William Watkins | Monday May 1, 2017 at 6:48 PM PDT | Comments Off on Could the Civil War Have Been Avoided?
Trump is taking heat from the media on his ramblings about whether a leader such as Andrew Jackson could have crafted a compromise to avoid the 620,000 deaths in the Civil War. The general view seems to be that Trump is crazy for questioning the inevitability and justness of the slaughter. Of course, everyone knows...
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Tags: Abolitionists, Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, Donald Trump, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, Reclaiming the American Revolution, War Between the States, William Lloyd Garrison
Mary Theroux | Thursday August 2, 2012 at 12:45 AM PDT | 2 Comments
In the aftermath of 9/11, we found ourselves almost bereft of friends and allies, as so many we had thought were fellow-travelers—sharing our dedication to core principles of the sanctity of every individual’s right to life and liberty; the danger of the welfare/warfare state; and the primacy of securing and protecting economic and civil...
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Tags: American History, Civil Society, Constitution, Crisis and Leviathan, Culture, Entertainment, Fascism, Free Market, Gore Vidal, Herbst Theater, Imperialism, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, Law, Liberalism, Liberty, Military, Morality, national security, Peace, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, Presidential Power, Privacy, Robert Higgs, Surveillance, Terrorism, The State, Thomas Gale Moore, Uncommon Knowledge, War, war on terror, warfare state