quote: I'm just thinking about things like the US Civil War, and the differing views on why it happened.
quote: I'd wager 90% of Americans don't know much at all behind the actual political motivations, or the gathering of Federal power away from the states.
quote: Did you just compare the democratically elected president of the US to a middle eastern dictator? Did you just compare people fighting to gain their freedom with people fighting to keep people enslaved?
quote: Did you just compare the democratically elected president of the US to a middle eastern dictator?
quote: You are entitled to your opinion. The facts say the first shots were fired by the south and when the opportunity arose the south did invade the north.
quote: Why Lee didn't attack the capitol after the battle of Bull Run? Maybe
quote: What I do dispute is the fallacy of the "war of northern aggression" on an innocent, peace loving, southern people fighting for states rights.
quote: If things had gone differently, we likely would have had several wars between the north and south which would both be much weaker on their own.
quote: We should just spend our efforts trying to change what roles the government plays in current day politics. Bring back state rights and pass laws legally, rather than by lobby.