By 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
By William Watkins | Sunday January 29, 2017 at 10:30 AM PDT | Comments Off on Calexit 2018? The Movement Is Beginning
The Sacramento Bee reports that “[b]ackers of a proposed constitutional amendment seeking California’s secession from the U.S. can begin collecting voter signatures to qualify for the 2018 ballot, the [California] secretary of state’s office said Thursday.” Support for this initiative is strong, with one in three Californians saying they are ready to leave the...
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Tags: Calexit, California, Declaration of Independence, Donald Trump, Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, People's Republic of California, progressives, secession, states rights, statism, War Between the States