until the principled Conservative wing of the Republican Party is insured that the Nominal Republican wing is removed from positions of total authority, which has far too long been the case here in Beaufort County.

It is that simple of a fix: Either one is serious about forming a team that can move as a cohesive Conservative unit of principled ideals, brimming with integrity, or they are just doing the usual lip-service-dance of fanciful fools, who will stand for nothing and will far too often fall for the lowest common denominator as the mean of their political momentum driving headlong toward a big bowl brimming full of immeasurable nothing.
Commented: Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 @ 11:39 pm By: Stan Deatherage
Do not know if you knew this or not but I just discovered Ukraine has become a digital QR code country!
I wonder if this has anything to do with what's going on with Russia and Ukraine?
The World Economic Forum is a toxic poison venom that's taking over.
Commented: Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 @ 10:10 pm By: Jann


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